Belmont Park
2150 Hempstead Turnpike
Elmont, New York, 11003


Date: October 04, 08
Purse: $300,000
Grade: II
Type: T
Distance: 1 1/8 Miles
Age: 3 Year Olds
Turf: turf

The Jamaica Handicap is a grade II horseracing meet that takes place each fall at Belmont Park, New York. This race is for three-year-old horses willing to run one and one eighth miles on the turf. The Jamaica Handicap is named for the Jamaica District in Queens, New York. The Jamaica Handicap was not run between 1933 and 1935, in 1955 and 1956, between 1961 and 1975 and in 1995. The race was run at the old Jamaica Racetrack between 1929 and 1953 and 1957 to 1960. Distance and ages of participating horses also changed in due course of years.

Jamaica Handicap Winners
Year Winner Age Trainer Jockey Owner Time
2007 Nobiz Like Shobiz Javier Castellano
2006 Showing Up Cornelio Velasquez
2005 Watchmon Javier Castellano
2004 Artie Schiller Richard Migliore
2003 Stroll Jerry Bailey
2002 Finality John Velazquez
2001 Navesink Edgar Prado
2000 King Cugat Jerry D. Bailey|Jerry Bailey
1999 Monarch's Maze Joe Bravo
1998 Vergennes John Velazquez
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