TORRENT GIVEN SLIGHT EDGE IN MARTHA WASHINGTON

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Friday, Feb. 10, 2017) – Torrent is the slight 3-1 program favorite for the $125,000 Martha Washington Stakes for 3-year-old fillies Saturday at Oaklawn. Probable post time for the 1-mile event, the eighth of nine races, is 4:38 p.m. (Central). Racing begins at 1:05 p.m.
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Oaklawn Barn Notes: Silver Dust to Make Debut in Southwest

Churchill Downs maiden graduate Silver Dust will make his 3-year-old debut in the $500,000 Southwest Stakes (G3) Feb. 20 at Oaklawn, trainer Randy Morse said Thursday morning. Morse said Corey Lanerie will ride Silver Dust in the 1 1/16-mile race, Oaklawn’s second of four Kentucky Derby preps.
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Oaklawn Barn Notes: Alsvid Eyes Hot Springs

There was no five-peat for Alsvid, but trainer Chris Hartman said Sunday afternoon that his hope is the millionaire will return to stakes competition in the $125,000 Hot Springs for older sprinters March 11.
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Smarty Jones Top Two Work Towards Next Goal

Uncontested and Petrov, the one-two finishers of the $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes Jan. 16, worked over a fast track Sunday morning at Oaklawn in preparation for their scheduled starts in the $500,000 Southwest Stakes (G3) for 3-year-olds Feb. 20.
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STORM ADVISORY UPSETS IVAN FALLUNOVALOT IN KING COTTON

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017) – River Ridge Ranch LLC.’s Storm Advisory ran away with Saturday’s $125,000 King Cotton Stakes, leaving five other rivals in his dust, including 2-5 favorite Ivan Fallunovalot. Ivan Fallunovalot, who was seeking his third straight King Cotton victory, finished fourth.
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