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Downbytheseaside Triumphs In Rooney

May 27, 2017:

Downbytheseaside ($2.10) turned in a sharp 1:52 performance to take the $340,000 Art Rooney Pace featured on Saturday night (May 27) at Yonkers Raceway....read on

Trot N.A. Cup Spring Book: #8

April 7, 2017:

The countdown to the 2017 Pepsi North America Cup is on, with Trot Magazine profiling the horses predicted to be the top contenders for Canadian harness racing's richest prize....read on

Pocono To Honour Oakes, 'G-Nap'

November 23, 2016:

The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono will continue its End of Year Awards on closing night (Saturday, November 26), as it will honour the driver and trainer of the year in special ceremonies in the Hanover Shoe Farms Winner’s Circle....read on

Oakes Stable Continues Unique Streak

November 19, 2016:

In the last five Saturdays at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, the $18,000 claiming handicap pace for horses valued at $25,000 to $30,000 has been taken by four different horses: Terror Time A, Rockin Rambaran, double winner Freeneasy Hanover, and this week Pappys Pal. The amazing thing about this high-class array of high-tagged horses? They have all been trained by Chris Oakes and driven by George Napolitano Jr....read on

Napolitano, Oakes Domination Continues

November 13, 2016:

Freeneasy Hanover again defeated Terror Time A, who had a six-race win skein snapped in his last start, taking the $18,000 claiming handicap pacing feature at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono in 1:50.4....read on

Napolitano, Oakes Continue To Click

November 7, 2016:

Driver George Napolitano Jr. and trainer Chris Oakes continued their successful partnering ways at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Monday night with three wins, giving them seven winners at the mountain oval the last three nights and the winner of the first race on five of the last seven cards at the northeast Pennsylvania track....read on

Commission Won't Scratch Oakes' Horses

October 26, 2016:

It has been reported that New Jersey Racing Commission Executive Director Frank Zanzuccki has informed the Meadowlands Racetrack that trainer Chris Oakes’ Breeders Crown horses cannot be scratched by the commission....read on

Meadowlands Requests Oakes' Horses Scratched

October 25, 2016:

The Meadowlands Racetrack has sent a formal request to the New Jersey Racing Commission asking to have both Breeders Crown horses trained by Chris Oakes to be scratched from this weekend’s Finals for failing to cooperate with an agreed-upon surveillance and out-of-competition testing program....read on

Several Stars Shine Bright At Pocono

October 1, 2016:

The spotlight was put to overtime service on a rainy Saturday night (October 1) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, as star performances were turned in by feature race winner Keystone Velocity, harness racing’s all-time money champ Foiled Again, driver George Napolitano Jr., and trainer Chris Oakes....read on

Napolitano Dominates Closing Night

November 21, 2015:

George Napolitano Jr., the winningest driver in North America in 2015, put an exclamation point on his superlative season at The Downs at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs by winning seven races on the closing night's 13-race card....read on

As Luck Would Have It

October 25, 2013:

The story behind what went into Luck Be Withyou winning last Saturday's Breeders Crown is a testament to the dedication and commitment of an owner and a trainer waiting nearly 40 years for a win of this magnitude....read on

Can 'Frau' Scare Off A 'Bee'?

July 24, 2013:

Frau Blucher, named after a character in the Mel Brooks musical Young Frankenstein who frightens horses, looks to threaten heavily favoured Bee A Magician in the first elimination for the Hambletonian Oaks on Saturday at the Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Oakes Hopes Colt Can Step Up His 'Mojo'

November 9, 2011:

Taking a step up in competition for Saturday’s $401,000 Messenger Stakes at Yonkers is Mojo Terror...read on

Owner Dead Serious About 'Gangsta'

October 26, 2011:

Trainer Chris Oakes wasn’t looking to take on any new owners when he met Tim Hauser, but after a few minutes together, he reconsidered. As it turns out, it was a good decision...read on

Oakes Wraps Up Pocono Training Crown

November 20, 2009:

After Friday's 15-race card , Chris Oakes picked up three more training wins to wrap up the training title at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs with just one more racing card remaining...read on


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