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Oaks Prep: Optionality Faces Secret Oath In Martha Washington

If the linemaker is correct, it will be a Hall of Fame exacta in the $200,000 Martha Washington Stakes for 3-year-old fillies Saturday at Oaklawn. Multiple stakes winner Optionality is the 9-5 program favorite for Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen. Secret Oath is the early 2-1 second choice for Hall of Fame trainer D. […]

Miss Mosaic Goes Out On Top In American Beauty

Keystone Racing LLC’s Miss Mosaic rode off into the sunset with a victory in Saturday’s $150,000 American Beauty Stakes at Oaklawn by closing out her career with a neck victory before 22,000 fans. The 6-year-old daughter of Verrazano is now slated for retirement after getting her first stakes victory in the six-furlong race over Joy’s […]

Rebel Stakes Winner Concert Tour Returns For Cox In Saturday’s Fifth Season At Oaklawn

Eclipse Award-winning trainer Brad Cox and nationally prominent owners Gary and Mary West were opponents on Oaklawn’s 2021 Road to the Kentucky Derby. But several months after the meeting ended in May, they began collaborating and already have two victories together this season in Hot Springs. “I don’t have a clue how many horses they’ve […]

Trainer Brad Cox Chasing Second Straight Pippin Victory With Coach

A few inches separated trainer Brad Cox from sweeping Oaklawn’s two-turn stakes series for older fillies and mares in 2021. Now, Cox will try to pick up where he left off when he sends out program favorite Coach in Saturday’s $150,000 Pippin at one mile. Probable post time for the Pippin, the eighth of nine […]

Dash Attack ‘Sling Shots’ To Victory In Oaklawn’s Smarty Jones

Impressive Dec. 5 maiden winner Dash Attack made the successful step up to stakes competition with a powerful victory in Saturday’s $250,000 Smarty Jones Stakes at Oaklawn in Hot Springs, Ark. In the process, the colt, who races for Catalyst Stable, Magdalena Racing, Kevin Pollard and Patty Slevin, earned 10 important points toward Kentucky Derby […]

Cox Eyes Azeri, Apple Blossom For Shedaresthedevil

Trainer Brad Cox said Thursday afternoon that multiple Grade 1 winner Shedaresthedevil should return to his barn early next month to begin serious preparations for a 2022 campaign that figures to again unfold at Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort in Hot Springs, Ark. Co-owned by Staton Flurry of Hot Springs, Shedaresthedevil opened 2021 with a victory […]

Caddo River Makes First Start Since June At Oaklawn Sunday

After beginning 2021 with a bang, Caddo River will try to go out with a bang when the star-crossed 3-year-old returns in Sunday’s eighth race at Oaklawn in Hot Springs, Ark., a one-mile conditioned allowance test that will mark the colt’s first start in more than six months. Caddo River, a homebred for John Ed […]

Lone Rock Will Try To End 2021 Season On Top In Oaklawn’s Inaugural Tinsel Stakes

Lone Rock tries to punctuate a sensational 2021 campaign in the inaugural $200,000 Tinsel Stakes Saturday at Oaklawn. Probable post time for the 1 1/8-mile Tinsel, which goes as the ninth of 10 races, is 4:13 p.m. (Central). Racing begins at 12:30 p.m. The Tinsel, for 3-year-olds and up, is among four new races added […]

Horton, Stewart Will Point Last Samurai To 2022 Oaklawn Handicap

Prominent Arkansas owner Willis Horton won the 2021 Oaklawn Handicap on his 81st birthday. Horton may have an opportunity to celebrate again in 2022 with Last Samurai, who recorded his biggest career victory to date in Saturday’s inaugural $150,000 Poinsettia Stakes for 3-year-olds at 1 1/16 miles at Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort in Hot Springs, […]

Hollis Sets Track Record In Upset Win At Oaklawn

It took a track record to topple a track record holder. Hollis lowered the 5 ½-furlong mark in Friday’s eighth race at Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort in Hot Springs, Ark., rolling to a 4 ½-length victory under perennial local riding champion Ricardo Santana Jr. Racing over a fast track, Hollis stopped the clock in 1:02.17 […]