Cyber Secret Wins Oaklawn Handicap for the Home Team

April 14, 2013

Cyber Secret remained undefeated during the current meet at Oaklawn Park by scoring a mild upset in the 67th edition of the $500,000 Oaklawn Park Handicap (G2) in front of 66,158 hometown fans in Saturday. With the win, he gave owner and track president Charles J. Cella and his long-time trainer Lynn Whiting their first victories in one of the track’s signature events. Read More


April 14, 2013

Repole Stable’s Overanalyze, a top 2-year-old last year, who had fallen off the radar, jumped back into the Kentucky Derby picture with a dominating 4 ¼ length victory in Saturday’s $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) before a crowd of 66,158. The victory earned him 100 points based on Churchill Downs’ criteria for making the 20-horse field and ranks him fifth among the hopefuls for the first Saturday in May. Read More

Arkansas Derby hopefuls fine-tune for Saturday

April 12, 2013

Den’s Legacy and War Academy, who will represent Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert in the $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) on Saturday, arrived on the grounds Wednesday and each went to the track before the break Thursday morning to check out their new surroundings and gallop 1 ¼ miles. Read More

Baffert’s War Academy Favored in 10-Horse Arkansas Derby Field

April 12, 2013

With $1 million in purse money up for grabs and coveted points for a berth in the Kentucky Derby to be earned, 10 tough and talented 3-year-olds from across the country will line up in the gate at Oaklawn Saturday for the 77th edition of the prestigious Arkansas Derby (G1). Read More

On Fire Baby Returns For Apple Blossom Victory

April 12, 2013

On Fire Baby rewarded her connections’ confidence and patience with a gate-to-wire victory in Friday’s $500,000 Apple Blossom Handicap (G1), her first race in over 300 days. The victory also marked the first Grade 1 score for her owner-breeder Anita Cauley, trainer Gary “Red Dog” Hartlage and jockey Joe Johnson. Read More

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