Rebel Stakes

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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. [...]

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 [...]

Some Backside Blurbs

2019-02-25T21:48:40-05:00February 23rd, 2019|

  A fast catch up on the Sport of Kings with Kaitlin Free:   It has been announced that Mubtaahij will stand at Haras Abolengo in Argentina. Inti earned an automatic berth to the Breeders' Cup Classic after taking the G1 February Stakes at Tokyo Racecourse. This was the first [...]

Super Steed Stomps in Southwest Stakes

2019-02-19T11:40:31-05:00February 19th, 2019|

  Super Steed Stomps In The Southwest Stakes   Super Steed made a super move on the far turn that propelled him to the lead to win the 54th running of the Grade 3, $500,000 Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn Park. At odds of 62/1, Super Steed made a sweeping, mid-pack [...]

Magnum Moon Looking Good

2018-03-18T10:32:51-05:00March 18th, 2018|

I thought both the winner Magnum Moon and the runner up Solomini ran good in the Rebel. Solomini had some trouble and looked like he got a lot out of the race. Magnum Moon enjoyed a nice trip but delivered when it counted and didn't have the best stride I've [...]