Oaklawn News

Barn Notes April 14: Cupid Settles In at Oaklawn

Coolmore's Cupid, the short-priced favorite in the field of 12 sophomores contesting Saturday's $1 million (G1) Arkansas Derby, remained right on schedule as he got another feel for Oaklawn Park's racing strip on Thursday.
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UNTAPABLE FAVORED TO WIN SECOND APPLE BLOSSOM

Hot Springs, Ark. (Thursday, April 14, 2016) – Winchell Thoroughbreds’ Untapable is the 6-5 program favorite for Friday’s $600,000 Apple Blossom Handicap (G1), a 1 1/16-mile event that headlines a 10-race card on Oaklawn’s penultimate program of the meeting. Probable post time for the 52nd Apple Blossom, among the country's most prestigious events for older fillies and mares, is 5:10 p.m. (Central).
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SUBTLE INDIAN STAYS PERFECT WITH COUNT FLEET VICTORY

Hot Springs, Ark. (Sunday, April 10, 2016) – Mercedes Stables’ Subtle Indian ended his 2016 Oaklawn season with a perfect four-for-four record after his impressive gate to wire victory in Sunday’s $400,000 Count Fleet Sprint Handicap.
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TERRA PROMESSA DOESN’T DISAPPOINT WITH IMPRESSIVE FANTASY WIN

Hot Springs, Ark. (Saturday, April 9, 2016) – Stonestreet Stable LLC’s Terra Promessa has been perfect ever since finishing third in her debut last October and Saturday she improved her win streak to four-in-a-row with her victory in the $400,000 Fantasy Stakes (G3). She returned $2.80, $2.40 and $2.10 as the heavy 2-5 favorite.
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