1999 Kentucky OaksDateline: 4/30/99
This year's Kentucky Oaks was a tour de force for Silverbulletday as expected. Her stablemate, Excellent Meeting, scratched in favor of running in the Kentucky Derby which left her with no real competition and she just blew them away in the stretch.
5 Silverbulletday 2.20 2.20 2.10 7 Dreams Gallore 4.40 2.10 4 Sweeping Story 2.10 $2 Exacta $9.80 $2 Trifecta $154.00 Final Time: 1:49.92Full Chart
Silverbulletday on her way to the starting gate (Courtesy of Tom Sporney)
The Oaks field leaving the starting gate.
The field passing the finish line for the first time.
The field rounding the final turn with Silverbulletday taking command. (Courtesy of Tom Sporney)
Silverbulletday all alone in the stretch.
Silverbulletday with the lily garland.
The happy connections in the winner's circle.
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