The Arkansas Derby is a race for thoroughbred horses. It is held in April at Oaklawn Park. The Arkansas Derby is open to three-year-willing to race one and one-eighth miles on the dirt. The race is a Grade II with a purse of $1,000,000. The Thoroughbred is a horse breed developed in 18th century England when English mares were bred with imported Arabian stallions to create a distance racer. ... Oaklawn Park is a thoroughbred racetrack in Hot Springs, Arkansas. ...
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Like his predecessors, Ron has the pathos that is part of a Derby winner in Louisville.
Almost all horsemen err on the side of the caution, particularly when there are races to be run, but it was only a week ago that Holthus said Lawyer Ron worked better than any horse he had ever trained.
That spectacular workout was on the heels of his victory in the Rebel when five of his Derby competitors finished behind him.
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