4201 Versailles Road P.O. Box 1690
Lexington, Kentucky, 40502


Date: October 05, 08
Purse: $200,000
Grade: 3
Type: Thoroughbred
Distance: 1 1/16 Miles
Age: Two Year Old
Turf: Turf

The Woodford Reserve Bourban Stakes is an American thoroughbred horse-racing event that is run at a distance of one and one sixteenth miles on the left-handed turf track of Keeneland Race Track, Kentucky. This grade III horse-racing event is open to horses with two-year-olds and carries a purse amount of $200,000. The race took place for the first time in 1991 as the Hopemont Stakes and the name changed to Bourbon Stakes for the 2003 race. According to the information available with us, the race was run in two divisions in 1998. At present, this horse-racing event has been included into the Breedersâ Cup Challenge series; it has been decided that the winner of the 2008 Bourbon Stakes will automatically be qualified for racing in the Breedersâ Cup Juvenile Turf.