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Kentucky Derby Day

  • Photo: Dan Dry

  • Photo: Dan Dry

Click here for more information on the Kentucky Derby, America's Race™.

 

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  • $125,000 Twin Spires Turf Sprint (GIII) presented by GE Appliances

    The $125,000 Twin Spires Turf Sprint (GIII) presented by GE Appliances will feature niche turf sprinters against each other going five furlongs on the turf.

    Last year's edition of the race, Vinery Stables’ Regally Ready was victorious. In 2010, Silver Timber lowered the course record for 5 furlongs on the grass by completing the distance in 55.45 seconds.

    • Vinery Stables’ Regally Ready wins The Twin Spires Turf Sprint (GIII).

    • Vinery Stables’ Regally Ready wins The Twin Spires Turf Sprint (GIII).

    • Vinery Stables’ Regally Ready wins The Twin Spires Turf Sprint (GIII).

  • $400,000 Churchill Downs (GII) presented by Navistar

    The $400,000 Churchill Downs (GII) presented by Navistar  features older sprinters going seven furlongs over the main track.

    Aikenite prevailed in last year's Churchill Downs (GII) over Apriority.

    The race has been won by champions including Speightstown, Aldebaron and Distorted Humor.

    • Aikenite edges Apriority at the line in The Churchill Downs Stakes (GII).

    • Aikenite edges Apriority at the line in The Churchill Downs Stakes (GII).

    • Aikenite edges Apriority at the line in The Churchill Downs Stakes (GII).

  • $200,000 Churchill Distaff Turf Mile (GII) presented by American Commercial Lines

    The $200,000 Churchill Distaff Turf Mile (GII) presented by American Commercial Lines features older fillies & mares running one-mile over the Matt Winn Turf Course.

    Last year's race was won by the Bill Mott trained filly Aviate (GB).

    • Photo: Reed Palmer

    • Photo: Reed Palmer

    • Photo: Reed Palmer

  • $300,000 Humana Distaff (GI)

    The $300,000 Humana Distaff (GI) is one of the most prestigious races of the year for older female sprinters on the main track.

    Last year's winner was Sassy's Image who later went on to win the Grade III Winning Colors (GIII) at Churchill Downs on Memorial Day.

    • Sassy Image decisively wins The Humana Distaff (GI).

    • Sassy Image decisively wins The Humana Distaff (GI).

    • Sassy Image decisively wins The Humana Distaff (GI).

  • $500,000 Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (GI)

    The $500,000 Woodford Reserve Turf Classic, a Grade 1 race since 1998, precedes the Kentucky Derby and is one of the largest turf stakes races in North America each year.

    Last year's winner was Get Stormy who led the entire race to win the Grade I Woodford Reserve Turf Classic.

    • Get Stormy led the whole way to win the Grade I Woodford Reserve Turf Classic.

    • Get Stormy led the whole way to win the Grade I Woodford Reserve Turf Classic.

    • Get Stormy led the whole way to win the Grade I Woodford Reserve Turf Classic.

  • $2,000,000 Kentucky Derby (GI) presented by Yum! Brands

    The greatest two minutes in sports featuring a field of 20 three-year-old colts that will race a mile and a quarter for a chance to make history.

    • © Dan Dry

    • © Dan Dry