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Kentucky Oaks

Kentucky Oaks

On Friday, April 30, 2021, Shadwell Stable’s Malathaat won the 147th running of the $1.25 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1) at Churchill Downs. Whether you’re looking for 2021 Kentucky Oaks contenders, entries, odds, 2021 results and payouts, news, Kentucky Oaks prep race schedule, past performances, 2021 points standings and leaderboard, picks and tips, or handicapping advice, you will have the most updated information here.

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Malathaat (left) edges Search Results to win the Kentucky Oaks (Credit: Coady Photography)

Race Recap/Replay

Trained by Todd Pletcher and ridden by jockey John Velazquez, Malathaat overtook Search Results in mid-stretch to win by a neck in a final time of 1:48.99 for the 1 1/8-mile fast dirt route..

Malathaat’s win was her fifth from as many starts, including stakes scores in the Tempted and the Demoiselle (G2) at Aqueduct last year and the Ashland (G1) at Keeneland 4 weeks ago. Malathaat is a daughter of Curlin out of the A.P. Indy mare Dreaming of Julia (fourth as the 3/2 favorite in the 2013 Kentucky Oaks) who was purchased for $1.05 million as a yearling and who’s now earned $1,125,150.

Get results and payouts to the 2021 Kentucky Oaks below. Also, click the link to download our 19-page Inside Track to the Kentucky Derby wagering guide. These wagering guides are included at least once a month as part of our premium picks packages.

10MalathaatJohn VelazquezTodd Pletcher7.004.603.40
12Search ResultsIrad Ortiz, Jr.Chad Brown6.805.60
11Will's SecretJon CourtDallas Stewart9.60
$2.00 Exacta10-12$37.80$3,006,606
$0.50 Trifecta10-12-11$232.25$2,613,553
$1.00 Superfecta10-12-11-3$2,808.70$1,036,775
$1.00 Daily Double8-10$17.80$403,184
$0.50 Pick 37-8-10 (3 Correct)$159.90$465,579
$0.50 Pick 42-7-8-7/10 (4 Correct)$384.65$1,546,026
$0.50 Pick 52-2-7-8-7/10 (5 Correct)$3,310.45$1,492,693
$1.00 Super High Five10-12-11-3-6$6,902.00$79,806
$0.20 Pick 6 Jackpot6-2-2-7-8-7/10 (6 Correct)$2,273.30$866,981$99,382



The Kentucky Oaks 147 field is based on a tiered point system in select races throughout the country. See below for the entire schedule of Kentucky Oaks prep races.

2020-21 Kentucky Oaks Prep Season (15 races)

Sep 3, 2020PocahontasChurchill Downs1 1/16 Miles10-4-2-1Girl Daddy
Sep 26, 2020ChandelierSanta Anita1 1/16 Miles10-4-2-1Princess Noor
Oct 2, 2020AlcibiadesKeeneland1 1/16 Miles10-4-2-1Simply Ravishing
Oct 10, 2020FrizetteBelmont Park1 Mile10-4-2-1Dayoutoftheoffice
Nov 6, 2020BC Juvenile FilliesSanta Anita 1 1/16 Miles20-8-4-2Vequist
Nov 28, 2020Golden RodChurchill Downs1 1/16 Miles10-4-2-1Travel Column
Dec 5, 2020DemoiselleAqueduct1 1/8 Miles10-4-2-1Malathaat
Dec 5, 2020StarletLos Alamitos Race Course1 1/16 Miles10-4-2-1Varda
Jan 3, 2021Santa YnezSanta Anita Park7 Furlongs10-4-2-1Kalypso
Jan 16, 2021SilverbulletdayFair Grounds1 Mile 70 Yards10-4-2-1Charlie’s Penny
Jan 24, 2021BusandaAqueduct1 1/8 Miles10-4-2-1The Grass Is Blue
Jan 30, 2021Forward GalGulfstream Park7 Furlongs10-4-2-1Zaajel
Jan 30, 2021Martha WashingtonOaklawn Park1 Mile10-4-2-1Will’s Secret
Feb 6, 2021SuncoastTampa Bay Downs1 Mile 40 Yards10-4-2-1Curlin's Catch
Feb 6, 2021Las VirgenesSanta Anita Park1 Mile10-4-2-1Moonlight d'Oro
Feb 26, 2021Cincinnati TrophyTurfway Park6 1/2 Furlongs10-4-2-1Wait for Nairobi

2021 Kentucky Oaks Championship Series (15 races)

Feb 13, 2021Rachel AlexandraFair Grounds1 1/16 Miles50-20-10-5Clairiere
Feb 18, 2021UAE OaksMeydan Racecourse1 3/16 Miles50-20-10-5Mnasek
Feb 27, 2021Davona DaleGulfstream Park1 Mile50-20-10-5Wholebodemeister
Mar 6, 2021Busher InvitationalAqueduct1 Mile50-20-10-5Search Results
Mar 6, 2021HoneybeeOaklawn Park1 1/16 Miles50-20-10-5Will's Secret
Mar 7, 2021Santa YsabelSanta Anita1 1/16 Miles50-20-10-5Beautiful Gift
Mar 20, 2021Fair Grounds OaksFair Grounds1 1/16 Miles100-40-20-10Travel Column
Mar 27, 2021Bourbonette OaksTurfway Park1 Mile (S)20-8-4-2Adventuring
Mar 27, 2021Gulfstream Park OaksGulfstream Park1 1/16 Miles100-40-20-10Crazy Beautiful
Apr 2, 2021BeaumontKeeneland7 Furlongs10-4-2-1Twenty Carat
Apr 3, 2021Santa Anita OaksSanta Anita Park1 1/16 Miles100-40-20-10Soothsay
Apr 3, 2021GazelleAqueduct1 1/8 Miles100-40-20-10Search Results
Apr 3, 2021AshlandKeeneland1 1/16 Miles100-40-20-10Malathaat
Apr 3, 2021FantasyOaklawn Park1 1/16 Miles100-40-20-10Pauline's Pearl

Note: Scheduled dates subject to change.

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Leaderboard for qualifying points to the 2021 Kentucky Oaks. Points are earned by the top four finishers in designated qualifying Kentucky Oaks prep races listed above. The Kentucky Oaks field is reserved for the top 14 point earners.

Road to the Kentucky Oaks

1Search Results 150Chad BrownKlaravich Stables Inc.
2Travel Column132Brad CoxOXO Equine LLC
3Crazy Beautiful 128Kenny McPeekPhoenix Thoroughbred III
4Pauline's Pearl120Steve AsmussenStonestreet Stables LLC
5Malathaat110Todd Pletcher Shadwell Stable
-Soothsay100Richard MandellaClaiborne Farm, Perry R. Bass, Ramona S. Bass & Adele B. Dilschneider
6Clairiere 94Steve Asmussen Stonestreet Stables LLC
7Beautiful Gift90Bob BaffertBaoma Corporation
8Will's Secret80Dallas StewartWillis Horton Racing LLC
9Wholebodemeister52Juan Carlos AvilaSabana Farm (Migdaly Serra
-Mnasek50Doug WatsonAl Rashid Stables LLC
-Adventuring 50Brad CoxGodolphin LLC
10Millefeuille 44Bill MottJuddmonte Farms Inc.
11Moraz42Michael McCarthyDon Alberto Stable
12Ava's Grace40Robertino DiodoroCypress Creek Equine LLC
13Pass the Champaign 40George WeaverR. A. Hill Stable (Raymond A. Hill III), Black Type
Thoroughbreds (Jake Ballis), Rock Ridge Racing LLC (Codee
S. Guffey), BlackRidge Stables LLC (William Daugherty) & James Brown
-Maracuja40Rob AtrasBeach Haven Thoroughbreds LLC
14The Grass Is Blue30Chad BrownLouis Lazzinnaro LLC
15Kalypso 28Bob Baffert Rockingham Ranch & David A Bernsen LLC
16Coach26Brad CoxKueber Racing, LLC
17Souper Sensational25Mark CasseLive Oak Plantation (Charlotte C. Weber)
18Moon Swag22Brendan WalshBrad King, Jim Cone, Scott Bryant, Stan & Suzanne Kirby
19Miss Brazil20Tony DutrowTeam D & Madaket Stables LLC
20Army Wife20Mike MakerThree Diamonds Farm
21Javanica14Eoin HartyGodolphin LLC (Sheikh Mohammed al Maktoum)
22Simply Ravishing13Kenny McPeekHarold Lerner LLC, Magdalena Racing (Sherri McPeek) and Nehoc Stables
23Sun Path11Brad CoxJuddmonte Farms Inc. (Prince Khalid Abdullah)
24Con LIma 10Todd Pletcher Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners
25Oliviaofthedesert10Kenny McPeekSusan Moulton
26Curlin's Catch10Mark CasseBreeze Easy LLC
27Zaajel 10Todd PletcherShadwell Stable
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