The Humana Distaff Handicap is a race for thoroughbred fillies and mares, four-years-old and up. The race is run each spring on Derby Day at Churchill Downs. The race is at a distance of 7 furlongs for a purse of $250,000. The race is a Grade I event. 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. ... Composite image of Churchill Downs on Derby Day, 1901 Churchill Downs, located on Central Avenue in Louisville, Kentucky, is a thoroughbred racetrack most famous for hosting the Kentucky Derby. ...
Winners of the Humana Distaff over the last five years are:
2005-My Trusty Cat
2004-Mayo on the Side
Categories: American Graded Stakes Races | United States Grade 1 Stakes Races | United States horse races
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