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‘Weird Draw’ Shouldn’t Hurt Accelerate In Oaklawn Handicap

Grade 1 winner and millionaire Accelerate is the 9-5 program favorite for the $750,000 Oaklawn Handicap (G2) for older horses Saturday at Oaklawn. Probable post time for the 1 1/8-mile Oaklawn Handicap, the 10th of 12 races on the closing-day card, is 5:40 p.m. (Central). Doors open Saturday at 10:30 a.m., with a special first post of 12:35 p.m. and the infield will be […]

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‘Good Crew’ Helping Diodoro In Battle For Leading Trainer At Oaklawn Park

The top of the trainer standings at Oaklawn is like a map of the stable area. Immediately south of trainer Robertino Diodoro is the barn of Hall of Famer Steve Asmussen. Just to the northwest of Diodoro’s barn is the barn of Brad Cox, a rising star in the industry. “They’ve got us pinned in here,” Diodoro […]

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El Metropoiltan Handicap: Hasta Dónde Llegará La Velocidad?

Nueve ganadores selectivos de grado figuran entre una docena de ejemplares de 3 o mas años que disputarán una competitiva edición, la número 124, del Mohegan Sun Metropolitan Handicap (G1, $1,200,000), este sábado 10 en Belmont Park. La carrera conocida como la Met Mile es una de las nueve selectivas de grado y la segunda […]

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Bloodlines Presented By Merck Animal Health: Inside Straight Laced With Power Of Native Dancer

Inside Straight (by Super Saver) won the Grade 2 Oaklawn Handicap over the weekend. It was neither the most important race, nor the most impressive performance of the weekend, but Inside Straight has a pedigree with some exceptional distinctions, as well as a nearly universal commonality. The great majority of all the top-tier racehorses today […]

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Inside Straight Pulls Off Oaklawn Handicap Upset At 19-1

Randy Howg’s Inside Straight, a 4-year-old New York-bred gelding by Super Saver, gave trainer Robertino Diodoro and jockey Geovanni Franco the biggest victory of their careers, rallying in the stretch to win the Grade 2, $750,000 Oaklawn Handicap Saturday on the final day of the 2017 Oaklawn Park meeting. Inside Straight scored the upset at 19-1 under 114 […]

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