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Potrero Grande Handicap

Grade II race
Potrero Grande Handicap
Location Santa Anita Park
Arcadia, California, United States
Inaugurated 1983
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.santaanita.com
Race information
Distance 6.5 furlong sprint
Track Dirt, left-handed
Qualification Three-years-old & up
Weight Assigned
Purse $200,000

The Potrero Grande Handicap is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. The Grade II Potrero Grande is open to horses aged three and up, willing to race six and one half furlongs on the dirt. It carries a purse of $200,000.


Speed record:

  • 1:13.71 - Son Of A Pistol (1998)

Most wins:

Most wins by a jockey:

Most wins by a trainer:

Most wins by an owner:








2010 Ventana 4 Garrett Gomez Bob Baffert Pegram or Watson or Weitman 1:15.03
2009 Soul City Slew 6 Michael Baze Jack Carava La Canada Stables 1:14.79
2008 Greg's Gold 7 Victor Espinoza David Hofmans William R. Boswell 1:14.62
2007 Smokey Stover 4 Aaron Gryder Greg Gilchrist Harry J. Aleo 1:14.83
2006 Surf Cat 4 Alex Solis Bruce Headley Headley & Naify 1:15.00
2005 Harvard Avenue 4 Garrett Gomez Doug F. O'Neill Ron Crockett 1:16.12
2004 McCann's Mojave 4 Jose Valdivia, Jr. Leonard Dorfman Willman & Hunt 1:15.60
2003 Bluesthestandard 6 Mike E. Smith Ted H. West Jeffrey Sengara 1:14.86
2002 Kalookan Queen 6 Alex Solis Bruce Headley Louis Asistio 1:15.31
2001 Kona Gold 7 Alex Solis Bruce Headley Headley, Molasky, et al. 1:15.03
2000 Kona Gold 6 Alex Solis Bruce Headley Headley, Molasky, et al. 1:14.75
1999 Big Jag 6 Jose Valdivia, Jr. Tim Pinfield Julius H. Zolezzi 1:15.09
1998 Son Of A Pistol 6 Garrett Gomez Bruce Headley Louis Asistio, et al. 1:13.71
1997 First Intent 8 Rene Douglas Jack Carava Lima Family Trust 1:14.75
1996 Abaginone 5 Gary L. Stevens Sanford Shulman Clear Valley St. et al. 1:14.59
1995 Lit de Justice 5 Corey Nakatani Jenine Sahadi Evergreen Farm 1:14.65
1994 Sir Hutch 4 Pat Valenzuela Bob Baffert Bob & Beverly Lewis 1:14.48
1993 Gray Slewpy 5 Kent Desormeaux Dan L. Hendricks Ed Friendly 1:14.91
1992 Cardmania 6 Ed Delahoussaye Miriam Bollack Jean Couvercelle 1:17.16
1991 Jacodra 4 Corey Nakatani Hector O. Palma Paul & Andrena Van Doren 1:15.00
1990 Olympic Prospect 6 Pat Valenzuela John W. Sadler Alsdorf, Opas & Sinatra 1:14.20
1989 On The Line 5 Gary L. Stevens D. Wayne Lukas Eugene V. Klein 1:14.00
1988 Gulch 4 Ed Delahoussaye D. Wayne Lukas Peter M. Brant 1:15.00
1987 Zabaleta 4 Laffit Pincay, Jr. John Gosden Michael D. Riordan (L) 1:15.00
1986 Halo Folks 5 Chris McCarron Bruce Headley Johnston family, et al. 1:15.60
1985 Fifty Six Ina Row 4 Laffit Pincay, Jr. Irv Guiney John Valpredo 1:15.40
1984 Honeyland 5 Bill Shoemaker Charles Whittingham Summa Stable/S. Port 1:15.40
1983 Chinook Pass 4 Laffit Pincay, Jr. Laurie Anderson Hi-Yu Stable 1:14.60



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