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A postcard of Hialeah from the 1930's

Flamingo Stakes Winners

Here are the winners of the Flamingo Stakes from its first running in 1926 where it was originally called the Florida Derby to the final running in 2001. It was known as the Florida Derby from 1926 to 1937 and was a Grade 1 race until 1989 when the track closed for 3 years. It came back in 1993, but was discontinued again when Hialeah closed after the 2001 racing season. Horses who went on to win the Kentucky Derby are noted with a star.

1926 - Torcher
1929 - Upset Lad
1930 - Titus
1931 - Lightning Bolt
1932 - Evening
1933 - Charley O
1934 - Time Clock
1935 - Black Helen
1936 - Brevity
1937 - Court Scandal
1938 - Lawrin*
1939 - Technican
1940 - Woof Woof
1941 - Dispose
1942 - Requested
1944 - Stir Up
1946 - Round View
1947 - Faultless
1948 - Citation*
1949 - Olympia
1950 - Oil Capital
1951 - Yildiz
1952 - Blue Man / Charlie McAdam (dead heat)
1953 - Straight Face
1954 - Turn-To*
1955 - Nashua
1956 - Needles*
1957 - Bold Ruler
1958 - Tim Tam*
1959 - Troilus
1960 - Bally Ache
1961 - Carry Back*
1962 - Prego
1963 - Never Bend
1964 - Northern Dancer*
1965 - Native Charger
1966 - Buckpasser*
1967 - Reflected Glory
1968 - Wise Exchange
1969 - Top Knight
1970 - My Dad George
1971 - Executioner
1972 - Hold Your Peace
1973 - Our Native
1974 - Bushongo
1975 - Foolish Pleasure*
1976 - Honest Pleasure
1977 - Seattle Slew*
1978 - Alydar
1979 - Spectacular Bid*
1980 - Superbity
1981 - Tap Shoes
1982 - Timely Writer
1983 - Current Hope
1984 - Time for a Change
1985 - Chief's Crown (originally disqualified but reinstated on appeal)
1986 - Badgerland
1987 - Talinum
1988 - Cherokee Colony
1989 - Awe Inspiring
1993 - Forever Whirl
1994 - Meadow Flight
1995 - Pyramid Peak
1996 - El Amonte
1997 - Frisk Me Now
1998 - Chilito
1999 - First American
2000 - Trippi
2001 - Thunder Blitz

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