Kentucky Oaks 140

Relive the unfolding of the 2014 Kentucky Oaks!

Jockey Rosie Napravnik and Winchell Thoroughbreds' Untapable during the post parade prior to the start of the 140th Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).

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Photo: Courtney V. Bearse

And they're off in the 2014 Kentucky Oaks!

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Photo: Chad B. Harmon

Untapable, with Rosie Napravnik up, leave the starting gate at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2014 in the Kentucky Oaks.

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The field for the 140th Running of the Kentucky Oaks head under the Twin Spires for the first time at Churchill Downs.

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Rosie Napravnik wearing Winchell Thoroughbreds silks aboard Untapable.

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The Kentucky Oaks field first time by at Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY May 2, 2014.

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Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Untapable broke well from the outside post and settled fourth as Sugar Shock who took the early advantage in the Oaks and set the opening quarter-mile fraction of :23.67 while being followed by My Miss Sophia and Thank You Marylou.

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Photo: Rick Schmitt

The 140th Longines Kentucky Oaks head into the first turn at Churchill Downs.

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Untapable, Rosie Napravnik up, enter the Clubhouse turn, on their way to winning the Kentucky Oaks for Winchell Thoroughbreds and trainer Steve Asmussen.

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Rose Napravnik on Untapable in the 140th Longines Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs.

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Untapable was ridden by Rosie Napravnik, who won her second Oaks in the past three years. She was aboard 2012 winner Believe You Can.

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The 3-year-old homebred filly by Tapit out of Fun House, by Prized, was the even-money favorite May 2 at Churchill Downs.

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Untapable covered the 1 1/8 miles in 1:48.68, just .04 of a second off the stakes record set in 2003 by Bird Town.

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Untapable with Rosie Napravnik up lead at the 1/8th pole over My Miss Sophia with Javier Castellano aboard during the Kentucky Oaks.

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Untapable was out three to four paths wide and in the clear for the entire trip.

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Untapable and jockey Rosie Napravnik in the 140th Running of the Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2014.

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Untapable moving away from the field to win the Kentucky Oaks.

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Untapable approaching the finish line.

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Untapable winning the Kentuck Oaks.

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Untapable crosses the finish line.

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Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

"It is just a great feeling," Napravnik said. "I am so thankful for Steve and for the Winchells having me on the filly. They have done such a great job. They take their time with this filly and she is just maturing. She is moving forward all the time and she was perfect today."

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Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Untapable, winning her first grade I race, was the even-money favorite for a reason. In her two starts at 3 prior to the Oaks she won the 1 1/16-mile Rachel Alexandra Stakes (gr. III) at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots by 9 1/2 lengths and the Fair Grounds Oaks (gr. II) March 29 by 7 3/4 lengths.

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Rosie Napravnik waves to the fans at Churchill Downs after winning the 140th Running of the Kentucky Oaks on May 2, 2014.

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Jockey Rosie Napravnik and Untapable head to the winner's circle following their Kentucky Oaks win.

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Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

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