Oaklawn News

EIGHT RINGS MAKES DEBUT IN BACHELOR STAKES

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Friday, April 24, 2020) – Grade 1 winner Eight Rings’ second chance to run for the roses begins Saturday at Oaklawn when he makes his 2020 debut in the $100,000 Bachelor Stakes for 3-year-olds at 6 furlongs.
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CE CE OVERCOMES POST 14 TO WIN APPLE BLOSSOM

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Saturday, April 18, 2020) – Bo Hirsch, LLC’s lightly raced Ce Ce demonstrated she could eventually join the long list of champion females that have won Oaklawn’s signature race for older fillies and mares when she overcame post position 14 to win Saturday’s $600,000 Apple Blossom Handicap (G1) by a head over Ollie’s Candy.
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WHITMORE SCORES THIRD COUNT FLEET SPRINT VICTORY

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Saturday, April 18, 2020) – Oaklawn-loving Whitmore stepped up to the plate and easily defeated one of the toughest fields he’s faced in winning his third $350,000 Count Fleet Sprint Handicap (G3).
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SERENGETI EMPRESS, COME DANCING TOP FULL APPLE BLOSSOM FIELD

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Friday, April 17, 2020) – Serengeti Empress had to beat 13 rivals to win the country’s biggest race for 3-year-old fillies last year. She will have to beat the same number to win one of the country’s biggest two-turn races for older fillies and mares Saturday at Oaklawn Park.
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VANMETER SENDS OUT TOUGH PAIR IN RAINBOW MISS STAKES

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Thursday, April 16, 2020) – Trainer Will VanMeter bids for his first career Oaklawn stakes victory when he sends out The Mary Rose and Sekani in Friday’s $100,000 Rainbow Miss for 3-year-old Arkansas-bred fillies at 6 furlongs.
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MR. BIG NEWS PULLS BIG UPSET IN THE OAKLAWN STAKES

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Saturday, April 11, 2020) – Allied Racing Stable, LLC.’s Mr. Big News made some big noise with his 46-1 upset in Saturday’s $200,000 Oaklawn Stakes and has now earned an automatic berth to both the $750,000 Arkansas Derby (G1) May 2 and $1.5 million Preakness Stakes (G1) at a yet to be determined date.
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HEAVY FAVORITE TOM’S D’ETAT WINS OAKLAWN MILE

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Saturday, April 11, 2020) – The two Grade 1 winners and top-two betting favorites finished as expected with 4-5 choice Tom’s d’Etat prevailing by three-quarters of a length over Improbable in Saturday’s $150,000 Oaklawn Mile.
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