Oaklawn Park

April 17, 2016
Cupid, who finished 10th in Saturday’s $1 million Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park as the 4-5 favorite, will be sent from Arkansas to Kentucky in coming days while trainer Bob Baffert contemplates the colt’s next race.
The Arkansas Derby was the big race of the day Saturday, and it was eerie – or perhaps fitting, if you think about it – how much it was like the trio of stakes for 3-year-olds run seven days earlier.
Creator, Suddenbreakingnews, and Whitmore, the first three finishers in the Arkansas Derby here at Oaklawn Park on Saturday, all emerged from the race in good order and, with sufficient points for all safely tucked away, will take up three of the 20 ...
April 16, 2016
Creator showed just how far he had come in the last seven weeks by winning the meet’s biggest race, the Grade 1, $1 million Arkansas Derby, earning a berth in the May 7 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.
The rivalry that began in Southern California moved to Arkansas on Saturday when Effinex turned the tables on Melatonin and darted to a length win in the Grade 2, $750,000 Oaklawn Handicap.
Decorated Soldier successfully stretched out around two turns and overcame a wide trip when capturing the $150,000 Northern Spur Stakes for 3-year-olds on the Arkansas Derby undercard at Oaklawn Park Saturday.
Cash Back pushed her record to 4 for 4 while conquering dirt in her first attempt on Saturday, when she powered to a two-length win over favorite Durango in the $150,000 Instant Racing Stakes at Oaklawn Park.
Forever Unbridled, who won the Grade 1, $600,000 Apple Blossom Handicap on Friday, emerged from the race in "excellent" condition, trainer Dallas Stewart said Saturday.
April 15, 2016
Forever Unbridled became the Grade 1 winner her connections thought she had the potential to become on Friday, when she finished with a flourish for a 2 1/4-length win over Streamline in the $600,000 Apple Blossom Handicap at Oaklawn Park.
Counterforce might not be unbeaten, as trainer Steve Asmussen believes he should be, but now he’s a stakes winner, as he benefited from a scalding early pace and rallied to win the $150,000 Bachelor Stakes for 3-year-old sprinters on Friday at Oaklawn ...