Ohio Derby added to Kentucky Derby trail; see the schedule

Ohio Derby added to Kentucky Derby trail; see the schedule
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Churchill Downs Racetrack announced Saturday that the Ohio Derby has been added to the extended 2020 Kentucky Derby trail.

The Ohio Derby (G3) will measure 1 1/8 miles on Saturday, June 27, at JACK Thistledown Racino in North Randall, Ohio, and carry a $500,000 purse.

Points to the Top 4 finishers will be worth 20-8-4-2 on the Road to the Kentucky Derby.

The 146th running of the 1 ¼-mile Kentucky Derby has been rescheduled for Saturday, Sept. 5, with this the upcoming prep schedule:

The upcoming schedule of races:

 June 6 Santa Anita Derby $400,000 Santa Anita 100-40-20-10
 June 20 Belmont Stakes $1 million Belmont 150-60-30-15
 June 27 Ohio Derby $500,000 Thistledown 20-8-4-2
 July 4 Los Alamitos Derby $150,000 Los Alamitos 20-8-4-2
 July 8 Indiana Derby $300,000  Indiana Grand 20-8-4-2
 July 11 Blue Grass $600,000 Keeneland 100-40-20-10
 July 18 Haskell $1 million Monmouth 100-40-20-10
 Aug. 1 Shared Belief $100,000 Del Mar 50-20-10-5 
 Aug. 15 Pegasus $150,000 Monmouth 20-8-4-2

The Ellis Park Derby (50-20-10-5) and stakes at Saratoga Race Course, such as the Travers, will be added to the series once their stakes schedules are finalized.

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