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Kings Point Handicap

Restricted stakes race
Kings Point Handicap
Location Aqueduct Racetrack
Jamaica, Queens, New York, United States
Inaugurated 1981
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website Kings Point Handicap at the NYRA
Race information
Distance 1⅛ miles (9 furlongs)
Track Dirt, left-handed
Qualification Three-years-old & up
Weight Assigned
Purse $65,000

The Kings Point Handicap is an American Thoroughbred horse race held annually during the latter part of March at Aqueduct Racetrack in Jamaica, New York. Open to horses age three and older bred in the State of New York, it is contested on dirt over a distance of one and one eith miles (9 furlongs).

Inaugurated in 1981, the race is named for the village of Kings Point, New York on the north shore of Long Island, New York which is home to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.

The Kings Point Handicap was run at a mile and seventy yards from 1981 to 1987, and from 1989 to 1995. In 1988 it was run at one mile.

The race was run in two divisions in 2002.

Records

Most wins:

  • 3 - Smart Coupons (1998, 1999, 2000)

Most wins by a jockey:

Most wins by a trainer:

  • 3 - Deborah S. Bodner (1998, 1999, 2000)

Most wins by an owner:

  • 2 - Arthur Wendel (1987, 1988)
  • 2 - Louis J. Porreco (1999, 2000)
  • 2 - Edwin H. Wachtel (2000) (2x)

Winners

Year

Winner

Age

Jockey

Trainer

Owner

Time

2010

Icabad Crane

5

Gabriel Saez H. Graham Motion Earle I. Mack

1:50.65

2009

Wishful Tomcat

4

Ramon Dominguez Richard E. Dutrow, Jr. IEAH stables

1:48.96

2008

R Clear Victory

5

Stewart Elliott Steve Asmussen Coastal Racing Stable

1:50.25

2007

Accountforthegold

5

Mike Luzzi Gary C. Contessa Winning Move Stable

1:48.41

2006

Funny Cide

6

Richard Migliore Barclay Tagg Sackatoga Stable

1:50.47

2005

Chowder's First

4

Joe Bravo Philip Serpe Inniscarra Stable, Inc.

1:51.44

2004

Gander

8

John Velazquez John Terranova Gatsas Stable

1:52.31

2003

Lord ofthe Thunder

4

Javier Castellano Jennifer Pedersen Paraneck Stable

1:49.47

2002

Mount Intrepid

5

Norberto Arroyo, Jr. Howard M. Tesher Edwin H. Wachtel

1:51.92

2002

Compelling World

4

Shaun Bridgmohan John DeStefano, Jr. Edwin H. Wachtel

1:52.27

2001

Toddler

4

John Velazquez Richard Dutrow, Jr. Gabrielle Farm

1:50.10

2000

Smart Coupons

7

Cornelio Velasquez Deborah S. Bodner Louis J. Porreco

1:49.79

1999

Smart Coupons

6

Rene Douglas Deborah S. Bodner Louis J. Porreco

1:50.40

1998

Smart Coupons

5

Chuck C. Lopez Deborah S. Bodner Dee-Pee Stable

1:49.60

1997

Ormsby

5

Chuck C. Lopez Sue Alpers Woodside Stud

1:47.60

1996

Patsyprospect

5

Jorge F. Chavez H. Allen Jerkens Black Marlin Stable

1:47.20

1995

More to Tell

4

Frank Alvarado Gasper Moschera Barbara J. Davis

1:43.20

1994

Double Calvados

4

John Velazquez Susan A. Duncan Susan L. Fackler

1:46.00

1993

Fabersham

5

Mike E. Smith Gasper S. Moschera Moses Eichenbaum

1:46.20

1992

Packett's Landing

6

Julio Pezua Dennis J. Brida Michael Watral

1:45.40

1991

G'Day Mate

8

Herb McCauley Peter Ferriola James Riccio

1:42.40

1990

Packett's Landing

4

Jorge Velasquez Reginald S. Vardon Sam F. Morrell

1:44.40

1989

Whodam

4

Chris Antley Dan C. Peitz Arrow Head Stables

1:46.20

1988

Landing Plot

5

Jose A. Santos Arther Wendel Arthur Wendel

1:37.20

1987

Landing Plot

4

Jose A. Santos Arthur Wendel Arthur Wendel

1:44.00

1986

Ask Mikey

5

Jorge Velasquez Oscar S. Barrera Oscar S. Barrera

1:46.60

1985

Talc Duster

4

Kenneth Skinner Thomas Gullo James F. Edwards

1:44.40

1984

Jacque's Tip

4

Angel Cordero, Jr. John Parisella Theodore M. Sabarese

1:43.60

1983

Master Digby

4

Angel Cordero, Jr. Howard M. Tesher Jerome Brody

1:41.20

1982

Accipiter's Hope

4

Nick Santagata Stephen L. DiMauro Harold I. Snyder

1:41.20

1981

Kim's Chance

5

Angel Cordero, Jr. Steven T. Jerkens Rodger E. Leslie

1:42.00

References




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