Woman Of Passion Crushes Oak Grove Track Record in KYSS Final

Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel hosted eight $100,000 finals of the Kentucky Sire Stakes (KYSS) for 2- and 3-year-olds on Sunday (July 14), a card that saw the track record for 3-year-old trotting fillies destroyed when odds-on choice Woman Of Passion won her KYSS final convincingly early on the card.  Woman Of Passion (driven…

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Dover In Motion Crushes Oak Grove Track Record in Open Trot

The 5-year-old Dover Dan gelding Dover In Motion returned to Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel on Tuesday (July 9) and put forth an exhibition in the $50,000 Open Trot, registering the fastest mile ever trotted over the track with an open-length win.  Starting from post 4, driver Ricky Macomber Jr. floated Dover In Motion…

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Yankee B Something Upsets in Oak Grove Feature

Driver Marcus Miller perched Yankee B Something into a two-hole ride and pounced on the money to cash at odds of 14-1 in the $50,000 Fillies & Mares Open Pace at Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel on Monday (July 8).  Miller sent Yankee B Something forward from post 5 for the front and yielded for…

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Skywalker Sea Sets Oak Grove Track Record in Kentucky Sire Stakes

In just the second start of her career, Skywalker Sea paced the fastest mile ever for 2-year-old pacing fillies over the Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel oval in winning her division’s lone $40,000 dash of Kentucky Sire Stakes on a jam-packed Sunday (July 7) card.  Leaving from post 7, driver Yannick Gingras found a snug…

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Second-round Sire Stakes in Sunday spotlight at Oak Grove

A total of $600,000 in purses are on the line in the second preliminary round of the Kentucky Sire Stakes series for 2- and 3-year-olds, taking place on Sunday’s (July 7) 15-race card at Oak Grove. The opener, for 3-year-old male trotters, shapes up as a showdown between first-round winners Lindy’s Coyotito and Crown Monarch.…

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Sparks Fly Upsets in Oak Grove Open; Finale a No Contest

Atlee Bender and Erv Miller trainee Sparks Fly persisted through a first-over push to clinch a tight win in the $40,000 Open Trot at Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel on Tuesday afternoon (July 2).  Leaving from post 1, Bender found himself in third with Sparks Fly as Pioneer As (driven by Marvin Luna) ventured…

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Little Rocket Man Large in Oak Grove Open Repeat

Ken Rucker trainee Little Rocket Man again braved troubled seas out of post 8 to grab a repeat 1:49.3 win off a parked mile in the $40,000 Open Pace at Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel on Monday (July 1).  Little Rocket Man (driven by John DeLong) showed speed early and landed into fourth past…

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Admiral Hill Wins KYSS Final in Fastest Mile Ever at Oak Grove

After finishing third in the first Kentucky Sire Stakes (KYSS) final at Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel, Admiral Hill not only scored retribution when winning the $150,000 series final for 4-year-old pacing horses and geldings but did so with the fastest mile ever recorded in the short history of the track: a 1:48 front-stepping…

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Youhadmeathalo Matches Oak Grove Track Record in KYSS

The Greenshoe Filly Youhadmeathello went a robust mile on the 14-race Kentucky Sire Stake (KYSS) day at Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel on Monday (June 24), matching the track record for 3-year-old trotting fillies.  Driver Marvin Luna pushed forward with Youhadmeathalo before yielding the lead to Du Maurier (driven by Todd McCarthy) past a :27.4 first…

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Sire Stakes bonanza at Oak Grove

Admiral Hill, Ari Ferrari J and Mambacita will all look to complete clean sweeps of the Kentucky Sire Stakes summer series for 4-year-olds in their respective $150,000 championship events on Tuesday (June 25), which highlight a racing week at Oak Grove Racing & Gaming worth over $1.4 million in purses. Morrison Racing Stable’s Admiral Hill…

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