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Grey Lag Handicap

Discontinued race
Grey Lag Handicap
Location Aqueduct Racetrack
Queens, New York, United States
Inaugurated 1941
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website n/a
Race information
Distance 1³/16 miles (9.5 furlongs)
Track Dirt, left-handed
Qualification Three-years-old & up
Weight Assigned
Purse $75,000

The Grey Lag Handicap was an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually at Aqueduct Racetrack in Queens, New York. Open to horses age three and older, in itss final years it was contested on dirt over a distance of one and three-sixteenths miles (9.5 furlongs).

Inaugurated on May 10, 1941 at the Jamaica Racetrack, the race was named in honor of 1921 American Horse of the Year and U.S. Racing Hall of Fame inductee, Grey Lag. It was last run in 1999 at Aqueduct Racetrack as a Grade III event.

Winners of the Grey Lag Handicap include U.S. Racing Hall of Fame inductees Assault, Nashua, Arts and Letters, Stymie, Sword Dancer, and Tom Fool.

Winners

  • 1999 - Carta de Amor
  • 1998 - Brushing Up
  • 1997 - More To Tell
  • 1996 - Iron Gavel
  • 1995 - Danzig's Dance
  • 1993 - Conveyor
  • 1992 - Shots Are Ringing
  • 1991 - Apple Current
  • 1990 - Double Blush
  • 1989 - Lay Down
  • 1987 - Proud Debonair
  • 1986 - Artichoke
  • 1985 - Imp Society
  • 1984 - Moro
  • 1983 - Sing Sing
  • 1982 - Globe
  • 1981 - Irish Tower
  • 1980 - I'm It
  • 1979 - Special Tiger
  • 1978 - On The Sly
  • 1977 - Turn And Count
  • 1976 - Royal Glint
  • 1975 - Gold and Myrrh
  • 1974 - Prove Out
  • 1973 - Summer Guest
  • 1971 - Judgable
  • 1969 - Bushid
  • 1968 - Bold Hour
  • 1967 - Moontrip
  • 1966 - Selari
  • 1965 - Quita Dude
  • 1964 - Saidam
  • 1963 - Sunrise County
  • 1962 - Ambiopoise
  • 1961 - Mail Order
  • 1959 - Vertex
  • 1958 - Oh Johnny
  • 1957 - Kingmaker
  • 1955 - no race
  • 1954 - no race
  • 1953 - Find
  • 1951 - Cochise
  • 1950 - Lotowhite
  • 1949 - Royal Governor
  • 1948 - no race
  • 1944 - First Fiddle
  • 1943 - Boysy
  • 1942 - Marriage
  • 1941 - Dit


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