The Factor Rolls to Front-Running Rebel Score; Havre de Grace Starts 2011 Strong in Azeri

March 19, 2011

The question asking if The Factor could carry his brilliant speed farther down the Kentucky Derby (G1) trail was emphatically answered Saturday as the 3-year-old colt owned by George Bolton and Fog City Stable rolled to a 6 ¼-length victory in the $300,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) in front of 34,698 fans at Oaklawn Park. Read More

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

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