01/25/2017 2:46PM

Stars of past will need best in 2017 debut


HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – Suddenbreakingnews and Shotgun Kowboy have much in common heading into Friday’s seventh race at Oaklawn Park. Both horses are Grade 3 winners and bring name recognition into the optional $50,000 claiming route. Each has amassed approximately $750,000 in earnings. And both have not started since August and will be giving up recency to a quality group of opponents.