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Gray Attempt Gets Inside Post For Monday’s Southwest Stakes

Dwight Pruett’s Gray Attempt drew the rail Friday morning for the $500,000 Southwest Stakes (G3) for 3-year-olds, part of a stakes tripleheader Monday at Oaklawn. The 1 1/16-mile Southwest is Oaklawn’s second of four major preps for the Kentucky Derby and offers 17 points (10-4-2-1) to the top four finishers toward starting eligibility for the […]

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Fires ‘Very Pleased’ With Gray Attempt Ahead Of Southwest Stakes

Several candidates for Oaklawn’s Presidents Day stakes tripleheader recorded workouts on a cloudy, damp Sunday morning, including Gray Attempt who breezed 5 furlongs in advance of the $500,000 Southwest Stakes (G3) for 3-year-olds Feb. 18. Working just after the renovation break from the 5-furlong pole to the regular finish line, Gray Attempt went in 1:00.20 […]

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Gray Attempt Nominated To Triple Crown After Smarty Jones Win

Gray Attempt emerged in good order from his narrow victory in the $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes for 3-year-olds Friday at Oaklawn and will be pointed for the track’s next Kentucky Derby points race, his trainer, Jinks Fires of Hot Springs, said Saturday morning. Gray Attempt, who was ridden by Shaun Bridgmohan, earned a preliminary Beyer […]

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Gray Attempt Goes All The Way In Smarty Jones

Dwight Pruett’s Gray Attempt took the lead at the start and never relinquished it in Friday’s $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes, earning his first 10 points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby in the process. The 3-year-old son of Graydar crossed the wire a neck ahead of Springboard Mile winner Long Range Toddy, completing a […]

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Long Range Toddy Bursts Through The Pack To Win Springboard Mile

Willis Horton’s homebred Long Range Toddy was trapped behind horses at the head of the lane during Sunday’s running of the $400,000 Springboard Mile, but was able to find clear room at the eighth pole and jump up to win by a head at odds of 18-1. The 2-year-old son of Take Charge Indy has […]

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Kentucky Derby Points, $400,000 Up For Grabs In Remington Park’s Springboard Mile

Trainer Steve Asmussen, entered five horses in Sunday’s $400,000 Springboard Mile. Remington Park’s featured 2-year-old event of the Thoroughbred meet. The Springboard Mile is the final race on this year’s calendar with valuable qualifying points for the 2019 Kentucky Derby. Leading the Remington Park trainer standings with 93 wins thru Dec. 10, Asmussen placed a […]

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Springboard Mile Nominees Include Mind Control, Asmussen Crew

The trainers list of nominees for this year’s $400,000 Springboard Mile on Dec. 16, closing day at Remington Park, reads like a who’s who of horse racing with seven of the top 13 conditioners in the country according to money earned nominating horses. Steve Asmussen (second nationally with $25,219,277 earned this year) has nominated 11 […]

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Long Range Toddy Leads Home Asmussen Trifecta In Clever Trevor

National Racing Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen ran 1-2-3 in the $100,000 Clever Trevor Stakes on Friday night, which surprised no one. However, it was the horse that won of the three entered, Long Range Toddy, who put a jolt into the Remington Park fans and horseplayers. This 2-year-old colt by Take Charge Indy, […]

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