Stakes Races

It’s always good to stay on top of what major horse racing stakes races are approaching. The 2018 racing calendar is full of major stakes races including the Whitney Stakes, Travers, Pacific Classic, Breeders’ Cup and more. Below are the upcoming stakes races for 2018.

2018 STAKES SCHEDULE

RACETRACKDATEPURSEAGE/SEXDISTANCESURFACE
November 12, 2018
Desi Arnaz SDmrNov 12$100k g2yo f7fDirt
McFadden Memorial StarterPMNov 12$7,000 a3&up8fDirt
November 15, 2018
Tom Benson SFGNov 15$50k g3&up f/m Sabt 8fTurf
November 16, 2018
Louisiana JewelDeDNov 16$100k g2yo f S8fDirt
Treasure ChestDeDNov 16$75k g3&up f/m8fDirt
Mr. Sulu SFGNov 16$50k g3&up Sabt 8fTurf
Silver Goblin SRPNov 16$65k g3&up S6.5fDirt
November 17, 2018
Red Smith (GIIIT)AquNov 17$200k g3&up11fTurf
River City H (GIIIT)CDNov 17$100k g3&up9fTurf
My Sister Pearl SCTNov 17$50k g3&up f/m S9fDirt
Delta Mile SDeDNov 17$75k g3&up8fDirt
Louisiana LegacyDeDNov 17$100k g2yo c/g S8fDirt
Bob Hope S (GIII)DmrNov 17$100k g2yo7fDirt
Heitai SFGNov 17$50k g3&up S6fDirt
OaklandGGNov 17$50k a3&up6fAW
Tokyo Sports Hai Nisai S (JPN-IIIT)JRANov 17$588k a2yo9fTurf
Glacial Princess SMVRNov 17$75k g2yo f S6fDirt
Ruff/Kirchberg Memorial HMVRNov 17$75k g3&up S9fDirt
South Ocean SWONov 17$100k g2yo f S8.5fAW
November 18, 2018
New York Stallion Series (Thunder Rumble Div.)AquNov 18$125k g3&up R7fDirt
Cary Grant SDmrNov 18$100k g3&up S7fDirt
Happy Ticket SFGNov 18$50k g3&up f/m S6fDirt
Mile Championship (JPN-IT)JRANov 18$1,971k a3&up8fTurf
Coronation FuturityWONov 18$225k g2yo R9fAW
November 19, 2018
Hollywood Gaming Mahoning DistaffMVRNov 19$75k g3&up f/m6fDirt
Steel Valley SprintMVRNov 19$250k g3yo6fDirt
Mary Goldblatt Starter HPMNov 19$7,000 a3&up f/m6fDirt
November 20, 2018
OBS Filly/Mare Sprint SOTCNov 20$125k g3&up f/m R6fDirt
OBS Sprint SOTCNov 20$125k g3&up R6fDirt
November 21, 2018
Blue Mountain Juvenile Fillies SPenNov 21$100k g2yo f S6fDirt
Fabulous Strike SPenNov 21$200k g3&up6fDirt
Swatara SPenNov 21$100k g3&up8.5fDirt
Zia Park ChampionshipZiaNov 21$150k g3&up9fDirt
Zia Park DerbyZiaNov 21$250k g3yo8.5fDirt
Zia Park Distaff SZiaNov 21$100k g3&up f/m6fDirt
Zia Park JuvenileZiaNov 21$50k g2yo6fDirt
Zia Park OaksZiaNov 21$250k g3yo f8.5fDirt
Zia Park PrincessZiaNov 21$50k g2yo f6fDirt
Zia Park SprintZiaNov 21$100k g3&up6fDirt
November 22, 2018
Central Park SAquNov 22$100k g2yo8.5fTurf
Fall Highweight H (GIII)AquNov 22$200k g3&up6fDirt
Winter Memories SAquNov 22$150k g3yo f8.5fTurf
Cardinal H (GIIIT)CDNov 22$100k g3&up f/m9fTurf
Falls City H (GII)CDNov 22$200k g3&up f/m9fDirt
Red Carpet S (GIIIT)DmrNov 22$100k g3&up f/m11fTurf
Thanksgiving HFGNov 22$75k g3&up6fDirt
November 23, 2018
Comely S (GIII)AquNov 23$200k g3yo f9fDirt
Forever Together SAquNov 23$150k g3&up f/m8.5fTurf
Gio Ponti SAquNov 23$150k g3yo8.5fTurf
Key Cents SAquNov 23$100k g2yo f S6fDirt
Clark H (GI)CDNov 23$500k g3&up9fDirt
Mrs. Revere S (GIIT)CDNov 23$200k g3yo f8.5fTurf
Hollywood Turf Cup (GIIT)DmrNov 23$200k g3&up12fTurf
Golden Gate DebutanteGGNov 23$50k a2yo f6fAW
City of Phoenix STuPNov 23$30k g3&up f/m6fDirt
November 24, 2018
Aqueduct Turf Sprint ChampionshipAquNov 24$125k g3&up6fTurf
Discovery (GIII)AquNov 24$200k g3yo9fDirt
Long Island (GIIIT)AquNov 24$400k g3&up f/m11fTurf
Golden Rod S (GII)CDNov 24$200k g2yo f8.5fDirt
Kentucky Jockey Club S (GII)CDNov 24$200k g2yo8.5fDirt
Jimmy Durante S (GIIIT)DmrNov 24$100k g2yo f8fTurf
Seabiscuit H (GIIT)DmrNov 24$200k g3&up8.5fTurf
Berkeley H (GIII)GGNov 24$100k g3&up8.5fAW
Radio Nikkei Hai Kyoto Nisai S (JPN-IIIT)JRANov 24$588k a2yo10fTurf
Geisha SLrlNov 24$75k g3&up f/m S8fDirt
Willa On the Move SLrlNov 24$100k g3&up f/m6fDirt
Don C. McNeillRPNov 24$75k g2yo S8fDirt
Slide ShowRPNov 24$75k g2yo f S8fDirt
Queen of the Green STuPNov 24$30k g3&up f/m8fTurf
Walter R. Cluer Memorial STuPNov 24$30k g3&up8fTurf
Kennedy Road S (GII)WONov 24$175k g3&up6fAW
November 25, 2018
Autumn Days SAquNov 25$125k g3&up f/m6fTurf
Notebook SAquNov 25$100k g2yo S6fDirt
Tepin SAquNov 25$100k g2yo f8.5fTurf
Cecil B. DeMille S (GIIIT)DmrNov 25$100k g2yo8fTurf
Native Diver S (GIII)DmrNov 25$100k g3&up9fDirt
Japan Cup (JPN-IT)JRANov 25$5,355k a3&up12fTurf
Keihan Hai (JPN-IIIT)JRANov 25$700k a3&up6fTurf
Fall ChallengePMNov 25$20k g3yo S6fDirt
Mt. Hood HPMNov 25$13k g3&up8fDirt
Williamette River SPMNov 25$13k g2yo6fDirt
Bessarabian S (GII)WONov 25$175k g3&up f/m7fAW
November 30, 2018
Holiday Inaugural STPNov 30$50k g3&up f/m6fAW
December 1, 2018
Cigar Mile H (GI)AquDec 1$750k g3&up8fDirt
Demoiselle S (GII)AquDec 1$250k g2yo f9fDirt
Go for Wand H (GIII)AquDec 1$250k g3&up f/m8fDirt
Remsen S (GII)AquDec 1$250k g2yo9fDirt
Eleanor Casey MemorialCTDec 1$50k g2yo f S7fDirt
Hollywood Derby (GIT)DmrDec 1$300k g3yo9fTurf
Richard R. Scherer Memorial SFGDec 1$75k g3&up f/mabt 5.5fTurf
Gold RushGGDec 1$75k g2yo8fAW
Claiming Crown CanterburyGPDec 1$110k g3&up R5fTurf
Claiming Crown Distaff DashGPDec 1$110k g3&up f/m R5fTurf
Claiming Crown EmeraldGPDec 1$125k g3&up R8.5fTurf
Claiming Crown ExpressGPDec 1$110k g3&up R6fDirt
Claiming Crown Glass SlipperGPDec 1$110k g3&up f/m R8fDirt
Claiming Crown Iron HorseGPDec 1$110k g3&up R8.5fDirt
Claiming Crown JewelGPDec 1$200k g3&up R9fDirt
Claiming Crown Rapid TransitGPDec 1$110k g3&up R7fDirt
Claiming Crown TiaraGPDec 1$125k g3&up f/m R8.5fTurf
Pat Whitworth Illinois DebutanteHawDec 1$50k a2yo f S8.5fDirt
Challenge Cup (JPN-IIIT)JRADec 1$1,785k a3&up10fTurf
Stayers S (JPN-IIT)JRADec 1$726k a3&up18fTurf
Bobbie Bricker Memorial HMVRDec 1$75k g3&up f/m S8.5fDirt
Joshua Radosevich Memorial SMVRDec 1$75k g2yo S6fDirt
Pennsylvania Nursery SPRXDec 1$100k g2yo c/g S7fDirt
Lightning City STamDec 1#$100k g3&up f/m5fTurf
Turf DashTamDec 1#$100k g3&up5fTurf
Kingarvie SWODec 1$100k g2yo S8.5fAW
December 2, 2018
Matriarch S (GIT)DmrDec 2$300k g3&up f/m8fTurf
Champions Cup (JPN-I)JRADec 2$1,112k a3&up9fDirt
Sir Barton SWODec 2$100k g3&up S8.5fAW
December 3, 2018
City of RosesPMDec 3$13k g3&up f/m8fDirt
December 7, 2018
Magic City ClassicFGDec 7$50k g3&up S8fDirt
December 8, 2018
Garland of RosesAquDec 8$100k g3&up f/m6fDirt
Louisiana Champions Day ClassicFGDec 8$150k g3&up S9fDirt
Louisiana Champions Day Juvenile SFGDec 8$100k g2yo S6fDirt
Louisiana Champions Day Ladies Sprint SFGDec 8$100k g3&up f/m S6fDirt
Louisiana Champions Day Ladies Turf SFGDec 8$100k g3&up f/m Sabt 8.5fTurf
Louisiana Champions Day Lassie SFGDec 8$100k g2yo f S6fDirt
Louisiana Champions Day Sprint SFGDec 8$100k g3&up S6fDirt
Louisiana Champions Day Turf SFGDec 8$100k g3&up Sabt 8.5fTurf
Bear FanGGDec 8$75k g3&up f/m S6fAW
Miss AmericaGGDec 8$50k a3&up f/m8.5fTurf
Buffalo Man SGPDec 8$75k g2yo6fDirt
Caribbean ClassicGPDec 8$300k g3yo9fDirt
Caribbean Cup SpeedGPDec 8$114k g3&up6fDirt
Confraternity Caribbean CupGPDec 8$100k g3&up10fDirt
House Party SGPDec 8$75k g2yo f6fDirt
Hut Hut SGPDec 8$75k g2yo f8fDirt
Invitational Cup for ImportedGPDec 8$91k g3&up10fDirt
Lady Caribbean CupGPDec 8$124k g3yo f8.5fDirt
Pulpit SGPDec 8$75k g2yo8fTurf
Smooth Air SGPDec 8$75k g2yo8fDirt
Wait a While SGPDec 8$75k g2yo f8fTurf
Jim Edgar Illinois FuturityHawDec 8$50k a2yo c/g S8.5fDirt
Chunichi Shimbun Hai (JPN-IIIT)JRADec 8$726k a3&up10fTurf
Los Alamitos CashCall Futurity (GI)LRCDec 8$300k g2yo8.5fDirt
Starlet (GI)LRCDec 8$300k g2yo f8.5fDirt
Howard M. Bender Memorial SLrlDec 8$75k g3&up S6fDirt
Maryland Juvenile Filly ChampionshipLrlDec 8$100k g2yo f S7fDirt
Maryland Juvenile FuturityLrlDec 8$100k g2yo S7fDirt
Arizona Breeders' FuturityTuPDec 8$30k a2yo c/g S6fDirt
Arizona Breeders' FuturityTuPDec 8$30k a2yo f S6fDirt
Cactus Flower STuPDec 8$25k g3&up f/m S6.5fDirt
Cactus Wren STuPDec 8$25k g3&up S6.5fDirt
Display SWODec 8$100k g2yo8.5fAW
December 9, 2018
Capella S (JPN-III)JRADec 9$639k a3&up6fDirt
Hanshin Juvenile Fillies (JPN-IT)JRADec 9$1,158k a2yo f8fTurf
Ontario Lassie SWODec 9$125k g2yo f R8.5fAW
Valedictory S (GIII)WODec 9$125k g3&up14fAW
December 10, 2018
Steve Prather SZiaDec 10$140k g2yo S8.32fDirt
December 15, 2018
New York Stallion Series (Fifth Ave. Div.)AquDec 15$150k g2yo f R6fDirt
Fort Lauderdale S (GIIT)GPDec 15$200k g3&up9fTurf
Harlan's Holiday S (GIII)GPDec 15$100k g3&up8.5fDirt
My Charmer (GIIIT)GPDec 15$100k g3&up f/m8fTurf
Rampart S (GIII)GPDec 15$100k g3&up f/m8fDirt
Sugar Swirl S (GIII)GPDec 15$100k g3&up f/m6fDirt
Turquoise SJRADec 15$639k a3&up f/m8fTurf
Soviet Problem SLRCDec 15$100k g2yo f S8fDirt
FTBOA City of Ocala Florida Sire STamDec 15$125k g3yo f S7fDirt
FTBOA Marion County Florida Sire STamDec 15$125k g3yo c/g S7fDirt
Inaugural STamDec 15#$100k g2yo c/g6fDirt
Sandpiper STamDec 15#$100k g2yo f6fDirt
December 16, 2018
New York Stallion Series (Great White Way Div.)AquDec 16$150k g2yo c/g R6fDirt
Asahi Hai Futurity S (JPN-IT)JRADec 16$1,257k a2yo8fTurf
King Glorious SLRCDec 16$100k g2yo c/g S8fDirt
Bill Wineberg SPMDec 16$15k g2yo c/g S5fDirt
Janet Wineberg SPMDec 16$15k g2yo f S5fDirt
Larry Welliver Memorial StarterPMDec 16$7,500 a3&up f/m S6fDirt
Lethal Grande Oregon Sprint ChampionshipPMDec 16$15k g3&up S6fDirt
Oregon Hers SPMDec 16$15k g3yo f S6fDirt
Oregon His SPMDec 16$15k g3yo c/g S6fDirt
Patrick Cosgrove Memorial StarterPMDec 16$7,500 a3&up c/g S6fDirt
Jeffery A. Hawk Memorial SRPDec 16$75k g3&up8.32fDirt
Jim Thorpe SRPDec 16$65k g3yo S8fDirt
Remington Springboard MileRPDec 16$400k g2yo8fDirt
She's All In SRPDec 16$100k g3&up f/m8.32fDirt
Trapeze SRPDec 16$100k g2yo f8fDirt
Useeit SRPDec 16$65k g3yo f S8fDirt
December 22, 2018
Queens CountyAquDec 22$125k g3&up9fDirt
Blushing K.D. SFGDec 22$75k g3&up f/mabt 8.5fTurf
Bonapaw SFGDec 22$75k g3&upabt 5.5fTurf
Buddy Diliberto Memorial SFGDec 22$75k g3&upabt 8.5fTurf
Letellier Memorial SFGDec 22$75k g2yo f6fDirt
Sugar Bowl SFGDec 22$75k g2yo6fDirt
Tenacious SFGDec 22$75k g3&up8.32fDirt
Mr. Prospector S (GIII)GPDec 22$100k g3&up7fDirt
Hanshin Cup (JPN-IIT)JRADec 22$1,199k a3&up7fTurf
Kachina STuPDec 22$25k g3&up f/m8fDirt
December 23, 2018
GravesendAquDec 23$100k g3&up6fDirt
Arima Kinen (JPN-IT)JRADec 23$5,355k a3&up12.5fTurf
December 26, 2018
Tiffany Lass SFGDec 26$75k g3&up f/m8.32fDirt
La Brea S (GI)SADec 26$300k g3yo f7fDirt
Lady of Shamrock SSADec 26$75k a3yo f8fTurf
Malibu S (GI)SADec 26$300k g3yo7fDirt
Mathis Brothers Mile (GIIT)SADec 26$200k g3yo8fTurf
San Antonio S (GII)SADec 26$300k g3&up8.5fDirt
Cave Creek STuPDec 26$25k g3&up8fDirt
December 28, 2018
LookoutDeDDec 28$65k g3&up f/m S8fDirt
Hopeful S (JPN-IT)JRADec 28$1,257k a2yo10fTurf
Prairie Bayou STPDec 28$50k g3&up8.5fAW
December 29, 2018
Alex M. Robb SAquDec 29$100k g3&up S9fDirt
East View SAquDec 29$100k g2yo f S8fDirt
B-ConnectedDeDDec 29$65k g3&up S8fDirt
Pago Hop SFGDec 29$75k g3yo fabt 8fTurf
Woodchopper SFGDec 29$75k g3yoabt 8fTurf
Abundantia SGPDec 29$100k g3&up f/m5fTurf
H. Allen Jerkens SGPDec 29$100k g3&up16fTurf
Janus SGPDec 29$100k g3&up5fTurf
Tropical Park DerbyGPDec 29$75k g3yo8.5fTurf
Tropical Park OaksGPDec 29$75k g3yo f8.5fTurf
Via Borghese SGPDec 29$75k g3&up f/m9.5fTurf
Dave's Friend SLrlDec 29$100k g3&up6fDirt
Gin Talking SLrlDec 29$100k g2yo f7fDirt
Heft SLrlDec 29$100k g2yo7fDirt
Jennings SLrlDec 29$75k g3&up S8fDirt
Politely SLrlDec 29$75k g3&up f/m S6fDirt
Thirty Eight Go Go SLrlDec 29$100k g3&up f/m8fDirt
American Oaks (GIT)SADec 29$300k g3yo f10fTurf
Johnie L. JamisonSunDec 29$85k g3&up S6.5fDirt
KLAQ HSunDec 29$65k g3&up5fDirt
New Mexico State Racing Commission HSunDec 29$85k g3&up f/m S5.5fDirt
Arizona Juvenile Fillies STuPDec 29$30k g2yo f6.5fDirt
Lost in the Fog Juvenile STuPDec 29$30k g2yo6.5fDirt
December 30, 2018
Bay Ridge SAquDec 30$100k g3&up f/m S9fDirt
Ladies HPMDec 30$10k g3&up f/m6fDirt
Oregon HBPA HPMDec 30$10k g3&up6fDirt
December 31, 2018
Damon Runyon SAquDec 31$100k g2yo S8fDirt
Louisiana FuturityFGDec 31$100k e2yo c/g S6fDirt
Louisiana FuturityFGDec 31$100k e2yo f S6fDirt

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