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Secret Oath Runs Kentucky Oaks
Pimlico Options Loom For Kentucky Oaks Winner Secret Oath

Barely 12 hours after winning his fifth Kentucky Oaks (G1) with Briland Farm’s Secret Oath, Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas, at age 86, was back on his pony leading his horses out to train Saturday starting at 5:15 a.m. He reported that his star filly came…

May 7, 2022

Secret Oath Claims the Lilies
148th Longines Kentucky Oaks Sets Record Handle as Secret Oath Claims the Lilies

Churchill Downs Incorporated (“CDI”) (Nasdaq: CHDN) announced today a new handle record for the Longines Kentucky Oaks (Grade 1) at Churchill Downs Racetrack (“Churchill Downs”) as Secret Oath captured the Lilies in the 148th running of America’s premier race…

May 7, 2022

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Jockey Quotes From The 148th Running Of The Longines Kentucky Oaks

Luis Saez, jockey of Secret Oath (First) – “A few weeks ago my agent (Kiaran McLaughlin) told me we were likely going to ride Secret Oath. Then, when he told me one day that I need to work her, I drove here from Keeneland and she blew my mind. I’ve ridden a…

May 6, 2022

D Wayne Lukas (Photo by: Dan Dry)
Trainer Quotes From The 148th Running Of The Longines Kentucky Oaks

D. Wayne Lukas, trainer of Secret Oath (First) – “I thought the race unfolded like we expected. Being in the one hole we didn’t have much choice on what to do. I told Luis (Saez) that down the backside to get into position. When I saw him moving around the…

May 6, 2022

Secret Oath Wins the Longines Kentucky Oaks (Photo by: Dan Dry)
Secret Oath Gives Lukas Record-Tying Fifth Kentucky Oaks Victory

Briland Farm’s homebred Secret Oath made a five-wide sweeping move on the far turn and then collared Echo Zulu at the three-sixteenths pole en route to a 2-length victory over favored Nest in the 148th running of the $1,250,000 Longines Kentucky Oaks (GI) for…

May 6, 2022

Arrest Me Red Wins Twin Spires Turf Sprint
Arrest Me Red Wins Twin Spires Turf Sprint

Lael Stables’ homebred Arrest Me Red took control at midstretch and pulled away for a 1 ¾-length victory in the 28th running of the $500,000 Twin Spires Turf Sprint (GII) presented by Sysco for 3-year-olds and up Friday afternoon at Churchill Downs.Trained…

May 6, 2022

Secret Oath wins the Kentucky Oaks (Photo by Horsephotos.com)
Secret Oath rolls for record-tying Lukas in Kentucky Oaks

Most recently a troubled third versus the boys in the Arkansas Derby (G1), Briland Farm’s homebred Secret Oath imposed her will back among fillies in Friday’s $1.25 million Kentucky Oaks (G1). In the process, she gave Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas a record-tying…

May 6, 2022

Matareya Cruises To Eight Belles Victory
Matareya Cruises To Eight Belles Victory

Godolphin’s homebred Matareya roared past pacesetting Pretty Birdie at the eighth pole and cruised to a 2 1/4-length victory in the 67th running of the $500,000 Eight Belles (GII) presented by TwinSpires for 3-year-old fillies Friday afternoon at Churchill…

May 6, 2022

New Year’s Eve Scores 14-1 Upset In Edgewood
New Year’s Eve Scores 14-1 Upset In Edgewood

Marc Detampel’s New Year’s Eve popped the cork on a 14-1 upset by circling the field to romp to a 2 3/4-length victory in the 38th running of the $500,000 Edgewood (GII) presented by Forcht Bank for 3-year-old fillies Friday afternoon at Churchill Downs.Trained…

May 6, 2022

Olympiad Battles Back To Win Alysheba
Olympiad Battles Back To Win Alysheba

Grandview Equine, Cheyenne Stables and LNJ Foxwoods’ Olympiad battled back along the rail after being passed by Happy Saver to post a 2 1/2-length victory in the 19th running of the $500,000 Alysheba (GII) presented by Sentient Jet for 4-year-olds and up Friday…

May 6, 2022

Pauline's Pearl Takes The Lead
Pauline’s Pearl Runs Down Defending Champion Shedaresthedevil To Win La Troienne

Stonestreet Stables’ Pauline’s Pearl eased past defending champion Shedaresthedevil past the sixteenth pole to win the 37th running of the $750,000 La Troienne (GI) presented by Signify Health for fillies and mares by a half-length Friday afternoon at Churchill…

May 6, 2022

Bleecker Street In The Lead
Undefeated Bleecker Street Stays Perfect In Modesty Victory

Peter Brant’s Bleecker Street split horses at the sixteenth pole and pulled clear en route to a half-length victory over stablemate Fluffy Socks to win the 65th running of the $250,000 Modesty (GIII) presented by TwinSpires for fillies and mares to kick off…

May 6, 2022