Oaklawn Park is the epicenter of the racing world this weekend, with an outstanding Saturday card that features two graded stakes races, including the BSW private purchase Whitmore who will go in search of his third Count Fleet score in addition to his ninth Oaklawn win.
Whitmore wins fourth consecutive Hot Springs Stakes at Oaklawn: pic.twitter.com/YBLEjqK3lS
— Mary Rampellini (@DRFRampellini) March 7, 2020
Last month, Whitmore notched a record setting fourth consecutive victory in the Hot Springs Stakes, running down some of the same foes he will be facing tomorrow. A BSW private purchase in the spring of his four-year-old year on behalf of Head of Plains Partners, joining original owners Robert LaPenta and Southern Springs Stables, Whitmore set another stakes record in this process, with his final clocking of 1:08.54 taking down the previous record of of 1:08.57 – a record he set in 2018.