Oaklawn News

MITOLE LEADS THURSDAY’S $150,000 BACHELOR STAKES

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Wednesday, April 11, 2018) – William and Corinne Heiligbrodt’s Mitole stumbled in his stakes debut, but the promising sprinter is scheduled to get another chance to earn black type in the $150,000 Bachelor Stakes for 3-year-olds Thursday at Oaklawn.
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SWING AND SWAY EARNS SECOND STAKES VICTORY OF THE MEET

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Saturday, April 6, 2018) – Westrock Stables LLC’s Swing and Sway, who began the 2018 Oaklawn season by winning the $125,000 American Beauty Stakes, ended her meet with a similar stakes winning performance in Saturday’s $150,000 Carousel Stakes before an on-track crowd of 20,000. The day was also highlighted by the annual Boat and Truck Giveaway that was won by Trevor Bulza of Bella Vista, AR.
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GEORGIA’S REWARD DOESN’T DISAPPOINT

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Friday, March 30, 2018) - Odds-on favorite Georgia’s Reward collared Firewater Rocket on the outside in the final sixteenth to win the $100,000 Rainbow Miss Stakes before an estimated crowd of 15,000 on a sunny Saturday afternoon at Oaklawn.
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HOONANI ROAD ROLLS IN RAINBOW

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Friday, March 30, 2018) – Jerry Caroom’s heavily favored Hoonani Road remained unbeaten in three career starts with a front-running victory in the $100,000 Rainbow Stakes for 3-year-old Arkansas-bred colts and geldings before an estimated crowd of 7,000 Friday afternoon at Oaklawn.
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OAKLAWN HOSTS TRACK SUPERINTENDENTS’ CONFERENCE

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Wednesday, March 28, 2018) -- More than 80 entities, including racing venues in Brazil, Canada, Puerto Rico and France, were represented during the 17th annual Track Superintendents Conference Sunday-Tuesday at Oaklawn.
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MIA MISCHIEF DOMINATES PURPLE MARTIN

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Friday, March 23, 2018) – William and Corinne Heiligbrodt’s Mia Mischief did not disappoint as the heavy favorite, drawing off to win Saturday’s $150,000 Purple Martin Stakes by 8 ¼ lengths before a crowd of 20,500.
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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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