Upcoming Races You Won’t Want To Miss

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Join us at Winners for some of the best racing of 2018!  We will be showcasing some featured races below that you won’t want to miss!


Saturday, April 21

  • Aqueduct: New York Stallion Stakes (Park Avenue Div.), $100,000, 3yo f, 6 1-2 f
  • Charles Town : Charles Town Classic (gr. II), $1,200,000,  4&up, 1 1-8 m
  • Keeneland: Elkhorn Stakes (gr. II), $250,000, 4&up, 1 1-2  m turf
  • Laurel Park: Federico Tesio Stakes, $125,000, 3yo, 1 1-8 m
  • Santa Anita: Kona Gold Stakes (gr. II), $200,000, 3&up, 6 ½  f

Sunday, April 22

  • Santa Anita: San Juan Capistrano Stakes (gr. III), $100,000, 4&up, abt 1 3-4 m  turf

Friday, April 27

  • Belmont Park: Affirmed Success Stakes, $100,000, 4&up, 6f
  • Keeneland: Bewitch Stakes (gr. III), $150,000, 4&up f/m, 1 1-2 m

Saturday, April 28

  • Churchill Downs: William Walker Stakes, $100,000, 3yo, 6f
  • Aqueduct: Elusive Quality Stakes, $125,000, 4up, 7f turf
  • Santa Anita: Californian Stakes (gr. II), $200,000, 3&up, 1 1- 8 m
  • Freehold: $40,000 Dexter Cup Trot 3 yo colts

Friday, May 4

  • Churchill Downs: Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), $1,000,000, 3yo f, 1  1-8 m
  • Churchill Downs: Alysheba Stakes (gr. II), $400,000, 4&up, 1  1-16m
  • Churchill Downs: La Troienne Stakes (gr. I), $300,000, 4&up f/m, 1  1-16 m

Saturday, May 5

  • Churchill Downs: Kentucky Derby (gr. I), $2,000,000, 3yo, 1 1-4 m
  • Churchill Downs: Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (gr. I), $500,000, 4&up,  1 1-8 m turf
  • Churchill Downs: Churchill Downs Stakes(gr. II), $500,000, 4&up, 7f.
  • Churchill Downs: Humana Distaff (gr. I), $300,000, 4&up f/m,
  • Churchill Downs: Pat Day Mile , $300,000, 3 yo  1 mile
  • Belmont Park: Fort Marcy Stakes (gr. III), $150,000, 4&up, 9f.
  • Belmont Park: Sheepshead Bay Stakes (gr. II), $200,000, 4&up f/m, 1 3-8 m turf.
  • Belmont Park: Westchester Stakes (gr. III), $200,000, 4&up, 1m.

Sunday, May 6

  • Belmont Park: Ruffian Handicap (gr. II), $250,000, 4&up f/m, 1mile
  • Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie: Steve Sexton Mile (gr. III), $200,000   3+up,

Track Openings / Special Notices:

April 19 – Lone Star (Texas T-breds) opening night, post 3:35 – Sat. Sun. 7:35 – Thu, Fri.

April 20 – Delta Downs (La. Q-Horses) opening night, post time 7:15 (Wed.- Sat)

April 21 – Woodbine ( T-breds) opening day, post 1:00

April 21 – Finger Lakes (Ny.  T-breds) opening day – Post 1:10

April 21 – Charles Town – $ 1.2 Million Charles Town Classic Day – afternoon racing – Post 12:30

April 21 – Hastings (Canadian t-breds) opening day – Post 4:50

April 22 – Emerald  Downs – (Washington T-Breds) opening day

April 22 – Aqueduct – closing day

April 25 – Mahoning – closing day

April 26 – Prairie Meadows (Iowa T-breds) opening day, post 2:00 Sat. Sun.;  7:00 – Thu,Fri

April 27 – Belmont (Ny.  T-breds) opening day – Post – 1:20 (Wed.- Sun.)

April 27 – Belterra (Ohio  T-breds) opening day – Post – 1:20

April 27 – Keeneland –  closing day

April 27 – The Meadows – evening racing (Post 5:30)

April 28 – Hawthorne – closing day

April 28 – Churchill Downs (Ky.  T-breds) opening night – Eve. racing  Post – 6:00

April 28 – Dania Jai Alai will close following tonights program and reopen May 4

April 30 – Thistledown ( Ohio-thoroughbreds) opening day – Post  1:40  (Mon, Tue. Wed. Sat.)

April 30 – Miami Jai Alai – closing day (reopens in Dec.)

May 1 – Mountaineer (W.Va. t-breds) opening night, post 7:00 (Sun.-Wed)

May 4 – Arlington Park (Ill. T-bred) opening day–Post 2:15- Sat.-Sun.; 4:15 – Fri.

May 4 – Kentucky Oaks Day Churchill Downs post time 10:30 am. Kentucky Oaks race 11 post time 5:49

May 4 – Kentucky Derby,Derby Double, and Oaks-Derby Pick 3 – advanced wagering available

May 4 – Canterbury (Minn. t-breds) opening night-post 7:30 , post 1:45 Sat, Sun 7:30 (Friday) in May.

May 4 – Hawthorne (Ill. Harness) opening night– Post 8:10 Thur.-Sun

May 5 – Kentucky Derby Day Churchill Downs post time 10:30 am.  Kentucky Derby race 12 – post time 6:50

May 5 – Monmouth (New Jersey T-breds) opening day, post time 12:50

May 5 – Louisiana Downs (T-breds) opening day post 4:15 (Mon. Tue. Wed. Sat)

May 5 – Bangor (Maine Har.) opening day, post 2:30 – Tue., Fri. – 5:00

May 5 – Cal. Expo, Mardi-Gras closing night