The $750,000 CashCall Futurity (G1), an annual stop for future Triple Crown
contenders, will once again be the richest event on the stakes calendar for the
2011 Autumn Meet at Hollywood Park.
Formerly the Hollywood Futurity, the race is in its fifth year of sponsorship
by the consumer loans company founded by noted horse owner-breeder J. Paul
Reddam. It has produced six Kentucky Derby (G1) winners and 15 Triple Crown race
winners since its inaugural running in 1981.
The CashCall Futurity will be run for the 31st time on December 17, the
penultimate day of the meet.
Seventeen stakes races with purses of more than $3 million are scheduled for
the 26-day season, which commences November 10 and continues through December
The Turf Festival will once again share the spotlight with the Futurity and
$250,000 Hollywood Starlet S. (G1). The Turf Festival, which will be staged for
the 18th time in 19 years over Thanksgiving weekend, consists of five graded
The Festival continues to feature three Grade 1 events — the $250,000
Matriarch S. on November 25, the $250,000 Citation H. on November 26, and the
$250,000 Hollywood Derby on November 27.
The co-feature with the Matriarch on the first day of the Festival is the
$100,000 Miesque S. (G3) for two-year-old fillies at one mile. The Generous S.
(G3), for two-year-olds at one mile, shares the spotlight with the Hollywood
The sixth Grade 1 event of the meet is the $250,000 Hollywood Turf Cup on
The Autumn Meet stakes schedule, which includes 12 graded races, begins with
the $100,000 Real Quiet S. for two-year-olds on November 12.