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Arlington-Washington Futurity Stakes

The Arlington-Washington Futurity Stakes is a Grade III flat horse race for Thoroughbred two-year-olds. It is raced over a distance of 8 furlongs, or one mile, on the dirt at Arlington Park, Arlington Heights, Illinois every fall and currently offers a purse of $150,000.


  • 1962-69 - 7 furlongs
  • 1971-73 - 6 furlongs
  • 1974-78 - 6½ furlongs
  • 1979-82 - 7 furlongs
  • 1985 - 6½ furlongs

It was run as the American National Futurity in 1927 and 192 and as the Arlington Futurity Stakes from 1932 through 1961. In 1962, the Arlington Futurity and Washington Park Futurity Stakes were merged to create the Arlington-Washington Futurity.

Raced at Washington Park Race Track from 1943 to 1945, and as a result of the 1985 fire, at Hawthorne Race Course in 1985. It was not run from 1929 through 1931 as well as 1970, 1988, 1995, 1998 and 1999.

Past winners

  • 2006 - Got The Last Laugh and Officer Rocket in a dead heat
  • 2005 - Sorcerer's Stone
  • 2004 - Three Hour Nap
  • 2003 - Cactus Ridge
  • 2002 - Most Feared
  • 2001 - Publication


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