Thursday, April 27

BELMONT PARK OPENS FRIDAY -- FIRST POST 12:30PM

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CHURCHILL DOWNS OPENS SATURDAY -- FIRST POST 5:00PM

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KENTUCKY DERBY WEEKEND AT VALLEY RACE PARK

The opening of Churchill Downs and Belmont Park means it is Triple Crown Season. And the first Triple Crown Event is the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 6th. Here is the basic information on Valley Race Park operations for Kentucky Derby Weekend:

Gates open early at 9:00AM both Friday May 5th and Saturday May 6th.

Advance wagering all day Friday on the entire Churchill Downs card for Saturday.

First Post both days from Churchill is 9:30AM.

On Friday, the Kentucky Oaks is Race 11 at 4:25PM. 

On Saturday, the Kentucky Derby is Race 12 at 5:46PM.  

BEST QUARTER HORSE RACING OF THE MEET THIS WEEKEND AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK.

Post times are 7:00PM on Friday, 6:00PM on Saturday and Noon on Monday.

FRIDAY

John Deere Texas Juvenile Challenge Trials (Races 4-10).

$1,809 Carryover on 50 Cent Pick 5 (Races 5-10).

SATURDAY

Adequan Texas Derby Challenge Trials (Races 5-7)

$48,360 Sam Houston Juvenile Stakes (Race 8)

$197,700 Sam Houston Derby (G3) (Race 9)

$483,600 Sam Houston Futurity (G2) (Race 10)

GREYHOUND RACING

Palm Beach, Derby Lane, Tri State, Jackonville, Wheeling, Birmingham, Sanford Orlando, Southland, Naples, Mardi Gras, and Sarasota. We have them all. And for all the latest  in the world of Greyhound Racing  including free tip sheets, check out Greyhound News.

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THIS WEEKEND’S SIMULCAST STAKES RACES

FRIDAY, APRIL 28

SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK

John Deere Texas Juvenile Trials

BELMONT PARK (Opening Day – First Post 12:30PM)

$100,000 Affirmed Success Stakes

KEENELAND

$150,000 Bewtich Stakes (G3)

SANTA ANITA

$300,000 Guaranteed Late 50 Cent Pick 4

SATURDAY, APRIL 29

SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK

$483,600 Sam Houston Futurity

$197,700 Sam Houston Derby

$48,360 Sam Houston Juvenile Stakes

BELMONT PARK

$150,000 Elusive Quality Stakes

CHURCHILL DOWNS (Opening Night – First Post 5:00PM)

$100,000 William Walker Stakes

GOLDEN GATE FIELDS

$100,000 San Francisco Mile (G3)

GULFSTREAM PARK

$100,000 Miami Mile Stakes (G3)

$100,000 Powder Break Stakes

SANTA ANITA

$500,000 Guaranteed Late 50 Cent Pick 4

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 30

BELMONT PARK

$150,000 License Fee Stakes

GOLDEN GATE

$100,000 Campanile Stakes

$100,000 Silky Sullivan Stakes

SANTA ANITA

$500,000 Guaranteed Late 50 Cent Pick 4