Oaklawn News

LED ZEPAGAIN: A TRIBUTE TO LED ZEPPELIN TO HEADLINE SPA BLAST JULY 3

Hot Springs, Ark. (Thursday, June 21, 2018) –Led Zepagain: A Tribute to Led Zeppelin will be the headline act at this year’s Spa Blast presented by Budweiser July 3 in Oaklawn’s Infield. Gates open at 5 p.m. and there will be a full slate of live music before culminating with the region’s best fireworks display.
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DAVID LONGINOTTI NAMED DIRECTOR OF OAKLAWN ANYWHERE

Hot Springs, Ark. (Monday, June 4, 2018) – David Longinotti, a member of Oaklawn’s management team since 2006, will move into the position of Director of Oaklawn Anywhere after serving as Director of Racing. Oaklawn Anywhere, the track’s in-state advanced deposit wagering service developed in partnership with Arkansas horsemen, is the fastest growing segment of Oaklawn’s racing business and has generated nearly $4 million for purses since its launch in 2014.
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MAGNUM MOON REMAINS UNDEFEATED WITH IMPRESSIVE ARKANSAS DERBY WIN

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Saturday, April 14, 2018) – Robert and Lawana Low’s Magnum Moon is now a perfect four for four and holds the top position on the Kentucky Derby leaderboard after scoring an impressive victory in Saturday’s $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) before a crowd of 64,500. The Todd Pletcher-trainee added 100 points to his 50 from winning Oaklawn’s March 17 Rebel Stakes (G2) to bring his total to 150 points, 16 more than champion Good Magic.
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UNBRIDLED MO PULLS UPSET IN APPLE BLOSSOM

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Friday, April 12, 2018) – One day before he sends out the favorite Magnum Moon for the $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1), trainer Todd Pletcher was the one pulling the upset when Red Oak Stable’s Unbridled Mo drew away from heavy 1-9 favorite Unique Bella to win the $700,000 Apple Blossom (G1) by 2 ½ lengths.
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SASSY SIENNA PREVAILS IN FANTASY UPSET

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Friday, April 13, 2018) – The bridesmaid became the bride Friday when Medallion Racing and Jerry McClanahan’s Sassy Sienna got up late to win the $400,000 Fantasy Stakes (G3) after a second and third in the earlier prep races this season at Oaklawn.
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