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Cardinal Handicap

Grade III race
Cardinal Handicap
Location Churchill Downs
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Inaugurated 1974
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website Churchill Downs
Race information
Distance 1⅛ miles (9 furlongs)
Track Grass, left-handed
Qualification Three-year-olds & up fillies and mares
Weight Assigned
Purse $100,000



The Cardinal Handicap is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky during its fall meet. The Grade IIIT Cardinal is open to fillies and mares three-years-old and up and set at a distance of one and one eighth mile on the turf.

At its current distance of nine furlongs, Miss Caerleona holds the record of 1:47.81.

In its 37th running in 2010, it offers a purse of $100,000 added.

Past winners

  • 2009 - Acoma (4) (Jesus Castanon)
  • 2006 - Sabellina
  • 2004 - Aud (Brice Blanc)
  • 2002 - Quick Tip (4)
  • 2000 - Illiquidity
  • 1999 - Pratella
  • 1998 - B A Valentine
  • 1997 - Colcon
  • 1996 - Miss Caerleona
  • 1995 - Apolda
  • 1993 - River Ball
  • 1992 - Auto Dial
  • 1991 - Christiecat
  • 1990 - Dance For Lucy
  • 1989 - Townsend Lass
  • 1988 - Top Corsage
  • 1987 - Lake Champlain
  • 1986 - Orientale
  • 1985 - Mrs. Revere
  • 1984 - Electric Fanny
  • 1983 - Charge My Account
  • 1982 - Promising Native
  • 1981 - Knights Beauty
  • 1980 - Vite View
  • 1979 - Impetuous Gal
  • 1978 - Love to Tell
  • 1977 - Likely Exchange
  • 1976 - Hope of Glory
  • 1975 - Vizier
  • 1974 - Cut The Talk

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