Quick Answer: Where Is The Oaks Horse Race Held?

What station is the Oaks race on?

Many more races, including the Kentucky Oaks on Friday, May 3, will also be carried live as the broadcaster also utilizes its NBC Sports channel.

This year’s live TV coverage from Churchill Downs will also be offered online at NBC Sports and via the NBC Sports Live App, available on iOS and Android.

What time is the Oaks race 2019?

Oaks Day – May 03, 2019. The Longines Kentucky Oaks is America’s premier and most lucrative race for 3-year old fillies – female horses – held each year on the day before the Kentucky Derby.

Where is the Kentucky Oaks?

Louisville

What is the Kentucky Oaks 2019?

2019 Road to the Kentucky Oaks. The 2019 Road to the Kentucky Oaks is a points system by which Thoroughbred fillies will qualify for the 2019 Kentucky Oaks, to be held on May 3.

What race number is the Kentucky Derby 2019?

The field was open to 20 horses, who qualified for the race by earning points on the 2019 Road to the Kentucky Derby. The Derby is held annually on the first Saturday in May, at the end of the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival.

Who won KY Derby 2019?

Country House

Why is it called Oaks Day?

The Oaks race day originated in England in 1779 and is the female equivalent of the Derby restricted to three year old fillies. It was named after the Surrey residence of the Earl of Derby. Over the years there have been many changes in name and distance.

What time is Kentucky Oaks race?

The NBC Sports Network will air the Kentucky Oaks with undercard races throughout Friday. Coverage begins at noon and lasts through 6:30 p.m., May 3.

What time is Kentucky Derby race?

Wagering windows will open 30 minutes before the first race, approximately 10:00a.m. Mint Juleps are available as soon as the gates open – 8:00am – and the last call is at post time for the 14th race, approximately 8:10p.m. Celebrities will be walking the Red Carpet from approximately 12:00p.m. to 2:30p.m.

How many horses are in the Kentucky Oaks?

Get to know the 14 horses in the field for the 2019 Kentucky Oaks.

Who’s running in the Kentucky Oaks?

Longines Kentucky Oaks

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5Flor de La MarBet Now
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7JaywalkBet Now
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What is the difference between the Kentucky Oaks and the Kentucky Derby?

The two races are also run at different lengths. The Kentucky Oaks® is 1 1/8 miles long, while the Derby is a furlong longer at 1 1/4 miles. There is no official reason given for the differing distances, it’s generally held that the Oaks is a shorter race due to the fillies being less capable to go the extra furlong.