OPENING DAY AT OAKLAWN PARK: No one rides as high as Sonneteer on big day


Photographs by Mitchell PE Masilun

Sonneteer and jockey C.J. McMahon race toward the finish line Friday to win the $125,000 Fifth Season Stakes during the opening day of the live-racing season at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs.

Reactions to opening day among horsemen come in many forms.


A thoroughbred and a jockey leave the paddock area and head to the track for a race Friday at Oaklawn Park. An estimated crow... + Enlarge


C.J. McMahon celebrates after riding Sonneteer to victory in the Fifth Season Stakes on Friday at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs... + Enlarge

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GeneralMac says...

Was it the weather that caused many long shots to do well?

I only bet a $2 trifecta and a $2 Superfecta in the 8th.

No I didn't win , but if someone correctly picked the longshots who finished 1-4 would have paid out........

$13,349.60 on a $2 trifecta bet
$65,061.40 on a $2 superfecta bet

Posted 13 January 2018, 7:45 p.m. Suggest removal

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