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Sport Page Handicap

Grade III race
Sport Page Handicap
Location Aqueduct Racetrack
Queens, New York, United States
Inaugurated 1953
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website Aqueduct Racetrack at NYRA
Race information
Distance 7 furlong sprint
Track Dirt, left-handed
Qualification Three-year-olds & up
Weight Assigned
Purse $150,000 added

The Sport Page Handicap was an American thoroughbred horse race run annually at Aqueduct Race Track in Ozone Park, Queens, New York for three-year-olds and up. A Grade III event, it's set at a distance of 7 furlongs on the dirt and offers a purse of $150,000 added.

The Sport Page is named in honor of the horse who won the East View Stakes at Jamaica, New York in 1948.

Run at Jamaica prior to 1959; at Belmont Park in 1968, 1971, 1995, 2001 and 2003, this race has been run at Aqueduct in all other years.

Open to all ages prior to 1959, and run at the distance of six furlongs from 1953 to 1993, then at seven furlongs from 1994 to 2000.

Due to the troubled economy in 2008, the Sport Page was canceled by the NYRA as they adjusted races to meet the new Grade I standard purse of $300,000.

Past winners

  • 2002 - Multiple Choice (Victor Carrero)
  • 2000 - Stalwart Member (Norberto Arroyo Jr.)
  • 1997 - Stalwart Member (Aaron Gryder)
  • 1993 - Boom Towner (Frank Lovato, Jr.)
  • 1991 - Senor Speedy (Jorge F. Chavez)
  • 1990 - Senor Speedy (Angel Santiago)
  • 1989 - Garemma (Jorge F. Chavez)
  • 1986 - Best By Test (Frank Lovato, Jr.)
  • 1985 - Raja's Shark (Angel Cordero, Jr.)
  • 1984 - Tarantara (Richard Migliore)
  • 1983 - Fast As the Breeze (Melvin Toro)
  • 1981 - Well Decorated (Ruben Hernandez)
  • 1980 - Dave's Friend (Vince Bracciale, Jr.)
  • 1977 - Affiliate (Angel Cordero, Jr.)
  • 1971 - Lonesome River (Robert Woodhouse)
  • 1970 - Fresh N' Foolish (Jorge Velasquez)
  • 1962 - Misty Day (William Boland)
  • 1960 - April Skies (J. Leonard)
  • 1959 - Ole Fols (William Boland)


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