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By Jarrod Horak

All of the Kentucky Oaks 2024 points races have been run, and now the attention turns to final workouts. In this report, I will check out the latest Oaks news and update my “Fabulous 5” Oaks contenders.

Into Champagne is possible for the Kentucky Oaks and Eight Belles on May 3, according to her trainer Ian Wilkes. The Grade 2 Gulfstream Park Oaks show finisher breezed a half-mile in 48.20 (29/123) at Churchill Downs on April 13.

Gulfstream Park Oaks runner-up Ways and Means breezed a half-mile in 49.20 (6/58) at Payson Park on April 13. The GP Oaks was her first start in half a year, and she raced wide and was probably best that day.

Power Squeeze won the Gulfstream Park Oaks by a length, and that was her fourth consecutive victory. She breezed five panels in 1:01.13 (5/22) at Gulfstream on April 13. She has a long negative streak to overcome. The last GP Oaks winner to take the Kentucky Oaks was Dispute in 1993.

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Jarrod Horak

Jarrod Horak posts stakes recaps from Del Mar and Santa Anita Park, along with full card recaps and free stakes picks from Southern and/or Northern California.