March 21, 2019

Upcoming Stakes for February 21 – 27

This weekend features a break from Kentucky Derby points contests, with only two graded events on tap Saturday. However, Sunland Park hosts the Mine That Bird Derby on Sunday, a race that is the traditional prep for the Sunland Derby (G3) on March 24.

Santa Anita Park and Gulfstream Park feature the graded races, with 10 entered in the Buena Vista Stakes (G2) in Southern California and nine lining up in the Hal’s Hope Stakes (G3) in Florida.

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Saturday, February 23
BUENA VISTA S. (G2), Santa Anita Park, $200,000, 4&up, f&m, 1mT.
HAL’S HOPE S. (G3), Gulfstream Park, $100,000, 4&up, 1m.
Franklin Square S. (r), Aqueduct, $100,000, 3yo, f, 6f.
Downthedustyroad Breeders’ (r), Oaklawn Park, $100,000, 3&up, f&m, 6f.
Melody of Colors S., Gulfstream Park, $75,000, 3yo, f, 5fT.
Texas Glitter S., Gulfstream park, $75,000, 3yo, 5fT.
Jim’s Orbit S. (r), Sam Houston, $65,000, 3yo, c&g, 6f.
Two Altazano S. (r), Sam Houston, $65,000, 3yo, f, 6f.
Sunday, February 24
Spring Fever S. (r), Santa Anita Park, $100,000, 4&up, f&m, 6f.
Mine That Bird Derby, Sunland Park, $100,000, 3yo, 1 1/16m.
Curribot H., Sunland Park, $75,000, 3&up, 1 1/16m.
Island Fashion S., Sunland Park, $75,000, 3yo, f, 1m.