Sophomores Sizzle at Oak Grove

By Kimberly French Oak Grove, KY — On Monday (July 4) eight $25,000 legs of the Oak Grove Early Sire Stakes were conducted at Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel. Reinsman Tony Hall collected three wins in sire stakes action and five of the eight favorites visited the winner’s circle. Also, no winners of the…

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Wind Chime demolishes her foes to remain undefeated at Oak Grove

By Kimberly French Oak Grove, KY — On Sunday (July 3) Wind Chime romped by 12 lengths in the second of two $25,000 legs in second round action of the Oak Grove Early Sire Stakes at Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel for 2-year-old filly trotters to remain a perfect two-for-two in her young career.…

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Second round of Oak Grove Early Sire Stakes Series takes place Sunday and Monday

By Kimberly French, for the Kentucky Harness Association Oak Grove, KY — On Sunday (July 3) and Monday (July 4) 2-and 3-year-old Kentucky-breds will compete at Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel in the second legs of the Oak Grove Early Sire Stakes Series. On Sunday six $25,000 legs for 2-year-old Standardbreds of both gaits…

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Gingras steals the show at Oak Grove

By Kimberly French, for the Kentucky Harness Association Lexington, KY — On Tuesday (June 28) Yannick Gingras piloted three of the four winners in the third round of $50,000 legs of the Kentucky-bred series for 4-year-olds at Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel. The Hall of Famer made his time in the Bluegrass State a…

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Sophomores Shine at Oak Grove

By Kimberly French, for the Kentucky Harness Association Lexington, KY — On Monday (June 27) 3-year-old Kentucky-bred trotters and pacers competed in eight $25,00 legs of the Oak Grove Early Sire Stakes at Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel. While favorites performed according to form, there were some surprising winners, especially in the $22,000 Open…

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Freshman Take Center Stage at Oak Grove

By Kimberly French for the Kentucky Harness Association Lexington, KY— On Sunday (June 26) eight $25,000 legs of the newly established Oak Grove Early Sire Stakes Series for 2-year-old Kentucky-bred trotters and pacers took place at Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel. Wind Chime (Father Patrick-Wind Stroll) was the first entrant on the card to…

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Four-year-olds shine at Oak Grove

By Kimberly French for the Kentucky Harness Association Lexington, KY — On Tuesday (June 21) at Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel 4-year-old trotter and pacers strutted their stuff over the Bluegrass oval in the $50,000 second leg of the Kentucky-bred series. Winners Kildare King, Blue Diamond Eyes, Komodo Beach and Beltassima delivered on an…

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Oak Grove conducts specialty card for 4-year-olds

By Kimberly French, for the Kentucky Harness Association Oak Grove, KY — The second leg of the inaugural edition of the closer series for 4-year-old Kentucky-breds was postponed on Tuesday (June 14) at Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel due to excessive heat. The events have been rescheduled for Tuesday (June 21). Three $50,000 legs…

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New Kentucky-Bred 4-Year-Old Series Kicks Off With 3 Track Records

            The new 4-Year-Old Kentucky-bred Series, with divisional purses of $50,000 for each leg and finals of $150,000, kicked off Tuesday afternoon with 3 track records. Horse & Gelding Pace:  Goldie’s Legacy equaled the track record of 1:48.4 set earlier in the meet by Surfer Beach.  Goldie’s Legacy, son of Always A Virgin out of…

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Oak Grove Racing, Gaming & Hotel Spring/Summer 2022 Meet Off To A Stellar Start

Oak Grove Racing, Gaming and & Hotel’s Inaugural Spring/Summer Meet is off to an incredible start with average daily purses of over $100,000 for the first 10 days of overnight racing.  As part of the new and growing overnight program, many racing cards have featured two or more $20,000 open races. The new and exciting…

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