Oaklawn Report - Update on Oaklawn Runners - Oct. 6

Carve’s pursuit of $1 million in career earnings will resume at the 2016 Oaklawn meeting, owner Mike Langford said. Langford said Carve, less than $50,000 shy of reaching seven figures in earnings, won’t run again this year and, instead, point for the $100,000 Fifth Season Stakes Jan. 16 at Oaklawn. Carve opened 2015 with a powerful victory in the Fifth Season, but has lost his last five starts.
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Oaklawn Report - Update on Oaklawn Runners - Oct. 1

Four Oaklawn stakes winners are entered in Friday’s $250,000 Phoenix Stakes (G3) at Keeneland. The 6-furlong Phoenix, which has drawn a loaded field of 12, is a “Win and You’re In” event for the $1.5 million Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) Oct. 31 at Keeneland. Probable post time is 3:57 p.m. (Central).
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Oaklawn Report - Update on Oaklawn Runners - Sept. 29

Trainer Tom Howard said Ivan Fallunovalot emerged in good order from his 2 ½-length victory in Sunday’s $150,000 Remington Park Sprint Cup and will make his next start in the $1.5 million Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) Oct. 31 at Keeneland. Under Hall of Fame jockey Calvin Borel, Ivan Fallunovalot covered 6 furlongs over a fast track in 1:08.42 to earn a preliminary Beyer Speed Figure of 101.
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SUSAN ERWIN BRINGS PINK PIANO TOUR TO OAKLAWN

Susan Erwin, a singer, songwriter and international performing artist, will be bringing her Pink Piano Tour to Oaklawn every Friday and Saturday in October. The Las Vegas piano bar veteran will be playing a pink baby grand piano, performing her own music as well as fan requests, from 6 – 10 p.m. in Pop’s Lounge.
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Oaklawn Report - Update on Oaklawn Runners - Sept. 24

Take Charge Brandi’s career is apparently over. Owner Willis Horton of Marshall, Ark., said Wednesday afternoon that he’s “90 percent” certain Take Charge Brandi will be retired after being eased in the $1 million Cotillion Stakes (G1) for 3-year-old fillies Saturday at Parx, the champion’s second consecutive poor performance following a knee injury earlier this year.
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JEEPERS CREEPERS! OAKLAWN GIVING AWAY A JEEP EVERY SUNDAY IN OCTOBER

October will be a Spooktacular month at Oaklawn from start to finish highlighted by the Jeepers Creepers promotion. One lucky guest will walk away every Sunday with a new Jeep from Tim Parker Chrysler Dodge Jeep and Ram of Hot Springs. Oaklawn will be calling two qualifiers every 15 minutes from 3 – 8 p.m. and the final giveaway will be at 8 p.m. Patrons receive one entry for earning 10 points between Sunday and Saturday each week and will receive an additional entry for every 25 points earned.
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Oaklawn Report - Update on Oaklawn Runners - Sept. 17

Madefromlucky and Mr. Z, veterans of Oaklawn’s 2015 3-year-old series, are among 10 horses entered in Saturday’s $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (G2) at Parx. Probable post time for the 1 1/8-mile Pennsylvania Derby, won in 2013 by champion Will Take Charge, is 4:45 p.m. (Central).
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