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Michigan Mile And One-Eighth Handicap

Defunct Stakes race
Michigan Mile And One-Eighth
Location Detroit Race Course
Livonia, Michigan, United States
Inaugurated 1958
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website N/A
Race information
Distance 1⅛ miles (9 furlongs)
Track Dirt, left-handed
Qualification Three-year-olds & up
Weight Assigned

The Michigan Mile And One-Eighth Handicap was an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually at the now defunct Detroit Race Course in Livonia, Michigan. A one time Grade II event raced on dirt, it was open to horses age three and older.

In 1975, trainer S. Kaye Bell became the first female in the United States to condition the winner of a $100,000 stakes race.

Upsets include Stanislas defeating Tom Rolfe in 1966 and Nodouble in 1968 beating the reigning American Horse of the Year, Damascus. [1]

Past winners (partial)

  • 1993 - Dignitas
  • 1992 - Classic Seven
  • 1989 - Present Value
  • 1988 - Lost Code
  • 1986 - Ends Well
  • 1985 - Badwagon Harry
  • 1984 - Timeless Native
  • 1983 - Thumbsucker
  • 1982 - Vodika Collins
  • 1981 - Fio Roto
  • 1978 - A Letter To Harry
  • 1976 - Sharp Gary
  • 1975 - Mr. Lucky Phoenix
  • 1974 - Tom Tulle
  • 1973 - Golden Don
  • 1971 - Native Royalty
  • 1970 - Fast Hilarious
  • 1969 - Calandrito
  • 1967 - Estreno
  • 1966 - Stanislas
  • 1964 - Going Abroad
  • 1963 - Crimson Satan
  • 1962 - Beau Prince




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