It’s always good to stay on top of what major horse racing stakes races are approaching. The 2019 racing calendar is full of major stakes races including the Pegasus World Cup, Kentucky Derby, Belmont Stakes, Travers Stakes, Breeders’ Cup and more. Below are the upcoming stakes races for January 2019 as well as links to other months. You can also see full horse racing track schedules here.

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January 2019

February 2019

March 2019

April 2019

May 2019

June 2019

July 2019

August 2019

September 2019

October 2019

November 2019

December 2019


January 1, 2019
Jerome SAquJan 1$150k g3yo8fDirt
Joe Hernandez S (GIIIT)SAJan 1$75k a4&upabt 6.5fTurf
January 4, 2019
OrleansDeDJan 4$50k g4&up f/m5fDirt
Take Charge BrandiDeDJan 4$75k g3yo f7.5fDirt
January 5, 2019
La Verdad SAquJan 5$100k g4&up f/m S7fDirt
Big DramaDeDJan 5$75k g3yo7.5fDirt
Sam's TownDeDJan 5$50k g4&up5fDirt
Pan Zareta SFGJan 5$75k g4&up f/mabt 5.5fTurf
Ginger Brew SGPJan 5$100k g3yo f7.5fTurf
Glitter WomanGPJan 5$75k g3yo f R6fDirt
Kitten's Joy SGPJan 5$100k g3yo7.5fTurf
LimehouseGPJan 5$75k g3yo R6fDirt
Mucho Macho Man SGPJan 5$100k g3yo8fDirt
Kyoto Kimpai (JPN-IIIT)JRAJan 5$765k a4&up8fTurf
Nakayama Kimpai (JPN-IIIT)JRAJan 5$765k a4&up10fTurf
San Gabriel S (GIIT)SAJan 5$200k g4&up9fTurf
Sham S (GIII)SAJan 5$100k g3yo8fDirt
January 6, 2019
Shinzan Kinen (JPN-IIIT)JRAJan 6$712k a3yo8fTurf
Sophomore SPMJan 6$10k g3yo6fDirt
Santa Ynez S (GII)SAJan 6$200k g3yo f7fDirt
4 Rivers/John Deere SSunJan 6$85k g3yo S6fDirt
Bold Ego HSunJan 6$65k g4&up f/m5.5fDirt
La Senora SSunJan 6$85k g3yo f S6fDirt
January 12, 2019
Say Florida Sandy SAquJan 12$100k g4&up S7fDirt
Marshua's River S (GIIIT)GPJan 12$150k g4&up f/m8.5fTurf
Tropical Turf (GIIIT)GPJan 12$100k g4&up8fTurf
Fairy S (JPN-IIIT)JRAJan 12$659k a3yo f8fTurf
Fire Plug SLrlJan 12$100k g4&up6fDirt
Native Dancer SLrlJan 12$100k g4&upabt 8.5fDirt
Nellie Morse SLrlJan 12$100k g4&up f/mabt 8.5fDirt
What a Summer SLrlJan 12$100k g4&up f/m6fDirt
La Canada S (GIII)SAJan 12$200k g4&up f/m8.5fDirt
Las Cienegas S (GIIIT)SAJan 12$100k g4&up f/mabt 6.5fTurf
Cotton Fitzsimmons MileTuPJan 12$75k g4&up8fTurf
Glendale HTuPJan 12$30k g4&up f/m8.5fTurf
January 13, 2019
Rego Park SAquJan 13$100k g3yo S6.5fDirt
Nikkei Shinshun Hai (JPN-IIT)JRAJan 13$1,071k a4&up12fTurf
Kalookan Queen SSAJan 13$75k a4&up f/m6.5fDirt
Winsham Lad HSunJan 13$65k g4&up8fDirt
January 14, 2019
Keisei Hai (JPN-IIIT)JRAJan 14$712k a3yo10fTurf
January 18, 2019
Forego STPJan 18$50k g4&up6.5fAW
January 19, 2019
Toboggan S (GIII)AquJan 19$100k g4&up7fDirt
Col. E.R. Bradley HFGJan 19$125k g4&upabt 8.5fTurf
Duncan F. Kenner SFGJan 19$75k g4&up6fDirt
Lecomte S (GIII)FGJan 19$200k g3yo8.32fDirt
Louisiana SFGJan 19$75k g4&up8.5fDirt
Marie G. Krantz Memorial SFGJan 19$75k g4&up f/mabt 8.5fTurf
Silverbulletday SFGJan 19$150k g3yo f8.32fDirt
Sunshine Millions ClassicGPJan 19$200k g4&up S9fDirt
Sunshine Millions Filly and Mare TurfGPJan 19$150k g4&up f/m S8.5fTurf
Sunshine Millions SprintGPJan 19$100k g4&up S6fDirt
Sunshine Millions TurfGPJan 19$150k g4&up S8.5fTurf
Palos Verdes S (GII)SAJan 19$200k g4&up6fDirt
Gasparilla STamJan 19#$125k g3yo f7fDirt
Pasco STamJan 19#$125k g3yo7fDirt
Wayward Lass STamJan 19$50k g4&up f/m8.5fDirt
Hank Mills Sr. STuPJan 19$30k g4&up5.5fDirt
Sun Devil Sprint STuPJan 19$25k g4&up f/m5.5fDirt
January 20, 2019
Ladies HAquJan 20$100k g4&up f/m9fDirt
American Jockey Club Cup (JPN-IIT)JRAJan 20$1,171k a4&up11fTurf
Tokai S (JPN-II)JRAJan 20$1,036k a4&up9fDirt
Astra S (GIIIT)SAJan 20$75k a4&up f/m12fTurf
Albert Dominguez Memorial HSunJan 20$85k g4&up S8.5fDirt
January 21, 2019
Interborough SAquJan 21$100k g4&up f/m7fDirt
Megahertz S (GIIIT)SAJan 21$100k g4&up f/m8fTurf
January 25, 2019
Andromeda SGPJan 25$60k g3yo f R8fTurf
Bellerophon SGPJan 25$60k g3yo R8fTurf
Cassiopeia SGPJan 25$60k g4&up f/m R8.5fTurf
Chrysaor SGPJan 25$60k g4&up R8.5fTurf
Eos SGPJan 25$60k g4&up f/m R7fDirt
Perseus SGPJan 25$60k g4&up R7fDirt
Smarty Jones SOPJan 25$150k g3yo8fDirt
January 26, 2019
Jazil SAquJan 26$100k g4&up9fDirt
Fred W. Hooper (GIII)GPJan 26$150k g4&up8fDirt
Gulfstream Park Turf SprintGPJan 26$150k g4&up5fTurf
Hurricane Bertie S (GIII)GPJan 26$150k g4&up f/m7fDirt
La Prevoyante H (GIIIT)GPJan 26$200k g4&up f/m12fTurf
Ladies' Turf Sprint SGPJan 26$150k g4&up f/m5fTurf
Pegasus World Cup Invitational (GI)GPJan 26$9,000k g4&up9fDirt
Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational (GIT)GPJan 26$7,000k g4&up9.5fTurf
South Beach SGPJan 26$125k g4&up f/m7.5fTurf
W.L. McKnight H (GIIIT)GPJan 26$200k g4&up12fTurf
Aichi Hai (JPN-IIIT)JRAJan 26$673k a4&up f/m10fTurf
American Beauty SOPJan 26$100k g4&up f/m6fDirt
Cal Cup Turf Sprint SSAJan 26$100k g3yo Sabt 6.5fTurf
California Cup SprintSAJan 26$150k g4&up S6fDirt
Sunshine Millions Filly/Mare Turf SprintSAJan 26$150k g4&up f/m Sabt 6.5fTurf
Unusual Heat Turf ClassicSAJan 26$200k g4&up S9fTurf
Jeff and Jack Coady Sr. STuPJan 26$25k g3yo f7.5fTurf
Startac STuPJan 26$25k g3yo7.5fTurf
January 27, 2019
Ruthless SAquJan 27$100k g3yo f7fDirt
Frontier Utilities Turf SprintHouJan 27$75k g4&up5fTurf
Houston Ladies Classic (GIII)HouJan 27$300k g4&up f/m8.5fDirt
Houston Turf SHouJan 27$50k g4&up S8.5fTurf
Jersey Lilly Turf SHouJan 27$50k g4&up f/m8.5fTurf
John B. Connally Turf Cup (GIIIT)HouJan 27$200k g4&up12fTurf
Sam Houston Sprint CupHouJan 27$50k g4&up6fDirt
Negishi S (JPN-III)JRAJan 27$712k a4&up7fDirt
Silk Road S (JPN-IIIT)JRAJan 27$737k a4&up6fTurf
Columbia River SPMJan 27$18k a3yo8fDirt
Donna Jensen MemorialPMJan 27$18k g4&up f/m8fDirt
Mioland Starter HPMJan 27$8,500 a4&up S8fDirt
Portland Mile HPMJan 27$25k g4&up8fDirt
Revillew Slew Starter HPMJan 27$8,500 a4&up f/m S8fDirt
Clockers' Corner SSAJan 27$75k a4&up Rabt 6.5fTurf
Borderplex SSunJan 27$65k g3yo f6.5fDirt
Riley Allison DerbySunJan 27$100k a3yo8fDirt
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