Los Angeles Handicap

The Los Angeles Handicap is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California during the spring racing season. It was previously run at Hollywood Park Racetrack in Inglewood, California), which closed in 2013. A Grade III sprint race run on dirt over a distance of six furlongs, it is open to horses aged three and older.

Los Angeles Handicap
Grade III race
LocationSanta Anita Park
Arcadia, California, USA
(relocated from the now closed Hollywood Park Racetrack
Inglewood, California,
United States)
Inaugurated1938
Race typeThoroughbred - Flat racing
Websitewww.santaanita.com
Race information
Distance6 furlongs
SurfaceCushion Track synthetic dirt
Trackleft-handed
QualificationThree-years-old
WeightAssigned
Purse$100,000 (since 2006)[1]

The race was not run in 2018. From 2007 to 2013, it was run on (Cushion Track synthetic dirt. For 2015 only, the race was run at Los Alamitos Racetrack and shortened to ​5 12 furlongs due to the track dimensions. Prior to 1979, the race was run at a distance of seven furlongs.

The 1968 race was run in two divisions.

RecordsEdit

Speed record:

  • 1:07.55 - Street Boss (2008) (at current distance of 6 furlongs)
  • 1:19.80 - 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:

WinnersEdit

Year
Winner
Age
Jockey
Trainer
Owner
Time
2017 Lord Simba 4 Martin Garcia Bob Baffert Baoma Corporation 1:08.74
2016 San Onofre 6 Edwin A. Maldonado Karen Headley Matson Racing 1:02.04
2015 Distinctiv Passion 5 Edwin A. Maldonado Jeff Bonde Brown/Klein/Lebherz 1:08.00
2014 Cyclometer 6 Edwin A. Maldonado Bruce Headley Headley/I. & A. Molasky 1:09.02
2013 Comma to the Top 5 Edwin A. Maldonado Peter Miller Barber/Birnbaum/Tsujihara 1:09.11
2012 Roman Threat 4 Rafael Bejarano Bob Baffert P & H Earnhardt III 1:08.57
2011 Camp Victory 4 Joe Talamo Mike R. Mitchell Featherston/Jacobsen/Miller 1:08.87
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 Luis Asistio, B.B.C. Stables, Jeff 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. Henry M. Moreno Carlton Sell 1:09.40
1988 Olympic Prospect 4 Alex Solis John W. Sadler Gregg Alsdorf, Frank Sinatra, Lawrence 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 Tschudi & Wong 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 Jr. Heardsdale 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 Jolly George C. Newell 1:21.60
1957 Porterhouse 6 Johnny Longden Charles E. Whittingham Llangollen Farm Stable 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.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Los Angeles Stakes Profile". Equibase. Retrieved 16 December 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)