Racing News

Oaklawn Barn Notes April 4

April 05, 2013

Trainer John Terranova is gathering the owners of Sam Davis Stakes-winner Falling Sky in Louisville, Kentucky, this weekend to make a final decision on whether to run next in the $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) at Oaklawn April 13 or the $750,000 Blue Grass Stakes (G1) at Keeneland the same day. Regardless of that call, Terranova is planning his first-ever trip to Hot Springs to saddle Manuka Honey in Wednesday’s $400,000 Fantasy Stakes (G3) for 3-year-old fillies. Read More

Oaklawn Barn Notes April 5

April 05, 2013

Honeybee Stakes (G3) winner Rose to Gold leads a group of seven 3-year-old fillies entered for Wednesday’s $400,000 Fantasy Stakes (G3), the kick off to the Racing Festival of the South. The multiple stakes winner drew post three and will once again be ridden by jockey Calvin Borel. Read More

Laurie's Rocket Turns Table in Hot Springs Stakes

March 24, 2013

Owner Willis D. Horton of Marshall, AR is becoming very familiar with Oaklawn’s Winner’s Circle. One week after winning the $600,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) with Will Take Charge, he and Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas were back after Laurie’s Rocket earned his third win of the meet in Saturday’s $75,000 Hot Springs Stakes. Read More

Will Take Charge Turns Table in Rebel; Lukas Finished One-Two

March 16, 2013

Smarty Jones Stakes winner Will Take Charge rebounded from a poor effort in the sloppy Southwest Stakes and came away with 50 points towards entry into the Kentucky Derby for his upset victory in Saturday’s $600,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) before a meet-high crowd of 33,963. Read More

Super Ninety Nine Returns to Face 10 in Rebel Stakes

March 14, 2013

Led by Graded stakes winners Super Ninety Nine and Oxbow, a field of 11 will chase the lucrative purse and Kentucky Derby points Saturday in the $600,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) at Oaklawn. Read More

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