Oaklawn News

Super Steed Exits Southwest Well; Eyes Rebel

Super Steed emerged in good order from his upset victory in the $500,000 Southwest Stakes (G3) Monday at Oaklawn and will return to the track in the new few days, depending on weather, to begin preparations for the $1 million Rebel Stakes (G2) March 16, trainer Larry Jones said Wednesday morning.
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Super Steed Pulls "Super" Upset In Southwest Stakes

Michael Pressley and Steed Jackson’s Super Steed overcame two disappointing starts in his last two outs to pull one of the biggest upsets in Oaklawn stakes history by winning Monday’s $500,000 Southwest Stakes (G3) at odds of 62-1.
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RAINTREE STARLET WINS SATURDAY’S DIXIE BELLE

On a windy Saturday, a filly from the windy city took the $100,000 Dixie Belle Stakes as Raintree Starlet came from just off the pace to win before an on-track crowd of 17,500. It was her second straight victory at Oaklawn and third straight overall after an impressive eight-length maiden win at Chicago’s Hawthorne Racecourse Jan. 4.
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Desormeaux Seeks Second Straight Southwest with Sueno

Keith Desormeaux isn’t just dreaming about a second consecutive victory in the $500,000 Southwest Stakes, the Southern California-based trainer sent Sueno to Oaklawn in search of his second black-type triumph, and more Kentucky Derby qualifying points, in Monday’s Grade 3 race.
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Big Names Work Wednesday at Oaklawn

Several notable horses worked over a fast track Wednesday morning at Oaklawn, including multiple stakes winner Whitmore for co-owner/trainer Ron Moquett of Hot Springs.
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