Oaklawn News

Creator’s Belmont Stakes Victory Helps Position Him For Year-End Honors

Arkansas Derby winner Creator is now in the conversation for a championship, jumping from No. 14 to No. 3 in the NTRA Top Three-Year-Old Poll following his nose victory in the final leg of the Triple Crown, the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes (G1) Saturday at Belmont Park. The win was the 14th time that an Oaklawn-raced horse had captured a Classic race since 2004
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JOHN KAY AND STEPPENWOLF CONCERT CANCELLED

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Monday, June 13, 2016) – Oaklawn has been forced to cancel the John Kay and Steppenwolf Concert Friday, June 17 due to the illness of lead singer John Kay. The concert will not be rescheduled and all tickets will be refunded.
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Collected, Cherry Wine to Represent Oaklawn in Preakness

Two Oaklawn-raced horses are expected to be entered Wednesday for the Preakness, the second leg of racing’s Triple Crown. Among the horses expected to challenge unbeaten Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist in Saturday’s 1 3/16-mile race at Pimlico are Collected, fourth in the $500,000 Southwest Stakes (G3) Feb. 15, and Cherry Wine, fourth in the $900,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) March 19.
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Remembering Buddy Blass

Little Rock, Ark., owner/breeder Gus “Buddy” Blass, who campaigned several Oaklawn stakes winners with wife Patricia, died Sunday morning following an illness. He was 92.
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