January 22, 2016
The promising 2-year-olds trainer Donnie Von Hemel unveiled last season in Kentucky and Oklahoma have blossomed into formidable 3-year-olds for the stakes program at Oaklawn Park. Synchrony, Suddenbreakingnews, My Master Plan, and Ready to Confess are ...
January 20, 2016
Discreetness and Gordy Florida, who finished a neck apart in the $150,000 Smarty Jones on Monday at Oaklawn Park, are both being pointed for next month's Southwest Stakes, according to their trainers.
January 18, 2016
Discreetness struck first in Oaklawn Park’s series for 3-year-olds on Monday, when he rallied for a neck win over Gordy Florida in the $150,000 Smarty Jones.
Cutacorner, who was scratched from the $150,000 Smarty Jones on Monday at Oaklawn, will start as one of the top contenders in the featured eighth race here Thursday. He is part of a field of 11 3-year-olds for a $62,500 optional claimer at 1 1/16 miles ...
Oaklawn Park's new announcer, Pete Aiello, was wrapping up his first week at the local mic on Monday. He is the fifth announcer in the history of the 112-year-old track and, at the age of 30, has brought a fresh energy into the booth. Aiello said he's ...
January 17, 2016
Streamline won her third straight race and her first in a stakes Sunday when she rallied for a neck win over favorite Theogony in the $100,000 Pippin at Oaklawn Park. It was another 1 1/4 lengths back in third to pacesetter Tosha Taliferro.
January 16, 2016
There were a lot of firsts surrounding Street Strategy on Saturday, when he edged favorite Departing by a head to capture the $100,000 Fifth Season at Oaklawn Park.
January 15, 2016
Marquee Miss has now registered both of her career wins in stakes races after taking the $100,000 Dixie Belle on Friday’s opening day card at Oaklawn Park. Marquee Miss won her debut in the Arlington-Washington Lassie in August.
John Servis, who trained one of the most popular horses to ever race at Oaklawn Park in Smarty Jones, said he will be sending a string of horses to the Hot Springs, Ark., track this coming week. Servis also has divisions of his stable in Florida and ...
Trainer Mark Casse, who has a 25-horse division at Oaklawn Park, said Stephen Foster winner Noble Bird could turn up in Hot Springs. The biggest offering for handicap horses at the meet is the Grade 2, $750,000 Oaklawn on April 16.