Saturday Stakes Schedule – March 14, 2020

Posted By Christopher Feery on March 13, 2020

A pair of Kentucky Derby prep races highlights a busy Saturday slate of horse racing action. Let’s take a look at those two races in full detail, as well as all of the other major stakes races set to take place.

Jeff Ruby Steaks (G3)

Nope, no typo – that’s the actual listed name for this stakes race. It’s Race 11 on a 12-race card at Turfway Park and contested over 1 1/8 miles on an all weather track with a purse of $250,000. There are 12 horses in the field with Derby points awarded on a scale of 20-8-4-2 for the top four finishers. Post time is 6:42 ET.

Field
1 – Dack Janiel’s
2 – Toma Todo
3 – Fancy Liquor
4 – Unthrottled
5 – Myamanoi
6 – Halo Again
7 – Victory Boulevard
8 – Finnick the Fierce
9 – Austrian
10 – The Stiff
11 – Invader
12 – Field Pass

Rebel Stakes (G2)

Race 10 on the 11-race card at Oaklawn Park is the $1 million Rebel Stakes, a big qualifier for the Derby which wards points on a 50-20-10-5 scale for the top four finishers. It’s a 1 1/6 mile race on a dirt track with eight horses in the field. Post time is 5:23 PM ET.

Field
1 – Nadal
2 – Excession
3 – Basin
4 – Silver Prospector
5 – No Parole
6 – Three Technique
7 – Coach Bahe
8 – American Theorem

Other Saturday Stakes Races

Those are naturally the two biggest highlights of the day, but we have a number of other quality races scheduled throughout Saturday. Here’s what you need to know about the most notable ones.

$100,000 Correction Stakes
Aqueduct Race 8 – 5:01 PM ET
6 Furlongs, Dirt, 7 Entrants

$60,000 Red Camelia Stakes
Fair Grounds Race 7 – 3:24 PM ET
About 1 Mile, Turf, 12 Entrants

$150,000 Hurricane Bertie Stakes
Gulfstream Park Race 11 – 5:52 PM ET
7 Furlongs, Dirt, 9 Entrants

$100,000 Nellie Morse Stakes
Laurel Park Race 5 – 3:13 PM ET
1 Mile, Dirt, 7 Entrants

$100,000 Beyond the Wire Stakes
Laurel Park Race 7 – 4:12 PM ET
1 Mile, Dirt, 8 Entrants

$100,000 Harriet E. Johnson Memorial Stakes
Laurel Park Race 9 – 5:12 PM ET
1 1/8 Miles, Dirt, 7 Entrants

$100,000 Private Terms Stakes
Laurel Park Race 10 – 5:43 PM ET
About 1 1/16 Miles, Dirt, 7 Entrants

$350,000 Essex Handicap
Oaklawn Park Race 8 – 4:17 PM ET
1 1/16 Miles, Dirt, 7 Entrants

$350,000 Azeri Stakes
Oaklawn Park Race 9 – 4:50 PM ET
1 1/16 Miles, Dirt, 7 Entrants

$400,000 Beholder Mile Stakes
Santa Anita Race 7 – 4:07 PM PT
1 Mile, Dirt, 7 Entrants

$75,000 Mayers Electric Company Animal Kingdom Stakes
Turfway Park Race 6 – 3:42 PM ET
6 1/2 Furlongs, All Weather Track, 9 Entrants

$100,000 Latonia Stakes
Turfway Park Race 7 – 4:14 PM ET
1 Mile, All Weather Track, 12 Entrants

$100,000 Rushaway Stakes
Turfway Park Race 8 – 4:45 PM ET
1 1/16 Miles, All Weather Track, 8 Entrants

$150,000 TwinSpires Kentucky Cup Classic Stakes
Turfway Park Race 9 – 5:17 PM ET
1 1/8 Miles, All Weather Track, 14 Entrants

$150,000 Maxim Crane Works Bourbonette Oaks
Turfway Park Race 10 – 5:55 PM ET
1 Mile, All Weather Track, 13 Entrants

It shapes up to be a busy Saturday of racing, so we’ll keep our fingers xcrossed that everything goes off without a hitch. As always, TVG will have coverage of all the major races for those who are looking to kick back, watch and wager. Best of luck!

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