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August Stakes Races

August Stakes Races

It’s always good to stay on top of what major horse racing stakes races are approaching. The 2020 racing calendar is full of major stakes races including the Pegasus World Cup, Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, Belmont Stakes, Travers Stakes, Breeders’ Cup, and more.

Below are the upcoming stakes races for August 2020 as well as links to other months. You can also see full horse racing track schedules here.

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August 1, 2020
Black Tie Affair SAPAug 1$75k a3&up S9.5fTurf
August 2, 2020
Queen S (JPN-IIIT)JRAAug 2$717k a3&up f/m9fTurf
August 8, 2020
Sharon N. Kirby Memorial SAPAug 8$75k a3yo f S8fTurf
August 9, 2020
Elm S (JPN-III)JRAAug 9$717k a3&up8.5fDirt
Leopard S (JPN-III)JRAAug 9$800k a3yo9fDirt
August 15, 2020
Arlington Million XXXVIII (GIT)APAug 15$1,000k g3&up10fTurf
Beverly D. (GIT)APAug 15$600k g3&up f/m9.5fTurf
Bruce D. Memorial SAPAug 15$75k g3yo5.5fTurf
Hanshin Cup SAPAug 15$150k g3&up8fAW
Pucker Up S (GIIIT)APAug 15$150k g3yo f9fTurf
Richard P. Hazelton Memorial SAPAug 15$75k a3yo S8fTurf
Secretariat S (GIT)APAug 15$500k g3yo8fTurf
Robert G. Leavitt SCTAug 15$75k a3yo S7fDirt
August 16, 2020
Kokura Kinen (JPN-IIIT)JRAAug 16$815k a3&up10fTurf
Sekiya Kinen (JPN-IIIT)JRAAug 16$785k a3&up8fTurf
August 22, 2020
Sylvia Bishop MemorialCTAug 22$75k a3yo f S7fDirt
August 23, 2020
Kitakyushu Kinen (JPN-IIIT)JRAAug 23$785k a3&up6fTurf
Sapporo Kinen (JPN-IIT)JRAAug 23$1,410k a3&up10fTurf
August 29, 2020
Arlington-Washington FuturityAPAug 29$100k g2yo8fTurf
Arlington-Washington LassieAPAug 29$100k g2yo f8fTurf
August 30, 2020
Keeneland Cup (JPN-IIIT)JRAAug 30$815k a3&up6fTurf
Niigata Nisai S (JPN-IIIT)JRAAug 30$618k a2yo8fTurf
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Looking for more information about major stakes races like the Breeders’ Cup, Kentucky Derby, Pegasus World Cup, and Travers? Race contenders and prospects, results, news, picks, and more. Click the banners below to learn about these dedicated stakes races.

Arkansas Derby

Pegasus World Cup

Belmont Stakes

Preakness Stakes

Blue Grass Stakes

Risen Star Stakes

Breeders’ Cup

Santa Anita Handicap

Fountain of Youth Stakes

Stars & Stripes Festival

Jockey Club Gold Cup

Travers Stakes

Kentucky Derby

Whitney Stakes

Kentucky Oaks

Woodward Stakes

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