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Champion Ce Ce Faces Shedaresthedevil In Saturday’s Azeri

A champion and one with championship aspirations meet for the first time in the $350,000 Azeri Stakes (G2) for older fillies and mares Saturday at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark. Probable post time for the 1 1/16-mile Azeri, the ninth of 10 races, is 5:10 p.m. (Central). Racing begins at 1 p.m. The Azeri […]

Oaklawn Park Boosts Purses Across The Board; Race Date Added To Schedule

Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark., currently offering the highest purses in its 118-year history, is getting even richer with an across-the-board purse increase beginning Friday, March 11. All claiming and starter allowance races are being increased by $4,000, while all Maiden Special Weights and allowances are being increased by $6,000. The minimum purse will […]

Oaks Prep: Lukas-Trained Secret Oath The Heavy Favorite In Six-Horse Honeybee Stakes

D. Wayne Lukas once owned the Honeybee Stakes. On paper, the Hall of Fame trainer looks like he’ll own it again when he sends out heavy program favorite Secret Oath in the $300,000 Grade 3 event for 3-year-old fillies Saturday at Oaklawn. Probable post time for the 1 1/16-mile Honeybee is 2:10 p.m. (Central) and […]

Moquett Saddles 900th Winner At Oaklawn

Roughly a year after Whitmore was named an Eclipse Award winner, Moquett reached another career milestone when he saddled Kinfolk to win last Sunday’s ninth race at Oaklawn Park. Kinfolk represented Moquett’s 900th Thoroughbred victory, according to Equibase, racing’s official data gathering organization. Ridden by apprentice Kylee Jordan, Kinfolk ($27.20) came from off the pace to […]

Osbourne’s Future On Hold After Bleeding In Southwest Stakes

Osbourne is in a holding pattern following his eighth-place finish in the $750,000 Southwest Stakes (G3) for 3-year-olds Jan. 29, his co-owner/trainer, Ron Moquett of Hot Springs, Ark., said Sunday afternoon. Osbourne was beaten 8 ¾ lengths in the 1 1/16-mile Southwest after being within striking distance on the second turn. The Southwest was Oaklawn’s […]

Lukas: Ethereal Road Headed For Grade 2 Rebel

After watching Ethereal Road work five furlongs from the gate Tuesday morning at Oaklawn, Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas said the eye-catching maiden winner earlier in the meeting will make his next start in the $1 million Rebel Stakes (G2) for 3-year-olds Feb. 26. A son of Quality Road, Ethereal Road finished seventh, […]

Lone Rock A Tepid Favorite In Saturday’s Razorback

Lone Rock began 2021 winning an $89,000 allowance race at Oaklawn. The stakes are much, much higher to begin 2022 when Lone Rock launches his 7-year-old campaign in the $600,000 Razorback Handicap (G3) for older horses Saturday at Oaklawn. Probable post time for the 1 1/16-mile Razorback, the 10th of 11 races, is 4:56 p.m. […]

Coach Chasing Third Straight Win In Rescheduled Bayakoa

Trainer Brad Cox tries to continue his dominance in Oaklawn’s two-turn stakes series for older fillies and mares in Saturday’s $250,000 Bayakoa (G3) at 1 1/16 miles. The Bayakoa originally was scheduled Feb. 5 before being postponed because of a winter storm that closed the Hot Springs, Ark. track last weekend. The Bayakoa was redrawn […]

Oaks Prep: Arrogate Daughter Secret Oath Very Impressive In Martha Washington Victory

Briland Farm’s Secret Oath won like a 1-2 favorite should when she drew off to win Saturday’s $200,000 Martha Washington Stakes in dominating fashion and in the process earned 10 points towards eligibility in the May 6 Kentucky Oaks (G1). Secret Oath settled into fourth as Optionality set easy fractions of :24 and :48 2/5 […]