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3 furlongs (33-2/5)

Gay Whip, carrying 120 pounds, set the record on March 7, 1967. Owned by Hal Snowden and trained by Doug Davis, Jr., Gay Whip was ridden by C. H. Marquez. The record was tied by Hempen's Song under 117 pounds on February 16, 1971. Owned by Holtsinger and Davis, Hempen's Song was ridden by John Lively and trained by co-owner Doug Davis, Jr.

4 furlongs (44-4/5)

Crimson Saint, toting 119 pounds, set the record on April 1, 1971, in the Ballerina Stakes. Owned by Braugh Ranches and trained by Gin Collins, Crimson Saint was ridden on that day by Danny Whited.

4 1/2 furlongs (53)

Montague, under 119 pounds, set the record on March 29, 1937. Owned and trained by H. C. Wolfe, Montague now holds the longest-standing track record at Oaklawn Park. He was ridden by Leland Lake.

5 furlongs (57-3/5)

Miss Brendy, carrying a feathery 107, set the record on February 22, 1966. Under the guidance of apprentice T. Drawdy, Miss Brendy got the mark for owner F. H. Lindsay and trainer John Russell.

5 1/2 furlongs (1:02-3/5)

Sis Pleasure Fager, carrying 115 pounds, set the record on February 15, 1984. Owned by Robert Snell and trained by Jack Van Berg, Sis Pleasure Fager was ridden by Pat Day.

6 furlongs (1:07-4/5)

Karen's Tom, under high weight of 120 pounds, set the record in the Bachelor Stakes on April 16, 1990. Owned by Charles Randolph and trained by Lynn Whiting, Karen's Tom was guided to his win by Pat Day.

1 mile (1:34-2/5)

Whitebrush, carrying 119 pounds, set the record on March 10, 1984, in the Southwest Handicap. Owned by John Ed Anthony and trained by C. R. 'Shug' McGaughey, Whitebrush was ridden by Garth Patterson. Whitebrush's mark has been very controversial, however, since handtiming of the tape of the race do not confirm the time. Owner Anthony, however, has also had the second-fastest miler at Oaklawn when his Demons Begone toured the distance in 1:34 -3/5 in the 1987 Southwest Stakes. Demons Begone was ridden by Pat Day.

1 mile and 70 yards (1:38-2/5)

Win Stat, carrying 112 pounds, set the record on March 7, 1984. Owned by Russell Caston and Norman Ruback and trained by Don Von Hemel, Win Stat was ridden by Dave Pettinger. (World Record--Previous mark of 1:38-4/5 by Drill Site, recorded at Garden State Park on October 12, 1964.)

1 mile and one-sixteenth (1:40-1/5)

Heatherten, toting 116 pounds, set the record on April 18, 1984, in the Apple Blossom Handicap. Owned by John Franks and trained by Bill Mott, Heatherten was ridden by Sam Maple. The record was equalled on Saturday, April 20, 1991, in the Fifth Season Breeders' Cup by Hang On Slewpy. Owned by Red Earth Stables and trained by Karen Burchell, Hang On Slewpy was ridden by Don Howard.

1 mile and one-eighth (1:46 3/5)

Snow Chief, under highweight of 123 pounds, set the record on April 17, 1987, in the Oaklawn Handicap. The Eclipse Award-winning colt was owned by Ben Rochelle and the estate of Carl Grinstead, trained by Mel Stute and ridden by Alex Solis.

1 mile and three-sixteenths (1:57-2/5)

Brassy, under 112 pounds, set the record on March 29, 1952. This router was both owned and trained by Jess Byrd and was ridden by Donald Wagner.

1 mile and one-quarter (2:04)

Out of Fire, lugging 112 pounds, set the mark on March 31, 1937. Owned by Mrs. M. N. Bond, Out of Fire was trained by J. Bowes Bond and was ridden by Paul Ryan.

1 mile and three-eighths (2:31-3/5)

Dapper, with 111 pounds up, set the mark on March 30, 1957. Owned by W. J. Schmidt and trained by Tom Muldowney, Dapper was piloted to the record by Mike Weissman.

1 mile and three-quarters (2:58)

Flag Carrier, with 116 pounds and jockey Dave Whited up, set the record on April 18, 1987. He was owned by Leon Millsap and trained by Danny Whited, brother of the jockey.

2 miles and 70 yards (3:34)

Turntable, under 110 pounds, set the record on March 27, 1942. Trained by Stan Lipiec, Turntable was owned by Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Wagner and ridden by Joseph Dattilo.