2017 Spring Race Meeting

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Date: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 (All day)
Saturday, April 8, 2017 (All day)
Sunday, April 9, 2017 (All day)
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 (All day)
Thursday, April 13, 2017 (All day)
Friday, April 14, 2017 (All day)
Saturday, April 15, 2017 (All day)
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 (All day)
Thursday, April 20, 2017 (All day)
Friday, April 21, 2017 (All day)
Saturday, April 22, 2017 (All day)
Sunday, April 23, 2017 (All day)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 (All day)
Thursday, April 27, 2017 (All day)
Friday, April 28, 2017 (All day)
Event description: 

Keeneland's 2017 Spring Race Meet opens Friday, April 7, and continues through Friday, April 28. No racing will be held on Mondays, Tuesdays or Easter Sunday (April 16).

Highlights include the $1 milllion Toyota Blue Grass (G2) and $500,000 Central Bank Ashland (G2) on Saturday, April 8. The races are worth 100 points apiece on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1) and Road to the Kentucky Oaks (G1), respectively.

Keeneland 2017 Spring Stakes Schedule: April 7 - 28

Date Race Name Nom Deadlines Sex Distance Course
 
Fri, April 7
 
$150,000 Transylvania (G3) Presented by Keeneland Select
March 22
($100)
3yo 8 1/2 furlongs Turf
Sat, April 8
$1 Million Toyota Blue Grass (G2)
1st - Feb. 18 ($200)
2nd - March 22 ($1,000)
3yo 9 furlongs Dirt
Sat, April 8
$500,000 Central Bank Ashland (G1)
 
1st - Feb. 18 ($100)
2nd - March 22 ($1,000)
 
3yo fillies 8 1/2 furlongs Dirt
 
Sat, April 8
 
$300,000 Madison (G1)
March 22
($150)
4yo & up, fillies & mares 7 furlongs Dirt
 
Sat, April 8
 
$250,000 Commonwealth (G3)
March 22
($100)
4yo & up 7 furlongs Dirt
 
Sat, April 8
 
$200,000 Shakertown (G2)
March 22
($100)
3yo & up 5 1/2 furlongs Turf
 
Sun, April 9
 
$150,000 Adena Springs Beaumont (G3)
March 22
($100)
3yo fillies 7 furlongs & 184' Dirt
Thurs, April 13
$125,000 Appalachian (G3) Presented by Japan Racing Association
March 29
($100)
3yo fillies 8 furlongs Turf
 
Fri, April 14
 
$300,000 Maker's 46 Mile (G1)
March 29
($150)
4yo & up 8 furlongs Turf
Sat, April 15
$350,000 Coolmore Jenny Wiley (G1)
March 29
($150)
4yo & up,
fillies & mares
8 1/2 furlongs Turf
 
Sat, April 15
 
$200,000 Stonestreet Lexington (G3)
March 29
($150)
3yo 8 1/2 furlongs Dirt
 
Sat, April 15
 
$200,000 Ben Ali (G3)
March 29
($100)
4yo & up 9 furlongs Dirt
Sat, April 15
$100,000 Giant's Causeway (L)
March 29
($100)
3yo & up,
fillies & mares
5 1/2 furlongs Turf
Fri, April 21
$100,000 Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare (G3)
April 5
($100)
4yo & up,
fillies & mares
8 1/2 furlongs Dirt

Sat, April 22

$250,000 Dixiana Elkhorn (G2)
April 5
($100)
4yo & up 12 furlongs Turf
Fri, April 28
$150,000 Bewitch (G3)
April 12
($100)
4yo & up, fillies & mares 12 furlongs Turf

Friday, April 7

$150,000 Transylvania (G3) Presented by Japan Racing Association
  • Age/Sex: 3yo
  • Distance: 8 1/2 furlongs
  • Course: Turf
  • Nom Deadline: March 22 ($100)

 

Saturday, April 8

$1 Million Toyota Blue Grass (G2)

  • Age/Sex: 3yo
  • Distance: 9 furlongs
  • Course: Dirt
  • 1st Nom Deadline: February 18 ($200)
  • 2nd Nom Deadline: March 22 ($1,000)

 

$500,000 Central Bank Ashland (G1)

  • Age/Sex: 3yo fillies
  • Distance: 8 1/2 furlongs
  • Course: Dirt
  • 1st Nom Deadline: February 18 ($100)
  • 2nd Nom Deadline: March 22 ($1,000)

 

$300,000 Madison (G1)

  • Age/Sex: 4yo & up, fillies & mares
  • Distance: 7 furlongs
  • Course: Dirt
  • Nom Deadline: March 22 ($150)

 

$250,000 Commonwealth (G3)

  • Age/Sex: 4yo & up
  • Distance: 7 furlongs
  • Course: Dirt
  • Nom Deadline: March 22 ($100)

 

$200,000 Shakertown (G2)

  • Age/Sex: 3yo & up
  • Distance: 5 1/2 furlongs
  • Course: Turf
  • Nom Deadline: March 22 ($100)

 

Sunday, April 9

$150,000 Adena Springs Beaumont (G3)

  • Age/Sex: 3yo fillies
  • Distance: 7 furlongs & 184 ft.
  • Course: Dirt
  • Nom Deadline: March 22 ($100)

 

Thursday, April 13

$125,000 Appalachian (G3) Presented by Japan Racing Association

  • Age/Sex: 3yo fillies
  • Distance: 8 furlongs
  • Course: Turf
  • Nom Deadline: March 29 ($100)

 

Friday, April 14

$300,000 Maker's 46 Mile (G1)

  • Age/Sex: 4yo & up
  • Distance: 8 furlongs
  • Course: Turf
  • Nom Deadline: March 29 ($150)

 

Saturday, April 15

$350,000 Coolmore Jenny Wiley (G1)

  • Age/Sex: 4yo & up, fillies & mares
  • Distance: 8 1/2 furlongs
  • Course: Turf
  • Nom Deadline: March 29 ($150)

 

$200,000 Stonestreet Lexington (G3)

  • Age/Sex: 3yo
  • Distance: 8 1/2 furlongs
  • Course: Dirt
  • Nom Deadline: March 29 ($150)

 

$200,000 Ben Ali (G3)

  • Age/Sex: 4yo & up
  • Distance: 9 furlongs
  • Course: Dirt
  • Nom Deadlin: March 29 ($100)

 

$100,000 Giant's Causeway (L)

  • Age/Sex: 3yo & up, fillies & mares
  • Distance: 5 1/2 furlongs
  • Course: Turf
  • Nom Deadline: March 29 ($100)

 

Friday, April 21

$100,000 Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare (G3)

  • Age/Sex: 4yo & up, fillies & mares
  • Distance: 8 1/2 furlongs
  • Course: Dirt
  • Nom Deadline: April 5 ($100)

 

Saturday, April 22

$250,000 Dixiana Elkhorn (G2)

  • Age/Sex: 4yo & up
  • Distance: 12 furlongs
  • Course: Turf
  • Nom Deadline: April 5 ($100)

 

Friday, April 28

$150,000 Bewitch (G3)

  • Age/Sex: 4yo & up, fillies & mares
  • Distance: 12 furlongs
  • Course: Turf
  • Nom Deadline: April 12 ($100)
 

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