La Jolla Handicap

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La Jolla Handicap
Grade IIIT race
Location Del Mar Racetrack
Del Mar, California
Inaugurated 1937
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Race information
Distance 1 116 miles (8.5 furlongs)
Surface Turf
Track left-handed
Qualification 3-year-olds
Weight Assigned
Purse $150,000

The La Jolla Handicap is an American Thoroughbred horse race held annually at Del Mar Racetrack in Del Mar, California. The La Jolla is open to horses, age three, willing to race one and one-sixteenth miles on the turf.

The Grade IIIT La Jolla, named for the city of La Jolla, California, currently carries a purse of $150,000.

This race was downgraded to a Grade III for its 2014 running.[1]


Speed record:

  • 1:39.52 - Sidney's Candy (2010)

Most wins by a jockey:

Most wins by a trainer:

  • 4 - Farrell Jones (1962, 1971, 1974, 1975)

Recent winners[edit]

* In 2007, Medici Code finished first, but was disqualified and placed eighth.


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