Fleur de Lis Handicap

The Fleur de Lis Handicap is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually in mid-June at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. The race is open to filles and mares, age three and up, willing to race one and one-eighth miles on the dirt. This Grade II event carries a purse of $300,000 added.

Since its inaugural running in 1975, the Fleur de Lis Handicap has been contested at various distances:

  • 1 mile (8 furlongs) : 1975-1976
  • 1 1/16 miles (8.5 furlongs) : 1977-1982
  • 1 1/8 miles (9 furlongs ) : 1983-present

Read more about Fleur De Lis Handicap:  Records, Winners of The Fleur De Lis Handicap Since 1995, Earlier Winners

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