Great Seats Scores Redemption in Oak Grove Feature

After having wins snatched from him in his last two tries at the class, Great Seats returned from a stint in the Kentucky Sire Stakes to go a no-holds-barred 1:51.4 mile in the featured $15,000 conditioned pace at Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel on Tuesday (May 14).  Starting from post 1, Great Seats (driven…

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Combustion Clinches Kentucky Sires Stakes Upset

A power-packed section of $100,000 Kentucky Sire Stakes (KYSS) finals for 4-year-olds came to a dramatic curtain fall with a closing-stride success by 19-1 shot Combustion in a bare-knuckle 1:49.1 mile on Monday (May 13) at Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel. Combustion (driven by Todd McCarthy) took back as a speedy scene played up front…

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Stars converge on Oak Grove for Kentucky Sire Stakes 4-year-old finals

Off a gutsy 1:50.2 win in second-round preliminary action last week, 2023 North America Cup and Little Brown Jug winner It’s My Show seeks the first major conquest of this season in Monday’s $100,000 Kentucky Sire Stakes final for 4-year-old male pacers at Oak Grove. The gelded son of Sweet Lou-Put On A Show dug…

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Swan Flyer Slides to Victory in Oak Grove Open Trot

Perched in the pocket behind his tempo-setting stablemate, Swan Flyer found a seam to the inside and powered through to a 1:53 victory in the $33,000 Open Trot at Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel on Tuesday (May 7).  Leaving from post 5, driver Brandon Bates managed to tuck Swan Flyer into the pocket behind even-money…

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It’s My Show Premieres a Winner on Record Oak Grove Day

North America Cup champ It’s My Show made a successful 4-year-old debut in one of seven $50,000 Kentucky Sire Stakes (KYSS) splits on a betting-record-breaking Monday (May 6) at Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel.  Off the 1-2 favorite in his division, Scott Zeron sent It’s My Show from post 6 to the point through…

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It’s My Show to make 4-year-old debut Monday in Oak Grove stakes

Dual classic winner It’s My Show makes his 2024 debut on a power-packed Monday (May 6) program at Oak Grove, lining up in the second of two $50,000 second-leg Kentucky Sire Stakes events for 4-year-old male pacers. It’s My Show, who won the Pepsi North America Cup and Little Brown Jug in 2023, has drawn…

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Oh Look Magic Repeats in Oak Grove Blowout

Oh Look Magic quickly separated to a class of his own in taking the top-class trot — the $30,000 Open — at Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel on Tuesday (April 30).  The demolition started with a :27.1 first quarter, where Oh Look Magic (driven by Devon Tharps) forged to the lead and stayed on…

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Illusion Seelster Stuns in Oak Grove Open Upset

John MacDonald uncorked yet another double-digit winner in the top class at Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel, this time guiding 12-1 shot Illusion Seelster to victory in the $30,000 Fillies & Mares Open Pace on Monday (April 29).  Leaving from post 3, MacDonald settled Illusion Seelster into fourth while 2-5 favorite Southwind Bella (driven…

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Oh Look Magic Motors to Victory in Oak Grove Open Trot

Ron Burke trainee Oh Look Magic shipped and delivered as the 9-5 favorite in the $30,000 Open Trot at Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel on Tuesday (April 23).  Just For Trix (driven by Andy Miller) moved for the lead off the wings but relinquished control after a :26.3 first quarter to a headstrong Oh Look Magic…

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French Wine Delivers on Debut in Kentucky Sires Stakes

The millionaire French Wine worked a pocket ride and prevailed on his seasonal bow in the second $50,000 division of Kentucky Sire Stakes (KYSS) for 4-year-old trotting horses and geldings on a stakes-packed Monday (April 22) at Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel.  Sent the odds-on favorite, French Wine powered to a brief lead after…

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