We're looking back at the weekend action including the huge Rebel Day card from Oaklawn featuring two divisions of the Rebel Stakes, Midnight Bisou winning the Azeri, an upset in the Essex, and much more!
Oaklawn Park - Coady Photography Thanks to the split of the Rebel Stakes (gr. II) into two divisions, Oaklawn Park will be able to offer an exciting all-stakes Pick 4 on March 16 that includes both halves of the much-anticipated Road to the Kentucky Derby prep race. I’ve put together a Pick 4 play that includes a strategy I rarely utilize—using “ALL” in the most competitive leg. The rest of the sequence looks predictable enough that spreading deep [...]
Farrell winning the Pippin Stakes at Oaklawn Park - Coady Photography Some horses like wet tracks; other show a strong dislike for anything but dry footing. And of course, once in a while a horse comes along and shows an affinity for only certain types of wet tracks. Such a horse is entered in Saturday’s $350,000 Azeri Stakes (gr. II) at Oaklawn Park, that being #2 Farrell. A brief glance at her record on wet tracks reveals that she’s [...]