Abel Tasman wins 143rd Kentucky Oaks
It was a wet and cold day at Churchill Downs, but we now have a 143rd winner of the Kentucky Oaks.
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
6. Sailor's Valentine
8. Miss Sky Warrior
9. Ever So Clever
11. Paradise Woods
12. Jordan's Henny
13. Wicked Lick
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.
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