TDN Kentucky Oaks Contenders

Secret Oath

Kathleen O.


Echo Zulu


Adare Manor

Hidden Connection

Venti Valentine


Desert Dawn

Oaks Archive

  • April 13, 2022

    The TDN Kentucky Oaks Rankings for Apr. 14

    With the GI Ashland S., the GII Santa Anita Oaks and the GIII Gazelle S. topping last week's action, all the preps have been run and the field for the GI Kentucky Oaks is all but set. Who will be the favorite? Who is the filly to beat? In a year where the division is

  • April 6, 2022

    TDN Kentucky Oaks Top 10 for Apr. 7

    The GI Longines Kentucky Oaks will be overshadowed by the GI Kentucky Derby, but maybe that shouldn't be the case. The Oaks is absolutely loaded, perhaps the deepest in many years. In any other year, Secret Oath (Arrogate), Echo Zulu (Gun Runner), Kathleen O. (Upstart) or Adare Manor (Uncle Mo) would be an obvious heavy

  • March 30, 2022

    TDN Kentucky Oaks Top 10 for Apr. 1

    The big story last week was the return of Eclipse Award winner Echo Zulu (Gun Runner) in the GII Fair Grounds Oaks, which she won by a nose over Hidden Connection (Connect) to stay unbeaten in five career starts. There will be plenty going on Saturday, with Secret Oath (Arrogate) stepping outside of her

  • March 9, 2022

    TDN Kentucky Oaks Top 10 for Mar. 10

    It was a big weekend for the 3-year-old fillies with prep races for the GI Longines Kentucky Oaks held at Aqueduct, Santa Anita, Gulfstream and Turfway. Secret Oath (Arrogate) remains on top for Wayne Lukas, but it was tempting to move Kathleen O. (Upstart) to the top spot after another impressive win, this time in

  • March 2, 2022

    TDN Kentucky Oaks Top 10 for Mar. 3

    What to do with the Bob Baffert-trained horses? Up until now, we have been including them in the TDN Kentucky Oaks rankings, believing that they'd find a way into the race. Either their owners would move them to another trainer or Baffert would find a way through the courts that would allow them to enter.

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