Greyhound racing near Memphis, TN - Southland Park Gaming & Racing Facility
It’s More Exciting When The Stakes Are Higher

Win big during the high stakes races at Southland Park.

Stakes races are special races with enhanced prize money designed to attract the best of the best to race against one another. Southland Park has a long-standing tradition of stakes racing including the Southland Derby, one of the oldest stakes events in the entire country. 
 
See below for our list of stakes events for 2018, including dates for all the qualifying rounds and championships. For a historical perspective, check on the past winners of each one of our stakes races.

2018 Stakes Races Schedule:
 *All stakes races subject to change.

Delta Course Derby
$25,000
Round 1 – Saturday, January 6
Round 2 – Saturday, January 13
Round 3 – Saturday, January 20
Round 4 – Saturday, January 27

Championship – Saturday, February 3

River Course Classic
$25,000
Round 1 – Friday, February 9
Round 2 – Thursday, February 15
Round 3 – Wednesday, February 21
Round 4 – Monday, February 26

Championship – Sunday, March 4

Hound Madness
$34,000
Round 1 – Monday, March 5
Round 2 – Saturday, March 10
Round 3 – Thursday, March 15
Round 4 – Wednesday, March 21
Round 5 – Monday, March 26

Championship – Saturday, March 31

The Great American Greyhound Futurity

Round 1 – Friday, April 6
Round 2 – Wednesday, April 11
Round 3 – Sunday, April 15
Round 4 – Friday, April 20
Round 5 – Wednesday, April 25
Round 6 – Sunday, April 29

Championship – Saturday, May 5

Razorback Classic
$100,000
Round 1 – Saturday, May 12
Round 2 – Friday, May 18
Round 3 – Wednesday, May 23
Round 4 – Monday, May 28

Championship – Sunday, June 3

Southland Derby
$100,000
Round 1 – Friday, June 8
Round 2 – Wednesday, June 13
Round 3 – Monday, June 18
Round 4 – Saturday, June 23

Championship – Friday, June 29

Chris M. Chance Memorial

$10,000
Qualifier – Sunday, July 15
Championship – Saturday, July 21

Festival of Stakes

$1,500,000

“GROUP A” (Marathon, Super Marathon & Middle Distance Divisions)

Round 1 – Saturday, September 8
Round 2 – Saturday, September 15
Round 3 – Saturday, September 22
Round 4 – Saturday, September 29

“GROUP B” (Henry Male & Female Sprint & Arkansas Bred Sprint Divisions)

Round 1 – Friday, September 14
Round 2 – Wednesday, September 19
Round 3 – Monday, September 24
Round 4 – Saturday, September 29

“GROUP C” (Super Sprint, Barry Baldwin Juvenile & Arkansas Bred Juvenile Divisions)

Round 1 – Sunday, September 16
Round 2 – Friday, September 21
Round 3 – Wednesday, September 26
Round 4 – Monday, October 1

Kings vs Queens Challenge
Top 4 Finishers in the Festival of Stakes
$10,000
Darby Henry Male & Female Sprint Championships, plus One Wildcard Entry Face Off In a Single Race
Championship – Friday, October 12

Super Sprint Firecracker
$25,000
Round 1 – Monday, December 10
Round 2 – Saturday, December 15
Round 3 – Friday, December 21
Round 4 – Wednesday, December 26

Championship – Monday, December 3

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