The Kentucky Oaks is a rade 1 Stakes horse race held annually on the Friday before the Kentucky Derby in May. In the table below, you will find when Kentucky Oaks is official marked and celebrated in United States over a span of 15 years. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Year Day of the Week Date Name
2010
Friday April 30 Kentucky Oaks
2011
Friday May 6 Kentucky Oaks
2012
Friday May 4 Kentucky Oaks
2013
Friday May 3 Kentucky Oaks
2014
Friday May 2 Kentucky Oaks
2015
Friday May 1 Kentucky Oaks
2016
Friday May 6 Kentucky Oaks
2017
Friday May 5 Kentucky Oaks
2018
Friday May 4 Kentucky Oaks
2019
Friday May 3 Kentucky Oaks
2020
Friday May 1 Kentucky Oaks
2021
Friday April 30 Kentucky Oaks
2022
Friday May 6 Kentucky Oaks
2023
Friday May 5 Kentucky Oaks
2024
Friday May 3 Kentucky Oaks
2025
Friday May 2 Kentucky Oaks

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