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2023 Kentucky Oaks

2023 Kentucky Oaks

On Friday, May 5, 2023, the 149th running of the $1.25 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1) will take place at Churchill Downs.

Whether you’re looking for 2023 Kentucky Oaks contenders, entries, odds, 2022 results and payouts, news, Kentucky Oaks prep race schedule, past performances, 2022 points standings and leaderboard, picks and tips, or handicapping advice, you will have the most updated information here.

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2022 / 2023 ROAD TO THE KENTUCKY OAKS PREP RACES

The Kentucky Oaks 149 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.

2022 / 2023 Kentucky Oaks Prep Season (17 races)

DATERACERACETRACKDISTANCEPOINTSWINNER
Sept. 17, 2022PocahontasChurchill Downs1 1/16 M10-4-3-2-1Fun and Fiesty
Oct. 2, 2022FrizetteAqueduct1 M10-4-3-2-1
Oct. 7, 2022AlcibiadesKeeneland1 1/16 M10-4-3-2-1
Oct. 8, 2022ChandelierSanta Anita1 1/16 M10-4-3-2-1
Nov. 4, 2022Breeders’ Cup Juv. FilliesKeeneland1 1/16 M30-12-9-6-3
Nov. 26, 2022Golden RodChurchill Downs1 1/16 M10-4-3-2-1
*Dec. 3, 2022DemoiselleAqueduct1 1/8 M10-4-3-2-1
*Dec. 3, 2022StarletLos Alamitos1 1/16 M10-4-3-2-1
*Dec. 26, 2022UntapableFair Grounds1 M 70 Y10-4-3-2-1
Jan. 1, 2023Santa YnezSanta Anita7 F10-4-3-2-1
*Jan. 21, 2023SilverbulletdayFair Grounds1 M 70 Y20-8-6-4-2
*Jan. 22, 2023BusandaAqueduct1 1/8 M20-8-6-4-2
Jan. 28, 2023Martha WashingtonOaklawn Park1 1/16 M20-8-6-4-2
Jan. 28, 2023Las VirgenesSanta Anita1 M20-8-6-4-2
*Feb. 4, 2023Forward GalGulfstream Park7 F20-8-6-4-2
*Feb. 11, 2023SuncoastTampa Bay Downs1 M 40 Y20-8-6-4-2
*Feb. 25, 2023Cincinnati TrophyTurfway Park1 M (AW)20-8-6-4-2

2023 Kentucky Oaks Championship Series (15 races)

DATERACERACETRACKDISTANCEPOINTSWINNER
*Feb. 17, 2023UAE OaksMeydan Racecourse1 3/16 M50-20-15-10-5
*Feb. 18, 2023Rachel AlexandraFair Grounds1 1/16 M50-20-15-10-5
Feb. 25, 2023HoneybeeOaklawn Park1 1/16 M50-20-15-10-5
Feb. 25, 2023Santa YsabelSanta Anita1 1/16 M50-20-15-10-5
*March 4, 2023Davona DaleGulfstream Park1 M50-20-15-10-5
*March 4, 2023Busher InvitationalAqueduct1 M50-20-15-10-5
*March 25, 2023Fair Grounds OaksFair Grounds1 1/16 M100-40-30-20-10
*March 25, 2023Bourbonette OaksTurfway Park1 1/16 M (AW)50-20-15-10-5
*March 26, 2023Sunland Park OaksSunland Park1 1/16 M50-20-15-10-5
*April 1, 2023Gulfstream Park OaksGulfstream Park1 1/16 M100-40-30-20-10
April 1, 2023FantasyOaklawn Park1 1/16 M100-40-30-20-10
April 1, 2023Santa Anita OaksSanta Anita1 1/16 M100-40-30-20-10
*April 7, 2023AshlandKeeneland1 1/16 M100-40-30-20-10
*April 8, 2023GazelleAqueduct1 1/8 M100-40-30-20-10
*April 9, 2023BeaumontKeeneland7 F10-4-3-2-1

* = Race dates and distances to be announced by host track; date based on recent historical placement. … Schedule subject to change. … (AW) = Synthetic.

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2023 KENTUCKY OAKS POINT STANDINGS

Leaderboard for qualifying points to the 2022 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

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2022 KENTUCKY OAKS RESULTS AND PAYOUTS

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Race Recap/Replay

On Friday, May 6, 2022, Secret Oath won the 148th running of the $1.25 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1) at Churchill Downs.

Trained by D. Wayne Lukas and ridden by Luis Saez, Briland Farm’s homebred Secret Oath completed the mile and an eighth Kentucky Oaks on a track listed as good in 1:49.44.

 The victory is the fifth in the race for Lukas and ties him with Woody Stephens for the most Oaks triumphs. Lukas’ other winners were Blush With Pride (1982), Lucky Lucky Lucky (1984), Open Mind (1989) and Seaside Attraction (1990). It is the first Oaks victory for Saez.

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