Lake Placid Stakes
The Lake Placid Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race held annually at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, New York. It is run at a distance of one and one-eighths miles on the turf and is open to three-year-old fillies and carries a purse of $150,000. The race is a Grade II event.
Inaugurated as the Nijana Handicap in 1984, it was renamed the Lake Placid Stakes in 1998. The Lake Placid Stakes has been contested at different distances - 11/16 mile from 1985-1989, and 1-1/8 miles from 1984, 1990, 1996-present. In 1990, it was run on dirt. The Lake Placid was run in two divisions in 1988, 1991, and from 1992 through 1995