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Kentucky Oaks

Race Name Grade Track
Kentucky Oaks 1 Churchill Downs Racetrack Kentucky Oaks

Kentucky Oaks

A Grade I stakes race, the Kentucky Oaks is for three-year-old Thoroughbred fillies and takes place once a year in Louisville, Kentucky. Currently the race is 1811 metres and is held at Churchill Downs. The race is one of the most popular and highly-prized races in the USA for three-year-old fillies along with the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes and the Acorn Stakes.

Recently the Kentucky Oaks has become nearly as popular as the Derby, with spectators usually only second to Derby Day. Its attendance exceeds the Preakness Stakes, the Belmont Stakes and the Breeders' Cup.

Kentucky Oaks Racetrack

Churchill Downs
The Kentucky Oaks is run at Churchill Downs. The Churchill Downs racetrack is situated on Central Avenue in south Louisville, Kentucky. The track is a thoroughbred racetrack. Its official opening was in 1875. Churchill Downs can seat 51,000, but can accommodate more than 165,000 due to it?s standing-room. Churchill Downs
The track is a dirt oval track, and is 1600 meters in circumference and 24 meters wide. There is a turf track inside the main track of 1400 meters in circumference.

Kentucky Oaks - Past Winners

2002 Farda Amiga
2003 Bird Town
2004 Ashado
2005 Summerly
2006 Lemons Forever

Kentucky Oaks - Betting

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