Oaklawn Report - May 19

Arkansas Derby winners have recorded two of the six largest margins of victory in Preakness Stakes history following American Pharoah’s romp Saturday at Pimlico. American Pharoah splashed home by seven lengths, equaling the sixth-biggest blowout in the race’s 140-year history.
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Oaklawn Report - Preakness Stakes Edition

American Pharoah broke his maiden from the rail. Now, he’ll try to capture the second leg of the Triple Crown from the same spot. The Arkansas Derby and Kentucky Derby winner was installed the 4-5 program favorite Wednesday after drawing the inside post for the Preakness Stakes Saturday at Pimlico. Post time for the 140th Preakness is 5:18 p.m. (Central).
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Oaklawn Report - Update on Oaklawn Runners - May 12

Madefromlucky punched his ticket to the June 6 Belmont Stakes with a one-length victory in Saturday’s $200,000 Peter Pan Stakes (G2) at Belmont Park. The son of champion and 2010 Rebel Stakes winner Lookin at Lucky was making his first start since finishing a distant fourth behind American Pharoah in the $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) April 11 at Oaklawn.
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Oaklawn Report - Update on Oaklawn Runners by Robert Yates - May 7

After running 15th in Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, Far Right could run in the Ohio Derby, Iowa Derby or the Indiana Derby this summer, trainer Ron Moquett said Thursday morning. Moquett said Far Right, the top locally based 3-year-old at Oaklawn, returned to the track Wednesday at Churchill Downs, where the trainer is based.
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American Pharoah Out to Make Derby History

American Pharoah is trying to become just the third horse to win Oaklawn’s two biggest races for 3-year-olds, and the Kentucky Derby. Sunny’s Halo (1983) and Smarty Jones (2004) won the Rebel and Arkansas Derby before capturing the first leg of the Triple Crown.
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Oaklawn Report by Robert Yates - Kentucky Derby Edition

To locate the Oaklawn contingent at the start of the Kentucky Derby, look to the outside.The top three finishers from the $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) April 11, including runaway winner American Pharoah, all drew far outside post positions for Saturday’s 1 ¼-mile race at Churchill Downs.
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