Oaklawn News

MIA MISCHIEF EVEN-MONEY IN PURPLE MARTIN

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Friday, March 23, 2018) – William and Corinne Heiligbrodt’s Mia Mischief is the even-money program favorite for the $150,000 Purple Martin Stakes for 3-year-old fillies Saturday at Oaklawn.
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OAKLAWN RACING CLUB TO LAUNCH MARCH 24

Oaklawn is giving race fans the chance to experience Thoroughbred ownership in a low-risk, low-cost fashion with the Oaklawn Racing Club. The Racing Club will offer up to 200 shares at $500 each in a horse that will be purchased privately and trained by multiple stakes-winning Oaklawn trainer and native Arkansan Ron Moquett. Moquett, who is well known for selecting top horses such as Whitmore and Petrov for moderate prices, will identify and purchase an unraced 2-year-old with the goal of starting several times as a juvenile before launching its 3-year-old season at Oaklawn next year. The 2019 season runs Jan. 11 – April 13.
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PLETCHER SCORES SECOND STRAIGHT REBEL WITH MAGNUM MOON

Saturday, March 17, 2018) – Robert and Lawana Low’s Magnum secured 50 points towards Kentucky Derby eligibility and provided trainer Todd Pletcher with his second straight victory in the $900,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) with his authoritative win before a record crowd of 37,500. Pletcher won the race last year with Malagacy.
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STREAMLINE GOES FOR SECOND AZERI VICTORY

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Friday, March 16, 2018) – A well-matched field of eight, including defending champion Streamline, is entered in the $350,000 Azeri Stakes (G2) for older fillies and mares Saturday at Oaklawn.
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OAKLAWN ANNOUNCES STAR-STUDDED 2018 FINISH LINE THEATER CONCERT SERIES

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Thursday, March 15, 2018) – Motown legends The Isley Brothers kick-off a sensational 2018 Finish Line Theater Concert Series Friday, June 1 that also includes country music star Sara Evans and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer John Oates. Also scheduled to perform this summer at Oaklawn are The Commodores and co-headliners Night Ranger and Dennis DeYoung: Music of STYX.
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OAKLAWN ANNOUNCES SECOND PURSE INCREASE OF THE SEASON

Hot Springs, Ark. (Sunday, March 11, 2018) – Purse records keep tumbling at the track with the richest purses in America between January and April. Starting with the March 17 Rebel Stakes card, Oaklawn will implement the second increase of ...
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IT WAS A COSMIC BURST IN HONEYBEE STAKES

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Saturday, March 10, 2018) – Norma Lee Stockseth and Todd Dunn’s Cosmic Burst earned herself 50 points towards Kentucky Oaks eligibility with a late rally to win Saturday’s $200,000 Honeybee Stakes (G3) before an on-track crowd of ...
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WHITMORE RETURNS A WINNER IN HOT SPRINGS STAKES

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Saturday, March 10, 2018) – Post-time favorite Whitmore, making his first start since the Breeders’ Cup Sprint last November, proved his class by wearing down the early leader late to capture his second straight $125,000 Hot Springs Stakes for owners Southern Springs Stables, Robert LaPenta and Head of Plains Partners LLC.
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CHANTELINE COMES THROUGH IN SPRING FEVER; J.E. HANDMEDOWN WINS NODOUBLE

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Saturday, March 3, 2018) – Ten Broeck Farm, Inc.’s Chanteline rebounded from a fourth-place finish as the favorite in the Jan. 27 American Beauty to win Saturday’s $125,000 Spring Fever Stakes before a sun-drenched crowd of 20,000. She was the third of four wins on the card for Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen and leading rider Ricardo Santana Jr.
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