Hollie Hughes Handicap

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Hollie Hughes Handicap
Restricted race
Location Aqueduct Racetrack
Queens, New York, United States
Inaugurated 1979
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.nyra.com/index_aqueduct.html
Race information
Distance 6 furlongs
Surface Dirt
Track left-handed
Qualification New York State bred, age four & up
Weight Assigned
Purse $100,000

The Hollie Hughes Handicap is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually since 1979 at Aqueduct Racetrack in Ozone Park, Queens, New York. A six furlong sprint raced on dirt, it is open to horses bred in the State of New York age four and older. Run in mid February, then in mid January, now returned to the month of February, the race currently offers a purse of $100,000.

The race is named in honor of New York native Hollie Hughes, a U.S. Racing Hall of Fame inductee who trained horses from a New York base for 70 years.


Speed record:

  • 1:08.60 - Stalwart Member (1997)

Most wins:

  • 3 - Papua (2003, 2004, 2005)

Most wins by a jockey:

Most wins by a trainer:

Most wins by an owner:


2016 Drama King 4 Junior Alvarado Rudy R. Rodriguez Bethlehem Stables et al 1:10.89
2015 Captain Serious 4 Jose L. Ortiz Michael E. Hushion Barry K. Schwartz 1:10.70
2014 Be Bullish 9 Junior Alvarado Richard Dutrow Jr. Repole Stable 1:12.05
2013 Saginaw 7 Junior Alvarado David Jacobson Drawing Away Stable/Jacobson 1:10.51
2012 Law Enforcement 7 Alan Garcia Camelia J. Casby 1:10.95
2011 Be Bullish 6 Junior Alvarado Richard E. Dutrow, Jr. Sullivan Lane Stable, Richard E. Dutrow, Jr. 1:11.62
2008 Gold and Roses 6 Rajiv Maragh Thomas M. Bush Henry C. Gregory 1:10.82
2007 Introspect 7 Eddie Martin, Jr. Billy Turner Castle Village Farm 1:11.64
2006 Big Apple Daddy 4 Orlando Mojica Bruce N. Levine Ervin Rodriguez 1:11.49
2005 Papua 6 Richard Migliore Michael E. Hushion Barry K. Schwartz 1:09.60
2004 Papua 5 Michael Luzzi Michael E. Hushion Barry K. Schwartz 1:10.40
2003 Papua 4 Richard Migliore Michael E. Hushion Barry K. Schwartz 1:10.60
2002 Vodka 5 Heberto Castillo, Jr. John O. Hertler Joseph W. Gerrity, Jr. 1:11.10
2001 Say Florida Sandy 7 Joe Bravo Juan Serey John Rotella 1:09.40
2000 Kashatreya 6 Octavio Vergara John O. Hertler Seymour Cohn 1:09.40
1999 Kashatreya 5 Julio Pezua John O. Hertler Seymour Cohn 1:10.20
1998 Thepromonroe 6 Chuck C. Lopez Michael E. Hushion Barry K. Schwartz 1:10.00
1997 Stalwart Member 4 Herb McCauley Howard Tesher Edwin Watchel 1:08.60
1996 Crafty Alfel 8 Frank Alvarado Charles Carlesimo James Fabricature 1:09.80
1995 Crafty Alfel 7 Julio Pezua Charles Carlesimo James Fabricature 1:11.20
1994 Fabersham 6 Richard Migliore Gasper Moschera Barbara J. Davis 1:12.00
1993 Detox 4 Mike E. Smith Michael W. Downing Charles J. Murphy Jr. 1:10.40
1992 Argyle Lake 6 Dennis Carr Peter Ferriola James Riccio 1:11.00
1991 Argyle Lake 5 Herb McCauley Peter Ferriola James Riccio 1:10.60
1990 Appealing Guy 4 Jacinto Vasquez Gary Sciacca Vincent McGuire 1:08.80
1989 Notebook 4 Angel Cordero, Jr. D. Wayne Lukas Eugene V. Klein 1:10.80
1988 Summer Tale 5 Nick Santagata Peter Ferriola Gold'N'Oats Stable 1:11.20
1987 Landing Plot 4 Jose A. Santos Arthur Wendel Triad Stable 1:11.00
1986 Hamlet 6 Robbie Davis Peter Ferriola Vee-Pee-Jay Stable 1:10.80
1985 Elegant Life 5 Jorge Velasquez Michael Brice Irma Brice 1:10.80
1984 Columbia Holme 4 Ruben Hernandez Ramon M. Hernandez Assunta Louis Farm 1:10.20
1983 Master Digby 4 Angel Cordero, Jr. Howard Tesher Jerome Brody 1:10.40
1982 Accipiter's Hope 4 Nick Santagata Stephen L. DiMauro Harold I. Snyder 1:12.20
1981 Kim's Chance 5 Angel Cordero, Jr. Steven T. Jerkens Rodger E. Leslie 1:11.40
1980 Kim's Chance 4 Ruben Hernandez Steven T. Jerkens Rodger E. Leslie 1:12.40
1979 Billy Redcoat 5 Joseph Brocklebank R. Von Skopczynski, Jr. Victoria Sloma 1:11.40