Oaklawn News

RAINTREE STARLET WINS SATURDAY’S DIXIE BELLE

On a windy Saturday, a filly from the windy city took the $100,000 Dixie Belle Stakes as Raintree Starlet came from just off the pace to win before an on-track crowd of 17,500. It was her second straight victory at Oaklawn and third straight overall after an impressive eight-length maiden win at Chicago’s Hawthorne Racecourse Jan. 4.
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Desormeaux Seeks Second Straight Southwest with Sueno

Keith Desormeaux isn’t just dreaming about a second consecutive victory in the $500,000 Southwest Stakes, the Southern California-based trainer sent Sueno to Oaklawn in search of his second black-type triumph, and more Kentucky Derby qualifying points, in Monday’s Grade 3 race.
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Big Names Work Wednesday at Oaklawn

Several notable horses worked over a fast track Wednesday morning at Oaklawn, including multiple stakes winner Whitmore for co-owner/trainer Ron Moquett of Hot Springs.
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OAKLAWN INCREASES ALL OVERNIGHT PURSES

The track where purses have been steadily rising for 11 straight years is at it again. Oaklawn is increasing all overnight purses, some as much as $6,000, retroactive to the Thursday, Feb. 14 card, which was drawn last Friday. Maiden ...
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