Racing News

Laurie's Rocket Turns Table in Hot Springs Stakes

March 24, 2013

Owner Willis D. Horton of Marshall, AR is becoming very familiar with Oaklawn’s Winner’s Circle. One week after winning the $600,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) with Will Take Charge, he and Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas were back after Laurie’s Rocket earned his third win of the meet in Saturday’s $75,000 Hot Springs Stakes. Read More

Will Take Charge Turns Table in Rebel; Lukas Finished One-Two

March 16, 2013

Smarty Jones Stakes winner Will Take Charge rebounded from a poor effort in the sloppy Southwest Stakes and came away with 50 points towards entry into the Kentucky Derby for his upset victory in Saturday’s $600,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) before a meet-high crowd of 33,963. Read More

Super Ninety Nine Returns to Face 10 in Rebel Stakes

March 14, 2013

Led by Graded stakes winners Super Ninety Nine and Oxbow, a field of 11 will chase the lucrative purse and Kentucky Derby points Saturday in the $600,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) at Oaklawn. Read More

Cyber Secret Wins Razorback-Rose to Gold Wins Honeybee

March 13, 2013

Charles J. Cella’s Cyber Secret has proven to be a horse for the course, which is a good thing considering his owner is Oaklawn’s President. The 4-year-old Broken Vow colt earned his third straight win of the meet and his first career stakes with a hard-fought victory over Golden Ron in Saturday’s $150,000 Razorback Handicap (G3). Read More

Oaklawn Barn Notes - March 9

March 09, 2013

Always in a Tiz and new rider Calvin Borel, who won the 5,000th race of his career Thursday, got a feel for each other in advance of the $600,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) March 16 with an easy half mile workout in 48 3/5 Saturday. The Tiznow colt will be attempting to redeem himself after a troubled third in the Jan. 21 Smarty Jones Stakes as the favorite and a fifth-place finish in the Feb. 18 Southwest Stakes in which he exited the race with a lung infection. Read More

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