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Recent Stories by Pete Perkins

39th Firecracker Fast 5K: Times get slower, attendance grows

posted: 07/05/2015 4:16 a.m. Discuss

Jesse Duvall's winning time in Saturday's Firecracker Fast 5k was the slowest since race founder Gary Smith moved the race to its current course in 1988, and women's winner Lauren Paquette's time was well off the women's course record of 15:23 set by Colette Murphy.

Weaver hits shots, secures ASGA title

posted: 06/27/2015 3:10 a.m. Discuss

Consistency was the key for Peyton Weaver.

LaFrance stays course to victory

posted: 06/16/2015 3:28 a.m. Discuss

It started out like it was going to be a grind, but Little Rock's Katie LaFrance trains for such circumstances.

2,500 at Oaklawn cheer on American Pharoah's victory

posted: 05/03/2015 3:01 a.m. Discuss

HOT SPRINGS -- Oaklawn Park could have been mistaken for ancient Egypt on Saturday.

Moquett, Far Right on course

posted: 04/11/2015 2:39 a.m. Discuss

HOT SPRINGS -- Far Right rested Friday morning in his stall at the far east end of the Count Fleet barn.

RACING FESTIVAL OF THE SOUTH: Asmussen enjoys his victories, big and small

posted: 04/10/2015 2:37 a.m. Discuss

HOT SPRINGS -- There were more lucrative and prestigious races to come, but for the moment Steve Asmussen was excited about a field of $30,000 maiden claimers going a mile.

Brush with Brandi fueling Sis' success

posted: 04/04/2015 2:07 a.m. Discuss

HOT SPRINGS -- Unheralded Sarah Sis and 2-year-old Eclipse Award winner Take Charge Brandi were noses apart during the stretch run of the Martha Washington Stakes more than two months ago.

The Honeybee Stakes: Sarah Sis aces exam vs. graded

posted: 03/08/2015 4:28 a.m. Discuss

HOT SPRINGS -- Sara Sis looked as if she belonged all along, but proved it beyond a doubt at Oaklawn Park on Saturday.

Hot Springs Stakes: Gentleman's Bet not a hunch play

posted: 03/08/2015 4:13 a.m. Discuss

HOT SPRINGS -- A successful 2015 Oaklawn Park season got even better for owner Harry Rosenblum and trainer Ron Moquett.

Sarah Sis fills role as the filly to beat

posted: 03/07/2015 3:04 a.m. Discuss

HOT SPRINGS -- Plans can change at the lift of a hoof in horse racing, and today's Grade III Honeybee Stakes for 3-year-old fillies is a good example.



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