- Mineshaft Handicap
The Mineshaft Handicap is an American Thoroughbred horse race for four-year-olds and up run at the Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans, Louisiana early in the year. A Grade III stakes race, it's set at a distance of 1 and one-sixteenth mile on the dirt, and offers a purse of $125,000.
This race was originally called The Whirlaway Handicap to honor the great Whirlaway.
- 2011 - Demarcation (7) (Rosie Napravnik)
- 2010 - Stonehouse (6) (Miguel Mena)
- 2009 – Honest Man (5) (Gabriel Saez)
- 2008 - Grasshopper (4) (Robby Albarado) (Magna Graduate came in third.)
- 2007 - Master Command (5) (John Velazquez)
- 2006 - RACE NOT RUN
- 2005 - Wanderin' Boy (4) (Larry Melancon) (Pollard's Vision placed.)
- 2004 - Olmodavor (5) (Corey Lanerie)
- 2003 - Balto Star (5) (Eddie Martin Jr.) ([[Mineshaft (horse)|Mineshaft placed.)
- 2002 - Valhol (6) (Robby Albarado)
- 2001 - Include (Maryland's Champion Older Male Horse, 2001. Earner of 13 triple digit Beyer Speed Figures.)
- 2000 - Take Note of Me (record holder.)
- 1999 - Precocity
- 1998 - Moonlight Dancer
- 1997 - Byars
- 1996 - Buck's Nephew
- 1995 - Adhocracy
- 1994 - Cool Quaker
- 1993 - West by West (Grade I winner.)
- 1992 - Irish Swap
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