|Grade III race|
Elmont, New York, United States
|Race type||Thoroughbred - Flat racing|
|Website||The Shuvee Handicap at Belmont Park|
|Distance||1 1⁄8 miles (9 furlongs)|
|Qualification||Three-years-old & up|
The Shuvee Handicap is an American race Thoroughbred horse race run annually at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. Run in mid May, it is open to fillies and mares, age three and up, who are willing to race one mile on the dirt. The race is a Grade III event (downgraded from a Grade II) and it currently offers a purse of $200,000. The Shuvee is one of the first prep races for the Breeders' Cup Distaff.
Inaugurated in 1976 as a one-mile race, it was run at a mile-and-a-sixteenth from 1977 to 1992, and again in 1994. In 1995 the distance reverted to its original one mile. In 2013, however, the distance was upped to a mile-and-an-eighth.
The race was run at Saratoga Race Course in 2013.
- 1:34.23 - Society Selection (2005) 1 mile
- 1:40.40- Dance Number 1 1⁄16 miles
- 1:49.37- Stopchargingmaria 1 1⁄8 miles
Largest Winning Margin:
- 32 1/2 lengths - Paid Up Subscriber (2017)
- No horse has won this race more than once.
Most wins by a jockey:
Most wins by a trainer:
- 5 - H. Allen Jerkens (1992, 1994, 2002, 2005, 2007)
Most wins by an owner:
Notes and references
- In 1977, Secret Lanvin finished first but was disqualified and set back to third.