On Saturday, April 13, 2019, Omaha Beach solidified himself as the likely Kentucky Derby favorite after winning the $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) at Oaklawn Park. No matter if you’re looking for 2019 Arkansas Derby contenders, entries, odds, 2019 results and payouts, news, past winners, picks and tips, or handicapping advice, you will have the most updated information here.


Race Recap/Replay

Trained by Richard Mandella and ridden by Mike Smith, the 8/5 favorite Omaha Beachmade a surprisingly early move down the backstretch but still had more than enough left in the stretch run to storm home gamely over a tough Improbable to win the Arkansas Derby (G1) at Oaklawn Park. The 3-year-old son of War Front improved his overall record to 7-3-3-1 with $1,121,800 earned for owner Fox Hill Farms.

See the finishing order, results, and payouts below. Also, be sure to download our 2019 Inside Track to the Arkansas Derby wagering guide by clicking the banner below. These wagering guides are included at least once a month as part of our premium picks packages.

Arkansas Derby Picks

3Omaha BeachRichard MandellaMike Smith5.403.002.80
1ImprobableBob BaffertJose Ortiz3.603.00
8Country HouseBill MottJoel Rosario4.20
$1.00 Exacta3-1$7.50$909,083
$0.50 Trifecta3-1-8$17.45$738,333
$0.10 Superfecta3-1-8-5$31.44$532,542
$0.50 Pick 37-3-3 (3 Correct)$98.65$103,056
$1.00 Daily Double3-3$20.90$111,922


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