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Ignacio Correas Brings Another South American Import To Oaklawn For Saturday’s Mistletoe Stakes

The Equibase profile of Ignacio Correas IV, specifically the top horses he’s trained, is littered with South American imports, notably millionaire Argentine-bred Blue Prize, who concluded her career with three consecutive victories, including the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) in 2019 at Santa Anita. Blue Prize was a Group 1 winner in Argentina before […]

Tyler’s Tribe Back On Lasix, Favored For Friday’s Advent Stakes

Four-time stakes winner Tyler’s Tribe was preparing to work Saturday morning at Oaklawn when his maintenance breeze was unexpectedly delayed several minutes because outriders were trying to corral a loose horse on the track. Kylee Jordan, the regular rider of Tyler’s Tribe, improvised during the delay just after the second surface renovation break, steering the […]

Oaklawn Will Offer ‘Stay Until May’ Trainer’s Bonus Money

Trainers who race at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark., during the 2022-2023 season will be eligible to receive thousands of dollars in incentive bonuses, thanks to a new program sponsored by Oaklawn and the Arkansas H.B.P.A. The meet begins Friday, Dec. 9, and continues through Saturday, May 6. The new Stay Until May bonus […]

Oaklawn Park Adds Nine Stakes Races To 2022-2023 Schedule

Although it doesn’t begin until Friday, Dec. 9, the 2022-2023 Oaklawn racing season has already broken at least two records. The Hot Springs, Ark., track will offer the greatest number of stakes races and the highest stakes purses in its history. Nine races have been added to the stakes schedule for the 68-day season, bringing […]

Champions Clash In Oaklawn’s Apple Blossom

It’s a clash of champions, times two. Eclipse Award winners Letruska and Ce Ce meet for the first time in the $1 million Apple Blossom Handicap (G1) Saturday at Oaklawn, a 1 1/16-mile blockbuster event for older fillies and mares that anchors a 12-race card. The Apple Blossom goes as the fifth race, with probable […]

Fearless Tabbed Morning-Line Favorite In $1 Million Oaklawn Handicap

After narrowly missing in last year’s edition, Fearless has been installed the 5-2 program favorite for the $1 million Oaklawn Handicap (G2) for older horses Saturday at Oaklawn. Probable post time for the 1 1/8-mile Oaklawn Handicap, which goes as the 11th of 12 races, is 5:41 p.m. (Central). Racing begins at 12:10 p.m. The […]

Oaklawn To Honor Hall Of Fame Jockeys, Trainers This Saturday

Some of the biggest names in Thoroughbred racing will be coming to Hot Springs on Saturday, April 16, to participate in the first ever Hall of Fame Day at Oaklawn. The day, honoring members of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, will be highlighted by several special events, as well as presentations […]

Cezanne The Early Favorite In First Graded Oaklawn Mile

The Oaklawn Mile continues to make the grade. Debuting in 2019, in conjunction with Oaklawn extending its season to May, the Oaklawn Mile for older horses will be run as a Grade 3 event for the first time Saturday. This year’s projected field will feature Grade 1 winner Roadster, Grade 2 winners Cezanne and Law […]

Dream Lith Ready To Get Back On Track In Oaklawn’s Fantasy

With Secret Oath chasing the boys, the door is open for another girl to win Oaklawn’s biggest race for 3-year-old fillies. Dream Lith and Yuugiri, 1-2, respectively, in a major stakes race last fall, are among nine horses entered in the $600,000 Fantasy Stakes (G3) at 1 1/16 miles Saturday. Probable post time for the […]