The newly-restructured Road to the Kentucky Derby takes its first big turn on Saturday when Churchill Downs hosts the $150,000 Matt Winn (G3).
Churchill Downs steps up to the plate in that regard with Stephen Foster Preview Day, featuring five stakes worth a total of $550,000.
The Road to the Kentucky Derby received a major update last week when Churchill Downs released a tentative slate of qualifying races to be held during the spring and summer.
Churchill Downs racing returns and here is what to expect from the spring racing schedule.
What new races were added to the Road to the Kentucky Derby and what points are they worth? How did contender workouts go?
The much-anticipated spring meeting at Churchill Downs will commence on Saturday, May 16, and run through June 27, hosting an arangment of notable horses.
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Free expert picks for who you should bet in the Louisiana Derby on the Road to the Kentucky Derby.
The two divisions of the Risen Star (G2) on Saturday at Fair Grounds kicked off the Kentucky Derby Championship Series and awarded 50 points.
Take a look at horses that may be running under the radar in this weekly series analyzing recent maiden winners poised to join the Road to the Kentucky Derby.
The second division of the $400,000 Risen Star (G2) will be run Saturday evening as race 13 at Fair Grounds. A 3-year-old series with 50-20-10-5 points going to the top four finishers.