Pocatello Downs 2020 Stakes Schedule

Posted by Press Release on 01/28/2020

POCATELLO, ID—JANUARY 27, 2020—Pocatello Downs released their 2020 stakes schedule today. The track's 2020 season will get underway on Sunday, May 3rd and run the Sunday, September 27th. 

First Post time is set for 1:00 PM (MDT) on all race days with the exception of July 17th and31st. 

Highlights of the season include the $30,500 Adequan Derby Challenge and the $30,500 John Deere Juvenile Challenge Championship. 

For the first time Pocatello Downs will be offering Friday evening races in July highlighted by the $90,000-est. Bitterroot Futurity and $15,000-added est. Derby. First post going at 5:00 PM (MDT) on July 17th and 31st. 

The $20,000-est. Idaho Cup Futurity and $10,000-added est. Derby will be held on closing day September 27th. 

Pocatello Downs 2020 Stakes Schedule 
Total Stakes Races Estimated Added $272,000 For 2020 Race Season. 

May 10th

  • Ice Breaker (QH Overnight Stakes) $5,000 Added 


May 17th 

  • Rocky Mountain Spring Classic Futurity Finals $10,000 Estimated Added
    (Trials May 3rd)
  • Rocky Mountain Futurity Consolation $2,500 Added


May 24th 

  • AQHA Derby Challenge Finals $30,500 Added
    (Trials May 3rd)
  • Rocky Mountain Spring Classic P&A Futurity Final $5,000 Estimated Added 
    (Trials May 10th)
  • Rocky Mountain Spring Classic P&A Maturity $3,000 Estimated Added
  • Snapp Memorial (TB Stakes) $4,000 Added 
  • Bill Frasure Memorial (Maiden Frolic Consolation) $2,500 Added


May 25th 

  • Pocatello Downs Championship (QH 3&Up) Legends Memorial $10,000 Added
  • Maiden Frolic Finals (QH 3&up Maidens 1/1/2020) $7,500 Added
    (Trials May 10th)
  • Lynn Bowman Memorial (F&M Stakes 3&up) $4,000 Added


July 31st 

  • Bitterroot Futurity Finals ($70,000 Estimated Added) 
    (Trials July 17th) 
  • Bitterroot Futurity Consolation ($6,500 Estimated Added) 
    Bitterroot Derby Finals ($15,000 Estimated Added) 
    (Trials July 17th) 
  • NW2 Stakes Finals (NW2 Condition as of May 1st 2020) $10,000 Added 
    (Trials July 17th)
  • Mixed Breed Marathon (QH, TB, P&A 1,000 Yards) $2,500 Added
  • Harold Pence Memorial $3,500 Added 


September 20th 

  • AQHA Juvenile Challenge Finals $30,500 Added
    (Trials EISF September 6th)  
  • AQHA Distaff Challenge Finals $20,500 Added 
    (Trials EISF September 7th) 


September 27th 

  • Idaho Cup Futurity Finals $10,000 Estimated Added 
    (Trials September 20th)
  • Idaho Cup Derby Finals $10,000 Estimated Added 
    (Trials September 20th)
  • Van Adams Memorial $7,500 Estimated Added
    (Trials EISF September 11th)
  • Mixed Breed 870 Stakes $2,500 Added
  • Mixed Breed Derby $2,500 Added 
  • Maiden Frolic $2,000 Added 
  • Au Revoir Handicap (TB) $2,500 Added 

(Pocatello Downs reserves the right to cancel, postpone, or alter any stakes race upon direction of its board of directors). 

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