Oaklawn News

Rebel Day Sets Records

Rebel Day has clearly become Oaklawn’s second-biggest business day. For the next three weeks, at least, it will be the biggest day after an all-time record for total paCrowds Watch Long Range Toddy out finish Improbable in the Rebel Stakes (G2) (Div 1) (Coady Photography)ri-mutuel handle was set on Saturday’s 11-race card.
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Santana Jr. Back On Top of Standings

Ricardo Santana Jr. rode four winners Sunday at Oaklawn, including the 500th in his career for Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen, to regain the lead in the jockey standings.
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Rebel Winners Exit Respective Races Well

Fox Hill Farm’s Omaha Beach emerged in good order from his nose victory in the second division of the $750,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) at 1 1/16 miles and will be flown back to his Southern California base Tuesday, the colt’s Hall of Fame trainer, Richard Mandella, said in a text message Sunday morning.
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THE REBEL STAKES IS NOW TWICE AS NICE

A split of the Grade 2 Rebel Stakes gives Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert another chance to sweep a Kentucky Derby prep at Oaklawn when he sends out unbeaten champion Game Winner and unbeaten Grade 1 winner Improbable in Saturday’s 1 1/16-mile event.
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