2011 Iowa Oaks (G3)

6/25/2011, Prairie Meadows
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9:15 AM ET
1 1/16 m (Dirt)
3 F

What the Nation is saying about the 2011 Iowa Oaks (G3)...

A first ever trip to Central Iowa's Prairie Meadows last Saturday night turned out to be a rousing success. The five-hour drive did not seem too long after arriving to a lively atmosphere at the combination racetrack and casino. Trackman, John Hernandez, invited me to be on the in-house television s...Read More
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  • joe.nevills · Prairie Meadows is indeed a nice track. Probably my favorite of the three racinos I have visited. · 1022 days ago ·
  • joe.nevills · Also, next time you're there, be sure to try the pulled BBQ pork on the apron. It's one of my favorite racetrack concession stand meals. · 1022 days ago ·
Beating the favorites in the big races at Prairie Meadows tonight could trigger sizeable payoffs ... Read More
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  • MichaelPavelick · Ruffian75, Thanks, I actually uncovered that before your poast. Kind of surprise. Possibly any Baffert horse that comes "rollin into Iowa", gets a lot of respect or Baffert has a steady history of having horses ready for the Iowa derby. One victory in a maiden claimer, and another in an allowance race doesn't deserve those kind of morning line odds. His very respectable move against Comma to the Top, is hard to deny. But that was as a 2 year old & he lost by approx. 9 lengths. · 1024 days ago ·
  • icyhotboo · That pay off was a gift with Baffert's history in Iowa.Didn't need a PP to handicap that except for the other positions. · 1024 days ago ·
Conducted over a fast surface, despite earlier rain and unseasonably cool temperatures in the high 60s, the concluding night of the Prairie Meadows Iowa Festival of Racing brought forth competitive renewals of the Grade 3, $200,000 Iowa Oaks and Grade 3, $250,000 Iowa Derby.The Iowa Oaks, which feat...Read More

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