02/20/2016 6:58PM

Haveyougoneaway closes strong for victory in Spring Fever Stakes

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Haveyougoneaway winning Oaklawn Park's Spring Fever Stakes, a 5 1/2-furlong sprint, in 1:04.28.

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. - Haveyougoneaway picked up her second straight stakes victory of the Oaklawn Park meet Saturday, when she closed with authority for a 2 ¾-length win over even-money favorite Thirteen Arrows in the Spring Fever Stakes.

Haveyougoneaway won last month’s $100,000 American Beauty at Oaklawn. The final filly and mare sprint stakes of the meet is the $100,000 Carousel scheduled for April 14.

Haveyougoneaway ($7.80) was content to settle mid-pack as Warriorscmoutoplay and Thirteen Arrows dueled through an opening quarter in 22.12 seconds and a half mile in 45.91. Haveyougoneaway began her bid on the turn, angled four wide into the stretch, and rolled home to cover 5 1/2 furlongs on a track rated fast in 1:04.28. Thoughtless finished third.

“She’s getting a lot more confidence in herself,” said winning rider Jareth Loveberry. “Before, she was trying to make her move too early. Now, she’s just really confident with herself.”

Allen Milligan trains Haveyougoneaway for Champion Racing Stable.

Haveyougoneaway earned $60,000 for her win Saturday. She has now won eight of 21 starts and $372,425. Haveyougoneaway is a 5-year-old by Congrats and she was bred in New York by Andy Beadnell and Susan Beadnell.

The estimated crowd was 16,000 on a misty Saturday afternoon. All-sources handle was $3.4 million.