November 29, 2020

Five points to ponder: Belmont Stakes

June 19, 2020 0

It feels like an alternate universe to say that the Triple Crown starts with the 1 1/8-mile Belmont S. (G1) on Saturday, instead of its concluding the series as a 1 1/2-mile “Test of the […]

Get to know the 2020 Belmont Stakes contenders

June 8, 2020 0

***UPDATED after the draw with post positions, jockeys, and morning-line odds. With the Triple Crown schedule scrambled by the COVID-19 pandemic, the June 20 Belmont S. (G1) is now the first jewel. The change in […]

Five points to ponder: Arkansas Derby doubleheader

May 1, 2020 0

Saturday’s Arkansas Derby (G1) turned into a doubleheader when 22 horses entered, but the two divisions didn’t stack up evenly at Oaklawn Park. The first division marks the eagerly anticipated stakes debut of Charlatan, who […]

Mr. Big News pays $95.60 in Oaklawn Stakes upset

April 11, 2020 0

Allied Racing Stable’s Mr. Big News was ignored at 46-1 in Saturday’s $200,000 Oaklawn S., but the improving sophomore proved the market all wrong when springing the $95.60 upset. A useful fifth in the second […]

OptixPLOT for the 2020 Oaklawn Stakes

April 10, 2020 0

RACE 11 – Oaklawn Stakes: #1 BASIN Asmussen trainee will make his second start of the season and with some upside with that start under his belt. He showed some ability and his class last […]

Five points to ponder: Oaklawn Stakes

April 9, 2020 0

Before COVID-19 wreaked its havoc on the racing calendar as well as society at large, Saturday was to be Arkansas Derby Day, three weeks ahead of the Kentucky Derby (G1). Oaklawn Park’s feature for the […]

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