Oaklawn News

DAVID LONGINOTTI NAMED DIRECTOR OF OAKLAWN ANYWHERE

Hot Springs, Ark. (Monday, June 4, 2018) – David Longinotti, a member of Oaklawn’s management team since 2006, will move into the position of Director of Oaklawn Anywhere after serving as Director of Racing. Oaklawn Anywhere, the track’s in-state advanced deposit wagering service developed in partnership with Arkansas horsemen, is the fastest growing segment of Oaklawn’s racing business and has generated nearly $4 million for purses since its launch in 2014.
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Oaklawn Report: City of Lights, Accelerate Scheduled for Rematch in Gold Cup

Southern California-based City of Light and Accelerate were in another area code – literally and figuratively – in the $750,000 Oaklawn Handicap (G2) for older horses April 14 at Oaklawn. Now, they’re scheduled to meet again on more familiar ground in the $500,000 Gold Cup at Santa Anita Stakes (G1) Saturday at Santa Anita, a prestigious 1 ¼-mile event on the main track.
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Oaklawn Report: Matrooh Wins Arlington’s Hanshin Cup

Matrooh became the second Oaklawn winner in the last three years to capture the $100,000 Hanshin Cup Stakes (G3), a 1-mile event Saturday over Arlington Park’s all-weather surface that represented the biggest career scores for jockey Santo Sanjur and co-owner/trainer Cipriano Contreras.
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Oaklawn Report: High North and Zing Zang Among Peter Pan Stakes Runners

Oaklawn-raced High North and Zing Zang are among eight horses entered in the $350,000 Peter Pan Stakes (G3) for 3-year-olds Saturday at Belmont Park; Norman McKnight, who finished among Oaklawn’s top 10 trainers in 2018 in his first season in Hot Sprigns, is off to a fast start at Woodbine, where he topped the standings for the first time last year.
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Oaklawn Report: Asmussen Reaches 8,000-Win Milestone

Hall of Fame trainer and nine-time Oaklawn champion Steve Asmussen recorded his 8,000th career North American victory when Lookin At Lee captured Saturday’s third race at Churchill Downs under six-time Oaklawn leading rider Ricardo Santana Jr.
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