What the Nation is saying about the Fantasy...

One race after being disqualified from first and placed second in the March 8 Honeybee Stakes (G3), On Cloud Nine LLC’s Sugar Shock left no room for doubt with her front-running victory in Saturday’s $400,000 Fantasy Stakes (G3) before an on-track crowd of 19,878. The Fantasy kicked off Oaklawn’s Ra...Read More
On Cloud Nine LLC’s Sugar Shock, the disqualified winner of the $150,000 Honeybee Stakes (G3) March 8, had a workout Saturday designed to help her avoid any more antics in the $400,000 Fantasy Stakes (G3) April 7, the final local prep before the May 2 Kentucky Oaks (G1). The Candy Ride (Arg) filly w...Read More
Repole Stable's multiple graded stakes winning filly Stopchargingmaria has settled in nicely at Oaklawn Park since arriving Monday and is good to go for Saturday's $400,000 Fantasy Stakes (G3), which offers the opportunity to earn qualifying points for the Kentucky Oaks (G1).Read More
Live racing returns to Hot Springs with the opening of Oaklawn’s 2014 live meet Friday, Jan. 10 and greeting fans will be some of the most competitive racing in the country, especially in the 3-year-old ranks. Overall, the 57-day meet will offer more than $20 million in purses and 31 stakes, highlig...Read More
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  • travel_vic · Mr. Wallace NEEDED to retire. His last season was, well, embarassing · 128 days ago ·
  • goblin · Oaklawn is a nice meet and Hot Springs is a fun town located within a national park. There's a very "busy" atmosphere during the spring racing festival. · 128 days ago ·
Just over seven months ago, Rose to Gold was one of several accomplished young fillies that ascended on Louisville for a loaded edition of the Kentucky Oaks. The preeminent race on the American racing schedule for three-year-old fillies did not go well for the chestnut daughter of Friends Lake. She ...Read More
  • Floridaf · I expect Rose to Gold to pick up right where she left off, but I'm disappointed that they're packing her off to the breeding shed so soon. She has so much potential. · 132 days ago ·
  • mark.colgan.5 · Finally! My girl gets back to the races! I fell in love with Rose To Gold at Keeneland in the 2012 season. Even though she didn't run well, she was beautiful! I've been following her ever since. I'm glad she's back, but sad that she will be retired soon. · 132 days ago ·
Rose to Gold and Calvin Borel went straight to the lead and easily repelled Manuka Honey on the way to splashing home a 4 ½ length winner in Oaklawn Park's Fantasy.Read More
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  • AndyScoggin · 2013--Another year filed with exciting fillies and mares! · 370 days ago ·
  • jay s. · I don't know Ashley. This group's "equality" sets-up for some great racing. Perhaps like the 80s. · 370 days ago ·
Romping home for the second time in two 2013 starts, Joyful Victory and Rosie Napravnik secured a couple of career milestones for the five-year-old mare in today's Santa Margarita.Read More
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  • nayrod64 · Valuable broodmare in the making. I believe this is the age and time some horse's bloom. Nice! · 395 days ago ·
  • Peppermint Paddy · Did not care for the unneccessary urging Rosie gave. Great rider, poor ride. jmo. You'll never see RB abuse the whip like so 4-5 lengths the best, EVER! · 395 days ago ·
If the today’s win by Peachtree Stable’s Mamma Kimbo in the $300,000 Fantasy Stakes (G2) is any indication of how trainer Bob Baffert’s Racing Festival of the South week is going to go then every other trainer will be running for second-place. With stars like Plum Pretty, Secret Circle and Bodemeist...Read More
Breathtaking shots from this week's Kentucky Derby preps and more!Read More
With the camp feeling he deserves one more shot at the big 3-year-old shows, Shortleaf Stable’s Atigun is heading into the $1 million Arkansas Derby Saturday off another strong workout at Oaklawn.Read More
Trainer Bob Baffert, who has already won three stakes races this meet, is going to attempt to win three more by taking two shots at Wednesday’s Fantasy Stakes with Jemima’s Pearl and Mamma Kimbo, one shot at Friday’s Apple Blossom Handicap (G1) with Plum Pretty and two shots in Saturday’s Arkansas D...Read More
Oaklawn Park's Racing Festival of the South kicks off Wednesday with the $300,000 Fantasy Stakes.Read More
Trainer Gary Hartlage said Thursday morning that owner Anita Cauley wants a “fresh horse” for the Kentucky Oaks (G1) May 4, so the decision has been made to not start their multiple graded stakes winner On Fire Baby in either the Fantasy Stakes (G2) Wednesday, April 11 or the Arkansas Derby (G1), Sa...Read More
Martha Washington Stakes winner Amie’s Dini continues to be a “happy horse” according to trainer Ron Moquett, and he can point to the fast workout the 3-year-old filly turned in Wednesday morning at Oaklawn as evidence one week out from her next start in the $300,000 Fantasy Stakes (G2).Read More
Trainer Gary "Red Dog" Hartlage admits figuring out which big-money stakes race to try next with Anita Cauley's star filly On Fire Baby is a complicated process, but he loves how easy the three-time Graded stakes winner is making his actual training look. Her latest workout came Tuesday at Oaklawn a...Read More
  • Floridaf · She will do well no matter which race they decide to put her in, but I would love to see her try males again. · 749 days ago ·
Eric Kords, the man behind 12th Crown, previews the Road to the Roses via Arkansas and all things Oaklawn Park...Read More
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  • travel_vic · From an ESPN article: "At Oaklawn Park, there will never be a Cougar Day, a Mike vs. Chantal match race, or an advertising campaign featuring exotic dancers; there will never be night racing, or camel racing or ostrich racing. At Oaklawn Park, horses and racing matter. " · 822 days ago ·
  • 12thCrown · Not sure how many of you frequent Oaklawn, so while there won't be a "Cougar Day" per se, there are plenty of eligible ladies and dudes hanging around the second level sports bar. Seriously though, it's an extremely social place where people do care about the horses. · 818 days ago ·
Zipse’s Kentucky Derby Daily – Day 19 Pedigree Spotlight written by Scott Dick In honor of the beautiful ladies in the sport of horse racing, I will be changing gears this week by turning my attention to a couple of the best 3-year-old fillies in the nation and two of the most likely winners of this...Read More
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  • ScottDick · Right now I have a small crush on Joyful Victory, nothing Rachel like, But she has my attention. This is going to be one exciting Kentucky Oaks! · 1095 days ago ·
  • bellesforever · I am a big fan of Larry..he always seems to have them ready to go in the big races..it would be nice to see him win with another grey filly.. · 1095 days ago ·
The Wood Memorial may have been the most shocking upset of the season but Lilacs and Lace did her best to steal the spotlight this weekend with a 48-1 upset in the Ashland Stakes (gr.1) at Keeneland on Saturday. In a field that included heavy favorite Kathmanblu as well as multiple graded stakes win...Read More
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  • KyOaksRunner · There was some guy at Aqueduct in the crowd on Wood day that had the trifecta (or exacta maybe) in the Ashland and was whooping up a storm...nice payday! :) · 1100 days ago ·
  • blooy · ha, ha that is awesome, he got a nice hit then. · 1098 days ago ·
Joyful Victory turned in yet another brilliant performance to defeat Arienza by a pole in the Grade 2 Fantasy Stakes ...Read More
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  • miracleshappen · i love tapit foals. Most of them are so easy to pick out in the field cuz they're white while the others are brown. · 1100 days ago ·
  • TiznowReynolds · She is definitely one of the main contenders! Very sharp filly. · 1100 days ago ·
Joyful Victory bided her time in third under Mike Smith before pouncing on the leaders and rolling to a seven length victory in Sunday's Grade 2 Fantasy Stakes at Oaklawn Park. The four horse field included an entry and Explosive Disco, coupled with Holy Heavens, set sail for the lead through lively...Read More

Race Results & Past Performances

View Details04/05/14OP91 1/16 mD03 FFantasy-G3Sugar ShockKiss MoonEuphrosyne0:00.00
View Details04/10/13OP81 1/16 mD03 FFantasy-G2Rose To GoldManuka HoneyMarathon Lady1:45.80
View Details04/11/12OP91 1/16 mD03 FFantasy-G2Mamma KimboAmie's DiniJemima's Pearl1:43.64
View Details04/11/12OP771 1/16 mD03 FFantasy-G2   0:00.00
View DetailsView Video04/10/11OP101 1/16 mD03 FFantasy-G2Joyful VictoryArienzaHoly Heavens1:44.74
View DetailsView Video04/02/10OP101 1/16 mD03 FFantasy-G2Blind LuckTidal PoolNo Such Word1:42.56
View DetailsView Video04/05/09OP91 1/16 mD03 FFantasy-G2Rachel AlexandraAfleet DeceitJust Jenda1:43.35
View DetailsView Video04/06/08OP101 1/16 mD03 FFantasy-G2Eight BellesAlinaPure Clan1:43.06
View Details04/09/04OP101 1/16 mD03 FFantasy-G2House Of FortuneIsland SandStellar Jayne1:42.62
View DetailsView Video04/05/96OP91 1/16 mD03 FFantasy-G2EscenaAntespendSki Trail1:43.80
View Details04/09/93OP91 1/16 mD03 FFantasy-G2Aztec HillAdorydarStalcreek1:44.33
View Details04/14/84OP81 1/16 mD03 FFantasy-G1My Darling OneAlthea 1:41.10