Telephone Betting On American Horse Racing
Betting on American Horse Racing
The Sport of Kings is as popular over the pond as it is here and it is becoming increasingly popular with our customers who enjoy sitting down in the evening and having a few flutters on the many American horse race meetings that are shown on the Sky Racing Channel 426. With some races being as short as 4 furlongs, the action can be fast and furious! And with the presenters providing plenty of form and insight our punters have been finding their fair share of winners!
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2020 Kentucky Derby Prep Races You Must Watch Out For
The hype for the 2020 Kentucky Derby starts to fill the air of Churchill Downs as we draw near to this grand horse racing tournament. It serves as the opening race for the upcoming U.S. Triple Crown Series, followed by the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes.
Kentucky Derby this year will commemorate a two-day event starting on May 2, 2020, and will end on May 3, 2020. It will showcase the best-thoroughbred racers in the country vying for a million purse prize. As stated, this will find its home again in Churchill Downs, where three-year-old colts will compete in a one ¼ miles running distance. Aside from that, the betting games will come massive, which will make the event more entertaining and fun.
While we are still a quarter away before the 2020 Kentucky Derby starts, do know that particular Kentucky Derby prep races will help each entry earn an automatic berth to the “Run For The Roses.” These horse racing shows will serve as your platform for scouting your desired bets for the derby. Let’s get to know them.
The Gotham Stakes is an official Kentucky Derby prep race that takes place every second Saturday of March. This year, the Gotham Stakes will find its home in Aqueduct, where three-year-old thoroughbreds compete in a dirt track. The winner will have its automatic entry to the derby.
Tampa Bay Derby
Tampa Bay Downs will host the Tampa Day Derby on March 7, 2020, and the winner for this event will also get an automatic entry to the 2020 Kentucky Derby. The contenders for the Tampa Day Derby will compete in a one ⅙ mile running distance, and the winner may take home a purse prize of $350, 000.
The Louisiana Derby is another Kentucky Derby prep racing event that takes place on March 22. It settles every year in the racing field of Fair Grounds situated in New Orleans, Louisiana. The entries for this racing event will saddle up in a one ⅛ running distance with $1, 000, 000 as the prize at stake.
Sunland Park Derby
The Sunland Park Derby is a specific horse racing event created for three-year-old fillies, colts, and geldings. It will take place on March 23, 2020, at Sunland Racetrack, New Mexico, where the contenders compete in a one ⅛ mile running distance. The winning entry for this horse racing event will take home a prize amounting to $800, 000.
The UAE Derby is a Kentucky Derby prep race, which will commence on March 29, 2020. This thoroughbred-flat racing event is held annually in the racing field of Meydan Racecourse, Dubai, UAE. It is one of the richest horse racing events in the world where the winner can take home a prize amounting to $2,500,000.
Another Kentucky Derby prep race that is happening on March 29, 2020, is the Florida Derby. It will take place in Gulfstream Park, Florida, where three-year-old colts compete in a one ⅛ running distance. The winner for this event can also expect a prize of $1, 000, 000.
Wood Memorial Stakes
The Aqueduct Racetrack, located in Queens, New York, will host the Wood Memorial Stakes on April 5, 2020. The winning entry for this racing event will earn an automatic ticket to the 2020 Kentucky Derby. Each entry will saddle up in a one ⅛ miles running distance where only three-year-old colts are accepted to join the event. The winner can take home a prize amounting to $1, 000, 000.
Blue Grass Stakes
The Blue Grass Stakes will take place in Kneeland, Kentucky, on April 5, 2020. The same with the horse racing shows mentioned above. The winner will also get a spot for the 2020 Kentucky Derby. The entries for the Blue Grass Stakes will compete in a one ⅛ miles for a prize at stake of $1, 000, 000.
Santa Anita Derby
The Santa Anita Derby is a Grade 1 Stakes horse racing showdown that will commence on April 5, 2020. It is held annually at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. The winner can take home a ticket in the upcoming Kentucky Derby with a prize of $1, 000, 000.
The Arkansas Derby completes the list of prep races for Kentucky Derby, in which a thoroughbred racer can earn a direct flight in the “Run For The Roses.” It will take place on April 12, 2020, at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Arkansas. The winner for this event shall take home a prize of $1, 000, 000.
The 2020 Kentucky Derby will happen a few months from now, and a lot of horse racing fans are excited to witness another season of this world’s renowned horse racing showdown. But before this event, there are several Kentucky Derby prep races you can partake where a horse racer can earn an automatic ticket to the derby. That said, you should not miss these prep races to have a preview for the upcoming Kentucky Derby.