Oaklawn Barn Notes: Recount Eying Hot Springs Stakes for Next Start

Multiple stakes winner Recount will make his next start in the $125,000 Hot Springs Stakes for older sprinters March 11 at Oaklawn, trainer Jimmy DiVito said Saturday morning. The horse is coming off a runner-up finish, beaten 2 ¾ lengths by Storm Advisory, in the $125,000 King Cotton Stakes Feb. 4.
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EASTER INDY REPEATS IN DOWNTHEDUSTYROAD

Easter Indy picked up her second win of the meet and her second straight win in the $100,000 Downthedustyroad Breeders’ Stakes with her one-length victory in Friday’s feature race at Oaklawn.
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SUPERSTAR HORSES AND SUPERHEROES HIGHLIGHT MARCH AT OAKLAWN

Hot Springs, Ark. (Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017) – March is sure to be a super month at Oaklawn with star power abounding on the track and superheroes highlighting the gaming promotions. There will be the Super Squad Showdown Sunday, March 5 and Sunday, March 19 where guests will have their chance to play for their share of $6,000 each night. Winners will be called every 15 minutes between 2 and 5 p.m. and 6 and 9 p.m.
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GUN RUNNER COMES BACK STRONG IN RAZORBACK

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Monday, Feb. 20, 2017) – Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC and Three Chimneys Farm’s Gun Runner served notice that he intends to be a major player in the handicap division this year with his 5 ¾ length victory in Monday’s $500,000 Razorback Handicap (G3), the co-feature on Oaklawn’s Presidents’ Day card.
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