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Los Angeles Handicap

Grade III race
Los Angeles Handicap
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Location Hollywood Park Racetrack
Inglewood, California,
United States
Inaugurated 1938
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Race information
Distance 6 furlongs
Track Cushion Track synthetic dirt, left-handed
Qualification Three-years-old
Weight Assigned
Purse $100,000.

The Los Angeles Handicap is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually in May at Hollywood Park Racetrack in Inglewood, California. A Grade III sprint race run on dirt (Cushion Track synthetic dirt since 2007) over a distance of six furlongs, it is open to horses aged three and older.

The 1968 race was run in two divisions.

Records

Speed record:

  • 1:07.55 - Street Boss (2008) (at current distance of 6 furlongs)
  • 119.80 - Triple Bend (1972) (stakes, track, and world record (at previous distance of 7 furlongs)

Most wins:

Most wins by a jockey:

Most wins by a trainer:

Most wins by an owner:

  • 2 - M/M Louis K. Shapiro (1965, 1967)
  • 2 - Gary & Cecil Barber (2009, 2010)

Winners

Year

Winner

Age

Jockey

Trainer

Owner

Time
2010 Cost of Freedom 7 Tyler Baze John W. Sadler Gary & Cecil Barber 1:08.49
2009 Red Arrow 6 Joe Talamo John W. Sadler Gary & Cecil Barber 1:08.40
2008 Street Boss 4 David Flores Bruce Headley Bluegate Corp. et al. 1:07.55
2007 Sailors Sunset 4 Jon Court Marcelo Polanco Everest Stable 1:09.03
2006 Siren Lure 5 Alex Solis Art Sherman Stuart Kesselman et al. 1:08.57
2005 Forest Grove 4 Corey Nakatani Eoin G. Harty Aaron & Marie Jones 1:08.57
2004 Pohave 6 Jon Court Douglas F. O'Neill Kagele Bros, Inc. et al. 1:08.12
2003 Hombre Rapido 6 Jose Valdivia, Jr. John W. Sadler Granja Vista Del Rio Stable 1:08.49
2002 Kona Gold 8 Alex Solis Bruce Headley Headley, Molasky, High Tech 1:08.72
2001 Caller One 4 Corey Nakatani James K. Chapman Carolyn Chapman & Theresa McArthur 1:08.35
2000 Highland Gold 5 Chris McCarron Jerry Hollendorfer George Todaro & J. Hollendorfer 1:09.11
1999 Son Of A Pistol 7 Alex Solis Bruce Headley L. Asistio, B.B.C. Stables, J. Davenport 1:08.17
1998 Gold Land 7 Kent Desormeaux Neil D. Drysdale Prince Fahd Salman 1:08.06
1997 Men's Exclusive 4 Laffit Pincay, Jr. Wesley A. Ward Hartsel E. Reed 1:08.97
1996 Abaginone † 5 Gary Stevens Sanford Shulman Charles & Clear Valley Stables 1:08.33
1996 Paying Dues † 4 Chris Antley Clifford W. Sise, Jr. Randy Welty et al. 1:08.33
1995 Forest Gazelle 4 Kent Desormeaux Robert J. Frankel Juddmonte Farms 1:07.90
1994 J F Williams 5 Chris McCarron Ron McAnally John Carr & Double J Farm 1:09.03
1993 Star of the Crop 4 Gary Stevens Willard L. Proctor Glen Hill Farm 1:08.78
1992 Cardmania 6 Eddie Delahoussaye Derek Meredith Jean Couvercelle 1:08.73
1991 Black Jack Road 7 Russell Baze Fordell Fierce Donna & Dorothy Kisela 1:09.10
1990 Timeless Answer 4 Robbie Davis Ronald W. Ellis Ed Friendly 1:08.80
1989 Sam Who 4 Laffit Pincay, Jr. Bill Spawr Carlton Sell 1:09.40
1988 Olympic Prospect 4 Alex Solis John W. Sadler G. Alsdorf/F. Sinatra/L. Opas 1:08.80
1987 Bedside Promise 5 Gary Stevens Robert L. Martin Jawl Brothers 1:08.40
1986 Rosie's K. T. 5 Pat Valenzuela John W. Sadler Marianne Millard & Bea Rous 1:10.00
1985 Charging Falls 4 Bill Shoemaker Jack Van Berg John A. Franks 1:08.80
1984 Night Mover 4 Eddie Delahoussaye Robert J. Frankel Ann & Jerry Moss 1:08.40
1983 Mr. Prime Minister 7 Martin Pedroza Buster Millerick Sardara Sengara 1:09.80
1982 Terresto's Singer 5 Pat Valenzuela Cliff Goodwin not found 1:09.20
1981 Doonesbury 4 Sandy Hawley Barney Willis Fletcher Jones, Sam Roffe, et al. 1:08.80
1980 Beau's Eagle 4 Laffit Pincay, Jr. Larry Rose Relatively Stable 1:08.20
1979 Hawkin's Special 4 Darrel McHargue Jack Van Berg Donald Bruce & Jack Van Berg 1:08.40
1978 J. O. Tobin 4 Steve Cauthen Laz Barrera George A. Pope, Jr. 1:21.40
1977 Beat Inflation 4 Darrel McHargue Julius E. Tinsley, Jr. Fred W. Hooper 1:20.20
1976 Century's Envoy 5 Sandy Hawley Jerry Dutton M/M John J. Elmore, Sr. 1:20.80
1975 Big Band 5 Laffit Pincay Jr. Tommy Heard not found 1:20.60
1974 Ancient Title 4 Laffit Pincay Jr. Keith L. Stucki, Sr. Kirkland Stable 1:20.40
1973 Soft Victory 5 Donald Pierce Ron McAnally Max R. Prestridge, Jr. 1:21.00
1972 Triple Bend 4 Donald Pierce Vance Longden Frank M. McMahon 1:19.80
1971 Fleet Surprise 5 Donald Pierce Frank E. Childs Perne L. & Chuck T. Grissom 1:20.80
1970 Ack Ack 4 Donald Pierce Charles E. Whittingham Cain Hoy Stable 1:20.60
1969 Indulto 6 Donald Pierce Bert C. Littrell Mrs. Edward Lasker 1:20.60
1968 Rising Market (1st DIV.) 4 Laffit Pincay, Jr. Ted Saladin M/M Bert W. Martin 1:20.60
1968 Kissin' George (2nd DIV.) 5 Bill Mahorney Buster Millerick DeCourcy Graham 1:21.20
1967 Native Diver 8 Jerry Lambert Buster Millerick M/M Louis K. Shapiro 1:21.00
1966 Nasharco 4 Bobby Jennings Roy Hodges Dr. Robert S. Flinn 1:21.60
1965 Native Diver 6 Jerry Lambert Buster Millerick M/M Louis K. Shapiro 1:20.00
1964 Cyrano 5 John L. Rotz William J. Hirsch Greentree Stable 1:21.40
1963 Doc Jocoy 4 Willie Harmatz Lionel C. Sternberger M/M Lionel C. Sternberger 1:20.80
1962 Winonly 5 Willie Harmatz Julius E. Tinsley, Jr. Fred W. Hooper 1:21.60
1961 T.V. Lark 4 Johnny Longden Paul K. Parker Preston W. Madden 1:21.80
1960 Finnegan 4 Ralph Neves William B. Finnegan Neil S. McCarthy 1:20.80
1959 Hillsdale 4 Tommy Barrow Martin L. Fallon, Jr. Clarence W. Smith 1:21.00
1958 How Now 5 Willie Harmatz Cecil Jolley George C. Newell 1:21.60
1957 Porterhouse 6 Johnny Longden Charles E. Whittingham Llangollen Farm 1:20.80
1956 Colonel Mack 4 Ralph Neves Sam Brunson Austin C. Taylor 1:09.00
1955 Karim 5 Gordon Glisson Fred M. Smith M/M John Eyraud 1:09.20
1939 Main Man 5 George Woolf Ted D. Grimes Louis B. Mayer 1:43.00
1938 Whichcee 4 Tim Sena Darrell Cannon Austin C. Taylor 1:44.40
  • † In 1996 there was a dead heat for first.

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