GI Apple Blossom Hcp. offers a Six Pack of top older F/M’s this Friday – Entries – Free PP’s – M/L Odds – Post Positions

Oaklawn Park – site of Friday’s $600,000, GI Apple Blossom Hcp. for the Older F/M’s!

RACE #9, Apple Blossom H. (Grade I) POST TIME – 5:10 PM CDT

Purse $600,000. Fillies And Mares, Four Year Olds And Up,  One And One Sixteenth Mile (Dirt)

Oaklawn’s Friday Free PP’s

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PP Horse
M/L Odds A/S Med Jockey Wgt Trainer
1 Terra Promessa (KY) 8/5 4/F L J L Ortiz 118 S M Asmussen
2 Durango (KY) 30/1 4/F L R A Vazquez 112 R L Morse
3 Stellar Wind (VA) 3/5 5/M L V Espinoza 122 J W Sadler
4 Divine Elegance (KY) 30/1 4/F L G W Corbett 113 R Matthews
5 Tiger Moth (KY) 15/1 5/M L R Santana, Jr. 113 B H Cox
6 Streamline (IL)  8/1 5/M L C Landeros 117 B Williamson


2017 GI Arkansas Derby – Probables with Free Nominations PP’s

The $1 Million GI Arkansas Derby is Saturday, April 15th!

2017 Arkansas Derby (G1), 1 1/8 m, Dirt; 3 M

Purse $1,000,000

(GI Arkansas Derby News)

Undefeated 3-Year-Old One Liner Out Indefinitely

Classic Empire Puts in Final Move for Arkansas Derby

Free GI Arkansas Nominations PP’s
Rockin Rudy
D. O’Neill
Lookin At Lee
S. Asmussen
Classic Empire
M. Casse
R. Moquett
Silver Dust
R. Morse
S. Asmussen
J. Desormeaux
T. Pletcher

Malagacy wins first Graded Stakes in GII Rebel Stakes – Results and Replay

Malagacy – is growing up quickly for Todd Pletcher with a big victory in  today’s GII Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn!

Malagacy, sat a nice stalking trip just off the early pace setter Uncontested, in the early frames of this race, then snatched the lead at the top of the stretch to roll home to a 2 lengths victory in the 2017 GII Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn Park.

 Sonneteer, at 99/1, Untrapped and Petrov were all only noses apart at the line in a photo for 2nd, 3rd and 4th, respectively!

Malagacy, takes home over a half $million for the the win along with 50 Derby Points that were up for grabs in this race giving him a berth into the 2017 GI Kentucky Derby on May 6th at Churchill Downs. Todd Pletcher now has a pair of 3yos who are Derby bound as Tapwrit won the GII Tampa Bay Derby for the Pletcher barn last week.

Track Condition: Fast
Winning Time: 1:43.00

Pgm# Horse Jockey Win Place Show
Malagacy Javier Castellano 8.60 6.60 5.60
Sonneteer Richard E. Eramia   58.20 15.40
Untrapped Irad Ortiz, Jr.     5.40

Also ran were:
4. – Petrov , 8. – Silver Dust , 11. – Lookin At Lee , 9. – Appalachian Gem , 2. – Uncontested , 10. – Royal Mo , 7. –American Anthem , 1. – Silver Bullion


GII Rebel Stakes comes up “11” strong – Entries – Free PP’s – M/L Odds – Post Positions

American Anthem, seen here dueling with Gormley down the stretch of the GIII Sham Stakes at Santa Anita Park back on January 7, 2017 in Arcadia, California will be a top contender in this Saturday’s GII Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn!

RACE 10, Rebel S. (Grade II) POST TIME – 6:06 PM CDT

Purse $900,000. Three Year Olds.  One And One Sixteenth Mile. (Dirt)

50-20-10-5 Kentucky Derby Points Race

Free Rebel Stakes PP’s From DRF

Free PP’s for the Saturday, Rebel Stakes Card at Oaklawn Park


Downthestretchs’ 2017 GII Rebel Stakes Preview

PP. Horse M/L Odds A/S Med Jockey Wgt Trainer
1. Silver Bullion (KY) 30/1 3/C L R A Vazquez 115 D W Lukas
2. Uncontested (KY) 10/1 3/C L C Hill 122 W M Catalano
3. Sonneteer (KY) 30/1 3/C L R E Eramia 115 J K Desormeaux
4. Petrov (KY) 9/2 3/C L J L Ortiz 115 R Moquett
5. Untrapped (KY) 8/1 3/C L I Ortiz, Jr. 115 S M Asmussen
6. Malagacy (KY)  4/1 3/C L J Castellano 115 T A Pletcher
7. American Anthem (KY)  2/1 3/C L M E Smith 115 B Baffert
8. Silver Dust (KY) 15/1 3/C L C J Lanerie 115 R L Morse
9. Appalachian Gem (KY)  30/1 3/C L G L Stevens 115 J C Van Berg
10. Royal Mo (KY) 9/2 3/C L V Espinoza 122 J A Shirreffs
11. Lookin At Lee (KY) 15/1 3/C L R Santana, Jr. 117 S M Asmussen