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  1. Smiling Tiger dominant in Count Fleet

    Mary Rampellini

    For all Smiling Tiger accomplished last year at 3 -- knocking off older horses in the both the Bing Crosby and Ancient Title and running third in the Breeders' Cup Sprint -- there are reasons to believe he will be even better this season.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2011
  2. Smiling Tiger brings momentum to Count Fleet

    Mary Rampellini

    For all Smiling Tiger accomplished last year at 3 -- knocking off older horses in the both the Bing Crosby and Ancient Title and running third in the Breeders' Cup Sprint -- there are reasons to believe he will be even better this season.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2011
  3. Chief of Affairs ties 27-year-old stakes record in Hot Springs

    Mary Rampellini

    Chief of Affairs established himself as one of the top choices for next month's Grade 3, $200,000 Count Fleet Sprint Handicap at Oaklawn Park when he won the $75,000 Hot Springs on Sunday in a meet-best time of 1:08.56 for six furlongs.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2011
  4. Lovango back from layoff for Count Fleet

    Mary Rampellini

    Lovango turned in one of the best performances of his career off a significant layoff last season at Oaklawn.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2009
  5. Bordonaro repeats in Count Fleet

    Mary Rampellini

    The decision to scratch Bordonaro from last weekend's Grade 2 Potrero Grande at Santa Anita and ship to Oaklawn Park for the Grade 3, $150,000 Count Fleet Sprint Handicap paid dividends on Friday, as he defended his title in the Count Fleet with a front-r

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2007
  6. Bordonaro going for Count Fleet repeat

    Mary Rampellini

    Bordonaro was scratched from the Grade 2 Potrero Grande last weekend at Santa Anita after drawing the rail, and he fared better for the Grade 3, $150,000 Count Fleet Sprint Handicap at Oaklawn Park on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2007
  7. Jonesboro, Semaphore Man assume command

    Mary Rampellini

    There are clear-cut leaders in Oaklawn's handicap and sprint divisions after Jonesboro and Semaphore Man turned in dominant performances in separate stakes last weekend.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2007
  8. Zarb's Dahar gets 11th straight win

    Mary Rampellini

    In what may be the best effort of his career, Zarb's Dahar won his 11th consecutive race over the Louisiana Downs main track on Saturday when he gutted out a neck win in the $100,000 Louisiana Champions Day Sprint.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2005
  9. Top Commander all the way in Count Fleet

    Mary Rampellini

    Top Commander seized the lead from the start and never relinquished it en route to a 1 1/2-length win in the Grade 3, $150,000 Count Fleet Sprint Handicap at Oaklawn Park on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2005
  10. Count Fleet sets up well for closers

    Mary Rampellini

    The abundance of speed in the Grade 3, $150,000 Count Fleet Sprint Handicap at Oaklawn Park on Thursday is enough to make a trainer with a horse who can come from off the pace salivate. Just ask Andrew Leggio, Bob Holthus, and Cole Norma

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2005
  11. Speightstown goes out like a champ

    Mary Rampellini

    Leaving from the second post with John Velazquez aboard, Speightstown overtook longshot Abbondanza with a powerful move on the inside in the stretch. He covered six furlongs in 1:08.11 and returned $9.40, $5.20 and $4.00.

    PackageStory | October 30, 2004
  12. Bay Marvel, Abbondanza surprise entrants in Sprint

    Mary Rampellini

    There were 15 horses pre-entered for the 14 spots in the starting gate for the $1 million Breeders' Cup Sprint, with surprise entrant Bay Marvel being the lone horse initially excluded from the field.

    PackageStory | October 21, 2004
  13. Shake You Down shows his grit

    Mary Rampellini

    Shake You Down won the $150,000 Count Fleet Sprint Handicap at Oaklawn Park on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2004
  14. 'Shake' takes on Beau's Town

    Mary Rampellini

    Shake You Down is coming off a rare defeat while Beau's Town has not raced since October.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2004
  15. Beau's Town stays on course

    Mary Rampellini

    Beau's Town stays on course.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2003
  16. Top Hit a smash in Oklahoma Derby

    Mary Rampellini

    Top Hit won the $300,000 Oklahoma Derby in a photo finish Sunday afternoon at Remington Park.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2001