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|
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.