Oaklawn Report - Update on Oaklawn Runners - Nov. 5

Major Oaklawn stakes winner Gold Medal Dancer is scheduled to return to action in Saturday’s $200,000 Chilukki (G2) Stakes for fillies and mares at Churchill Downs. Trained by Donnie K. Von Hemel, Gold Medal Dancer is winless in three starts since beating champion Untapable in the $300,000 Azeri Stakes (G2) March 14 at Oaklawn.
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Oaklawn Report for Oct. 30

Bob Baffert, the Hall of Fame trainer of $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic morning line favorite American Pharoah, took the conservative approach again with the Triple Crown winner’s preparations on Thursday morning after tack-walking him the day before.
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Oaklawn Report for Oct. 27

American Pharoah drew post 4 for his first race of 2015. Ditto for his final race of the year. He has been installed the 6-5 program favorite for the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) Saturday at Keeneland, the Triple Crown winner’s final career start before entering stud. Post positions for the 13 Breeders’ Cup races Friday and Saturday, including the 1 ¼-mile Classic, were drawn Monday.
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Oaklawn Report - Update on Oaklawn Runners - Oct. 8

Trainer Ron Moquett said he’s already outlining future plans for his two runners who competed in stakes last weekend at Keeneland. Gentlemen’s Bet finished fifth in Friday’s $250,000 Phoenix (G3), a major prep for the $1.5 million Breeders’ Cup Sprint Oct. 31 at Keeneland, while Heykittykittykitty finished second in Saturday’s $250,000 Thoroughbred Club of America (G2) for filly and mare sprinters.
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