OAKLAWN PURSES ON THE RISE AGAIN

Oaklawn, having just enjoyed strong across-the-board business in the month of January, announced it is raising overnight purses between $1,000 and $3,000 per race effective Thursday, February 12. This increase gives Oaklawn the highest daily purse structure in America at this time of year.
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CHAMPION TAKE CHARGE BRANDI WINS RETURN

Champion 2-year-old Filly Take Charge Brandi extended her win streak to four in a row and put herself on a possible path toward the $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) against males after surviving a late charge by Sarah Sis to win Saturday’s $100,000 Martha Washington Stakes by a head. The Giant’s Causeway filly completed the one-mile race in 1:39 3/5 over a fast track, her first start as a 3-year-old.
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Oaklawn Barn Notes - Friday, Jan. 30

McPeek Settling into Hot SpringsTrainer Kenny McPeek is returning to his Arkansas roots - sort of. McPeek, who was born in Fort Chaffee, an Army National Guard installation in far western Arkansas, said he has purchased a home in the ...
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