OAKLAWN STRENGTHENING HANDICAP DIVISION IN 2017

OAKLAWN STRENGTHENING HANDICAP DIVISION IN 2017 Razorback Moved and Bumped to $500,000 HOT SPRINGS, AR (July 28, 2016)) – The track with the richest Triple Crown prep schedule will greatly enhance its handicap division in 2017. Oaklawn will offer a ...
Read More

Cupids Wins Indiana Derby

Cupid earned a preliminary Beyer Speed Figure of 94 for his front-running three-quarter length victory in the $500,000 Indiana Derby (G2) Saturday night at Indiana Grand. The performance rating was just off his career-best 95 Beyer, which came in a front-running 1 ¼-length victory in the $900,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) March 19 at Oaklawn.
Read More

OAKLAWN’S MARKETING TEAM BRINGS HOME NINE ROMERO AWARDS

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Thursday, July 14, 2016) – Oaklawn’s marketing department received nine Romero Awards during the closing ceremonies of the Gaming Marketing & Technology Conference July 14 in Las Vegas, bringing its lofty total to 52 awards over the last seven years. Oaklawn was competing in the large gaming property category for just the second time as a result of its 2015 expansion, which increased the competition exponentially.
Read More

Rebel Stakes Runners Cherry Wine and Cupid Lead Indiana Derby Field

Oaklawn Rebel Stakes graduates Cherry Wine and Cupid are the program favorites for the $500,000 Indiana Derby (G2) Saturday at Indiana Grand. Cherry Wine, fourth in $900,000 Rebel (G2) March 19, is the 5-2 morning line favorite in the projected 12-horse field, while Rebel winner Cupid is the 3-1 second choice.
Read More

Oaklawn Handicap Winner Effinex Repeats in Suburban Handicap

Oaklawn Handicap winner Effinex, under Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith, edged Samraat by a neck to win the $500,000 Suburban Handicap (G2) for older horses for a second consecutive year Saturday at Belmont Park. The victory helped trainer Jimmy Jerkens equal a feat accomplished by his late father, the legendary Hall of Fame trainer Allen Jerkens.
Read More