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Road To The 2020 Kentucky Derby/Kentucky Oaks Races – FINAL

 

Tiz The Law. Photo: NYRA

Kentucky Derby 2020 Prep Races & Results: The 146th running of the $3 million  Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (GI) will be run Saturday, September 5, 2020, and again this year the field of 20 who will line up and race the 1 1/4 miles at Churchill Downs will be decided by a points system assigned to various races throughout the winter of 2019 and spring of 2020.

Following are the prep races for the Kentucky Derby, updated weekly. Click on each horse’s name for latest Equibase.com stats on each.

*Note there are no additional prep races listed, but will be added as announced by Churchill Downs.

Kentucky Derby 2020 Prep Race Schedule & Results

Sept. 14 – Iroquois S.  – 1 1/1/16 miles — Churchill Downs – 10-4-2-1 Dennis’ Moment
Sept. 27 – American Pharoah Stakes – 1-1/16 miles Santa Anita – 10-4-2-1 Eight Rings
*Sept. 28 – Juddmonte Royal Lodge Stakes – one mile – Newmarket – 10-4-2-1 Royal Dornoch
*Sept. 29 – Beresoford Stakes – one mile – The Curragh – 10-4-2-1 Innisfree
Oct. 5 –  Champagne S. – one mile – Belmont Park – 10-4-2-1 Tiz The Law
Oct.  5  – Breeders’ Futurity – 1 1/16 miles – Keeneland – 10-4-2-1 Maxfield
*Oct. 6 – Prix de Jean Luc Lagardere – one mile – Longchamp – 10-4-2-1 Victor Ludorum
*Oct. 26 – Vertem Futurity Trophy – one mile – Docaster – 10-4-2-1 Kameko
Nov. 1 – Breeders’ Cup Juvenile – 1 1/16 miles – Santa Anita – 20-8-4-2 Storm The Court
Nov. 26 – Kentucky Jockey Club – 1 1/16 miles – Churchill Downs – 10-4-2-1 Silver Prospector
*Nov. 26 – Cattleya Sho – one mile – Tokyo Racecouse – 10-4-2-1 Dieu du Vin 
Dec. 7 – Remsen Stakes – 1 1/8 miles – Aqueduct – 10-4-2-1 Shotski
Dec. 7 –  Los Alamitos Futurity – 1-1/16 miles – Los Alamitos 10-4-2-1 Thousand Words
Dec. 15 – Springboard Mile – one mile – Remington Park – 10-4-2-1 Shoplifted
Dec. 18 – Zen-Nippon Nisai Yushun – one mile – Kawasaki Racecourse – 20-8-4-2 Vacation
Jan. 1 – Jerome Stakes – 1 mile 70 yards – Aqueduct 10-4-2-1 Independence Hall
Jan. 4 – Sham Stakes – one mile – Santa Anita – 10-4-2-1 Authentic
Jan. 17 – Lecomte Stakes – 1 mile 70 yards – Fair Grounds – 10-4-2-1 Enforceable
Jan. 24 – Smarty Jones Stakes – one mile – Oaklawn Park – 10-4-2-1 Gold Street
Feb. 1 – Robert B. Lewis Stakes – 1 1/16 miles – Santa Anita – 10-4-2-1 Thousand Words
Feb. 1 – Withers Stakes – 1 1/16 miles – Aqueduct 10-4-2-1 Max Player
Feb. 1 – Holy Bull Stakes – 1 1/16 miles – Gulfstream Park – 10-4-2-1 Tiz The Law
Feb. 8 – Sam F. Davis Stakes – 1 1/16 miles – Tampa Bay Downs – 10-4-2-1 Sole Volante
Feb. 15 – El Camino Real Derby – 1 1/8 miles – Golden Gate Fields – 10-4-2-1 Azul Coast
Feb. 15 – Risen Star Stakes (1st Division) – 1 1/16 miles – Fair Grounds – 50-20-10-5 Mr. Monomoy
Feb 15 0 Risen Star Stakes (2nd Division) – 1 1/16 miles – Fair Grounds – 50-20-10-5 Modernist 
Feb. 16 – Hyacinth Stakes – one mile – Tokyo Racecourse – 30-12-6-3 Cafe Pharoah
Feb. 17 – Southwest Stakes – 1 1/16 miles – Oaklawn Park – 10-4-2-1 Silver Prospector
*Feb. 29 – Patton Stakes – one mile – Dundalk – 20-8-4-2 Crossfirehurricane
Feb. 29 – Fountain of Youth Stakes – 1 1/16 miles – Gulfstream Park – 50-20-10-5 Ete Indien
*Mar. 4 – Road to the Derby Condition – Kempton Park – 20-8-4-2 Chares
Mar. 7 – Gotham Stakes – 1 1/16 miles – Aqueduct – 50-20-10-5 Mischevious Alex
Mar. 7 – Tampa Bay Derby – 1 1/16 miles – Tampa Bay Downs – 50-20-10-5 King Guillermo
Mar. 7 – San Felipe Stakes – 1 1/16 miles – Santa Anita – 50-20-10-5 Authentic
Mar. 17- Rebel Stakes – 1 1/16 miles – Oaklawn Park – 50-20-10-5 Nadal
Mar. 17 – Jeff Ruby Steaks – 1 1/16 miles – Turfway Park – 20-8-4-2 Field Pass
Mar. 21 – Louisiana Derby – 1 1/8 miles Fair Grounds – 100-40-20-10 Wells Bayou
Mar. 22 – Sunland Derby – 1 1/8 miles – Sunland Park – 50-20-10-5 Canceled
Mar. 28 – UAE Derby – 1 3/16 miles – Meydan – 100-40-20-10 Canceled
Mar 28 – Florida Derby – 1 1/8 miles – Gulfstream Park – 100-40-20-10 Tiz The Law
*Mar. 29 – Fukuryu Stakes – 1 1/8 miles – Nakayama Racecourse – 40-16-8-4 Herrschaft
*Apr. 4 – Cardinal Condition Stakes – one mile – Chelmsford – 30-12-6-3 Canceled
Apr. 4 – Wood Memorial – 1 1/8 miles – Aqueduct – 100-40-20-10 Canceled
Apr. 15 – Lexington S. – 1 1/16 miles – Keeneland – 10-4-2-1 Canceled
May 2 – Arkansas Derby – 1 1/8 miles – Oaklawn Park – 100-40-20-10 Charlatan (division one)
May 2 – Arkansas Derby – 1 1/8 miles – Oaklawn Park – 100-40-20-10 Nadal (division two)
May 23 – Matt Winn Stakes – 1 1/16 miles – Churchill Downs — 50-20-10-5 Maxfield
June 6 – Santa Anita Derby – 1 1/8 miles – Santa Anita – 100-40-20-10 Honor A.P.
June 20 – Belmont Stakes – 1 1/8 miles – Belmont Park – 150-60-30-15  Tiz The Law
June 27 – Ohio Derby – 1 1/8 miles – Thistledown – 20-8-4-2 Dean Martini
July 4 – Los Alamitos Derby – 1 1/8 miles – Los Alamitos – 20-8-4-2 Uncle Chuck
July 8 – Indiana Derby – 1 1/8 miles – Indiana Grand – 20-8-4-2 Shared Sense
July 11 – Blue Grass S. – 1 1/8 miles – Keeneland – 100-40-20-10 Art Collector
July 16 – Peter Pan Stakes – 1 1/8 miles – Belmont Park – 50-20-10-5 Max Player
July 18 – Haskell Invitational – 1 1/8 miles – Monmouth Park – 100-40-20-10 Authentic
Aug. 1 – Shared Belief Stakes – 1 1/16 miles – Del Mar – 50-20-10-5 Thousand Words
Aug. 8 – Travers Stakes – 1 1/4 miles – Saratoga – 100-40-20-10 Tiz The Law
Aug. 9 – Ellis Park Derby – 1 1/8 miles – Ellis Park – 50-20-10-5 Art Collector
Aug. 16 – Pegasus Stakes – 1 1/16 miles – Monmouth Park – 20-8-4-2 Pneumatic

 

*represents Europe Road to the Derby and Japan Road to the Derby, the leading point-getter guaranteed a spot in the Kentucky Derby starting gate

Kentucky Oaks 2020 Prep Race Schedule & Results

The $1.25 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (GI) for 3-year-old fillies on Friday, May 1, also sets preference in the starting gate based on a  points system.

Following are the prep races for the Kentucky Oaks, updated weekly:

British Idiom winning the 2019 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies at Santa Anita, 11/1/19. Photo: Jordan Thomson

Sep. 14 – Pocahontas Stakes – 1 1/16 miles – Churchill Downs 10-4-2-1 Lazy Daisy
Sep. 27 – Chandelier Stakes – 1 1/16 miles – Santa Anita – 10-4-2-1 Bast
Oct. 4 – Alcibiades Stakes – 1 1/16 miles – Keeneland = 10-4-2-1 British Idiom
Oct. 6 – Frizette Stakes – one mile – Belmont Park – 10-4-2-1 Wicked Whisper
Nov 1 – Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies – 1 1/16 miles – Santa Anita 20-8-4-2  British Idiom
Nov. 30 – Golden Rod Stakes – 1 1/16 miles – Churchill Downs – 10-4-2-1 Finite
Dec. 7 – Demoiselle Stakes – 1 1/8 miles – Aqueduct – 10-4-2-1 Lake Avenue
Dec. 7 – Starlet Stakes – 1 1/16 miles – Los Alamitos – 10-4-2-1 Bast
Jan. 5 – Santa Ynez Stakes – 6 ½ furlongs – Santa Anita – 10-4-2-1 Bast
Jan. 18 – Silverbulletday Stakes – 1 mile & 70 Yards – Fair Grounds – 10-4-2-1 Finite
Feb. 1 – Forward Gal Stakes – 7 Furlongs – Gulfstream Park – 10-4-2-1 Tonalist’s Shape
Feb. 1 – Martha Washington – one mile – Oaklawn Park 10-4-2-1 Taraz
Feb. 2 – Busanda Stakes – 1 1/8 miles – Aqueduct 10-4-2-1 Harvey’s Lil Goil
Feb 8 – Suncoast Stakes – one mile & 40 yards 10-4-2-1 Lucrezia 
Feb 8 – Las Virgenes Stakes – one mile – Santa Anita – 10-4-2-1 Venetian Harbor
Feb. 15 – Rachel Alexandra Stakes – 1 1/16 miles – Fair Grounds – 50-20-10-5 Finite
Feb. 20 – UAE Oaks – 1 3/16 miles – Meydan – 50-20-10-5 Down On Da Bayou
Feb. 29 – Davona Dale Stakes – 1 1/16 miles – Gulfstream Park – 50-20-10-5 Tonalist’s Shape
Mar. 7 – Busher Invitational – 1 1/16 miles – Aqueduct – 50-20-10-5 Water White
Mar. 7 – Honeybee Stakes – 1 1/16 miles – Oaklawn Park – 50-20-10-5 Shedaresthedevil
Mar. 8 – Santa Ysabel Stakes – 1 1/16 miles – Santa Anita Park – 50-20-10-5 Donna Veloce
Mar. 14 – Bourbonette Oaks – one mile – Turfway Park – 50-20-10-5 Queen of God
Mar. 21 – Fair Grounds Oaks – 1 1/16 miles – Fair Grounds – 100-40-20-10 Bonny South
Mar. 22 – Sunland Park Oaks – 1 1/16 miles – Sunland Park – 50-20-10-5 Canceled
Mar. 28. – Gulfstream Park Oaks – 1 1/8 miles – Gulfstream Park – 100-40-20-10 Swiss Skydiver
May 1 – Fantasy Stakes – 1 1/16 miles – Oaklawn Park – 100-40-20-10 Swiss Skydiver
June 6 – Santa Anita Oaks – 1 1/16 miles – Santa Anita Park – 100-40-20-10 Swiss Skydiver
June 6 – Dogwood Stakes – 1 1/16 miles – Churchill Downs – 20-8-4-2 Four Graces
June 20 – Acorn Stakes – one mile – Belmont Park – 50-20-10-5 Gamine
July 4 – Delaware Oaks – 1 1/16 miles – Delaware Park – 50-20-10-5 Project Whiskey 
July 8 – Indiana Oaks – 1 1/6 miles – Indiana Grand – 20-8-4-2 Shedaresthedevil
July 11 – Beaumont Stakes – 7 furlongs – Keeneland – 20-8-4-2 Four Graces
July 11 – Ashland Stakes – 1 1/16 miles – Keeneland – 100-40-20-10 Speech
July 18 – Coaching Club American Oaks – 1 1/8 miles – 100-40-20-10 Paris Lights
Aug. 1 – Monmouth Oaks – 1 1/16 miles – Monmouth Park – 50-20-10-5 Hopeful Growth
Aug. 9 – Audubon Oaks – 7 furlongs – Ellis Park -10-4-2-1 Mundaye Call
Aug. 15 – Alabama Stakes – 1 1/4 miles – Saratoga – 100-40-20-10Swiss Skydiver

For additional information, visit the official Kentucky Derby website.

 

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