What a card the racing office at Oaklawn Park has assembled for Arkansas Derby Day on Saturday. There are 14 races and a plethora of wagering opportunities.
With the Arkansas Derby move to the first Saturday in May, the Oaklawn Stakes became a hot spot for Derby hopefuls!
With a smaller but competitive field, the $1 million Rebel is 85 qualifier point event. Shapiro analyzes each of the conteders and offers his picks.
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The two divisions of the Risen Star (G2) on Saturday at Fair Grounds kicked off the Kentucky Derby Championship Series and awarded 50 points.
Jason discusses the terrible news about Taraz as well as his recent trip to Santa Anita. Then looks back at the Presidents’ Day racing action from Oaklawn Park which included the Southwest…
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The $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes (G3) will be run Friday at Oaklawn Park for 3-year-olds going a two-turn mile on the main track. Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen has four of the nine entries.
A proven affinity for the dirt track at Churchill Downs is a positive for any horse taking aim at the Kentucky Derby (G1), it’s clear Silver Prospector has the horse-for-the-course angle covered.
The Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes (G2) will be run at 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Churchill Downs on Saturday and it has attracted a field of nine juveniles.
The following are trip notes for horses who had sharp efforts or tough trips at Churchill Downs during the first six racing days of the fall meet from Sun., Oct. 27 through Sun., Nov. 3, and who figure to improve or run big in their next starts.
Picks for the Street Sense Stakes will run at a one-turn mile for two-year-olds on the main track at Churchill Downs on Sunday.