Prairie Meadows Cornhusker Handicap

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Prairie Meadows Cornhusker Handicap

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  • Grade: III for 3-year-old thoroughbred horses
  • Distance: 9 Furlongs
  • Track: Dirt
  • Purse: $300,000

What is the Prairie Meadows Cornhusker Handicap?

The Prairie Meadows Cornhusker Handicap is a Grade III thoroughbred horse race held annually at Prairie Meadows in Altoona, Iowa. The race is open to horses aged three and older and is run over a distance of 1 1/8 miles on dirt.

When is the Prairie Meadows Cornhusker Handicap in 2024?

The Prairie Meadows Cornhusker Handicap will take place on July 6, 2024. This event is a highlight of the racing calendar at Prairie Meadows and attracts a competitive field each year..

Prairie Meadows Cornhusker Handicap Winners

Some notable winners of the Prairie Meadows Cornhusker Handicap include Bradester, who won in 2016, and Lieutenant Colonel, who won in 2017. These horses have gone on to compete in other prestigious races, solidifying the Cornhusker Handicap's reputation as a significant race.

Year Winner Jockey Trainer Owner Time
2024 Red Route One Cristian A. Torres Steven M. Asmussen Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC 1:49.62
2023 Giant Game Martin Garcia Dale L. Romans West Point Thoroughbreds & Albaugh Family Stables 1:49.86
2022 Officiating Javier Castellano Saffie A. Joseph Jr. Vegso Racing Stable 1:50.04
2021 Knicks Go Joel Rosario Brad H. Cox Korea Racing Authority 1:47.33
2020 Night Ops Martin Garcia Brad H. Cox Steve Landers Racing LLC 1:48.30

The Prairie Meadows Cornhusker Handicap has a rich history, with its origins dating back to when it was first run at the Ak-Sar-Ben race track before moving to Prairie Meadows. Over the years, it has become a prominent race in the Midwest, known for showcasing talented horses and providing thrilling betting opportunities.

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