Jump to: navigation, search

Ack Ack Handicap (Hollywood Park)

The Ack Ack Handicap is a Grade III race for Thoroughbred horses run at Hollywood Park in the fall.

Open to horses aged three and up, the Ack Ack is set at a distance of 7 1/2 furlongs on the dirt, and offers a purse of $100,000+.

There is another Ack Ack Handicap Grade III held at Churchill Downs at 8 furlongs (One Mile) for a purse of $200,000.

The race is named for the great Ack Ack, inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in 1986 and the Horse of the Year in 1971, as well as ranking number 44 in the Blood-Horse magazine List of the Top 100 U.S. Racehorses of the 20th Century.

Past winners

  • 2010 - No Race
  • 2008 - Rebellion
  • 2007 - El Roblar
  • 2006 - Lucky J.H.


Premier Equine Classifieds


Subscribe to our newsletter and keep abreast of the latest news, articles and information delivered directly to your inbox.

Did You Know?

Modern horse breeds developed in response to a need for "form to function", the necessity to develop certain physical characteristics in order to perform a certain type of work... More...

The Gypsy Cob was originally bred to be a wagon horse and pulled wagons or caravans known as Vardos; a type of covered wagon that people lived in... More...

Archaeological evidence indicates that the Arabian horse bloodline dates back 4,500 years. Throughout history, Arabian horses spread around the world by both war and trade.... More...

That the term "Sporthorse" is a term used to describe a type of horse rather than any particular breed... More...