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Derby Trail Stakes Preview – Rebel (G2)

We have three hours to sneak this in before they run the Rebel just after 7:00 pm EST today at Oaklawn Park as part of their run to the Arkansas Derby. The race has brought together a diverse field from … Continue reading

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Derby Prep Review – Southwest Stakes

One Liner delivered a zinger (hey now) in the Southwest Stakes on Monday at Oaklawn Park, drawing off to win by 3.5 lengths over Petrov (and 12 lengths over the 3rd place finisher). Stretching out off a six furlong allowance win … Continue reading

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Derby Trail Stakes Preview – Southwest Stakes

The Road to the Arkansas Derby continues on Monday at Oaklawn Park with the Grade 3 Southwest Stakes, headed by Uncontested, the runaway winner of last month’s Smarty Jones. Several return from last month’s Smarty Jones (our recap is here), … Continue reading

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Derby Prep Review: Smarty Jones

A very promising three-year old burst onto the scene on Monday at Oaklawn Park as Uncontested dominated the one-mile Smarty Jones for trainer Wayne Catalano. Uncontested came to Oaklawn after a solid fourth place finish in the Kentucky Jockey Club … Continue reading

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Derby Trail Stakes Preview – Smarty Jones

They start the path to the Arkansas Derby on Monday at Oaklawn Park with the $150,000 Smarty Jones, going one mile (Smarty Jones won the next three legs in this series – the Southwest, Rebel, and Arkansas Derby, in 2004). Wayne … Continue reading

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