GOLDEN MISCHIEF WINS PURPLE MARTIN VIA DISQUALIFICATION

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Saturday, March 25, 2017) – William and Corinne Heiligbrodt’s Golden Mischief was the beneficiary when Our Majesty interfered with her stablemate Vertical Oak and was disqualified from first and placed fourth in Saturday’s $125,000 Purple Martin Stakes.
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Oaklawn Barn Notes: Rapid Dial among Late Triple Crown Nominees

Six horses were made Triple Crown eligible during the late period that closed Monday, including Rapid Dial, an eye-catching debut winner for co-owner/trainer Ingrid Mason March 11 at Oaklawn. And, the trainer is wasting no time trying to recoup the $6,000 late nominating fee by wheeling Rapid Dial back in Sunday’s eighth race, an entry-level allowance/optional claiming sprint that carries an $82,000 purse.
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Oaklawn Barn Notes: Oaklawn Sets Non-Derby Day Handle Record on Rebel Day

Total pari-mutuel wagering handle on Saturday’s races at Oaklawn was a record for March and a non-Arkansas Derby Day, Bobby Geiger, the track’s director of gaming and wagering, said Thursday morning. Oaklawn handled $10,752,313.15 – $8,544,041.15 was bet off track – on the 11-race card that featured three stakes, including the $900,000 Rebel (G2), a major Triple Crown prep.
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