CALIFORNIA SHIPPER IT TIZ WELL WINS HONEYBEE

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Saturday, March 11, 2017) – Tommy Town Thoroughbreds LLC.’s It Tiz Well earned herself 50 points towards eligibility in the Kentucky Oaks and a return trip to Oaklawn for the $400,000 Fantasy Stakes (G3) April 14 with her victory in Saturday’s $200,000 Honeybee Stakes (G3).
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FAVORITE WHITMORE IMPRESSIVE IN HOT SPRINGS VICTORY

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Saturday, March 11, 2017) – Last year’s Triple Crown race hopeful Whitmore stamped himself as this year’s top sprinter with an impressive six length victory in Saturday’s $125,000 Hot Springs Stakes, the co-feature on the 9-race card.
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Oaklawn Barn Notes: Untrapped Completes Rebel Stakes Work

Untrapped completed major preparations for the $900,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) March 18 with a 5-furlong work on a cloudy, chilly Saturday morning at Oaklawn. Breezing over a fast surface about 40 minutes after the track opened for training, Untrapped went in 1:01 for the1 1/16-mile race, the final major local prep for the $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) April 15.
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MOTT-TRAINED ELATE FAVORED IN HONEYBEE

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Friday, March 9, 2017) – Lightly raced Elate is the 5-2 program favorite for the $200,000 Honeybee Stakes (G3) for 3-year-old fillies Saturday at Oaklawn. Probable post time for the 1 1/16-mile Honeybee, the eighth of nine races, is 4:38 p.m. (Central). Racing begins at 1:05 p.m.
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WHITMORE FAVORED IN SPRINT STAKES DEBUT

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Friday, March 9, 2017) –The latest chapter in Whitmore’s racing career is scheduled to unfold in the $125,000 Hot Springs Stakes for older sprinters Saturday at Oaklawn. He has been installed as the 9-5 morning line favorite as he makes his debut in a sprint stakes.
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Oaklawn Barn Notes: Silver Bullion to Start in Rebel Stakes

Lightly raced Silver Bullion will make his next start in the $900,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) for 3-year-olds March 18 at Oaklawn, Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas said Thursday morning. Ramon Vazquez, Oaklawn’s co-leading rider this year, will have the mount on the colt, has made all three career starts at the meeting.
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