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


October 2, 2019
Gus Grissom SIndOct 2$100k a3&up S8.5fDirt
Richmond SIndOct 2$100k a3&up f/m S8.5fDirt
October 4, 2019
LondonMetric Noel Murless SASCOct 4$102k g3yo14fTurf
October 5, 2019
Duke of Edinburgh's Award Rous SASCOct 5$58k g3&up5fTurf
John Guest Racing Bengough S (ENG-IIIT)ASCOct 5$90k g3&up6fTurf
Neptune Investment Management British EBF October SASCOct 5$51k g3&up f/m7fTurf
Stella Artois Cumberland Lodge S (ENG-IIIT)ASCOct 5$77k g3&up12fTurf
Harris Farms SFnoOct 5$100k g3&up S6fDirt
Saudi Arabia Royal Cup (JPN-IIIT)JRAOct 5$619k a2yo8fTurf
Greenwood Cup (GIII)PRXOct 5$200k g3&up12fDirt
Diana STdnOct 5$75k g3&up f/m S6fDirt
Emerald Necklace STdnOct 5$75k g2yo f S6fDirt
Mazarine S (GIII)WOOct 5$125k g2yo f8.5fAW
October 6, 2019
Kyoto Daishoten (JPN-IIT)JRAOct 6$1,262k a3&up12fTurf
Mainichi Okan (JPN-IIT)JRAOct 6$1,262k a3&up9fTurf
Cup and Saucer SWOOct 6$225k g2yo R8.5fTurf
October 7, 2019
Leon Reed Memorial SFLOct 7$50k g3&up S6fDirt
October 8, 2019
Crown Ambassador SIndOct 8$100k a2yo S6fDirt
Indiana Stallion FilliesIndOct 8$100k a2yo f S6fDirt
October 9, 2019
Fitz Dixon Jr. Memorial Juvenile SPIDOct 9$100k g2yo6.5fAW
October 10, 2019
Presque Isle Debutante SPIDOct 10$100k g2yo f6.5fAW
October 12, 2019
E.P. Taylor S (GIT)WOOct 12$600k g3&up f/m10fTurf
Nearctic S (GIIT)WOOct 12$250k g3&up6fTurf
Pattison Canadian International (GIT)WOOct 12$800k g3&up12fTurf
October 13, 2019
Bull Dog HFnoOct 13$50k a3&up9fDirt
Fantasy SHsTOct 13$75k g2yo f8.5fDirt
Shuka Sho (JPN-IT)JRAOct 13$1,879k a3yo f10fTurf
Ruling Angel SWOOct 13$100k g3yo f6.5fAW
October 14, 2019
Ascot GraduationHsTOct 14$75k g2yo8.5fDirt
Fuchu Himba S (JPN-IIT)JRAOct 14$1,036k a3&up f/m9fTurf
October 17, 2019
H.B.P.A. StakesPIDOct 17$100k g3&up f/m8.32fAW
October 19, 2019
QIPCO British Champions Fillies & Mares S (ENG-IT)ASCOct 19$768k g3&up f/m12fTurf
QIPCO British Champions Long Distance Cup (ENG-IIT)ASCOct 19$576k g3&up16fTurf
QIPCO British Champions Sprint S (ENG-IT)ASCOct 19$768k g3&up6fTurf
QIPCO Champion S (ENG-IT)ASCOct 19$1,664k g3&up10fTurf
Queen Elizabeth II S (Sponsored by QIPCO) (ENG-IT)ASCOct 19$1,408k g3&up8fTurf
ITOBA Stallion Season Colts & Geldings SIndOct 19$75k a3yo c/g S8fDirt
ITOBA Stallion Season Fillies SIndOct 19$75k a3yo f S8fDirt
Fuji S (JPN-IIIT)JRAOct 19$765k a3&up8fTurf
Ontario Fashion S (GIII)WOOct 19$125k g3&up f/m6fAW
October 20, 2019
Autumn LeavesHsTOct 20$30k g3&up f/m R8.5fDirt
Lions GateHsTOct 20$30k g3&up R8.5fDirt
Kikuka Sho (Japanese St. Leger) (JPN-IT)JRAOct 20$2,254k a3yo15fTurf
Bunty Lawless SWOOct 20$100k g3&up S8fTurf
Carotene SWOOct 20$125k g3yo f R9fTurf
October 21, 2019
Shesastonecoldfox SFLOct 21$50k g2yo f S6fDirt
October 26, 2019
Artemis S (JPN-IIIT)JRAOct 26$550k a2yo f8fTurf
Swan S (JPN-IIT)JRAOct 26$1,115k a3&up7fTurf
Best of Ohio Distaff SMVROct 26$150k g3&up f/m S9fDirt
Best of Ohio Endurance SMVROct 26$150k g3&up S10fDirt
Best of Ohio Sprint SMVROct 26$150k g3&up S6fDirt
John W. Galbreath SMVROct 26$150k g2yo f S8.5fDirt
Juvenile SMVROct 26$150k g2yo S8.5fDirt
Overskate SWOOct 26$100k g3&up S7fAW
Princess Elizabeth SWOOct 26$225k g2yo f R8.5fAW
October 27, 2019
Tenno Sho Autumn (JPN-IT)JRAOct 27$2,827k a3&up10fTurf
Grey S (GIII)WOOct 27$125k g2yo8.5fAW
New Mexico Classic Cup DerbyZiaOct 27$145k g3yo S6fDirt
New Mexico Classic Cup DistaffZiaOct 27$145k g3&up f/m S6fDirt
New Mexico Classic Cup JuvenileZiaOct 27$145k g2yo S6fDirt
New Mexico Classic Cup LassieZiaOct 27$145k g2yo f S6fDirt
New Mexico Classic Cup OaksZiaOct 27$145k g3yo f S6fDirt
New Mexico Classic Cup Peppers PrideZiaOct 27$175k g3&up f/m S8fDirt
New Mexico Classic Cup Rocky GulchZiaOct 27$185k g3&up S8fDirt
New Mexico Classic Cup SprintZiaOct 27$175k g3&up S6fDirt
October 28, 2019
Chaves County SZiaOct 28$50k g3&up f/m6fDirt
Roadrunner SZiaOct 28$50k g3&up6fDirt
Veterans SZiaOct 28$50k g3&up8.5fDirt

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November 2019

December 2019

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

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