March 2019 Stakes Races

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.


March 1, 2019
Azalea SDeDMar 1$65k g3yo f S7fDirt
March 2, 2019
Bernardini SAquMar 2$100k g4&up10.5fDirt
Pelican SDeDMar 2$65k g3yo S7fDirt
Black Gold SFGMar 2$75k g3yoabt 8fTurf
Dixie Poker Ace SFGMar 2$60k g4&up Sabt 8fTurf
Bold Accent SFonMar 2$10k a3&up f/m4fDirt
Canadian Turf S (GIIIT)GPMar 2$150k g4&up8fTurf
Davona Dale S (GII)GPMar 2$200k g3yo f8fDirt
Fountain of Youth S (GII)GPMar 2$400k g3yo8.5fDirt
Gulfstream Park Sprint (GIII)GPMar 2$100k g4&up6fDirt
Herecomesthebride S (GIIIT)GPMar 2$150k g3yo f8.5fTurf
Honey Fox S (GIIIT)GPMar 2$150k g4&up f/m8fTurf
Mac Diarmida S (GIIT)GPMar 2$200k g4&up11fTurf
Palm Beach S (GIIIT)GPMar 2$150k g3yo8.5fTurf
Very One S (GIIIT)GPMar 2$150k g4&up f/m9.5fTurf
Ocean S (JPN-IIIT)JRAMar 2$765k a4&up6fTurf
Tulip Sho (JPN-IIT)JRAMar 2$979k a3yo f8fTurf
Spring Fever SOPMar 2$100k g4&up f/m5.5fDirt
Pasadena SSAMar 2$200k g3yo8fTurf
March 3, 2019
Yayoi Sho (JPN-IIT)JRAMar 3$1,023k a3yo10fTurf
Tiznow SSAMar 3$100k g4&up S8fDirt
March 5, 2019
Mardi Gras SFGMar 5$75k g4&up f/mabt 5.5fTurf
March 8, 2019
Owner Appreciation DistaffDeDMar 8$50k g3&up f/m R8fDirt
March 9, 2019
Busher InvitationalAquMar 9$250k g3yo f8fDirt
Gotham S (GIII)AquMar 9$300k g3yo8fDirt
Stymie SAquMar 9$150k g4&up8fDirt
Tom Fool H (GIII)AquMar 9$200k g4&up6fDirt
Owner Appreciation CupDeDMar 9$50k g3&up R8fDirt
Allen "Black Cat" Lacombe Memorial SFGMar 9$75k g3yo fabt 8fTurf
Ogataul SFonMar 9$10k a3&up S6fDirt
Captiva IslandGPMar 9$75k g4&up f/m5fTurf
Silks Run SGPMar 9$75k g4&up5fTurf
Nakayama Himba S (JPN-IIIT)JRAMar 9$673k a4&up f/m9fTurf
Honeybee S (GIII)OPMar 9$200k g3yo f8.5fDirt
Hot Springs SOPMar 9$150k g4&up6fDirt
China Doll SSAMar 9$75k a3yo f8fTurf
Frank E. Kilroe Mile (GIT)SAMar 9$400k g4&up8fTurf
San Carlos S (GII)SAMar 9$200k g3&up7fDirt
San Felipe S (GII)SAMar 9$500k g3yo8.5fDirt
Santa Anita H (GI)SAMar 9$500k g4&up10fDirt
Challenger STamMar 9$100k g4&up8.5fDirt
Columbia STamMar 9$75k g3yo8fTurf
Florida Oaks (GIIIT)TamMar 9#$200k g3yo f8.5fTurf
Hillsborough S (GIIT)TamMar 9#$225k g4&up f/m9fTurf
Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby (GII)TamMar 9#$400k g3yo8.5fDirt
Animal Kingdom STPMar 9$50k g3yo6.5fAW
Bourbonette OaksTPMar 9$100k g3yo f8fAW
Jeff Ruby Steaks (GIII)TPMar 9$200k g3yo9fAW
Kentucky Cup ClassicTPMar 9$100k g4&up9fDirt
Latonia STPMar 9$75k g4&up f/m8fAW
Rushaway STPMar 9$75k g3yo8.5fAW
March 10, 2019
Heavenly Prize InvitationalAquMar 10$150k g4&up f/m8fDirt
Fillies' Revue (JPN-IIT)JRAMar 10$979k a3yo f7fTurf
Kinko Sho (JPN-IIT)JRAMar 10$1,171k a4&up10fTurf
Santa Ysabel S (GIII)SAMar 10$100k g3yo f8.5fDirt
March 16, 2019
Correction SAquMar 16$100k g4&up f/m6fDirt
Red Camelia SFGMar 16$60k g4&up f/m Sabt 8fTurf
Orphan Kist SFonMar 16$10k a3&up f/m S6fDirt
Inside Information S (GII)GPMar 16$200k g4&up f/m7fDirt
Falcon S (JPN-IIIT)JRAMar 16$712k a3yo7fTurf
Flower Cup (JPN-IIIT)JRAMar 16$659k a3yo f9fTurf
Beyond the Wire SLrlMar 16$100k g3yo f8fDirt
Conniver SLrlMar 16$75k g4&up f/m S7fDirt
Harrison E. Johnson Memorial SLrlMar 16$100k g4&up9fDirt
Not For Love SLrlMar 16$75k g4&up S6fDirt
Private Terms SLrlMar 16$100k g3yoabt 8.5fDirt
Azeri S (GII)OPMar 16$350k g4&up f/m8.5fDirt
Essex HOPMar 16$300k g4&up8.5fDirt
Rebel S (GII)OPMar 16$1,000k g3yo8.5fDirt
Beholder S (GI)SAMar 16$400k g3&up f/m8fDirt
San Simeon S (GIIIT)SAMar 16$100k g3&upabt 6.5fTurf
March 17, 2019
Gander SAquMar 17$100k g3yo S8fDirt
Hanshin Daishoten (JPN-IIT)JRAMar 17$1,262k a4&up15fTurf
Spring S (JPN-IIT)JRAMar 17$1,023k a3yo9fTurf
Irish O'Brien SSAMar 17$100k g4&up f/m Sabt 6.5fTurf
March 23, 2019
Cicada SAquMar 23$100k g3yo f6fDirt
Costa Rising SFGMar 23$60k g4&up Sabt 5.5fTurf
Crescent City DerbyFGMar 23$75k g3yo S8.5fDirt
Crescent City OaksFGMar 23$75k g3yo f S8.32fDirt
Muniz Memorial H (GIIT)FGMar 23$300k g4&upabt 9fTurf
New Orleans H (GII)FGMar 23$400k g4&up9fDirt
New Orleans Ladies SFGMar 23$75k g4&up f/mabt 8.5fTurf Fair Grounds Oaks (GII)FGMar 23$400k g3yo f8.5fDirt Louisiana Derby (GII)FGMar 23$1,000k g3yo9fDirt
Budweiser-Tondi SFonMar 23$20k g3&up6fDirt
Any Limit SGPMar 23$75k g3yo f6fDirt
Hutcheson S (GIII)GPMar 23$100k g3yo6fDirt
Bara Lass SHouMar 23$50k g3yo f S6fDirt
Groovy SHouMar 23$50k g3yo S6fDirt
Richard King Turf SHouMar 23$50k g4&up S9fTurf
San Jacinto Turf SHouMar 23$50k g4&up f/m S8.5fTurf
Spirit of Texas SHouMar 23$50k g4&up S6fDirt
Yellow Rose SHouMar 23$50k g4&up f/m S6fDirt
Mainichi Hai (JPN-IIIT)JRAMar 23$712k a3yo9fTurf
Nikkei Sho (JPN-IIT)JRAMar 23$1,262k a4&up12.5fTurf
Gazebo SOPMar 23$125k g3yo6fDirt
Nodouble Breeders' SOPMar 23$100k g3&up c/g S6fDirt
San Luis Rey S (GIIT)SAMar 23$200k g4&up12fTurf
March 24, 2019
Star Guitar SFGMar 24$60k g4&up S8.5fDirt
March S (JPN-III)JRAMar 24$673k a4&up9fDirt
Takamatsunomiya Kinen (JPN-IT)JRAMar 24$2,075k a4&up6fTurf
Sensational Star SSAMar 24$100k g4&up Sabt 6.5fTurf
Bill Thomas Memorial SSunMar 24$100k g3&up6.5fDirt
Harry W. Henson HSunMar 24$100k g3&up f/m8fDirt
New Mexico Breeders' DerbySunMar 24$100k g3yo S8.5fDirt
New Mexico Breeders' OaksSunMar 24$100k g3yo f S8.5fDirt
New Mexico State University SSunMar 24$100k g4&up S8.32fDirt
Sunland Derby (GIII)SunMar 24$800k g3yo9fDirt
Sunland Park OaksSunMar 24$200k g3yo f8.5fDirt
March 29, 2019
Appleton S (GIIIT)GPMar 29$100k g4&up f/m8fTurf
Orchid S (GIIIT)GPMar 29$100k g4&up f/m11fTurf
Sir Shackleton SGPMar 29$75k g4&up6fDirt
Skip Away SGPMar 29$100k g4&up9.5fDirt
March 30, 2019
Belle GallanteyAquMar 30$45k g4&up f/m R7fDirt
Caixa EletronicaAquMar 30$80k g4&up R7fDirt
Dads CapsAquMar 30$45k g4&up R7fDirt
Kelly Kip SAquMar 30$55k g4&up R6fDirt
More to Tell SAquMar 30$60k g4&up R8fDirt
Peeping Tom SAquMar 30$70k g4&up R6.5fDirt
Sis City SAquMar 30$60k g4&up f/m R8fDirt
Stud MuffinAquMar 30$75k g4&up R11fDirt
Videogenic SAquMar 30$55k g4&up f/m R6fDirt
Xtra Heat SAquMar 30$75k g4&up f/m R6.5fDirt
Pepsi SFonMar 30$15k a3yo f6fDirt
Cutler Bay SGPMar 30$125k g3yo8fTurf
Florida Derby (GI)GPMar 30$1,000k g3yo9fDirt
Gulfstream Park Mile (GII)GPMar 30$300k g4&up8fDirt
Gulfstream Park Oaks (GII)GPMar 30$250k g3yo f8.5fDirt
Pan American S (GIIT)GPMar 30$250k g4&up12fTurf
Sand Springs SGPMar 30$100k g4&up f/m8fTurf
Sanibel Island SGPMar 30$125k g3yo f8fTurf
Lord Derby Challenge Trophy (JPN-IIIT)JRAMar 30$737k a4&up8fTurf
Purple Martin SOPMar 30$150k g3yo f6fDirt
Santa Ana S (GIIIT)SAMar 30$200k g4&up f/m10fTurf
Arizona Stallion STuPMar 30$30k a3yo S8fDirt
Wildcat HTuPMar 30$30k g3&up11fTurf
March 31, 2019
Maddie May SAquMar 31$100k g3yo f S8fDirt
Osaka Hai (JPN-IT)JRAMar 31$2,254k a4&up10fTurf
Santana Mile SSAMar 31$75k a4&up8fDirt
DRF Bets Sophomore TurfTamMar 31$115k g3yo S8.5fTurf
Ocala Breeders' Sales SophomoreTamMar 31$115k g3yo S7fDirt
Pleasant Acres Stallions Distaff TurfTamMar 31$115k g3&up f/m S8.5fTurf
Stonehedge Farm South Sophomore FilliesTamMar 31$115k g3yo f S7fDirt
Touch Vodka Turf ClassicTamMar 31$115k g4&up S9fTurf
Zaxby's Sprint STamMar 31$115k g4&up S6fDirt

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*PLEASE NOTE: Not all tracks have released schedules for 2019. Please check back for updates.

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