May 5, 2023.Reading time 2 minutes.
Pretty Mischievous held off a late race challenge from Gambling Girl to prevail in the Kentucky Oaks by a neck. The Alys Look finished third, while race favorite Wet Paint, was fourth. Pretty Mischievous broke from post #14 (the farthest outside post in the Oaks), which caused her to go wide on the first turn. […]
May 6, 2022.Reading time 3 minutes.
With the Kentucky Oaks today and the Kentucky Derby tomorrow, this is high season for horse racing. Secret Oath kicked off the meet with an impressive win in the Oaks. Earlier this year, there was some speculation that she would race in the Derby, but after a rough race and a third place finish against […]
May 2, 2021.Reading time 1 minute.
Malathaat, an undefeated filly sired by Curlin, continued her winning streak in the Kentucky Oaks, the day before the Kentucky Derby. Also ridden by Johnny Velasquez, Malathaat went into the race as the favorite (5-2) and battled down the stretch with Search Results, to win the $1.25 million race by a neck, despite getting bumped […]
September 4, 2020.Reading time 2 minutes.
Two Daredevil fillies finished first and second in today’s Kentucky Oaks – but whereas most people were betting on Swiss Skydiver, it was her less her known half-sister, Shedaresthedevil, who finished in front. Both of the Daredevil progeny finished ahead of the favorite, Gamine, who had trouble with the distance. While Shedaresthedevil ran a great […]
September 3, 2020.Reading time 3 minutes.
Nine fillies are lining up to run in the Kentucky Oaks tomorrow. The precursor race to the Derby looks to be a good one with experts divided on whether Gamine, Swiss Sky Diver and Speech come out on top. Many handicappers think Gamine is as good as the boys, and wondered if she’d run in […]
May 3, 2019.Reading time 2 minutes.
Front runner Serengeti Empress broke well, took an early lead and didn’t let go until she won the 2019 Kentucky Oaks. For Serengeti Empress, it was all about lucky 13. She started in post 13 and ran at odds of 13-1. Many had minimized her chances of running well after she suffered an episode of […]
May 5, 2017.Reading time less than 1 minute.
From last to first! Mike Smith piloted Abel Tasman through a sloppy track and a bad start to win the 2017 Kentucky Oaks. What are the chances that Smith will pull it off tomorrow in the Derby on Girvin? Since it was so muddy today, here’s a chance to look at the lovely fillies who […]
May 1, 2015.Reading time less than 1 minute.
In the prelude to the Kentucky Derby, today’s Kentucky Oaks was won decisively by Lovely Maria, who pulled away in the home stretch to win by three. The win was very special for jockey Kerwin Clark, who explained: “I’ve been riding for 40 years and I won my first Grade I last month at Keeneland […]