Arlington-Washington Futurity Stakes

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Arlington-Washington Futurity Stakes
Grade III race
Location Arlington Park
Arlington Heights, Illinois, United States
Inaugurated 1927
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.arlingtonpark.com
Race information
Distance 7 furlongs
Track Synthetic, left-handed
Qualification Two-year-olds
Purse US$100,000 (2015)

The Arlington-Washington Futurity Stakes is a Grade III flat horse race for Thoroughbred two-year-olds. It is raced over a distance of 7 furlongs, on Polytrack synthetic dirt at Arlington Park, Arlington Heights, Illinois every fall and currently offers a purse of $125,000.

It was run as the American National Futurity in 1927 and 1928 and as the Arlington Futurity Stakes from 1932 through 1961. In 1962, the Arlington Futurity and Washington Park Futurity Stakes were merged to create the Arlington-Washington Futurity.

Raced at Washington Park Race Track from 1943 to 1945, and as a result of the 1985 fire, at Hawthorne Race Course in 1985. It was not run from 1929 through 1931 as well as 1970, 1988, 1995, 1998 and 1999.

Distances:

  • 1962-69 - 7 furlongs
  • 1971-73 - 6 furlongs
  • 1974-78 - 6½ furlongs
  • 1979-82 - 7 furlongs
  • 1985 - 6½ furlongs
  • 1986–2013 - 1 mile
  • 2014 - 7 furlongs

Winners since 1991[edit]

Year
Winner
Jockey
Trainer
Time
Grade
2016 Wellabled E. T. Baird Larry Rivelli 1:24.70 III
2015 Shogood Christopher A. Emigh Scott Becker 1:24.19 III
2014 Recount Emmanuel Esquivel James DiVito 1:24.25 III
2013 Solitary Ranger Diego Sanchez Anne P. Smith 1:38.17 III
2012 Pataky Kid Garrett Gomez Thomas F. Proctor 1:37.58 III
2011 Shared Property Leandro Goncalves Tom Amoss 1:37.93 III
2010 Major Gain Junior Alvarado Wayne Catalano 1:36.36 III
2009 Dixie Band David Flores Wayne Catalano 1:39.45 III
2008 Terrain Jamie Theriot Albert Stall, Jr. 1:35.68 III
2007 Wicked Style Robby Albarado George Arnold II 1:36.52 III
2006 Officer Rocket (DH) Mark Guidry Robert Holthus 1:36.71 III
2006 Got the Last Laugh (DH) Rene Douglas William Mott 1:36.71 III
2005 Sorcerer's Stone Mark Guidry Patrick B. Byrne 1:35.16 III
2004 Three Hour Nap Eusebio Razo, Jr. Hugh Robertson 1:38.56 III
2003 Cactus Ridge Eddie Martin, Jr. W. Bret Calhoun 1:35.44 III
2002 Most Feared Mark Guidry Ronny Werner 1:37.52 III
2001 Publication Randall Meier Terry Knight 1:38.78 II
2000 Trailthefox Shane Sellers Patrick Biancone 1:37.25 II
1999 No Race
1998 No Race
1997 Cowboy Dan Dean Kutz Danny Hutt 1:37.68 II
1996 Night in Reno Mark Guidry Larry Kelly 1:36.67 II
1995 No Race
1994 Evansville Slew Perry Compton Donnie Von Hemel 1:37.84 II
1993 Polar Expedition Curt Bourque Hugh Robertson 1:39.28 II
1992 Gilded Time Chris McCarron Darrell Vienna 1:37.84 II
1991 Caller I. D. Jerry Bailey Stanley M. Hough 1:36.01 II
  • † In 2008, Jose Adan and Advice finished first and second, respectively, but were disqualified and set back to second and third.
  • In 2006, there was a Dead Heat between Officer Rocket and Got the Last Laugh.

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