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24,111 Turn Out To See It Happened Again And Joyful Victory Win Stakes

March 12, 2011

Great weather and two Grade 3 stakes races led to a packed house Saturday as a crowd of 24,111, the largest of the meet so far, turned out to watch Fox Hill Farms’ 3-year-old filly Joyful Victory win the $125,000 Honeybee Stakes (G3) and Maggie Moss’ It Happened Again win his third straight at Oaklawn Park in the $125,000 Razorback Stakes (G3) for older male horses. Read More

All About Allie Gives Whited The Sweep of Rainbow Stakes

February 27, 2011

Trainer David Whited, a former top jockey at Oaklawn, went from having no stakes wins as a trainer at his home track to having two within a 24-hour period when Sanders Brothers’ All About Allie made a front-running score in Sunday’s $50,000 Rainbow Miss for Arkansas-bred 3-year-old fillies. Saturday, Whited saddled Sanders Brothers’ Rattlesnake Holler to victory in the $50,000 Rainbow Stakes, the counterpart race for colts and geldings. Read More

Rattlesnake Holler Scores Rainbow for Jockey Turned Trainer

February 26, 2011

As a jockey, David Whited had won many important races at Oaklawn Park, including a sweep of its 3-year-old series – the Southwest, Rebel and Arkansas Derby – in 1975 with Promised City. Saturday, he became an Oaklawn stakes winning trainer when Sanders Brothers’ Rattlesnake Holler caught Ile St. Roy in the final jump to score by a head in the $50,000 Rainbow Stakes for 3-year-old Arkansas-bred colts and geldings. Read More

Salty Wave Gives Jack Frost Spring Fever Win

February 20, 2011

After all the winter weather, Salty Wave, owned and trained by a man named Jack Frost, sprinted away with a Spring Fever win Read More

Absinthe Minded Slips Away to Bayakoa Win

February 19, 2011

Hall of Famer D. Wayne Lukas and Terry Thompson team for the front-running upset over Satans Quick Chick Read More

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