The 6 biggest horse racing events this year

The Kentucky Derby is a Grade I stakes race for the three-year-old thoroughbred horses. [Image Source: Kentucky Derby GPA Photo Archive/Flickr ]
The Kentucky Derby is a Grade I stakes race for the three-year-old thoroughbred horses. [Image Source: Kentucky Derby GPA Photo Archive/Flickr ]

From the iconic Kentucky Derby to exciting Dubai World Cup, horse racing is big, but some stand out from the rest.

There is no shortage of Horse racing events this year. Unfortunately, there are just too many racing events to list here. Here are some of the biggest events in the horse racing world.

1

Kentucky Derby

First introduced in 1975, Kentucky Derby is a popular horse racing event that is held annually in the first day of May at the Churchill Down, Louisville.

2

The Preakness Stakes

As the second leg in the US thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown series, the Preakness Stakes is a true test of perseverance and will power. The race comes just two weeks after the grueling Kentucky Derby.

3

Belmont Stakes

First started in 1867, Belmont Stakes is a 1.5-mile-long American Grade I stakes thoroughbred horse racing event.

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