Romeo O Romeo Looks to Rebound in Smarty Jones

Romeo O Romeo will try to rebound from a poor performance late last fall in the $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes for 3-year-olds Monday at Oaklawn. A Canadian-bred son of champion Macho Uno, he faded to a 12th-place finish in the $200,000 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes (G2) Nov. 26 at Churchill Downs in his last start.
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VETERAN DOMAIN’S RAP WINS $125,000 FIFTH SEASON STAKES

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Friday, Jan. 13, 2017) – Three-time Oaklawn leading owner Danny Caldwell got his quest for a fourth straight title off to a fast start on opening day when he won two races on the card, including the $125,000 Fifth Season Stakes with the nine-year-old veteran Domain’s Rap.
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STREAMLINE LOOKS TO DEFEND PIPPIN TITLE

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Friday, Jan. 13, 2017) – Defending champion Streamline is the 8-5 program favorite for the $125,000 Pippin Stakes for older fillies and mares Saturday at Oaklawn. Probable post time for the 1 1/16-mile Pippin, which headlines a nine-race card, is 4:38 p.m. (Central).
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New Announcer Vic Stauffer Excited for Opening Day

As the soon-to-be agent for Bobby Lester, a big winner at Oaklawn during the mid-1990s, Vic Stauffer was laying the groundwork for a meet a few years later in Hot Springs when he checked in one morning with the jockey’s major client.
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Uncontested Complete Major Smarty Jones Work

Uncontested completed major preparations for the $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes at Oaklawn with a bullet workout Tuesday morning under regular rider Channing Hill. He covered 5 furlongs in 1:01 just after the track opened for co-owner Harry Rosenblum of Little Rock, Ark., who won the 2015 Smarty Jones with Far Right.
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Jockey Declan Cannon Giving Oaklawn a Try

Among the newcomers to the Oaklawn riding colony for the 2017 season that begins Jan. 13 is Declan Cannon, who won 11 races at the Churchill Downs fall meet to tie for sixth in the standings.
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