Kentucky Derby and Oaks Future Wager dates set

Churchill Downs has set dates for its three betting pools in the Kentucky Derby Future Wager and the single pool for the Kentucky Oaks Future Wager.

Dates for the Derby Wager are Feb. 18-20, March 11-13 and April 1-3. Wagering on each of the pools will open at noon (Eastern time) on Friday and close on Sunday at 6 p.m. The pools will include win and exacta wagering.

The dates for the Oaks Future Wager are March 11-13. Exacta betting will be offered for the Oaks wager for the first time. Exacta wagering has been offered on the past five Derby Future pools.