Tiznow Handicap

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Tiznow Handicap
Ungraded Stakes race
Location Louisiana Downs
Bossier City, Louisiana, United States
Inaugurated2008
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website Louisiana Downs
Race information
Distance8.5 furlongs (1 116 miles)
SurfaceDirt
TrackLeft-handed
QualificationThree-year-olds & up
WeightAssigned
Purse$150,000

The Tiznow Handicap is an American Thoroughbred horse race at Louisiana Downs in Bossier City, Louisiana whose inaugural running took place on September 20, 2008. Contested on dirt over a distance of 8.5 furlongs (1 116 miles), it is open to horses age three and older.

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Part of the Breeders' Cup Challenge series, the winner of the 2008 Tiznow Handicap automatically qualified for the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile.

Records

Speed record:

Winners of the Tiznow Handicap

Year
Winner
Age
Jockey
Trainer
Owner
Time
2008 Jonesboro 6 Robby Albarado Randy Morse Michael Langford1:44.22
2007Silent Pleasure4 Tracy Herbert Howard Scarberry S and S Stables LLC (Scarberry)1:45.97

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