Oaklawn’s Racing Festival of the South Approaching

Zoie Clift


The Oaklawn Park season concludes with the Racing Festival
of the South April 9 -16 in Hot Springs. Anchored by the $ 1 million Arkansas Derby on closing
day, the Racing Festival features numerous Stakes purses and the $500,000 Apple Blossom Handicap on April 15. Oaklawn is Arkansas’s only Thoroughbred racing venue.
The track consists of a one-mile dirt oval and features Thoroughbred races from
late January through mid-April. It is one of the top tracks in the country, and
in addition to its racing, the track is open year-round for simulcasting and
electronic gaming operations. For more details visit www.oaklawn.com
or call 501-623-4411.

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