2017 GII Risen Star Stakes kicks off the Derby Trail’s Championship season – Entries – Free PP’s – M/L Odds – Post Positions

2014 GII Risen Star Stakes starts the Championship 3yo season at Fairgrounds
2017 GII Risen Star Stakes with a full boat of “14” entries starts the 2017 Derby Trail’s Championship season at The Fairgrounds on Saturday 02/25/17!

RACE 11, Risen Star S. (Grade II) POST TIME – 5:00 PM (local)

Purse $400,000. For Three Year Olds. One And One Sixteenth Mile. (Dirt)

Free PP’s for the Risen Star Day Races At The Fairgrounds


is also a Championship level 50/20/10/5 Kentucky Derby Points race!

PP Horse M/L Odds A/S Med Jockey Wgt Trainer
1 Girvin (KY)  6/1 3/C L B J Hernandez, Jr. 116 J Sharp
2 Untrapped (KY) 10/1 3/C L R Santana, Jr. 116 S M Asmussen
3 Local Hero (KY) 4/1 3/C L F Geroux 116 S M Asmussen
4 Arklow (KY)  15/1 3/C L S Bridgmohan 116 B H Cox
5 Shareholder Value (KY) 15/1 3/C L M Murrill 116 T M Amoss
6 Guest Suite (KY) 6/1 3/G L R Albarado 120 N J Howard
7 U S Officer (KY) 15/1 3/C L J Valdivia, Jr. 116 D Pish
8 Cool Arrow (KY) 20/1 3/C L G Saez 120 J Sharp
9 Mo Town (KY) 7/2 3/C L J R Velazquez 122 A W Dutrow
10 Takeoff (KY) 10/1 3/C L J R Leparoux 116 M E Casse
11 Sorry Erik (KY)  30/1 3/C L K J Desormeaux 116 J K Desormeaux
12 Horse Fly (KY)  30/1 3/C L M Mena 116 D W Lukas
13 It’s Your Nickel (KY)   30/1 3/C L J Graham 116 K G McPeek
14 So Conflated (FL) 10/1 3/R L M Gutierrez 120 D F O’Neill

One Liner Stays Undefeated with GIII Southwest Stakes win – Results and Replay

One Liner striding away with the win in today’s GIII Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn Park.

One Liner, the undefeated pupil of Hall of Fame trainer Todd Pletcher, stayed that way with a nice 3 1/2 lengths win in today’s $500,000 GIII Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn Park.

2nd went to Petrov, as Lookin At Lee, rallied from way back to hit the board.

Uncontested, the even money post time favorite and early front runner faded to an off the board 6th finish in the stretch.

Winning Time – 1:41.85

Prgm# Horse Win Place Show
One Liner 8.80 5.40 3.40
Petrov   6.60 4.60
Lookin At Lee     3.40

Also ran were:
2 – Silver Dust , 9 – Dilettante , 3 – Uncontested , 10 – Hence , 12 – P C Cowboy , 5 – Rowdy the Warrior , 13 –Chief Know It All , 7 – Warrior’s Club , 6 – Cu Rahy
Scratched horse:
Cool Arrow  (Trainer)


2017 GIII Southwest Stakes draws a “Baker’s Dozen” – Entries – Free PP’s – M/L Odds – Post Positions

The GIII Southwest Stakes is this Monday at Oaklawn Park where “Derby Dreams” begin!

The GIII Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn Park each year traditionally marks the end of the early season 10/4/2/1 Derby Trail contests as this coming Saturday the Championship portion of this year’s Derby Trail chase picks up in earnest, as all the coming Derby Trail race winners from here on out will earn enough points for berth into the May 6th, GI Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.

Race #9GIII Southwest Stakes, Post Time 5:09 pm (Local)

Purse $500,000, for 3yos, at 1 1/16 Mile (Dirt)

and is the final 2017 10/4/2/1 Kentucky Derby Points race of the year!

Free PP’s for this Race from DRF

Free PP’s for the Monday Holiday Card at Oaklawn Park


PP Horse M/L Odds A/S Med Jockey Wgt Trainer
1 Cool Arrow (KY) SCR’D 3/C L B J Hernandez, Jr. 119 J Sharp
2 Silver Dust (KY) 10/1 3/C L C J Lanerie 115 R L Morse
3 Uncontested (KY)  5/2 3/C L C Hill 122 W M Catalano
4 Lookin At Lee (KY)  8/1 3/C L R Santana, Jr. 117 S M Asmussen
5 Rowdy the Warrior (OK)  12/1 3/C L L S Quinonez 115 D K Von Hemel
6 Cu Rahy (MD) 50/1 3/C L G W Corbett 115 D Durham
7 Warrior’s Club (KY) 12/1 3/C L C Landeros 117 D W Lukas
8 Petrov (KY)  5/1 3/C L J L Ortiz 115 R Moquett
9 Dilettante (FL)  15/1 3/C L F Geroux 115 D W Lukas
10 Hence (KY) 20/1 3/C L R A Vazquez 115 S M Asmussen
11 One Liner (KY)  7/2 3/C L J R Velazquez 115 T A Pletcher
12 P C Cowboy (KY) 30/1 3/C L C H Marquez, Jr. 115 J A Ortiz
13 Chief Know It All (KY) 12/1 3/C L J Rocco, Jr. 117 B H Cox

McCraken rallies up 4 wide to win GIII Sam F Davis Stakes with ease – Results and Replay

LOUISVILLE, KY -NOV 26: McCraken (jockey Brian J. Hernandez Jr.) wins the 90th running of the G2 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes at Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky. Owner Whitham Thoroughbreds LLC (Janis R. Whitham), trainer Ian R. Wilkes. By Ghostzapper x Ivory Empress, by Seeking the Gold. (Photo by Mary M. Meek/Eclipse Sportswire/Getty Images)
McCrakenscores another solid Graded Stakes win in today’s GIII Sam F. Davis Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs

Last year’s GII KJCG winner McCraken shook off some early winter rust to rally up 4-wide after coming off the rail on the far turn to then set sail for the line and a decisive win in today’s GIII Sam F. Davis Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs.

2nd went to the Pletcher trained Tapwrit, as modest longshot State of Honor, took 3rd with Wild Shot, filling out today’s super ticket!

(Results and Payouts)

Track Condition: Fast
Winning Time: 1:42.45
Pgm # Horse Jockey Win Place Show
McCraken Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr. 5.00 3.60 2.80
Tapwrit Jose L. Ortiz   8.20 5.20
State of Honor Julien R. Leparoux     6.20
Also ran were:
6 – Wild Shot , 3 – Fact Finding , 9 – No Dozing , 5 – Six Gun Salute , 4 – Chance of Luck , 2 – King and His Court