Tropical Park Handicap

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The Tropical Park Handicap was an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually at Tropical Park Race Track in Florida run from 1938 until the track closed in 1972. Open to horses age three and older, it was contested on dirt over a distance of a one and one-eighth miles.

Tropical Park Handicap
Ungraded stakes race
LocationTropical Park Race Track
Miami, Florida Florida
Inaugurated1938
Race typeThoroughbred - Flat racing
Race information
Distance1 18 miles (9 furlongs)
SurfaceDirt
TrackLeft-handed
QualificationThree-years-old & up

Won by notable horses such as the 1947 Preakness Stakes winner Faultless,[1] at one time the Tropical Park Handicap was important race. The article title for a story on the event in the November 24, 1965 issue of the Miami News said that the "Tropical Handicap Now Attracts Nation's Finest."[2]

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