ASMUSSEN, RACHEL ALEXANDRA AND ZENYATTA

Hot Springs, Ark. (Monday, April 25, 2016) – Seven-time leading trainer Steve Asmussen and the top race mares Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta, who were both named Horse of the Year after winning stakes earlier in the season at Oaklawn in 2009 and 2010, respectively, will be inducted into the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame August 12 in Saratoga, NY. The three, along with jockey Ramon Dominquez, who won the 2011 Apple Blossom with that year’s Horse of the Year Havre de Grace, were all selected in the contemporary category.
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OAKLAWN ENJOYS ACROSS-THE-BOARD INCREASES

Hot Springs, AR (Wednesday, April 19, 2016) – One year after launching American Pharoah’s successful Triple Crown bid, Oaklawn concluded the 2016 live racing season Saturday with across-the-board increases in handle, attendance, average field size and Oaklawn Anywhere business.
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CREATOR PULLS THE UPSET IN THE ARKANSAS DERBY

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Saturday, April 16, 2016) – WinStar Farm’s Creator powered home from dead last in the field of 12 to pull off an upset in the 80th edition of the $1 million (G1) Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn in front of 65,000 people on-track Saturday, and in the process the colt created a guaranteed spot for himself in the Kentucky Derby.
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EFFINEX TRIUMPHS IN OAKLAWN HANDICAP

Hot Springs, AR (Saturday, April 16, 2016) - Effinex enhanced his status as one of the outstanding older horses in North America with an assertive victory in the 70th edition of the $750,000 (G2) Oaklawn Handicap at Oaklawn Park Saturday.
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FOREVER UNBRIDLED PULLS MILD APPLE BLOSSOM UPSET

Hot Springs, AR (Friday, April 15, 2016) – Forever Unbridled vaulted up the ranks of the country’s top older and filly mare division with a resounding defeat of champion Untapable and four other talented horses in the $600,000 (G1) Apple Blossom at Oaklawn Friday.
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