Lukas’ Triple Crown hopes rising after Smarty Jones, Lecomte wins

Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas is back in a serious hunt for his 14th Triple Crown victory after Will Take Charge gave the trainer his second prep race victory of the weekend in Monday’s $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes at Oaklawn. On Saturday, he had won the Lecomte Stakes with Oxbow at the Fair Grounds. […]

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Oxbow impresses in the G3 Lecomte Stakes

Bluegrass Hall’s Oxbow, conditioned by D. Wayne Lukas, put that Hall of Fame trainer solidly into the Kentucky Derby picture once again this year with a dominant 11 1/2-length victory in the Grade III Lecomte Stakes at Fair Grounds during Saturday’s Road to the Derby Kickoff Day program at the Crescent City oval. “You like […]

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Lukas excited about Triple Crown prospects

Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas, who is tied with Sunny Jim Fitzsimmons for the most Triple Crown race victories with 13, hasn’t lost the drive to achieve #14 and has several promising 3-year-olds that will keep him very busy over the holiday weekend. Sunday he will send Oxbow to post in the $200,000 […]

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