Oaklawn Park

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Angles

2019-03-20T11:20:58-05:00March 20th, 2019|

    In this week's column for AmWager I talk about a few angles I like and that have worked well for me.   Angles   By Jonathan Stettin   There are so many factors that go into being a successful horse player. Handicapping is obviously a significant part and [...]

Omaha Beach Upsets

2019-03-17T05:32:38-05:00March 17th, 2019|

    Omaha Beach showed some brutal stubbornness to hold off a charging Game Winner to win the second leg of the Grade 2, $750,000 Rebel Stakes on Saturday at Oaklawn Park. Under Mike Smith, Omaha Beach broke alertly and grabbed the early lead out of the gate but Smith [...]

Long Range Toddy in Rebel

2019-03-17T05:23:17-05:00March 17th, 2019|

  Long Range Toddy and jockey Jon Court tracked down 2/5 favorite Improbable to score by a head in the Grade 2, $750,000 Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn Park on Saturday. Although off slowly, Galilean set the early pace under Flavien Prat and long shot Classy John joined the front runner. [...]

Midnight Bisou takes Azeri

2019-03-17T05:14:48-05:00March 17th, 2019|

  Midnight Bisou showed her class and made short work of some top females in the $350,000, Grade 2, Azeri Stakes at Oaklawn Park on Saturday. Tapa Tapa Tapa assumed the early lead out of the gate and Shamrock Rose tracked in second after veering out at the break through [...]

Oaklawn Error

2019-03-15T05:14:47-05:00March 15th, 2019|

Oaklawn Park is not only a great place to prep for the Kentucky Derby but also a track that normally gets it right. In their upcoming Derby prep not so much. Horses trained by Bob Baffert, Jerry Hollendorfer, and Richard Mandella were split equitably into the two divisions of the [...]

BACKSIDE BLURBS

2019-03-07T11:04:00-05:00March 7th, 2019|

  Fountain of Youth runner up Bourbon War will be pointed to the Florida Derby. Global Campaign grabbed a quarter badly in the Fountain of Youth. Will have some time off and is off of the Derby Trail. Jaywalk came out of her fourth place in the Davona Dale just [...]

BACKSIDE BLURBS

2019-03-03T10:19:25-05:00March 3rd, 2019|

  Some backside blurbs to get caught up on the Sport of Kings: Code of Honor redeemed himself with a nice win in the Fountain of Youth. (Nice colt) Hidden Scroll set a fast pace in the Fountain of Youth but did not appear to appreciate being thrown to the [...]

Not on Cruise

2019-03-01T12:11:31-05:00March 1st, 2019|

  Not on Cruise Control By Michael Valiante Young Trainer Jesse Cruz Looks to Build a Future in the Game Jesse Cruz                     "Brick by brick, my fellow citizens, brick by brick."  You might recognize this quote from the movie Seabiscuit.  It is [...]

Nicks Banned for Six

2019-02-26T19:43:55-05:00February 25th, 2019|

    Trainer Tina Nicks Banned For Six By: Nick D’Agostino   Thoroughbred trainer Tina Nicks was called in for a hearing pursuant to Arkansas Racing Commission (ARC) rule #2094 on February 20th. Trainer Nicks was advised via written notice in advance as she was entitled to an explanation of [...]