January 20, 2015
Jon Court has the mount on Take Charge Brandi in the $100,000 Martha Washington at Oaklawn on Jan. 31, trainer D. Wayn Lukas said Tuesday.
Far Right’s win in the first 3-year-old prep on Oaklawn’s road to the Kentucky Derby delighted his trainer, Ron Moquett. Not only is he excited to have a promising horse in the barn, but the win in the $150,000 Smarty Jones on Monday came in Moquett’s ...
The bit of recency Ivan Fallunovalot has on fellow comebacking stakes winners Brewing, Hogy, and Jake Mo in Thursday’s eighth race might give him an edge in a competitive $50,000 optional claimer at six furlongs. He is one of five stakes winners in the ...
Road to the Derby analysis: Smarty Jones Stakes
January 19, 2015
Far Right came through on the rail, as even-money favorite Mr. Z drifted out badly, to win a harried dash to the wire in the $150,000 Smarty Jones at Oaklawn Park on Monday. Bayerd nabbed second, finishing 1 3/4 lengths behind Far Right. Mr. Z was ...
January 17, 2015
Mufajaah put in a sustained run for a three-length win over Haunted Heroine in the $100,000 Pippin for fillies and mares at Oaklawn Park on Saturday. It was another half-length back to Pearl Turn in third.
January 16, 2015
Carve won in his first start since the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile on Friday, when he overtook pacesetter Zee Bros for a 3 ½-length win in the $100,000 Fifth Season at Oaklawn Park.
The next-race plans for Promise Me Silver, who ran her record to 5 for 5 in the $100,000 Dixie Belle at Oaklawn on Thursday, are to be determined, trainer Bret Calhoun said Friday.
Mr. Z and Lucky Player were among nine 3-year-olds entered in the $150,000 Smarty Jones, which was drawn Friday. The one-mile race will be run on a special Monday card at Oaklawn.
The owners of Arkansas-breds who win open-company races this meet at Oaklawn, excluding stakes, will receive a $2,000 supplement after a measure was passed by the Arkansas Racing Commission on Thursday.