Cinema Handicap

The Cinema Handicap is a discontinued American Thoroughbred horse race held annually at Hollywood Park Racetrack in Inglewood, California. Raced on turf over a distance of one and one-eighth miles (9 furlongs) during the third week of June, the Grade III event was open to three-year-old horses.

Cinema Handicap
Disconinued stakes race
LocationHollywood Park Racetrack
Inglewood, California, United States
Inaugurated1946
Race typeThoroughbred - Flat racing
WebsiteHollywood Park Racetrack
Race information
Distance1 18 miles (9 furlongs)
SurfaceTurf
TrackLeft-handed
QualificationThree-year-olds
WeightAssigned
Purse$150,000

The race was run in two divisions in 1961 and 1963. It was not run in 1974.

Winners since 1985Edit

Year
Winner
Jockey
Trainer
Owner
Time
2009 Oil Man Joel Rosario John W. Sadler Tommy Town/Michael Tala 1:48.72
2008 Tiz West Victor Espinoza Richard E. Mandella Diamond A Racing Corp 1:47.24
2007 Worldly Victor Espinoza Ben D. A. Cecil Christopher Wright 1:47.40
2006 Genre Martin Pedroza Ben D. A. Cecil David & Paula Mueller 1:47.73
2005 Willow O Wisp Garrett Gomez Vladimir Cerin Robert Alexander 1:48.59
2004 Greek Sun Alex Solis Robert J. Frankel Peter Angelos 1:48.40
2003 Just Wonder Kent Desormeaux Laura de Seroux Vistas LLC et al. 1:47.41
2002 Inesperado Kent Desormeaux Robert J. Frankel 3 Plus U Stable 1:47.63
2001 Sligo Bay Laffit Pincay Jr. C. Beau Greely Columbine Stable 1:48.40
2000 David Copperfield Victor Espinoza John Shirreffs 505 Farms 1:47.73
1999 Fighting Falcon Brice Blanc David Hofmans Dion Recachina et al. 1:48.06
1998 Commitisize David Flores Bob Baffert Michael E. Peagram 1:48.00
1997 Worldly Ways Corey Nakatani Wallace Dollase John & Betty Mabee 1:48.43
1996 Let Bob Do It Kent Desormeaux John W. Sadler Roxy Roxborough et al. 1:47.58
1995 Via Lombardia Eddie Delahoussaye Neil D. Drysdale Henry E. Pabst 1:47.22
1994 Unfinished Symph Gary Baze Wesley A. Ward N. Rice, T. Hatcher, J. Johnston 1:46.56
1993 Earl of Barking Chris McCarron Richard L. Cross Henry E. Pabst 1:47.45
1992 Bien Bien Chris McCarron J. Paco Gonzalez Trudy McCaffery & John Toffan 1:47.10
1991 Character Gary Stevens Bruce C. Jackson Jack Munari 1:47.10
1990 Jovial Gary Stevens Bruce C. Jackson Jack Munari 1:47.80
1989 Raise a Stanza † Gary Stevens Jay M. Robbins Jack Kent Cooke 1:47.80
1988 Peace Alex Solis Charlie Whittingham Olin B. Gentry 1:46.80
1987 Something Lucky Laffit Pincay, Jr. Donald Warren E.W. Johnston/H. Meloth/J. Stonebraker 1:46.80
1986 Manila Fernando Toro LeRoy Jolley Bradley M. Shannon 1:47.00
1985 Don't Say Halo Darrel McHargue Chris Speckert Buckland Farm 1:47.60
  • † In 1989, Notorious Pleasure finished first but was disqualified and set back to third.

Earlier winnersEdit

  • 1984 - Prince True
  • 1983 - Baron O'Dublin
  • 1982 - Give Me Strength
  • 1981 - Minnesota Chief
  • 1980 - First Albert
  • 1979 - Beau's Eagle
  • 1978 - Kamehameha
  • 1977 - Bad 'N Big
  • 1976 - Majestic Light
  • 1975 - Terete
  • 1974 - no race
  • 1973 - Amen
  • 1972 - Finalista
  • 1971 - Niagara
  • 1970 - Dartagnan
  • 1969 - Noholme Jr.
  • 1968 - Pinjara
  • 1967 - Dr. Roy E.
  • 1966 - Drin
  • 1965 - Arksroni
  • 1964 - Close By
  • 1963 - Y Flash
  • 1962 - Black Sheep
  • 1961 - Bushel-N-Peck
  • 1960 - New Policy
  • 1959 - Silver Spoon
  • 1958 - The Shoe
  • 1957 - Round Table
  • 1956 - Social Climber
  • 1955 - Guilton Madero
  • 1954 - Miz Clementine
  • 1953 - Ali's Gem
  • 1952 - A Gleam
  • 1951 - Mucho Hosso
  • 1950 - Great Circle
  • 1949 - Pedigree
  • 1948 - Drumbeat
  • 1947 - Yankee Valor
  • 1946 - Honeymoon

ReferencesEdit