Keyword: Southwest Stakes

  • My Boy Jack takes the Southwest Stakes by 4 1/2 lengths at Oaklawn Park

    Desormeaux Mulls Options for My Boy Jack

    Next-race plans are pending for My Boy Jack, who was to be flown to his Southern California base Feb. 21 following a dominant performance in the $500,000 Southwest Stakes (G3) for 3-year-olds Feb. 19 at Oaklawn Park.

  • Sporting Chance wins the Hopeful Stakes at Saratoga Race Course

    Sporting Chance Works Toward 3-Year-Old Debut

    Grade 1 winner Sporting Chance, in his most serious work to date at Oaklawn Park, breezed six furlongs from the gate in 1:13 4/5 the morning of Feb. 4 in advance of his scheduled 3-year-old debut in the $500,000 Southwest Stakes (G3) Feb. 19.

  • Sporting Chance takes the Sept. 4 Hopeful Stakes at Saratoga Race Course

    Sporting Chance Works Toward Seasonal Debut

    Grade 1 winner Sporting Chance took another step toward his 3-year-old debut, working a sharp half-mile Jan. 15 at Oaklawn Park for Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas in advance of a possible start in the $500,000 Southwest Stakes (G3) Feb. 19.

  • American Dubai worked five furlongs in 1:01 2/5 at Keeneland.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2016/i-48DThXL">Order This Photo</a>

    American Dubai Works at Keeneland

    American Dubai put in his final major work April 2 in preparation for the April 9 running of the $1 million Toyota Blue Grass (gr. I) by working five furlongs in 1:01 2/5 after the renovation break at Keeneland.

  • Suddenbreakingnews wins the Southwest Stakes.

    Making the Grade: Suddenbreakingnews

    This week we take a closer look at Suddenbreakingnews, winner of the $500,000 Southwest Stakes (gr. III) on Feb. 15 at Oaklawn Park.

  • Discreetness (right) battles Synchrony (left) to win the Smarty Jones.

    Making the Grade: Discreetness

    This week we take a closer look at Discreetness, winner of the $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes on Jan. 18 at Oaklawn.

  • Noble Bird

    Noble Bird Pointing to Oaklawn Handicap

    Following a five-furlong workout earlier this week at Oaklawn Park, trainer Mark Casse said John Oxley's Noble Bird continues to progress toward his first major objective this year, the $750,000 Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II).

  • Discreetness

    Discreetness, Whitmore Work for Southwest

    Smarty Jones Stakes winner Discreetness went five furlongs in 1:00 2/5 Jan. 30 at Oaklawn gearing up for the Feb. 15 Southwest Stakes (gr. III). Also working toward the Southwest that morning was Whitmore.

  • Smarty Jones winner Discreetness

    Fires to Point Discreetness to Southwest

    Two-time stakes winner Discreetness, who captured the Smarty Jones Stakes Jan. 18 at Oaklawn Park, will be pointed to the $500,000 Southwest Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 15 at Oaklawn, said trainer William "Jinks" Fires.

  • Far Right turned in his final work for the Kentucky Derby April 24 at Churchill Downs, going four furlongs in :49 flat.

    Far Right Focused in Final Derby Move

    Robert LaPenta and Harry Rosenblum's Far Right was focused in his final work for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) April 24 at Churchill Downs, going four furlongs in :49 flat.

  • Far Right wins the Southwest Stakes.

    Far Right Rallies to Capture Sloppy Southwest

    With a sharp move to the rail by Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith, Far Right claimed the $300,000 Southwest Stakes (gr. III) at Oaklawn Park Feb. 22. He had previously won the Smarty Jones Stakes at the Arkansas track.

  • Far Right

    Redrawn Southwest Stakes Attracts Field of 11

    The redrawn Southwest Stakes (gr. III), part of a Presidents' Day program that was lost due to severe winter weather, brought back 10 of the original 12 sophomore entrants for Feb. 22 at Oaklawn Park.

  • Far Right won the 2015 Smarty Jones Stakes.

    Eleven 3-Year-Olds Set to Go in Southwest

    Convincing Smarty Jones winner Far Right is one of 11 3-year-olds seeking to advance on the road to the Triple Crown in the $300,000 Southwest Stakes (gr. III), the Presidents' Day feature from Oaklawn Park Feb. 16.

  • Smarty Jones winner Far Right

    Far Right Works, Confirmed for Southwest

    Far Right will make his next start in the $300,000 Southwest Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 16 at Oaklawn Park, Ron Moquett confirmed the morning of Jan. 31. Mike Smith will again have the mount aboard the Smarty Jones Stakes winner.

  • Tapiture

    Tapiture Storms Through Half-Mile Breeze

    Tapiture smoothly rocketed through the turn on the sloppy track on his way to completing four furlongs in :50 April 28 at Churchill in his final timed work before this year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).

  • And They're Off: President's Day 2014

    Honest Stableboy makes an appearance with Steve Haskin and Lenny Shulman. Steve and Lenny discuss current events, the Southwest Stakes, Kentucky Derby contenders Tapiture, Strong Mandate, Tamarando, and Kobe's Back.

  • Tapiture wins the Southwest Stakes.

    Tapiture Strides on in Southwest

    Ron Winchell's homebred Tapiture made his season debut a stirring one Feb. 17 when he galloped to a 4 1/4-length victory over Strong Mandate in the $300,000 Southwest Stakes (gr. III) at Oaklawn Park.

  • 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.