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Trainer O'Neill eager to unleash 7-0 Nyquist on Triple Crown trail

posted: 05/01/2016 3:34 a.m. Discuss

A year after American Pharoah won horse racing's first Triple Crown in 37 years, here comes Nyquist.

State sports briefs

posted: 04/27/2016 2:24 a.m. Discuss

GOLF ASU third, UALR sixth at SBC championships Arkansas State’s Andrew Huseman and Tanner Napier each finished at 1-under-par 212 and tied for fourth place at the Sun Belt Conference men’s golf championships Tuesday at the Raven Golf Club in Sandestin, Fla.

Historic fillies, trainer honored

posted: 04/26/2016 2:43 a.m. Discuss

Zenyatta and Rachel Alexandra never met on the racetrack, despite the best efforts of Oaklawn Park owner Charles Cella, but they will enter Horse Racing's Hall of Fame on the same day this summer in upstate New York.

Commentary: Baffert dismisses a Pharoah hangover

posted: 04/24/2016 2:32 a.m. Discuss

Journalists cried. Strangers high-fived. Many waved winning tickets that never will be cashed.

Off the wire

posted: 04/24/2016 2:02 a.m. Discuss

BASKETBALL Curry to return today Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors agree that he is expected to return to action in Game 4 of their first-round playoff series against the Houston Rockets today.

Off the wire

posted: 04/21/2016 2:17 a.m. Discuss

HORSE RACING Historic ride? Victor Espinoza will have a chance May 7 to be the first jockey to win the Kentucky Derby in three consecutive years when he rides Whitmore, a mount he secured on Wednesday.

State sports briefs

posted: 04/21/2016 2:16 a.m. Discuss

HORSE RACING Oaklawn has gains across board Oaklawn Park concluded the 2016 racing season with increases in handle, attendance, average field size and Oaklawn Anywhere business.

Like It Is: WALLY HALL: Creator shows quality of WinStar program

posted: 04/19/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

When Gettysburg broke alertly from the No. 12 post and moved down to the rail, on the lead, it was obvious the strategy was to not let odds-on favorite Cupid repeat his performance in the Rebel Stakes, when he took the lead and went wire-to-wire for the victory.

Baffert takes Cupid out of Derby; Mo Tom gets in

posted: 04/19/2016 2:10 a.m. Discuss

Cupid emerged as a top Kentucky Derby contender after a wire-to-wire victory in the March 19 Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs. Then he ran in the Arkansas Derby on Saturday.

Cupid has breathing problem, won't run in Kentucky Derby

posted: 04/18/2016 1:40 p.m. Discuss

Triple Crown-winning trainer Bob Baffert says Cupid has a breathing problem and won't run in the Kentucky Derby.

Road to the Kentucky Derby: Arkansas Derby top 3 make cut

posted: 04/18/2016 2:38 a.m. Discuss

The road to the Kentucky Derby is just about over. Now comes the countdown to the first Saturday in May.

Songbird's illness lingers, unbeaten filly to miss Oaks

posted: 04/18/2016 2:34 a.m. Discuss

Undefeated 3-year-old filly Songbird has a "low grade fever" and won't run in the May 6 Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs.





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