Harry Henson Stakes
|non-graded stakes race|
|Harry Henson Stakes|
|Location||Hollywood Park Racetrack|
Inglewood, California, United States
|Race type||Thoroughbred - Flat racing|
|Distance||6 furlong sprint|
The Harry Henson Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually during the third week of April as part of the opening day races of the spring/summer meet at Hollywood Park Racetrack in Inglewood, California. Open to three-year-old horses, it is a non-graded stakes raced on turf that has been contested at a distance of six furlongs since 2007. The race currently offers a purse of US$70,000.
Inaugurated in 1952 as the Debonair Stakes, it was renamed in 1991 to honor Harry Henson, a former jockey who was Hollywood Park's race caller from 1958 to 1982.
Speed record: (at current distance of 6 furlongs.
- 1:08.16 - Backbackbackgone (2009)
|2009||Backbackbackgone||Rafael Bejarano||Peter Miller||Gerson Racing et al||1:08.16|
|2008||Sky Cape||Victor Espinoza||Kristin Mulhall||Visionary Racing/Steve Taub||1:08.49|
|2007||Hurry Home Warren||Victor Espinoza||Jesús Mendoza||Christopher Drakos||1:08.60|
|2006||Corazondelcampeon||Corey Nakatani||David La Croix||Scott P. Merrell||1:01.04|
|2005||Juliesugardaddy||Alex Bisono||Barry Abrams||D. Adams, V. Johnson, H. Nakk||1:01.87|