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Interborough Handicap

Ungraded stakes race
Interborough Handicap
Location Aqueduct Racetrack
Queens, New York, United States
Inaugurated 1921
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website Aqueduct Racetrack at the NYRA
Race information
Distance 6 furlong sprint)
Track Dirt, left-handed
Qualification Fillies & Mares, Three-years-old & up
Weight Assigned
Purse $65,000

The Interborough Handicap is an American Thoroughbred horse race held annually at the beginning of January at Aqueduct Racetrack in Ozone Park, Queens, New York. A non-graded stakes race open to fillies & mares age three and older, it is contested on dirt over a distance of six furlongs.

Inaugurated in 1921 at the Jamaica Racetrack in Jamaica, Queens, it was raced there through 1958 after which it was hosted by the Aqueduct track. From 1968 through 1971, Belmont Park was home to the race.

From 1921 through 1924, the Interborough Handicap was contested at a distance of a mile and a sixteenth.

Ta Wee won this race in 1969 and 1970. Affectionately won it in 1963 and 1964.

Past winner

  • 2010 - Distorted Passion
  • 2009 - Zada Belle
  • 2008 - Oprah Winney
  • 2007 - Comacina
  • 2006 - Bank Audit
  • 2005 - Fit Performer
  • 2004 - Wilzada
  • 2002 - Seeking the Sky
  • 2001 - Bimini Blues
  • 2000 - Evils Pic



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