June 19, 2024

Upcoming Stakes for April 4 – 10

Three major Kentucky Derby (G1) preps and a trio of prime Kentucky Oaks (G1) preps all take place April 6 from coast to coast.

Santa Anita Park hosts the Santa Anita Derby (G1) and Santa Anita Oaks (G1), Keeneland‘s opening weekend features the Blue Grass Stakes (G2) and Ashland Stakes (G1), and Aqueduct has carded the Wood Memorial Stakes (G2) and Gazelle Stakes (G2).

A slew of other graded contests are also scheduled for April 6 at this venues, including the Carter Handicap (G1) at Aqueduct, Santa Anita Handicap (G1) at Santa Anita and Madison Stakes (G1) at Keeneland

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Thursday, April 4
Palisades Turf Sprint, Keeneland, $100,000, 3yo, 5 1/2fT.
Friday, April 5
DISTAFF H. (G3), Aqueduct, $150,000, 4&up, f&m, 7f.
TRANSYLVANIA S. (G3), Keeneland, $150,000, 3yo, 1 1/16mT.
Saturday, April 6
SANTA ANITA DERBY (G1), Santa Anita Park, $1,000,000, 3yo, 1 1/8m.
SANTA ANITA H. (G1), Santa Anita Park, $600,000, 4&up, 1 1/4m.
ASHLAND S. (G1), Keeneland, $500,000, 3yo, f, 1 1/16m.
CARTER H. (G1), Aqueduct, $400,000, 4&up, 7f.
SANTA ANITA OAKS (G1), Santa Anita Park, $400,000, 3yo, f, 1 1/16m.
MADISON S. (G1), Keeneland, $300,000, 4&up, f&m, 7f.
BLUE GRASS S. (G2), Keeneland, $1,000,000, 3yo, 1 1/8m.
WOOD MEMORIAL S. (G2), Aqueduct, $750,000, 3yo, 1 1/8m.
GAZELLE S. (G2), Aqueduct, $300,000, 3yo, f, 1 1/8m.
BAY SHORE S. (G3), Aqueduct, $250,000, 3yo, 7f.
COMMONWEALTH S. (G3), Keeneland, $250,000, 4&up, 7f.
SHAKERTOWN S. (G2), Keeneland, $200,000, 3&up, 5 1/2fT.
ROYAL HEROINE S. (G2), Santa Anita Park, $200,000, 4&up, f&m, 1mT.
EXCELSIOR S. (G3), Aqueduct, $150,000, 4&up, 1 1/8m.
PROVIDENCIA S. (G3), Santa Anita Park, $150,000, 3yo, f, 1 1/8mT.
Echo Eddie S. (r), Santa Anita Park, $200,000, 3yo, 6 1/2f.
Evening Jewel S. (r), Santa Anita Park, $200,000, 3yo, f, 6 1/2f.
Carousel H., Oaklawn Park, $150,000, 4&up, f&m, 6f.
Sunday, April 7
APPALACHIAN S. (G2), Keeneland, $200,000, 3yo, f, 1mT.
BEAUMONT S. (G3), Keeneland, $150,000, 3yo, f, abt 7f.
LAS FLORES S. (G3), Santa Anita Park, $100,000, 4&up, f&m, 6f.
Danger’s Hour S., Aqueduct, $100,000, 4&up, 1mT.
Peppers Pride S. (r), Sunland Park, $85,000, 3&up, f&m, 1m.