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Encyclopedia > Hollywood Futurity

The Hollywood Futurity is a Grade I race for thoroughbred two-year-olds. The race is the last major race for two-year-olds. It is run in December at Hollywood Park. The Futurity, which now has a purse valued at $400,000 was for a time the richest horse race in America with a purse of $1,000,000. The race is considered to be a prep to the Kentucky Derby. The Thoroughbred is a horse breed developed in 18th century England when English mares were bred with imported Arabian stallions to create a distance racer. ... Hollywood Park is a thoroughbred racecourse located in Inglewood, California, about 3 miles (5 km) from Los Angeles International Airport and next door to the Great Western Forum. ... Churchill Downs ractrack, 2004 The Kentucky Derby is a stakes race for three-year-old thoroughbred horses, staged yearly in Louisville, Kentucky on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival. ...

Past Winners

Winners of the Hollywood Futurity in the last five years are:

  • 2005-Brother Derek
  • 2004-Declan's Moon
  • 2003-Lion Heart
  • 2002-Toccet
  • 2001-Siphonic



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