Abel Tasman wins 143rd Kentucky Oaks - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Abel Tasman wins 143rd Kentucky Oaks

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- It was a wet and cold day at Churchill Downs, but we now have a 143rd winner of the Kentucky Oaks.

Abel Tasman, who went off at 9-1 odds, came from behind down the stretch to win the race on a sloppy track. Abel Tasman is trained by Bob Baffert.

Daddys Lil Darling came in second and Lockdown finished third.

Paradise Woods went off as the overwhelming favorite at 1-1, coming off an 11-length win last month at the Santa Anita Oaks, just her third career start. The next closest odds went to Farrell at 5-1.

Here are the payouts and finish for the full field:

1. Abel Tasman                   $20.40       $9.20      $6:40

2. Daddys Lil Darling                             $11.00     $6.60   

3. Lockdown                                                       $18.40

4. Vexatious

5. Salty

6. Sailor's Valentine

7. Tequilita

8. Miss Sky Warrior

9. Ever So Clever

10. Mopotism

11. Paradise Woods

12. Jordan's Henny

13. Wicked Lick

14. Farrell

The $1 Superfecta from the race paid $85,855.10.

The official attendance on Oaks Day was 105,100, per Churchill Downs. That is the lowest since 2009.

Click here for all of our coverage from Churchill Downs on Oaks Day.

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