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Southwest Stakes: Essential Quality Leads Field

Road to the Kentucky Derby: Leading contender Essential Quality heads Southwest Stakes The rescheduled Southwest Stakes is set for Saturday, Feb. 27, at Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort. Better known as Oaklawn Park, the Hot Springs, Arkansas, track hosts the $750,000 race and awards 10 Kentucky Derby qualifying points to the winner. The favorite is Jackie’s […] Read More
Posted on: February 23, 2021 | Industry News Oaklawn Park | Fairway Jay
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Saturday Stakes – May 2, 2020

It’s another light Saturday in terms of tracks that will actually be up and running, but there’s a very big caveat to that. There are a number of quality races on tap, including one of the key stops on the Road to the Kentucky Derby. Let’s take a look. Arkansas Derby 1 There’s even more […] Read More
Posted on: May 1, 2020 | Racing and Events | Christopher Feery
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Saturday Stakes – April 25, 2020

As has become the norm on Saturdays in the current environment, there are just a few tracks that have cards scheduled to run. While the offerings remain scant, the bright side says that there’s a trio of intriguing stakes races to serve as the highlight. Let’s take a look at what’s on tap in that […] Read More
Posted on: April 24, 2020 | Racing and Events | Christopher Feery

Safety Guidelines Issued BY National HBPA

Things are eventually going to get back to normal. What does that mean for horse racing? If we follow the template laid out by tracks that have still been operating in the midst of Covid-19, the new reality may be racing without spectators, at least for a little while.  The National Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protection […] Read More
Posted on: April 21, 2020 | Industry News | Christopher Feery
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Second Season On Tap For Fonner Park?

As one of the few currently operating racetracks in the midst of the Covid-19 crisis, Fonner Park has been attracting tons of interest from horse players. That may have a ripple effect in the form of a second season of racing at the venue. A report on BloodHorse notes that the Hall County Livestock Improvement […] Read More
Posted on: April 20, 2020 | Racing and Events | Christopher Feery
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