Warren Eves | February 2, 2017
By Warren Eves Sometimes a performance jumps off the page at you. That would be the case of a maiden $40,000 six-furlong dash January 26 at Oaklawn Park. Plum Gorgeous wired a field of eight impressively for red-hot trainer Federico Villafranco. Who knows [...]
Warren Eves | January 22, 2014
By Warren Eves K J’s Sweetater caught our attention in race two January 20th at Oaklawn Park. The sophomore filly ran better than looked when beaten by her half sister Pretty Suspect. Both fillies are by 2005 Toboggan Handicap winner Primary Suspect. It was not an ordinary debut [...]
Warren Eves | January 30, 2013
By Warren Eves Sometimes the Trackman’s comments don’t tell the whole story. Take the featured eighth race on Jan., 27 at Oaklawn Park as an example. Two fillies made my Virtual Stable list–third place finisher Regal Joanne(3.00-to-1) and sixth place finisher Southern Symphony(32.70-to-1). [...]
Warren Eves | January 22, 2013
By Warren Eves Oaklawn Park’s meet got interesting over the weekend.
On Friday, January 19th Don’t Tell Sophia left no doubt in race eight. She prefers racing on dirt.
On Saturday, January 20th, we uncovered one of those “nugget” races we’re always looking for. The 9th–a six-furlong $15K claiming race won by Liberty Bound [...]