This horse is just a different horse this year. It's just amazing what a different horse he is from last year -- from 3 to 4 years oldUPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup Jun 18, 2007
Father used to tell me about the Gold Cup when I was a little boy and this is one of the races that we have wanted to win mostUPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup Jun 20, 2005
My family have waited a long time for this dayUPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup Jun 20, 2005
I feel like I'm numb. The move he made around the turn -- I had to look at it twice. I looked at those colors and thought, 'My God, this horse is mine!' This is hard to believe that he's passing the best horses in America the way he's passing themUPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup Jun 14, 2004
Once I got him clear, I knew he was the best horseUPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup Jun 14, 2004
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:
Speed record: (at current distance of 1⅛ miles)