Oaklawn News

CHAMPION UNTAPABLE, UPSTART TOP REBEL DAY UNDERCARD

Hot Springs, Ark. (Thursday, March 17, 2016) – Champion Untapable and multiple graded stakes winner Upstart will kick off their 2016 campaigns at Oaklawn Park Saturday when they each take on talented fields in a pair of graded stakes races, the Grade 2 $350,000 Azeri Stakes and the Grade 3 $350,000 Razorback Handicap, respectively.
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OAKLAWN’S WEBCAM NOW OFFERS LIVE HI-DEF VIEW OF TRACK

Hot Springs, Ark. (Wednesday, March 16, 2016) – Oaklawn now ensures that horse racing fans never miss a beat with the release of their streaming webcam. Positioned atop the press box, the live-24/7 “TrackCam” features high-definition views of the Thoroughbreds galloping through the stretch towards the finish line. The shot also includes an alluring scene of the iconic Hot Springs skyline.
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REBEL DRAWS FULL FIELD OF 14; SUDDENBREAKINGNEWS DRAWS THE OUTSIDE

Hot Springs, Ark. (Friday, March 11, 2016) – A full field of 14 was entered Wednesday morning for the $900,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) for 3-year-olds Saturday at Oaklawn. Probable post time for the 1 1/16-mile Rebel, the 10th of 11 races, is 6:06 p.m. (Central). Racing begins at 1:05 p.m. and weather permitting, the infield will be open for the first time this season Saturday.
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TERRA PROMESSA UPSETS STABLEMATE IN HONEYBEE

Hot Springs, Ark. (Saturday, March 12, 2016) – Trainer Steve Asmussen had the exacta in Saturday’s $200,000 Honeybee Stakes (G3), but it wasn’t the way the betting public had predicted with Stonestreet Stables’ Terra Promessa, the 4-1 second choice, running away from 4-5 favorite Nickname to win by 6 ½ lengths over a muddy track.
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Barn Notes March 12: Rebel Field Taking Shape

Following a flurry of recent additions and subtractions, the field for the $900,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) next Saturday at Oaklawn is coming into sharper focus. The race is the final major local prep for the $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) April 16.
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NICKNAME LEADS SHORT, BUT TALENTED HONEYBEE FIELD

Hot Springs, Ark. (Friday, March 11, 2016) – Grade 1 winner Nickname is the 7-5 program favorite for Saturday’s $200,000 Honeybee Stakes (G3) for 3-year-old fillies Saturday at Oaklawn. Probable post time for the race, which drew six entrants, is 4:38 p.m. (Central). It is the eighth of nine races on a program that begins at 1:05 p.m.
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