March 21, 2011 - 9:45am
The Factor proves much the best with an impressive win in the Rebel Stakes.
The Factor dominated the Grade 2 $300,000 Rebel Stakes this weekend and made it known that he will be a factor for all others to contend with in the Kentucky Derby. Stretching out to two turns for the first time, The Factor, trained by Bob Baffert, showed that he was not just a sprinter and could...
March 18, 2011 - 9:45am
Derby contenders compete in the Grade 2 $300,000 Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn Park.
The Grade 2 $300,000 Rebel Stakes, which runs at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Arkansas on Saturday, will be the deciding factor in whether or not The Factor continues on toward the Kentucky Derby. The colt has won his last two races, which includes the Grade 2 San Vicente Stakes. He is an...
November 6, 2010 - 10:00am
As we look to ahead to the Breeders' Cup Classic and Zenyatta's race for perfection, we take a look back at her racing career.
For her next start, Zenyatta went east to Arkansas's Oaklawn Park for the 2008 Apple Blossom. Mike Smith replaced David Flores in the saddle.
November 7, 2011 - 3:45pm
The grand handicapping challenge of the coming 2010 Breeders' Cup is what to do about Zenyatta - and that is a question at the top of the list for almost every handicapper.
This article appeared in the November 2010 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.