Kentucky Futurity

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Kentucky Futurity
Triple Crown race
LocationLexington, Kentucky
United States
Race typeHarness race for standardbred trotters
Race information
Distance1 mile
(1,609 meters or 8 furlongs)
SurfaceDirt, 1 mile oval
TrackThe Red Mile
Purse$500,000 (2014)

The Kentucky Futurity is a stakes race for three-year-old trotters, held annually at The Red Mile in Lexington, Kentucky since 1893. It is part of the Triple Crown of Harness Racing for Trotters.[1]

In the 2007 race, Donato Hanover's winning time of 1:51.1 set the world record for a 1-mile trotting horse.

In winning the 2016 running of the Kentucky Futurity, Marion Marauder became the ninth horse from 124 runnings to win the Triple Crown of Harness Racing for Trotters.[2]

Winners of the Kentucky Futurity[edit]

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