04/28/2010 6:39PM

2010 Oaks/Derby Timetables


Here are the race lineups, scheduled post times, and pick-4 and pick-6 menus for the Oaks and Derby Day cards at Churchill Downs Friday and Saturday:

--Post time is 10:30 a.m. both days.

--The six graded stakes each day have been scheduled to comprise all-stakes pick-6's ending in the Oaks Friday and the Derby Saturday.

--There are three pick-4's on the 12-race card Friday (2-5, 4-7, 8-11) and four on the 13-race card Saturday (2-5, 4-7, 8-11 and 10-13.)

--There are four grass races scheduled each day.

--The Oaks card has eight races for fillies and four for males, though in one of those -- the G3 Kentucky Juvenile -- the three favorites are fillies running against males. The Derby card has nine races for males, four for fillies and mares.

--The Oaks card has last year's Oaks favorite and winner (and Horse of the Year) Rachel Alexandra in the La Troienne, and last year's losing Derby favorite (Friesan Fire) in the Alysheba, where the entrants also include G1 winners Macho Again and Bullsbay. The Derby undercard includes G1 winners Hot Dixie Chick in the Eight Belles, Diamondrella and Hooh Why in the Distaff Mile, Informed Decision in the Humana Distaff, Warrior's Reward in the Churchill Downs, and Court Vision and General Quarters in the Turf Classic.

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