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Lincoln Heritage Handicap

Ungraded stakes race
Lincoln Heritage Handicap
Location Arlington Park
Arlington Heights, Illinois, United States
Inaugurated 1976
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.arlingtonpark.com
Race information
Distance 1 1/16 miles (8.5 furlongs)
Track Grass, left-handed
Qualification Fillies & Mares, 3-years-old & up
Weight Assigned
Purse $100,000

The Lincoln Heritage Handicap is an American Thoroughbred horse race held annually at Arlington Park in Arlington Heights, Illinois. An ungraded stakes raced on turf open to fillies and Mares, age three and older, it is contested over a distance of 1 1/16 miles (8.5 furlongs).

The 2009 edition had to be moved to the main track's Polytrack synthetic dirt.

Inaugurated in 1976 as the Anita Peabody Handicap, in 1998 it was renamed the Lincoln Heritage Handicap.

In 1980, 1981, 1984, and in 1988, the race was run in two divisions.

Since inception, the race has been contested at various distances on both dirt and turf:

  • 1 mile : 1976, 1987, on turf
  • ⅞ mile : 1977-1978 on dirt
  • 1 1/16 miles : 1980, on dirt
  • 1 1/16 miles : 1979-1984, 1986, 1989-2008, on turf
  • 1 1/16 miles : 2009, on Polytrack synthetic dirt

Records

Speed record: (at current distance of 1 1/16 miles on turf)

  • 1:42.20 - Lady Shirl (1990)

Most wins:

  • 3 - Lady Shirl (1990, 1991, 1993)

Most wins by a jockey:

Most wins by a trainer:

  • 4 - Moises Yanez (1984, 1986, 1994, 2008)
  • 4 - P. Noel Hickey (1990, 1991, 1993, 1996)
  • 4 - Chris M. Block (2000, 2001, 2004, 2009)

Most wins by an owner:

  • 5 - Irish Acres Farm (1990, 1991, 1993, 1996, 1997)

Winners

Year

Winner

Age

Jockey

Trainer

Owner

Time
2009 Apple Martini 4 Eusebio Razo, Jr. Chris M. Block Virginia H. Tarra Trust 1:46.43
2008 Lady Lionel 6 Junior Alvarado Moises Yanez C. Sigrist & Del Sol Farm 1:44.48
2007 Royal Leah 5 Jesse M. Campbell Mike Stidham Triple C Thorobreds 1:44.03
2006 Ms Lydonia 4 Larry Sterling, Jr. Christine Janks Est. of W. Lydon/Carson Springs Farm 1:42.99
2005 Beau Happy 4 Jesse M. Campbell Mike Stidham Quarter B. Farm 1:43.17
2004 Lighthouse Lil 5 Carlos Marquez, Jr. Chris M. Block Hussar Racing Stable LLC 1:44.39
2003 Kate the Great 4 Earlie Fires Michele Boyce Barr Three 1:42.41
2002 Ellie's Rose 5 Larry Sterling, Jr. Michele Boyce G. & S. Belpedio, W. Lloyd 1:42.86
2001 Ioya Two 6 Mark Guidry Chris M. Block Team Block 1:42.45
2000 Ioya Two 5 Alfredo Juarez, Jr. Chris M. Block Team Block 1:43.45
1999 no race
1998 no race
1997 Barn Swallow 4 Mark Guidry Harvey L. Vanier Nancy A. Vanier 1:42.93
1997 My Own Lovely Lee 5 Garrett Gomez Hilary Pridham Irish Acres Farm 1:42.93
1996 My Own Lovely Lee 4 Garrett Gomez P. Noel Hickey Irish Acres Farm 1:43.76
1995 Nice Mistake 7 Ray Sibille M. Oliver Misty Meadows Farm 1:45.77
1994 Flower Circle 4 Juvenal Diaz Moises Yanez C. & H. Disko 1:43.32
1994 Little Sucker 5 Earlie Fires Wayne M. Catalano Darrell Yates 1:43.32
1993 Lady Shirl 6 Earlie Fires P. Noel Hickey Irish Acres Farm 1:43.72
1992 Explosive Kate 5 Carlos Silva Lou M. Goldfine Richard L. Duchossois 1:43.67
1991 Lady Shirl 4 Garrett Gomez P. Noel Hickey Irish Acres Farm 1:47.76
1990 Lady Shirl 3 Juvenal Diaz P. Noel Hickey Irish Acres Farm 1:42.20
1989 Let's Do Lunch 4 Jorge Velasquez Lou M. Goldfine Richard L. Duchossois 1:42.80
1988 Kelly's Super Pet 6 Earlie Fires Robert G. Voelkner Sidney L. Port 1:38.20
1988 Let's Do Lunch 3 Earlie Fires Lou M. Goldfine Richard L. Duchossois 1:38.00
1987 Spring Innocence 4 Pat Day Stephen L. DiMauro Triple C. Thorostock 1:38.20
1986 Magnetic Type 6 Juvenal Diaz Moises Yanez Al Namen Estate 1:48.40
1985 Sea Shell 6 Stanley Spencer Harvey L. Vanier Dr. L. Aitken 1:38.40
1984 Zenobia Empress 3 Earlie Fires Joey Bollero Russell Fortune, Jr. 1:40.00
1984 Magnetic Type 4 Ronnie Hirdes, Jr. Moises Yanez Al Namen 1:40.00
1983 Frantic Tumble 4 Geary Louviere Paul T. Adwell Fisher & Wiebe 1:42.20
1982 My Mom Helen 3 Rick Evans Harold Salzsieder Kenner & Woit, Jr. 1:38.40
1981 Silent Intent 4 Pat Day Ted McClain Richard L. Duchossois 1:42.00
1981 Jinxed 3 Stanley Spencer Harvey L. Vanier M. L. Cashman 1:41.00
1980 Lawdy Miss Clawdy 4 Earlie Fires James Levitch Juanita Levitch 1:39.80
1980 Century Type 6 Dean Kutz Geraldine Namen Al Namen 1:42.20
1979 Margi J. 4 B. C. Talbert Eddie Cole Pipe & Paint Stable 1:41.20
1978 Noradonna 4 Darrell Haire Paul T. Adwell M. L. Cashman 1:24.40
1977 Helen's Music 5 Bryan Fann Ernie T. Poulos Five Loves Stable 1:24.20
1976 Rattlemark 4 D. P. Rodriguez Harold Salzsieder Windward Farm 1:38.60

In 1994 and 1997 there was a Dead Heat for first.

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