Keyword: Oaklawn Park

  • Oaklawn, Penn, Charles Town Cancel Feb. 6

    Oaklawn has canceled its Thursday, Feb. 6 card because of below freezing temperatures. Severe winter weather conditions have also forced the cancellation of live racing at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course.

  • Will Take Charge

    Will Take Charge, Strong Mandate Breeze

    Newly minted 3-year-old champion Will Take Charge breezed a half-mile Feb. 2 at Oaklawn Park in preparation for his expected start in the $500,00 Donn Handicap (gr. I) Feb. 9 at Gulfstream Park.

  • Tanzanite Cat wins the Smarty Jones Stakes.

    Tanzanite Cat Handy Winner of Smarty Jones

    James and Ywachetta Driver's Tanzanite Cat gave up the lead on the backstretch but took it back in mid-stretch and went on to a smooth victory in the $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes for 3-year-olds at Oaklawn Park Jan. 20.

  • TimeformUS Weekend Plays

    TimeformUS Weekend Plays from Santa Anita, Fair Grounds, Gulfstream and Oaklawn

  • Racing at Oaklawn Park.

    TVG to Telecast 57-Day Oaklawn Park Meet

    TVG and Oaklawn Racing and Gaming announced Jan. 6 that the network will telecast the 57-day Oaklawn Park 2014 race meet beginning January 10, with daily, on-site, live coverage hosted by TVG's Frank Mirahmadi.

  • Will Take Charge

    Will Take Charge Feeling Fine After Clark Win

    Willis Horton's Will Take Charge was bright-eyed and bushy-tailed at the Churchill Downs barn of trainer D. Wayne Lukas the morning after winning the Nov. 29 Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (gr. I).

  • Jockey Calvin Borel

    Borel to Miss Rest of Year, Targets Oaklawn

    Jockey Calvin Borel, three-time winner of the Kentucky Derby and a 2013 inductee into the Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame, will take the rest of the year off as he recovers from injuries suffered in an October riding mishap.

  • Justin Phillip Brings Experience to Sprint

    In the often wild Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), trainer Steve Asmussen believes experience could prove a valuable commodity for his talented starter Justin Phillip Nov. 2 at Santa Anita Park.

  • After the Wire - Blue Grass Stakes

    Evan Hammonds recaps the Blue Grass Stakes and Arkansas Derby from the weekend. Did you think Java's War proved himself as a Derby winner with his last to first finish?

  • Overanalyze rolls home to win the Arkansas Derby.

    Overanalyze Makes Arkansas Derby Look Simple

    Overanalyze, rebounding from a lackluster seasonal debut, overpowered his rivals in the drive to easily win the $1 million Arkansas Derby (gr. I) and stamp his ticket for this year's Run for the Roses.

  • On Fire Baby and Joe Johnson take the Apple Blossom at Oaklawn.

    On Fire Baby Scorches Apple Blossom Foes

    Anita Cauley's On Fire Baby hadn't raced since May 28 of last year. She came back with a vengeance April 12, holding off Tiz Miz Sue to win the $500,000 Apple Blossom Handicap (gr. I) at Oaklawn by half a length.

  • Flashpoint is one of two in the Count Fleet Sprint for trainer for Steve Asmussen.

    Gentlemen's Bet to Ante Up in Count Fleet

    Lightly raced and undefeated Gentlemen's Bet will add some intrigue when he faces several tough competitors in the $250,000 Count Fleet Sprint Handicap (gr. III) at Oaklawn Park April 13.

  • Will Take Charge (left) catches stablemate Oxbow to win the Rebel Stakes.

    Will Take Charge Tops Lukas Exacta in Rebel

    Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas is holding the hottest hand of 3-year-olds he's had in a while, and that talent showed March 16 when stablemates Will Take Charge and Oxbow finished 1-2 in the $600,000 Rebel Stakes.

  • Tiz Miz Sue and Joe Rocco Jr. take the Azeri Stakes at Oaklawn.

    Tiz Miz Sue Upsets Azeri Again

    Tiz Miz Sue upset the Azeri Stakes (gr. III) at Oaklawn Park last year at odds of 8-1, and this season she did it again. The Cresran homebred ran down top contenders My Miss Aurelia and Don't Tell Sophia to get the job done.

  • THS: Rebel Stakes

    Claire Novak and Pete Denk handicap the Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn Park this weekend. Can Super Ninety Nine repeat his efforts from his last race?

  • Miss Gibson County prior to the 1994 Prima Donna Stakes.

    Oaklawn Park is Baffert's 'Lucky Place'

    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.

  • Don't Tell Sophia rolls home in the Bayakoa Stakes at Oaklawn.

    Don't Tell Sophia Draws Off in Bayakoa

    Don't Tell Sophia was a $1,000 yearling purchase in 2009. On Feb. 16 she ran them off their feet at Oaklawn Park, easily putting 6 1/2 lengths over her nearest competitor in the $98,000 Bayakoa Stakes.

  • 6-year-old Tiz Miz faces 6 in Bayakoa Stakes at Oaklawn.

    Tiz Miz Sue Makes Season Debut in Bayakoa

    One day before champion Royal Delta makes her 2013 debut in the Sabin Stakes (gr. III), a rival who gave her a run for her money returns to the races in the $100,000 Bayakoa Stakes at Oaklawn Park.

  • Turf stakes winner Brown Almighty will try dirt in the Smarty Jones.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2012-Breeders-Cup/Works/26130247_gxH6nS#!i=2185592502&k=5M5tTG2">Order This Photo</a>

    Brown Almighty Makes Smarty Jones Dirt Debut

    The connections for Brown Almighty have been planning their colt's dirt debut for months now, and on Jan. 21 their wait will be over when the colt makes his start in the $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes at Oaklawn Park.

  • Jockey Calvin Borel

    Borel, Agent Both on the Mend

    Both jockey Calvin Borel and his longtime agent Jerry Hissam are recovering--one from injury and one from illness--as the three-time Kentucky Derby winner sits one away from 5,000 career victories.