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Unusual Heat Hall of Fame Horses (in order of induction):

  • Lennyfromalibu- First Unusual Heat Stakes winner and star horse, former world record holder at Santa Anita for 6 1/2
    furlongs down the hill (held the record for 7 years). A charismatic personality with a huge fan base.

  • Tucked Away- First Unusual Heat Graded Stakes Winner.  Won stakes on different surfaces and at different
    distances.

  • Thermal Ablasion- First Crop multiple Stakes Winner who primarily raced in the Eastern US.

  • Spenditallbaby- Multiple Stakes winner, graded placed.  Dynamic performer and personality best know for Del Mar
    paddock antics.

  • Unusual Suspect- Millionaire Grade 1 winner.  Won Stakes races at all major California tracks and in Australia. Won
    stakes races from 6 furlongs to 1 1/2 miles on 4 different surfaces. Known as the black horse and the son who most
    closely resembles Unusual Heat.

  • Lightmyfirebaby- Grade 3 and multiple Stakes Winning Filly known as "The Late Bloomer".

  • Golden Doc A- Unusual Heat's first Grade 1 winner.  Valkyr Trophy recipient. Multiple stakes winner. Ran 4th in the
    2008 Kentucky Oaks.

  • Lethal Heat- 2 time California Champion. Valkyr Trophy recipient. Grade 2 and multiple stakes winner. Breeders' Cup
    participant. Horse of the meet honors. Widely regarded as the 2nd best distaffer of her era in Southern California.

  • Bel Air Sizzle- Multiple stakes winner and Grade 1 placed known for her amazing late turn of foot.

  • Raise The Heat- A workman like Claiming level horse who ran for 10 years and earned over $300,000.

  • The Usual Q.T.- Widely regarded as the best turf miler in the Western United Stakes and one of the best nationally in
    his era. Earned over $1 million in his career. 3 time California Champion. 3rd in 2010 Breeders' Cup Mile. Multiple
    Grade 1 winner on the turf.

  • Pretty Unusual- Multiple Stakes and Grade 2 winner known for having Jack Klugman as part of her owner partnership.

  • Acclamation- 2011 Eclipse Award Older Male winner, 2 time California Horse of The Year. 6 time California
    Champion. 2011 Pacific Classic winner. 6 time Grade 1 winner. 9 time graded stakes winner.  Earner of over $1.9
    million.  The most accomplished son of Unusual Heat.

  • The Parties Over (As a broodmare)- First Unusual Heat mare to produce a black type earner. All her progeny were
    winners.

  • Burns- Charismatic winner of the 2011 Grade 2 La Jolla Handicap at Del Mar. 2011 California Champion 3 year old
    male. A huge fan following on the Southern California racing circuit.

  • Unusual Heatwave- A multiple stakes winner and 2012 California Champion 3 year old male.

  • Gervinho- Crowd pleasing multiple stakes winner including the 2013 Grade 2 Sir Beaufort Handicap.  Also was the
    very first winner of Santa Anita's Inaugural Zuma Beach Stakes and placed 5th in the 2012 Grade 1 Breeders' Cup
    Juvenile Turf.  2013 California Champion 3 Year Old Male and runner up as a 2 year old.

  • Lakerville- Graded stakes place turf sprinter and owner of the fastest 1/4 mile and 1/8 mile fractions at 5 furlongs on
    the grass in Del Mar. Winner of the 2014 Clockers Corner Stakes at Santa Anita.

  • Betty's Bambino- Active runner and multiple Graded stakes winner and King of The Hill at Santa Anita Park.  Betty
    has won 3 Santa Anita stakes on the hillside turf course in 3 different years and is a dominant force on the lawn.
HALL OF FAME