Iowa Oaks

Fiftyshadesofhay Prevails in Iowa Oaks

Fiftyshadesofhay wore down challenger So Many Ways in the Grade 3 Iowa Oaks at Prairie Meadows on Saturday evening. The heavily-favored Bob Baffert trainee sat off the pace through the stretch and gradually overtook the early leader through the turn, to kick clear in the stretch under Martin Garcia. The 3-year-old filly, owned by Karl […]

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Iowa Oaks an easy win for Uptown Bertie

After stalking the pace in fourth under Julien Leparoux, Uptown Bertie outclassed her rivals in the Grade III Iowa Oaks, which was her stakes debut. The Steve Margolis-trainee put away pacesetter Livi Makenzie at the head of the stretch. Ice Cream Silence, third most of the way, improved her position and stayed on well for […]

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Little Miss Holly finds no folly in Iowa Oaks

Press Release Little Miss Holly’s timing remained perfect in Saturday’s $200,000 Iowa Oaks at Prairie Meadows. The 3-year-old filly, trained by Steve Margolis, took the lead on the far turn and powered her way to a 2-length victory in the Oaks, Little Miss Holly’s first bit of good timing came Wednesday morning, when she flew […]

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WEEKEND STAKES: WHERE TO WATCH brought to you by KBC Horse Supplies

Saturday’s Grade 3 Debutante at Churchill Downs marks the first graded stakes for 2-year-olds this year. Seven fillies, all making their stakes debuts, will go six furlongs, with probable favoritism going to Salty Strike, a daughter of Smart Strike. She won easily in her first start and the second and third place finishers behind […]

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