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La Prevoyante Handicap

Grade II race
La Prevoyante Handicap
Location Calder Race Course
Miami Gardens, Florida
Inaugurated 1976
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.calderracecourse.com
Race information
Distance 1 ½ miles (12 furlongs)
Track Grass, left-handed
Qualification Three-year-olds & up
Weight Handicap
Purse $200,000

The La Prevoyante Handicap is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually at Calder Race Course in Miami Gardens, Florida. The race is open to filles and mares, age three and up, willing to race one and one-half miles on turf. The Grade II race carries a purse of $200,000.

The La Prevoyante Handicap is named for the Hall of Fame filly La Prevoyante who collapsed and died in the unsaddling area at Calder Race Course after a December 28, 1974 race.

First run in 1976, the following year there was no race but it returned permanently in 1978. It has been competed at various distances:

  • 8.5 furlongs (1 1/16 miles) : 1976
  • 9 furlongs (1⅛ miles) : 1978-1983
  • 12 furlongs (1 ½ miles) : 1984 to present

Contents

Records

Speed record: (at current distance of 1 ½ miles)

  • 2:26.10 - Rigamajig (1991)

Most wins:

  • 2 - Coretta (1998, 1999)

Winners of the La Prevoyante Handicap since 1998

Year

Winner

Age

Jockey

Trainer

Owner

Time
2009 Criticism 5 Javier Castellano Thomas Albertrani Darley Racing 2:29.33
2008 Herboriste 5 Julien Leparoux Michael Matz Ehrnooth Amelie 2:25.47
2007 Redaspen 5 Eddie Castro Rebecca Maker Equivine Farm 2:26.63
2006 Safari Queen * 4 John Velazquez Todd Pletcher Arindel Farm 2:38.57
2005 Film Maker 5 Edgar Prado H. Graham Motion Courtlandt Farms 2:27.75
2004 Arvada 4 Edgar Prado Robert J. Frankel Giles W. Pritchard-Gordon 2:27.19
2003 Volga 5 Richard Migliore Kiaran McLaughlin H. Joseph Allen 2:26.13
2002 New Economy 4 Rosemary Homeister, Jr. H. Graham Motion Robert S. Evans 2:28.55
2001 Krisada 5 Pat Day C. R. McGaughey III Stonerside Stable 2:26.63
2000 Prospectress 5 Jerry D. Bailey Tom Skiffington, Jr. Susan Thomas 2:26.97
1999 Coretta 5 Jose A. Santos Christophe Clement Gerald W. Leigh 2:27.27
1998 Coretta 4 Jose A. Santos Christophe Clement Gerald W. Leigh 2:26.60

*Weather conditions resulted in the 2006 race being switched from the turf to what was a sloppy dirt track.

Earlier winners

  • 1997 - Last Approach
  • 1996 - Ampulla
  • 1995 - Interim
  • 1994 - Abigailthewife, Trampoli
  • 1993 - Lemhi Go
  • 1992 - Sardaniya
  • 1991 - Rigamajig
  • 1990 - Yesterday's Kisses
  • 1989 - Judy's Red Shoes
  • 1988 - Singular Bequest
  • 1987 - Lotka
  • 1986 - Powder Break
  • 1985 - Persian Tiara, Sabin
  • 1984 - Bolt From The Blue, Sabin
  • 1983 - London Lil, Fact Finder
  • 1982 - Judgable Gypsy, Just A Game
  • 1981 - Mairzy Doates, Deuces Over Seven
  • 1980 - Impetuous Gal, Jolie Dutch
  • 1979 - Unreality
  • 1978 - Lens Determined
  • 1976 - Forty Nine Sunsets, Redundancy


References

The La Prevoyante Handicap at Pedigree Query



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