2020 US Triple Crown Dates

The US Triple Crown is the biggest horse racing series in North America. It includes the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes. We have all the 2020 dates for each US Triple Crown race.

2020 Kentucky Derby date

The 146th Kentucky Derby is due to run on September 5, 2020. The race was originally scheduled to run on May 2, 2020 but was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

The 2019 edition was one of the most controversial of all time. First past the post was Maximum Security, but it was later disqualified after causing significant interference around the top corner.

Maximum Security Kentucky Derby
Maximum Security finished first in the 2019 Kentucky Derby but was later disqualified (Getty Images)

Country House was promoted to first at massive odds and it will go down in history as one of the most interesting decisions.

It's the first leg of the Triple Crown and the Churchill Downs feature always includes a wide-open field of three-year-olds all looking to get one step closer to the ultimate target. Check out our 2020 Kentucky Derby tips.

2020 Preakness Stakes date

The 2020 Preakness Stakes was scheduled to run on Saturday May 17, 2020 at Pimlico Race Course but was postponed because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. A new date is yet to be confirmed.

The Preakness Stakes is always a popular race as the Kentucky Derby winner attracts big attention with bookmakers.

2020 Belmont Stakes date

The 2020 Belmont Stakes was scheduled to run on Saturday June 6, 2020 as the highlight of the three-day Belmont Stakes Racing Festival. The plans to run the race were cancelled in March and there is yet to be an announcement on a new date.

The final leg of the Triple Crown brings a new element to the three-year-old series with an increased distance.