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Hawthorne Handicap

Grade III race
Hawthorne Handicap
Location Hollywood Park Racetrack
Inglewood, California
Inaugurated 1974
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.hollywoodpark.com
Race information
Distance 11/16 miles (8.5 furlongs)
Track Cushion Track, left-handed
Qualification Fillies & Mares, 3-years-old & up
Weight Assigned
Purse $100,000

The Hawthorne Handicap is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually in late April at Hollywood Park Racetrack in Inglewood, California. The Grade III race is open to fillies and mares, 3-Years-Old and Up, and was raced on dirt until 2006 when the new synthetic Cushion Track was installed. It is run over a distance of 11/16 miles (8.5 furlongs) and currently offers a purse of $100,000.

Since inception in 1974, the Hawthorne Handicap has been raced at various distances:

  • 7 furlongs : 1974-1975
  • 8.5 furlongs : 1976-1984, 1991 to present
  • 8 furlongs : 1985-1990

In 2001, jockey Chris McCarron tied a California record for consecutive stakes race wins when he won the race for the fifth straight time.

Records

Speed record:

  • 1:40.60 (on dirt) - Country Queen (1980)

Most wins:

  • Country Queen (1979, 1980)
  • Adored (1984, 1985)

Most wins by a jockey:

  •  ? - Not Found

Most wins by a trainer:

Winners of the Hawthorne Handicap

Year

Winner

Age

Jockey

Trainer

Owner

Time
2008 Tough Tiz's Sis 4 Aaron Gryder Bob Baffert Watson & Weitman 1:41.84
2007 River Savage 5 Omar Berrio A. C. Avila L-Bo Racing/Monte Pyle 1:44.08
2006 Star Parade 7 Martin Pedroza Darrell Vienna Gary A. Tanaka 1:42.26
2005 Hollywood Story 4 Victor Espinoza John Shirreffs George Krikorian 1:42.42
2004 Summer Wind Dancer 4 Victor Espinoza Jeff Mullins R. & Y. Wira / L. Vetter 1:41.56
2003 Keys To The Heart 4 Jose Valdivia, Jr. Beau Greely Thomas Nichols 1:42.97
2002 Queen Of Wilshire 6 Pat Valenzuela Darrell Vienna E. A. Ranches 1:43.16
2001 Printemps 4 Chris McCarron Ron McAnally Amerman Racing Stables 1:43.21
2000 Riboletta 5 Chris McCarron Eduardo Inda Aaron & Marie Jones 1:42.33
1999 Victory Stripes 5 Chris McCarron Ron McAnally Sid & Jenny Craig 1:41.73
1998 I Ain't Bluffing 4 Chris McCarron Ronald W. Ellis Siegel family 1:41.49
1997 Twice The Vice 6 Chris McCarron Ronald W. Ellis Martin & Pam Wygod 1:42.72
1996 Borodislew 6 Corey Nakatani John Shirreffs 505 Farms 1:41.28
1995 Paseana 8 Chris McCarron Ron McAnally Sid & Jenny Craig 1:42.40

Earlier winners

  • 1994 - Golden Klair
  • 1993 - Freedom Cry
  • 1992 - Sacrementada
  • 1991 - Brought To Mind
  • 1988 - Integra
  • 1987 - Seldom Seen Sue
  • 1986 - Don't Stop The Music
  • 1985 - Adored
  • 1984 - Adored
  • 1983 - Marisma
  • 1982 - Weber City Miss
  • 1981 - Save Wild Life
  • 1980 - Country Queen
  • 1979 - Country Queen
  • 1977 - Cascapedia
  • 1976 - Swingtime
  • 1975 - Tizna
  • 1974 - Tallahto




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