Oaklawn News

Santana Jr. Eyeing Seventh Oaklawn Title

Perennial Oaklawn leading rider Ricardo Santana Jr. will return for the 2019 meeting that begins Jan. 25, according to his longtime agent, Ruben Munoz. Santana, 25, has won six consecutive riding titles in Hot Springs, the second-longest streak in track history. Hall of Famer Pat Day won 12 consecutive Oaklawn riding titles (1983-1994).
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OAKLAWN NAMES NEW WINNER’S CIRCLE IN HONOR OF LARRY SNYDER

Hot Springs, Ark. (Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018) – It’s going to be a season of firsts at Oaklawn in 2019 and among the new additions set to debut when the track opens Jan. 25 is the Larry Snyder Winner’s Circle. For the first time in its 115-year history, winners of all overnight races will return to a dedicated winner’s circle named in honor of the longtime jockey and steward.
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Oaklawn-raced Vexatious Wins Keeneland Stakes

An Oaklawn-raced daughter of an Oaklawn stakes winner is now a Keeneland stakes winner. Calumet Farm’s Vexatious, via a disqualification of Oaklawn-raced Beach Flower, captured Sunday’s $125,000 Dowager (G3) for fillies and mares on the turf.
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