May 27 – 29 Stakes Schedule

Updated 5/28 10:30 PM EST.

Churchill Downs

5/27/17: $65,000 Keertana Overnight Stakes – 11/2 miles on Turf for Fillies & Mares 3YO & Up

5/27/17: $100,000 G3 Winning Colors Stakes – 6 Furlongs on Dirt for Fillies & Mares 3YO & Up

Belmont Park

5/27/17: $100,000 Paradise Creek Stakes – 7 Furlongs on Dirt for 3YO

5/29/17: $125,000 Bouwerie Stakes (NY) – 7 Furlongs on Dirt for Fillies 3YO

5/29/17: $200,000 Commentator Stakes (NY) – 1 Mile on Dirt for 3YO & Up

5/29/17: $200,000 Critical Eye Stakes (NY) 1 Mile on Dirt for Fillies & Mares 3YO & UP

5/29/17: $125,000 Kingston Stakes (NY) – 1 Mile on Turf for 3YO & Up

5/29/17: $125,000 Mike Lee Stakes (NY) – 7 Furlongs on Dirt for 3YO

5/29/17: $125,000 Mt. Vernon Stakes (NY) – 1 Mile on Turf for Fillies & Mares 3YO

Santa Anita

5/27/17: G1 $500,000 Gold Cup – 11/4 miles on Dirt for 3YO & Up

5/27/17: G1 $300,000 Gamely Stakes – 11/8 miles on Turf for Fillies & Mares 3YO & Up

5/27/17: G2 $200,000 Monrovia Stakes – 61/2 Furlongs on Turf for Fillies & Mares 3YO & Up

5/27/17: G3 $150,000 Daytona Stakes – 61/2 Furlongs on Turf for 3YO & Up

5/28/17: G2 $200,000 Charles Whittingham Stakes – 11/4 miles on Turf for 3YO & Up

5/29/17: $200,000 Snow Chief Stakes (CA) – 11/8 miles on Turf for 3YO

5/29/17: $200,000 Melair Stakes (CA) – 11/16 miles on Dirt for Fillies 3YO

Gulfstream Park

5/27/17: $100,000 Musical Romance Stakes (FLA) – 7 Furlongs on Dirt for 3YO & Up

5/27/17: $75,000 Christmas Past Stakes – 11/16 miles on Turf for Fillies & Mares 3YO & Up

5/28/17: $50,000 Opening Lead Stakes – 6 Furlongs on Dirt for 3YO & Up

Woodbine Race Course

5/27/17: G2 $175,000 Nassau Stakes – 1 Mile on the Turf for Fillies & Mares 3YO & Up

5/27/17 $125,000 Lady Angela Stakes (ONT-C) – 7 Furlongs on Synthetic for 3YO Fillies

5/28/17 G3 $125,000 Marine Stakes – 11/16-miles on Synthetic for 3YO

Monmouth Park Race Course

5/27/17: G3 $100,000 Red Bank Stakes – 1 Mile on the Turf for 3YO & Up

5/28/17: $60,000 Blue Sparkler Stakes – 5 Furlongs on Turf for Fillies & Mares 3YO & Up

She had two real hard races, the Acorn, the Eight Belles. We wanted to find a spot we were confident she would win. Just so she wouldn’t lose another race and get seconditis. Rodolphe picked out this one, and it worked out great.” Looking forward to a rematch with Monomoy Girl? “Not really at this moment. Maybe later. She’s still lightly raced. We still don’t know what she wants to do yet. One thing that’s encouraging about her, when she breezes in the morning, she completes the work. When she goes into the next turn galloping out, she takes off again. Who knows? She might go a mile and an eighth, mile and a quarter.”

Barry Irwin, President of Team Valor International, majority owner of the winner Talk Veuve to Me

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