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The 2020 Kentucky Oaks
The 2020 Kentucky Oaks Contenders List
The table below holds the official Kentucky Oaks contenders, odds and post positions.
|Horse||Jockey||Morning Line Odds|
|1||Swiss Skydiver||Tyler Gaffalione||8-5|
|2||Tempers Rising||Julien Leparoux||50-1|
|3||Donna Veloce||Ricardo Santana Jr.||15-1|
|8||Hopeful Growth||Manny Franco||30-1|
|9||Dream Marie||Joe Talamo||50-1|
Kentucky Oaks day race card and wagering menu:
Please find the race numbers, start times and wagering opportunities for Kentucky Oaks day.
|1||11:00AM||WPS EX DD P3 P5|
|2||11:30AM||WPS EX DD P3 P4|
|3||12:00PM||WPS EX DD P3|
|4||12:30PM||WPS EX DD P3 P5|
|5||1:10PM||WPS EX DD P3 P4|
|6||1:45PM||WPS EX DD P3|
|7||2:20PM||WPS EX DD P3 S6|
|8||3:05PM||WPS EX DD P3 P5|
|9||3:40PM||WPS EX DD P3 P4|
|10||4:15PM||WPS EX DD P3 P4|
|11||4:50PM||WPS EX DD P3|
|12||5:45PM||WPS EX SH5 (O/D-DBL)(O/W/D-P3)(Longines-Kentucky Oaks)|
What is the Kentucky Oaks?
The $1 million Kentucky Oaks is a premiere race for Thoroughbred three-year-old fillies at Churchill Downs, the female counterpart to the Kentucky Derby. The 1 1/8-mile event is offered the Friday before the Kentucky Derby, which takes place on the first Saturday in May every year.
The 146th running of the Kentucky Oaks is Friday, September 4th. The Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks are the longest continuously held sporting events in America, originating in 1875.
Kentucky Oaks attendance reached 100,000 for the first time in 1999 (101,034) and 113,071 people filled the stands at the Louisville, Kentucky track despite cold and cloudy conditions in 2014. The Oaks is frequently the second-most attended event in Thoroughbred racing behind the Kentucky Derby.
Since 1999, Churchill Downs has partnered with various organizations and causes, such as non-profit organizations focusing upon prevention and treatment of breast and ovarian cancer. Kentucky Oaks Day is a “Pink Out,” with patrons encouraged to wear pink attire, and special pink cocktails are sold.
Known as the Run for the Lillies, the Oaks features an impressive roster of past winners -- champions such as Rachel Alexandra, Untapable, Blind Luck, Proud Spell, Rags to Riches and Ashado have proved successful in the last decade – and a stakes-packed program filled with wagering opportunities await horse players on the undercard.
In 2014, Oaks handle totaled $14.02 million and $43.14 million was wagered on the entire program.
What did the Kentucky Oaks contender list look like early in the year?
In contrast, take a look at probable Oaks contenders from Feb. 17th.
|11||Harvey's Lil Goil||10||$55,000|