The 145th Running of the Longines Kentucky Oaks Sets All-time Wagering Record as Serengeti Empress Claims the Lillies
Wagering on Friday’s 145th running of the $1.25 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (Grade I) reached record levels at Churchill Downs Racetrack as Serengeti Empress captured the race before a crowd of 105,719 that braved early morning rain
Jaywalk, Cross Traffic’s 2-year-old filly champion of 2018, drew post seven in the 14-horse field of 3-year-old fillies set to contest the May 3rd Kentucky Oaks (G1) at Churchill Downs.
Michael Dubb, Monomoy Stables, The Elkstone Group and Bethlehem Stables’ Monomoy Girl outdueled Wonder Gadot
Monomy Girl prevailed in the final lengths over Wonder Gadot to win the 2018 Kentucky Oaks.