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By Special to The Sun | April 9, 1993
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. -- The Charles Town Races will present simulcasts of tomorrow's $750,000 Oaklawn Handicap and the $500,000 Blue Grass Stakes as part of the track's regularly scheduled full-card simulcast from Oaklawn Park.Heading the field in the Oaklawn, a 1 1/8 -mile handicap for 4-year-olds and upward, are 1992 Kentucky Derby-winner Lil E. Tee and multiple stakes-winner Best Pal.The Oaklawn Handicap, the eighth race on Oaklawn's 11-race card, is the richest event in the Racing Festival of the South, xTC which begins this afternoon at the Hot Springs, Ark., track.
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April 15, 2009
On April 13, 2009, CHARLES LEO JR.; beloved husband of Mary Eder; devoted father of Charles, Robert and James Eder and the late John Eder; loving grandfather of Charles, Michael and Joshua Eder and Sarah Hickman. Funeral service at W. Dabrowski-Chojnacki Funeral Homes, P.A., 1005 Dundalk Avenue, Thursday 10 A.M. Interment Oaklawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday 4 to
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By Ross Peddicord | December 27, 1993
LAUREL -- Starting Jan. 10, the first of three van loads of horses trained by Dale Capuano will leave Laurel headed for Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark.The 31-year-old trainer said yesterday that he has decided to give Oaklawn a try. He is shipping 30 horses there for the coming three-month meet, and is leaving eight to 10 horses in Maryland, split between brother Gary Capuano and sister Gina Capuano."
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December 18, 2008
On December 14, 2008 FREDERICK EUGENE HARBERT beloved husband of Esther M. Harbert; devoted father of Karen E. Harbert, Janet E. Bossert, Diana L. Lightner and Kevin E. Harbert; dear brother of Robert E. Harbert. Also survived by seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Funeral Service will be held at the family owned Duda-Ruck Funeral Home of Dundalk, Inc., 7922 Wise Avenue on Thursday 11 a.m. Interment Oaklawn Cemetery. Friends may call on Wednesday 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Lung Association of Maryland, 11350 McCormick Road, Suite 600, Hunt Valley, MD 21031.
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By Marty McGee | April 15, 1991
The Pimlico Special appears to be shaping up as the race of the year.Trainers of the top seven finishers in Saturday's Oaklawn Handicap are planning to enter their horses in the May 11 race, Ann Palmer, a Matchmaker Racing Services official, said yesterday.Those horses finished in this order at Oaklawn: Festin, Primal, Jolie's Halo, Silver Survivor, Unbridled, De Roche and Farma Way.Summer Squall, winner of the 1990 Preakness, also is scheduled to run, setting up a rematch between the winners of last year's Kentucky Derby (Unbridled)
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By Ross Peddicord | April 18, 1994
Andrea Seefeldt had a chance to ride a filly named Worth Every Penny in the $250,000 Fantasy Stakes yesterday at Oaklawn Park.Instead, she flew home to Maryland and won the $35,000-added Smart Halo Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on Platinum Punch, a 3-year-old filly trained by her brother, Paul, and owned by partners Larry Wolf and Randy Brooks.Seefeldt, who has won six stakes this year, is back in Maryland for the rest of 1994 after spending the winter at Oaklawn.Even though it was tempting to ride in the Fantasy, Seefeldt made the right choice.
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By Marty McGee | April 12, 1991
They're calling it "The Shootout at the Oaklawn Corral." It's a little campy, but it is fitting for tomorrow's $500,000 Oaklawn Handicap, in which the nation's three hottest older runners will square off for the first time.The Oaklawn Handicap, third race in the American Championship Racing Series, pits Unbridled, Farma Way and Jolie's Halo. Each enters off impressive recent victories.The 1 1/8 -mile race will be simulcast from Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark., to Pimlico Race Course and the Laurel inter-track facility.
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By Tom Keyser and Tom Keyser,SUN STAFF | March 19, 2005
Following the trail blazed by Smarty Jones, three contenders for the Kentucky Derby clash today in the $250,000 Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn Park. The Rebel is one of the most highly anticipated races in years at the Hot Springs, Ark., track. That's because Afleet Alex, Greater Good and Rockport Harbor, after training all winter at Oaklawn, finally meet in a significant Kentucky Derby prep race on a critical weekend for Derby aspirants around the country. The top five finishers in last year's Breeders' Cup Juvenile as well as 12 of the 25 leading contenders in the Daily Racing Form's "Derby Watch" race today in Arkansas, California, Florida and New York.
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By Kent Baker and Kent Baker,SUN STAFF | May 5, 2004
When the connections of Smarty Jones were plotting their potential path to the Kentucky Derby, the prospect of ultimately receiving a $5 million bonus check wasn't even an afterthought. "That was no factor whatsoever," trainer John Servis said yesterday after returning to Pennsylvania following Smarty's rousing victory Saturday in the Churchill Downs mud. "Arkansas was the path of least resistance, and we really liked the way the distances progressed [from 1 1/16th miles in the Rebel Stakes to 1 1/8 in the Arkansas Derby to 1 1/4 in Kentucky]
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By Tom Keyser and Kent Baker and Tom Keyser and Kent Baker,SUN STAFF | May 11, 2004
BENSALEM, Pa. - Charles J. Cella, the flashy owner of Oaklawn Park in Arkansas, strolled into Philadelphia Park yesterday with a $5 million check for the owners of Smarty Jones. Wearing an outfit featuring a green and black stripe sports coat, Cella presented the check to Patricia and Roy Chapman, whose popular 3-year-old Smarty Jones earned Oaklawn Park's $5 million bonus for sweeping two stakes at Oaklawn and then winning the Kentucky Derby. Cella compared what Smarty Jones is doing for the country to what Secretariat did three decades ago during the Watergate scandal.
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October 24, 2008
Unexpectantly, on October 21, 2008, PATRICIA B. GARCIA; beloved daughter of Judith M. Rocco and stepfather, Rickey Smallwood; devoted fiance' of Calvin Crouch; loving mother of Billy, Aaron, Dustin and Marissa; loving stepmother of Lisa, Kayla and Amanda; loving grandmother of Aaron, Jr.; dear sister of Dolores, Julia and John; cherished niece of Julia; special aunt of Becky, Lori, Katie, Julia, Michael, Justin, Ray, John and Willie. Also survived by other family members and friends. Family members and friends may call at the family owned AMBROSE FUNERAL HOME OF LANSDOWNE, 2719 Hammonds Ferry Road, on Saturday, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. where a funeral service will be held on Monday beginning at 12 Noon.
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October 16, 2008
On October 14, 2008, DOROTHY ROSE; beloved wife of the late Charles Brosh and Leroy Hostetler; dear mother of Sharon Benton; loving sister of John and Charles King and Joan Grattan; devoted aunt of Wendy, Debbie and Jimmy; dear companion of her pet Rosie. Funeral service at the W. Dabrowski-Chojnacki Funeral Homes, P.A., 1005 Dundalk Avenue, Thursday, 12 P.M. Interment Oaklawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday 11 A.M. to 12 P.M.
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August 13, 2008
On August 10, 2008, RONALD A. SMITH, beloved husband of Mary Ellen Smith (nee Neary), devoted father of Todd Smith and his wife Shari, loving grandfather of Steven, Scott and Tyler Smith, dear brother of Aubrey Smith and Muriel Vorrath. Funeral Services will be held at the family owned Duda-Ruck Funeral Home of Dundalk Inc., 7922 Wise Ave., on Thursday at 10am. Interment Oaklawn Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday and Wednesday 3-5 and 7-9pm.
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August 13, 2008
On August 11, 2008, FRANK; beloved husband of Rosemarie Emery; devoted father of Michael and Matthew McGlynn; dear brother of Agnes Sollins and Pat Spencer; loving grandfather of Michael D. McGlynn. Funeral service at W. Dabrowski- Chojnacki Funeral Homes, P.A., 1005 Dundalk Ave., Thursday, 10 a.m. Interment Oaklawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.
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June 10, 2008
On June 7, 2008 CATHERINE EWELL (nee Drotar), beloved wife of the late George J. Ewell. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. A funeral service will be held at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 York Road (beltway exit 26A) on Thursday 11 A.M. Interment OakLawn Cemetery. Friends may call on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Essex United Methodist Church 524 Maryland Avenue, Essex, MD 21221.
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June 1, 2008
On Friday, May 23, 2008 Cleo M. Bearry A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 21st at 11:00 A.M. at Oaklawn Cemetery. After service gathering for immediate family only.
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April 17, 2007
MICHAEL THOMAS STONER, 55, passed away April 12, 2007 Graveside Service for Mr. Stoner in Jacksonville, FL., will be held at 11 A.M. Tuesday, April 17 TODAY in Oaklawn Cemetery, Jacksonville, FL.
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June 1, 2008
On Friday, May 23, 2008 Cleo M. Bearry A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 21st at 11:00 A.M. at Oaklawn Cemetery. After service gathering for immediate family only.
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March 16, 2008
Suddenly on March 11, 2008, Ms. BARBARA SERIO-COLLINS; Barbara will be missed and infinitely remembered for her many good works and neighborhood events. Friends are invited to call at the Transfiguration Church, 13 S. Poppleton Street on Monday, March 17, 2008 from 10 to 11 A.M. A Mass of Christian Burial to follow in the church sanctuary. Interment at Oaklawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Transfiguration Parish. Inquiries to 410-566-5500
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March 5, 2008
On March 3, 2008, CONRAD F.; beloved son of the late Alfred and Christina (nee Steinbach) Davies; dear friend of Mary Walker, Don Herman and their families. Friends may gather at the family owned LILLY & ZEILER FUNERAL HOME, 700 S. Conkling Street, on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with services to follow. Interment in Oaklawn Cemetery.
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