The Washington Park Futurity Stakes was an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually at the now defunct Washington Park Race Track in Woodlawn, Chicago. A race on dirt for two-year-olds, it was first run in 1937 as a six furlong event. Placed on hiatus for two years, it returned as an annual feature in 1940.
|Discontinued stakes race|
|Location||Washington Park Race Track|
Woodlawn, Chicago, Illinois, United States
|Race type||Thoroughbred - Flat racing|
From 1959 through 1961 the race was hosted by Chicago's Arlington Park race track where it was run at a distance of six and a half furlongs. Made permanent at Arlington Park, the Washington Park Futurity was merged with the Arlington Futurity Stakes and is known as the Arlington-Washington Futurity Stakes.
During its tenure, the Washington Park Futurity hosted some of the best horses in the United States.
- The 1941 edition was won by future U.S. Racing Hall of Fame inductee, Alsab.
- In 1947, Bewitch won, Citation finished second, and Free America was third. All three horses were owned by Calumet Farm and all were trained by Jimmy Jones.
- 1953 winner Hasty Road went on to win the 1954 Preakness Stakes
- 1959 winner Venetian Way won the next year's Kentucky Derby
Speed record: (at distance of 6 furlongs)
Most wins by a jockey:
- 3 - Bill Hartack (1956, 1957, 1961)
Most wins by an owner:
- 3 - John Marsch (1942, 1943, 1944)
- 3 - Fred W. Hooper (1946, 1956, 1960)