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March Stakes Races

March 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 March 2020 as well as links to other months. You can also see full horse racing track schedules here.

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March 1, 2020
Hankyu Hai (JPN-IIIT)JRAMar 1$815k a4&up7fTurf
Nakayama Kinen (JPN-IIT)JRAMar 1$1,344k a4&up9fTurf
Tiznow SSAMar 1$100k g4&up S8fDirt
March 7, 2020
Busher InvitationalAquMar 7$250k g3yo f8fDirt
Gotham S (GIII)AquMar 7$300k g3yo8fDirt
Stymie SAquMar 7$125k g4&up8fDirt
Tom Fool H (GIII)AquMar 7$200k g4&up6fDirt
Allen "Black Cat" Lacombe Memorial SFGMar 7$75k g3yo fabt 8fTurf
Ogataul SFonMar 7$20k a3&up S6fDirt
Captiva IslandGPMar 7$75k g4&up f/m5fTurf
Silks Run SGPMar 7$75k g4&up5fTurf
Ocean S (JPN-IIIT)JRAMar 7$815k a4&up6fTurf
Tulip Sho (JPN-IIT)JRAMar 7$1,042k a3yo f8fTurf
Honeybee S (GIII)OPMar 7$300k g3yo f8.5fDirt
Hot Springs SOPMar 7$150k g4&up6fDirt
Bert W. Martin Foundation SRilMar 7$5,000 a3&up5.5fDirt
China Doll SSAMar 7$75k a3yo f8fTurf
Frank E. Kilroe Mile (GIT)SAMar 7$400k g4&up8fTurf
San Carlos S (GII)SAMar 7$200k g3&up7fDirt
San Felipe S (GII)SAMar 7$400k g3yo8.5fDirt
Santa Anita H (GI)SAMar 7$600k g4&up10fDirt
Challenger S (GIII)TamMar 7$100k g4&up8.5fDirt
Columbia STamMar 7$75k g3yo8fTurf
Florida Oaks (GIIIT)TamMar 7#$200k g3yo f8.5fTurf
Hillsborough S (GIIT)TamMar 7#$225k g4&up f/m9fTurf
Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby (GII)TamMar 7#$400k g3yo8.5fDirt
March 8, 2020
Heavenly Prize InvitationalAquMar 8$125k g4&up f/m8fDirt
Yayoi Sho (JPN-IIT)JRAMar 8$1,089k a3yo10fTurf
DeFazio DistaffRilMar 8$5,000 a3&up f/m6.5fDirt
Santa Ysabel S (GIII)SAMar 8$100k g3yo f8.5fDirt
March 13, 2020
Temperence Hill SOPMar 13$125k g4&up12fDirt
March 14, 2020
Correction SAquMar 14$100k g4&up f/m6fDirt
Red Camelia SFGMar 14$60k g4&up f/m Sabt 8fTurf
Orphan Kist SFonMar 14$20k a3&up f/m S6fDirt
Hurricane Bertie S (GIII)GPMar 14$150k g4&up f/m7fDirt
Falcon S (JPN-IIIT)JRAMar 14$759k a3yo7fTurf
Nakayama Himba S (JPN-IIIT)JRAMar 14$717k a4&up f/m9fTurf
Beyond the Wire SLrlMar 14$100k g3yo f8fDirt
Harrison E. Johnson Memorial SLrlMar 14$100k g4&up9fDirt
Nellie Morse SLrlMar 14$100k g4&up f/m8fDirt
Private Terms SLrlMar 14$100k g3yoabt 8.5fDirt
Azeri S (GII)OPMar 14$350k g4&up f/m8.5fDirt
Essex HOPMar 14$350k g4&up8.5fDirt
Rebel S (GII)OPMar 14$1,000k g3yo8.5fDirt
Beholder Mile (GI)SAMar 14$400k g3&up f/m8fDirt
San Simeon S (GIIIT)SAMar 14$100k g3&up5.5fTurf
Animal Kingdom STPMar 14#$75k g3yo6.5fAW
Bourbonette OaksTPMar 14#$150k g3yo f8fAW
Jeff Ruby Steaks (GIII)TPMar 14#$250k g3yo9fAW
Kentucky Cup ClassicTPMar 14#$150k g4&up9fDirt
Latonia STPMar 14#$100k g4&up f/m8fAW
Rushaway STPMar 14#$100k g3yo8.5fAW
March 15, 2020
Damon Runyon SAquMar 15$100k g3yo S7fDirt
Fillies' Revue (JPN-IIT)JRAMar 15$1,042k a3yo f7fTurf
Kinko Sho (JPN-IIT)JRAMar 15$1,344k a4&up10fTurf
Irish O'Brien SSAMar 15$100k g4&up f/m S5.5fTurf
Curribot HSunMar 15$75k g3&up8.5fDirt
March 20, 2020
Flower Cup (JPN-IIIT)JRAMar 20$701k a3yo f9fTurf
March 21, 2020
Cicada SAquMar 21$100k g3yo f6fDirt
Costa Rising SFGMar 21$75k g3&up Sabt 5.5fTurf
Crescent City DerbyFGMar 21$75k g3yo S8.5fDirt
Crescent City OaksFGMar 21$75k g3yo f S8.32fDirt
Muniz Memorial Classic (GIIT)FGMar 21$300k g4&upabt 9fTurf
New Orleans Classic (GII)FGMar 21$400k g4&up9fDirt
Tom Benson Memorial SFGMar 21$100k g4&up f/mabt 8.5fTurf Fair Grounds Oaks (GII)FGMar 21$400k g3yo f8.5fDirt Louisiana Derby (GII)FGMar 21$1,000k g3yo9.5fDirt
Budweiser-Tondi SFonMar 21$20k g3&up6fDirt
Melody of ColorsGPMar 21$75k g3yo f5fTurf
Texas Glitter SGPMar 21$75k g3yo5fTurf
Bara Lass SHouMar 21$75k g3yo f S6fDirt
Groovy SHouMar 21$75k g3yo S6fDirt
Richard King Turf SHouMar 21$75k g4&up S9fTurf
San Jacinto Turf SHouMar 21$75k g4&up f/m S8.5fTurf
Spirit of Texas SHouMar 21$75k g4&up S6fDirt
Star of Texas SHouMar 21$75k g4&up S8fDirt
Yellow Rose SHouMar 21$75k g4&up f/m S6fDirt
Southern Park SMVRMar 21$75k g3yo f S6fDirt
Gazebo SOPMar 21$125k g3yo6fDirt
San Luis Rey S (GIIIT)SAMar 21$200k g4&up12fTurf
March 22, 2020
Hanshin Daishoten (JPN-IIT)JRAMar 22$1,344k a4&up15fTurf
Spring S (JPN-IIT)JRAMar 22$1,089k a3yo9fTurf
Budweiser Pima County ClassicRilMar 22$6,000 a3&up8.5fDirt
Sensational Star SSAMar 22$100k g4&up S5.5fTurf
Bill Thomas Memorial SSunMar 22$100k g3&up6.5fDirt
Harry W. Henson HSunMar 22$100k g3&up f/m8fDirt
New Mexico Breeders' DerbySunMar 22$120k g3yo S8.5fDirt
New Mexico Breeders' OaksSunMar 22$120k g3yo f S8.5fDirt
New Mexico State University SSunMar 22$120k g4&up S8.32fDirt
Sunland Derby (GIII)SunMar 22$700k g3yo9fDirt
Sunland Park OaksSunMar 22$200k g3yo f8.5fDirt
March 27, 2020
Appleton S (GIIIT)GPMar 27$100k g4&up8fTurf
Hal's Hope S (GIII)GPMar 27$100k g4&up9fDirt
Sir Shackleton SGPMar 27$75k g4&up7fDirt
March 28, 2020
Belle GallanteyAquMar 28$45k g4&up f/m R7fDirt
Caixa EletronicaAquMar 28$80k g4&up R7fDirt
Dads CapsAquMar 28$45k g4&up R7fDirt
Kelly Kip SAquMar 28$55k g4&up R6fDirt
More to Tell SAquMar 28$60k g4&up R8fDirt
Peeping Tom SAquMar 28$70k g4&up R6.5fDirt
Sis City SAquMar 28$60k g4&up f/m R8fDirt
Stud MuffinAquMar 28$75k g4&up R11fDirt
Videogenic SAquMar 28$55k g4&up f/m R6fDirt
Xtra Heat SAquMar 28$75k g4&up f/m R6.5fDirt
Star Guitar SFGMar 28$60k g4&up S8.5fDirt
Pepsi SFonMar 28$15k a3yo f6fDirt
Cutler Bay SGPMar 28$125k g3yo8fTurf
Gulfstream Park Oaks (GII)GPMar 28$250k g3yo f8.5fDirt
Orchid S (GIIIT)GPMar 28$100k g4&up f/m11fTurf
Pan American S (GIIT)GPMar 28$250k g4&up12fTurf
Sand Springs SGPMar 28$100k g4&up f/m8fTurf
Sanibel Island SGPMar 28$125k g3yo f8fTurf Florida Derby (GI)GPMar 28$1,000k g3yo9fDirt
Mainichi Hai (JPN-IIIT)JRAMar 28$759k a3yo9fTurf
Nikkei Sho (JPN-IIT)JRAMar 28$1,344k a4&up12.5fTurf
Nodouble Breeders' SOPMar 28$125k g3&up S6fDirt
Santa Ana S (GIIIT)SAMar 28$200k g4&up f/m10fTurf
Arizona Stallion STuPMar 28$30k a3yo S8fDirt
Wildcat HTuPMar 28$30k g3&up11fTurf
March 29, 2020
East View SAquMar 29$100k g3yo f S7fDirt
March S (JPN-III)JRAMar 29$717k a4&up9fDirt
Takamatsunomiya Kinen (JPN-IT)JRAMar 29$2,297k a4&up6fTurf
Santana Mile SSAMar 29$75k a4&up8fDirt
DRF Bets SprintTamMar 29$110k g4&up S6fDirt
EquistaffTamMar 29$110k g3yo S8.5fTurf
Ocala Breeders' Sales SophomoreTamMar 29$110k g3yo S7fDirt
Pleasant Acres Stallions Distaff TurfTamMar 29$110k g3&up f/m S8.5fTurf
Stonehedge Farm South Sophomore FilliesTamMar 29$110k g3yo f S7fDirt
Touch Vodka Turf ClassicTamMar 29$110k g4&up S9fTurf
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