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 May 2019 as well as links to other months. You can also see full horse racing track schedules here.


May 1, 2019
Ascot Paradise SASCMay 1$47k g4&up8fTurf
Longines Sagaro S (ENG-IIIT)ASCMay 1$77k g4&up16fTurf
Merriebelle Stable Pavilion S (ENG-IIIT)ASCMay 1$102k g3yo6fTurf
Kentucky Juvenile SCDMay 1$125k g2yo5fDirt
May 2, 2019
Opening Verse SCDMay 2#$115k a3&up8fTurf
Unbridled Sydney SCDMay 2$125k g3&up f/m5.5fTurf
May 3, 2019
Flat OutBelMay 3$100k g4&up11fDirt
Alysheba S (GII)CDMay 3$400k g4&up8.5fDirt
Edgewood S presented by Forcht Bank (GIIIT)CDMay 3$250k g3yo f8.5fTurf
Eight Belles S (GII)CDMay 3$250k g3yo f7fDirt
La Troienne S (GI)CDMay 3$500k g4&up f/m8.5fDirt
Longines Kentucky Oaks (GI)CDMay 3$1,250k g3yo f9fDirt
Twin Spires Turf Sprint (GIIT)CDMay 3$250k g3&up5.5fTurf
Equine Sales OaksEvDMay 3$75k g3yo f R8fDirt
Oaklawn MileOPMay 3$250k g4&up8fDirt
May 4, 2019
Fort Marcy S (GIIIT)BelMay 4$150k g4&up9fTurf
Sheepshead Bay S (GIIT)BelMay 4$200k g4&up f/m11fTurf
Westchester S (GIII)BelMay 4$200k g4&up8fDirt
Tall Stack SBTPMay 4$75k g3yo S6.5fDirt
American Turf presented by Ram Trucks (GIIT)CDMay 4$400k g3yo8.5fTurf
Churchill Downs S (GI)CDMay 4$500k g4&up7fDirt
Humana Distaff (GI)CDMay 4$500k g4&up f/m7fDirt
Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (GI)CDMay 4$3,000k g3yo10fDirt
Longines Churchill Distaff Turf Mile (GIIT)CDMay 4$400k g4&up f/m8fTurf
Old Forester Turf Classic (GIT)CDMay 4$1,000k g4&up9fTurf
Pat Day Mile presented by LG&E and KU (GIII)CDMay 4$400k g3yo8fDirt
Equine Sales DerbyEvDMay 4$75k g3yo c/g R8fDirt
Al Swihart Memorial SFonMay 4$20k g3&up f/m6.5fDirt
Coors StarterFonMay 4$10k g4&up R9fDirt
English Channel SGPMay 4$75k g3yo8.5fTurf
Honey Ryder SGPMay 4$75k g3yo f8.5fTurf
David Semmes Memorial Hurdle (GIIT)GrMMay 4$75k g4&up17fTurf
Steeplethon SGrMMay 4$40k g5&up24fTurf
Virginia Gold Cup TimberGrMMay 4$100k g5&up32fTurf
Brighouse Belles SHsTMay 4$50k g3&up f/m6.5fDirt
Jim Coleman Province SHsTMay 4$50k g3yo6.5fDirt
Ross McLeod SHsTMay 4$50k g3yo f6.5fDirt
Swift Thoroughbreds Inaugural SHsTMay 4$50k g3&up6.5fDirt
Kyoto Shimbun Hai (JPN-IIT)JRAMay 4$1,023k a3yo11fTurf
Cliff Hanger SMthMay 4$100k g3&up8fTurf
Arkansas Breeders' ChampionshipOPMay 4$200k g3&up S8.5fDirt
Oaklawn InvitationalOPMay 4$300k g3yo9fDirt
Angels Flight SSAMay 4$75k a3yo f7fDirt
Senorita S (GIIIT)SAMay 4$100k g3yo f8fTurf
Secretariat Memorial SSONMay 4$3,000 a3&up6fDirt
Copper Top FuturitySunMay 4$110k a2yo S4.5fDirt
Sunland Park HSunMay 4$150k g3&up9fDirt
Inaugural HSuRMay 4$50k g3&up6.5fDirt
FTBOA Ivanavinalot Florida Sire STamMay 4$100k g3yo f S8.32fDirt
FTBOA Silver Charm Florida Sire STamMay 4$100k g3yo c/g S8.32fDirt
Dr. T.F. Classen Memorial STdnMay 4$75k g3&up f/m S6fDirt
Jacques Cartier S (GIII)WOMay 4$125k g4&up6fAW
May 5, 2019
Ruffian H (GII)BelMay 5$250k g4&up f/m8fDirt
NHK Mile Cup (JPN-IT)JRAMay 5$1,973k a3yo8fTurf
Hasta La Vista HTuPMay 5$30k g3&up15fTurf
Turf Paradise Open Spring FuturityTuPMay 5$30k a2yo5fDirt
May 6, 2019
Russell & Helen Foutz DistaffSuRMay 6$60k g3&up f/m S6.5fDirt
May 10, 2019
Goldfinch SPrMMay 10$50k g3yo f6fDirt
May 11, 2019
Hanshin Cup S (GIII)APMay 11$100k g3&up8fAW
Carey Group Buckhounds SASCMay 11$58k g4&up12fTurf
Beaugay S (GIIIT)BelMay 11$200k g4&up f/m8.5fTurf
Man o' War (GIT)BelMay 11$700k g4&up11fTurf
Peter Pan S (GIII)BelMay 11$300k g3yo9fDirt
Runhappy SBelMay 11$150k g4&up6fDirt
Vagrancy (GIII)BelMay 11$200k g4&up f/m6.5fDirt
Mamzelle SCDMay 11#$100k a3yo f5fTurf
It's Only Money SCTMay 11$50k g3&up S4.5fDirt
Big Drama SGPMay 11$100k g3&up S7fDirt
Fantango Lady SHsPMay 11$20k a3yo f S6fDirt
Keio Hai Spring Cup (JPN-IIT)JRAMay 11$1,115k a4&up7fTurf
Serena's Song SMthMay 11$75k g3&up f/m8.32fDirt
Calvin Houghland Iroquois (GIT)PWMay 11$150k g4&up24fTurf
Marcellus Frost Champion HurdlePWMay 11$100k g4&up R18fTurf
Margaret Currey Henley Hurdle SPWMay 11$50k g4&up f/m18fTurf
Santa Barbara S (GIIIT)SAMay 11$100k g3&up f/m12fTurf
Michael F. Rowland Memorial HTdnMay 11$75k g3&up S6fDirt
Ballade SWOMay 11$100k g3&up f/m S6fAW
May 12, 2019
Gold Fever SBelMay 12$100k g3yo6fDirt
Tomboy SBTPMay 12$75k g3yo f S8.5fTurf
Seattle SEmDMay 12$50k g3yo f6fDirt
Victoria Mile (JPN-IT)JRAMay 12$1,973k a4&up f/m8fTurf
Long Branch SMthMay 12$75k g3yo8.32fDirt
Fran's Valentine SSAMay 12$100k g3&up f/m S8fTurf
Budweiser HSuRMay 12$50k g3&up f/m4.5fDirt
Fury SWOMay 12$125k g3yo f R7fAW
May 13, 2019
Jack Cole HSuRMay 13$60k g3&up S8fDirt
May 17, 2019
Preservata SAsDMay 17$18k a3&up f/m5fDirt
Skunktail SHsPMay 17$20k a3yo S6fDirt
Adena Springs Miss Preakness S (GIII)PimMay 17$150k g3yo f6fDirt
Allaire duPont Distaff S (GIII)PimMay 17$150k g3&up f/m9fDirt
Black-Eyed Susan S (GII)PimMay 17$250k g3yo f9fDirt
Hilltop SPimMay 17$100k g3yo f8fTurf
Jim McKay Turf SprintPimMay 17$100k g3&up5fTurf
Pimlico Special (GIII)PimMay 17$300k g3&up10fDirt
Skipat SPimMay 17$100k g3&up f/m6fDirt
Golden Circle SPrMMay 17$50k g3yo6fDirt
May 18, 2019
Magic d'Oro SAsDMay 18$18k a3&up5fDirt
Soaring Softly S (GIIIT)BelMay 18$100k g3yo f7fTurf
10,000 Lakes SCbyMay 18$50k g3&up c/g S6fDirt
Lady Slipper SCbyMay 18$50k g3&up f/m S6fDirt
Louisville (GIIIT)CDMay 18$100k g3&up12fTurf
Fancy Buckles SCTMay 18$50k g3&up f/m S4.5fDirt
Musical Romance SGPMay 18$100k g3&up f/m S7fDirt
Nebraska Queen's SHsPMay 18$20k a3&up f/m S8fDirt
Heian S (JPN-III)JRAMay 18$673k a4&up9.5fDirt
Politely SMthMay 18$75k g3&up f/m5.5fTurf
Chick Lang S (GIII)PimMay 18$200k g3yo6fDirt
Dixie S (GIIT)PimMay 18$250k g3&up8.5fTurf
Gallorette S (GIIIT)PimMay 18$150k g3&up f/m8.5fTurf
James W. Murphy SPimMay 18$100k g3yo8fTurf
LARC Sir Barton SPimMay 18$100k g3yo R8.5fDirt
Maryland Sprint S (GIII)PimMay 18$150k g3&up6fDirt
Preakness S (GI)PimMay 18$1,500k g3yo9.5fDirt
Searching SPimMay 18$100k g3&up f/m12fTurf
The Very One SPimMay 18$100k g3&up f/m5fTurf
Radnor Hunt Cup TimberRadMay 18$35k g4&up26fTurf
Lazaro Barrera S (GIII)SAMay 18$100k g3yo7fDirt
Selene S (GIII)WOMay 18$125k g3yo f8.5fAW
May 19, 2019
Auburn SEmDMay 19$50k g3yo c/g6fDirt
Alcatraz SGGMay 19$75k g3yo8fTurf
Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) (JPN-IT)JRAMay 19$2,075k a3yo f12fTurf
Get Serious SMthMay 19$75k g3&up5.5fTurf
Desert Stormer S (GIII)SAMay 19$100k g3&up f/m6fDirt
Queenston SWOMay 19$125k g3yo R7fAW
May 20, 2019
JetSet HCTMMay 20$50k g3&up f/m6fDirt
Journal HCTMMay 20$50k g3&up6fDirt
Tom Ridge SPIDMay 20$100k g3yo6fAW
C.O. "Ken" Kendrick Memorial SSuRMay 20$60k g2yo S4.5fDirt
Eclipse S (GII)WOMay 20$175k g4&up8.5fAW
More Than Even SWRDMay 20$55k e3&up f/m S8.5fDirt
May 22, 2019
Sagamore Sired SIndMay 22$100k a3yo S6fDirt
Swifty Sired Fillies SIndMay 22$100k a3yo f S6fDirt
May 23, 2019
Prairie Rose SPrMMay 23$50k g3&up f/m6fDirt
May 24, 2019
Arizona Downs Inaugural SAZDMay 24$20k g3&up8fDirt
Jack Bishop SPrMMay 24$50k g3&up f/m8.5fDirt
May 25, 2019
Ingrid Knotts SArPMay 25$30k e3&up f/m S6fDirt
Paradise Creek SBelMay 25$100k g3yo7fTurf
Keertana SCDMay 25#$100k a3&up f/m12fTurf
Winning Colors S (GIII)CDMay 25$100k g3&up f/m6fDirt
Louisiana Legends ChevalEvDMay 25$75k g3yo S8fDirt
Louisiana Legends MademoiselleEvDMay 25$75k g3&up f/m S5.5fDirt
Louisiana Legends SoireeEvDMay 25$75k g3yo f S8fDirt
Louisiana Legends SprintEvDMay 25$75k g3&up S5.5fDirt
Louisiana Legends StarterEvDMay 25$50k g3&up f/m S7fDirt
Louisiana Legends StarterEvDMay 25$50k g3&up S8.5fDirt
Louisiana Legends TurfEvDMay 25$75k g3&up S8.5fTurf
Louisiana Legends Turf DistaffEvDMay 25$75k g3&up f/m S8fTurf
Roman Zipper SHsPMay 25$20k a3&up S8fDirt
Vancouver SunHsTMay 25$50k g3&up f/m6.5fDirt
Boiling Springs SMthMay 25$75k g3yo f8.5fTurf
John J. Reilly HMthMay 25$75k g3&up S6fDirt
Monmouth S (GIIT)MthMay 25$200k g3&up9fTurf
Salvator Mile S (GIII)MthMay 25$150k g3&up8fDirt
Ed Skinner MemorialPrMMay 25$65k g3&up6fDirt
Charles Whittingham S (GIIT)SAMay 25$200k g3&up10fTurf
Daytona S (GIIIT)SAMay 25$100k g4&upabt 6.5fTurf
Triple Bend S (GII)SAMay 25$200k g4&up7fDirt
SunRay Park & Casino HSuRMay 25$50k g3&up8fDirt
Greenwood SWOMay 25$125k g3&up R6fAW
Marine S (GIII)WOMay 25$125k g3yo8.5fAW
May 26, 2019
Inaugural SArPMay 26$20k e3yo6fDirt
Green Carpet SBTPMay 26$75k g3yo S8.5fTurf
George Royal SHsTMay 26$50k g3&up6.5fDirt
Meguro Kinen (JPN-IIT)JRAMay 26$1,071k a4&up12.5fTurf
Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby) (JPN-IT)JRAMay 26$3,757k a3yo12fTurf
Miss Liberty SMthMay 26$75k g3&up f/m8.5fTurf
Monrovia S (GIIT)SAMay 26$200k g3&up f/mabt 6.5fTurf
Summertime Oaks (GII)SAMay 26$200k g3yo f8.5fDirt
Dine SSuRMay 26$60k g3yo S6.5fDirt
Nassau S (GIIT)WOMay 26$175k g3&up f/m8fTurf
May 27, 2019
Bouwerie SBelMay 27$125k g3yo f S7fDirt
Commentator SBelMay 27$200k g3&up S8fDirt
Critical EyeBelMay 27$200k g3&up f/m S8fDirt
Kingston SBelMay 27$125k g3&up S8fTurf
Mike Lee SBelMay 27$125k g3yo S7fDirt
Mount Vernon SBelMay 27$125k g3&up f/m S8fTurf
Honor the Hero SCbyMay 27$50k g3&up5fTurf
Northbound Pride OaksCbyMay 27$50k g3yo f8fTurf
Hastings SEmDMay 27$50k g3&up f/m6fDirt
All American S (GIII)GGMay 27$100k g3&up8fAW
Lone Star Park Turf SLSMay 27$100k g3&up f/m8fTurf
Hystericalady SMthMay 27$75k g3yo f6fDirt
Jim RasmussenPrMMay 27$65k g3&up8.5fDirt
Gamely S (GIT) BCSAMay 27$500k g3&up f/m9fTurf
Shoemaker Mile (GIT) BCSAMay 27$500k g3&up8fTurf
The Gold Cup at Santa Anita (GI)SAMay 27$500k g3&up10fDirt
May 31, 2019
Hey Hey Renee SAsDMay 31$18k a3yo f5.5fDirt
Nebraska Princess SHsPMay 31$20k a3yo f S8fDirt
Bob Bryant SPrMMay 31$60k g3yo f S6fDirt

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

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