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Trainer Steve Asmussen may put blinkers on Untrapped for the Arkansas Derby.
Untrapped on Monday had his first breeze since running third in the Grade 2, $900,000 Rebel on March 18 at Oaklawn. He went an easy half-mile in 51.20 seconds on a track rated good, and remains on course for the Grade 1, $1 million Arkansas Derby on ...Full Story >>
March 27, 2017
Wayne Smith has been named general manager of Oaklawn Park in a transition made official during the Arkansas Racing Commission meeting Saturday.
A gem from Louisiana has invaded Arkansas for the featured eighth race Thursday at Oaklawn Park. Big World stands out in the optional $40,000 claiming route for fillies and mares as a four-time stakes winner.
March 25, 2017
Golden Mischief had her number put up Saturday in the $150,000 Purple Martin at Oaklawn after first-place finisher Our Majesty was disqualified for an incident down the backstretch and placed fourth. The move elevated Chanel’s Legacy from third place ...
March 24, 2017
Rapid Dial, who last week was announced as one of the late nominees to the Triple Crown, will meet winners for the first time in the eighth race Sunday at Oaklawn. The optional $62,500 claiming sprint for 3-year-olds will be run over six furlongs.
Deshawn Parker has been looking to change up his circuit, and he said following the close of the Oaklawn meet April 15 he plans to move his tack to either Indiana Grand or Presque Isle.
March 23, 2017
Chanel's Legacy will cut back to a sprint distance for the $150,000 Purple Martin on Saturday at Oaklawn, but that does not mean the 3-year-old filly who has stored points for the Kentucky Oaks is giving up on the first Friday in May.
Mary Rampellini's horses to watch at Oaklawn Park for the week of March 23.
March 22, 2017
Denman’s Call, who won the Grade 1 Triple Bend on March 11 at Santa Anita, is being considered for the Grade 3, $400,000 Count Fleet Sprint Handicap at Oaklawn, trainer Doug O’Neill said Tuesday. The race will be run April 15.
The late horseman Harvey Vanier had a direct influence on the results of the Grade 2, $350,000 Azeri last Saturday at Oaklawn Park. Streamline, who won the race, represents the best of the Illinois-based breeding and racing program Vanier operated with ...
March 21, 2017
Road to the Derby: Rebel Stakes analysis