Oaklawn Barn Notes - Friday, Jan. 30

McPeek Settling into Hot SpringsTrainer Kenny McPeek is returning to his Arkansas roots - sort of. McPeek, who was born in Fort Chaffee, an Army National Guard installation in far western Arkansas, said he has purchased a home in the ...
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OAKLAWN NAMED BEST RACINO IN MID-SOUTH

Oaklawn Racing & Gaming has been voted Best Racetrack/Racino in the Mid-South region of the United States by readers of Southern Gaming and Destinations magazine. This recognition comes shortly after Oaklawn was voted Best Casino/Gaming Center by the readers of the Arkansas Democrat Gazette during their annual Best of the Best awards for 2014.
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SUGAR SHOCK RETURNS IN AMERICAN BEAUTY

The speedy Sugar Shock is scheduled to make her first start against older horses in the $100,000 American Beauty Stakes for female sprinters Saturday afternoon at Oaklawn. A Kentucky-bred daughter of Candy Ride, Sugar Shock was Oaklawn’s top 3-year-old filly last year, winning 3 of 4 starts, including the $400,000 Fantasy Stakes (G3) in April at 1 1/16 miles.
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