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Tag Archives: Arkansas Derby

Champion Classic Empire Rebounded Big Time

Champion Classic Empire

Champion Classic Empire rebounded big time in the Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park last weekend and at least he is peaking at just the right time. The race unfolded pretty much how it looked on paper. Grandpa’s Dream had no chance at 85-1 but he did make the lead. By the time they got to the half-mile, Conquest Mo Money …

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Oaklawn Park Off to the Races

Oaklawn Park

Oaklawn Park, in Hot Springs, Arkansas, is one of the diamonds in the rough on the American racing scene and bettors could do much worse than handicapping these competitive races. The track will open January 13 and the entry box attracted fully subscribed fields. There is not just racing at the big venues of the country like California, New York …

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Perseverance Pays Off in the Sport of Kings

perseverance pays off

Perseverance pays off in the sport of kings and there may not be a better example of that than trainer George Handy. Sometimes, half the battle is just showing up and doing the job and trainer George Handy knows a little about this style. The 92-year-young trainer, who has been conditioning horses since 1946. He is still a dapper dresser …

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