OAKLAWN PARK, Hot Springs, AR
|1||Secret Circle||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: C||$150,000|
2009 | Bay Colt | Eddington - Ragtime Hope, Dixieland Band
Sire: Eddington , Chestnut, 2001. Lifetime: 169 yearlings sold, median $12,000.
Broodmare Sire: Dixieland Band, Bay, 1980. In 2009: 2.07 AEI.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2011 Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $165,000.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, ($17,000).
|2||Scatman||Margin: 5½||TrueNicks: C+||$50,000|
2009 | Bay Colt | Scat Daddy - Hit It Here Cafe, Grand Slam
Sire: Scat Daddy , Dark Bay or Brown, 2004. Lifetime: 131 yearlings sold, median $45,000.
Broodmare Sire: Grand Slam, Dark Bay or Brown, 1995.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, ($14,000).
|3||Adirondack King||Margin: 2||TrueNicks: D||$25,000|
2009 | Bay Colt | Lawyer Ron - Jostle, Brocco
Sire: Lawyer Ron, Chestnut, 2003. Raced 3 years. 26 starts, 12 wins, $2,790,008. Lifetime: 68 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
Broodmare Sire: Brocco, Chestnut, 1991.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $55,000.
|1||Secret Circle||Rafael Bejarano||Bob Baffert|
|2||Scatman||Luis S. Quinonez||Michael E. Lauer|
|3||Adirondack King||Stewart Elliott||John C. Servis|
|4||Pee H Dee||Lindey Wade||Chris Richard|
|5||Cyber Secret||Channing Hill||Lynn S. Whiting|
|6||Z Rockstar||M. Clifton Berry||Donnie K. Von Hemel|
|7||Chalybeate Springs||Carlos H. Marquez, Jr.||D. Wayne Lukas|
|8||King Coral||Martin Escobar||Allen Milligan|
|9||Apprehender||Inosencio Diego||Ingrid Mason|
|10||Big Wednesday||Ramon A. Vazquez||Joseph R. Martin|
Trainer Pat Byrne had Take Charge Indy sharp for the Alysheba Stakes (gr. III), but even he did not expect the overpowering 6-length performance the 2012 Florida Derby (gr. I) winner turned in May 3 at Churchill Downs.Friday, May 03, 2013
Cyber Secret has not won on the dirt at Churchill Downs, but fresh off a 5 3/4-length victory in the April 13 Oaklawn Handicap, trainer Lynn Whiting is willing to put his unbeaten season on the line.Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Oaklawn Park specialist Cyber Secret ran away with the $500,000 Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II) for track owner Charles Cella April 13 as heavily favored Fort Larned folded.Saturday, April 13, 2013
An unfortunate stumble at the start of the Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) last month cost Fort Larned his seasonal debut, but the 2012 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner is back in the $500,000 Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II).Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas, who has both Oxbow and Will Take Charge on target for the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), sent his pupils out to breeze at Oaklawn Park the morning of April 5.Friday, April 05, 2013
Bob Baffert's reputation at Oaklawn Park is that of a phenomenon, one you cannot afford to bet against. Selectively shipping in from his West Coast base with a remarkable 59% win rate, he has captured 17 of 29.Friday, March 15, 2013
Alternation drew the far outside post in a field of 10 for his attempt at a repeat victory in the $150,000 Razorback Handicap (gr. III) March 9 at Oaklawn Park.Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Evan Hammonds recaps the Southwest Stakes, Sabin Stakes, El Camino Real Derby, and San Vicente Stakes from the weekend.Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Super Ninety Nine rolled to an 11 1/4-length win in the $300,000 Southwest Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 18 for Susan and Charles Chu's Tanma Corporation, muddling the 3-year-old picture even more.Monday, February 18, 2013
The Southwest states will be run at 1 1/16 mile for the first time in its 33 year history, so we're not looking for a horse that can take advantage of the "short stretch mile" at Oaklawn Park.Monday, February 18, 2013
Willis Horton's Smarty Jones Stakes winner Will Take Charge looks to continue his progress on the road to the Kentucky Derby against nine others in the $300,000 Southwest Stakes Feb. 18 at Oaklawn Park.Saturday, February 16, 2013
Southwest Stakes contenders Texas Bling and Brown Almighty were on the worktab at Oaklawn Park Feb. 9, along with Bayakoa Stakes hopefuls Tiz Miz Sue, Don't Tell Sophia, and She's All In.Saturday, February 09, 2013
Csaba, given a dream run through at the rail by Luis Saez, left Delegation behind in the stretch to win the $100,000 Harlan's Holiday Stakes Dec. 16 for his third consecutive victory in Florida.Sunday, December 16, 2012
The $100,000 Harlan's Holiday Stakes may be ungraded, but the Dec. 16 renewal at Gulfstream Park still drew a strong collection of top contenders.Thursday, December 13, 2012
The 20th renewal of the Oklahoma Classics takes place Oct. 19 with a 10-race card featuring the $175,000 Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma Classics Cup presented by TVG.Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Oaklawn Park has increased purses on 13 of its 32 stakes planned for 2013, including a majority of the 3-year-old stakes races, and has lengthened the Feb. 18 Southwest Stakes (gr. III) from one mile to 1 1/16 miles.Thursday, July 26, 2012
Odds-on Prospective registered his third stakes win of the year when he drew clear in the final furlong to capture the $100,000 Ohio Derby (gr. III) by 2 1/2 lengths at Thistledown July 7.Saturday, July 07, 2012
Grade II winner Prospective figures to make his presence felt in the Ohio Derby (gr. III) Saturday, July 7, at Thistledown.Monday, July 02, 2012
Four-time stakes winner Secret Circle, most recently runner-up to stablemate Bodemeister in the Arkansas Derby (gr. I), will miss up to four months with a sesamoid injury, co-owner Mike Pegram confirmed April 19.Thursday, April 19, 2012
The Jerome drew a field of seven, four of them entering off failed Derby prep efforts. Trainer Bob Baffert, a two-time winner of this event, will send out of a pair including Sunland Derby third-place finisher Stirred Up.Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Evan recaps the Arkansas Derby and Blue Grass Stakes.Sunday, April 15, 2012
Jockey Mike Smith apparently will retain the mount on Bodemeister, the colt he guided to a 9 1/2-length victory in the Arkansas Derby (gr. I) April 14.Sunday, April 15, 2012
The top three finishers in the April 14 Arkansas Derby (gr. I) at Oaklawn Park were resting comfortably in their stalls the morning after each secured a spot in the May 5 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Sunday, April 15, 2012
Bodemeister, needing a victory in the Arkansas Derby (gr. I) to take the next step on the Triple Crown trail, produced an emphatic triumph in the $1 million race at Oaklawn Park April 14.Saturday, April 14, 2012