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Arcadia Handicap

Grade II race
Arcadia Handicap
Location Santa Anita Park
Arcadia, California, United States
Inaugurated 1988
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.santaanita.com
Race information
Distance 1 mile (8 furlongs)
Track Grass, left-handed
Qualification Four-Year-Olds & Up
Weight Scale Weight
Purse $150,000

The Arcadia Handicap is an American Thoroughbred horse race run in early April at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. Open to horses four years of age and older, it is raced on turf over a distance of one mile. A Grade II race, it currently offers a purse of $150,000.

Inaugurated in 1988 as the El Rincon Handicap, it was renamed the Arcadia Handicap in 2001 after the original Arcadia Handicap had been renamed the Frank E. Kilroe Mile Handicap.

Two Lea won this race in 1949.

From 1998 through 2004, the race was run at a distance of 1⅛ miles.


Time record:

  • 1:33.17 - Silent Name (2006)

Most wins:

  • 2 - Steinlen (1988, 1990)

Most wins by an owner:

Most wins by a jockey:

Most wins by a trainer:

Winners of the Arcadia Handicap







2010 Compari 4 Garrett Gomez Martin F. Jones Harris Farms/Valpredo/Nicoletti 1:34.03
2009 Dixie Chatter 4 Tyler Baze Richard Mandella H. Sarkowsky/P. & M. Wygod 1:34.12
2008 Daytona 4 Alex Solis Dan L. Hendricks D. Bienstock/C. Winner et al. 1:33.13
2007 Icy Atlantic 6 Ramon Dominguez Todd A. Pletcher James T. Scatuorchio 1:35.18
2006 Silent Name 4 Rafael Bejarano Gary Mandella Wertheimer et Frere 1:33.17
2005 Singletary 5 Alex Solis Don Chatlos, Jr. Little Red Feather Racing 1:33.52
2004 Diplomatic Bag 4 David R. Flores Robert J. Frankel Juddmonte Farms 1:47.90
2003 Century City 4 Jose Valdivia, Jr. C. Beau Greely Kitchwa Stable & T. Nichols 1:47.84
2002 Seinne 5 Chris McCarron Ron McAnally Nelson Bunker Hunt 1:47.16
2001 Lazy Lode 7 Laffit Pincay, Jr. Richard Mandella The Thoroughbred Corp. 1:49.74
2000 Falcon Flight 4 Brice Blanc Ben D. A. Cecil Gary A. Tanaka 1:47.88
1999 Commitisize 4 David R. Flores Bob Baffert Mike Pegram 1:48.25
1998 Hawksley Hill 5 Gary L. Stevens Neil D. Drysdale D & J Heerensperger 1:49.96
1997 Labeeb 5 Ed Delahoussaye Neil D. Drysdale Gainsborough Farm 1:35.96
1996 Tychonic 6 Gary L. Stevens Robert J. Frankel Juddmonte Farms 1:35.84
1995 Savinio 5 Chris McCarron Walter Greenman Vandeweghe, Biszantz, et al. 1:34.74
1994 Norwich 7 Pat Valenzuela Gary Jones Darley Stud 1:34.14
1993 Val Des Bois 7 Pat Valenzuela Robert J. Frankel Edmund A. Gann 1:35.07
1992 Exbourne 6 Gary L. Stevens Robert J. Frankel Juddmonte Farms 1:33.21
1991 Pharisien 4 Corey Nakatani Christian Doumen Lonimar Stables, Inc. 1:33.20
1990 Steinlen 7 Jose A. Santos D. Wayne Lukas Wildenstein Stable 1:33.40
1989 Political Ambition 5 Ed Delahoussaye Neil D. Drysdale Clover Racing Stable et al. 1:35.60
1988 Steinlen 5 Gary L. Stevens D. Wayne Lukas Wildenstein Stable 1:34.42



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