Opening Day at Oaklawn!

Oaklawn’s 108th season starts tomorrow (Friday, Jan. 13) in Hot Springs! Gates
open at 11 and first post is at 1. Oaklawn’s four-day opening weekend continues
Saturday through Monday. First post is also 1 on Saturday and the holiday
Monday and 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Saturday features the popular $.50 corned beef sandwiches and $50,000 Dixie Belle Stakes and Monday will be highlighted by a
cap giveaway and the $100,000 Smarty Jones Stakes.
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.
More than horses, a day at the races is an event full of camaraderie,
people watching, drink, food (like the park’s famed corned beef
sandwiches), and the anticipation of each upcoming race. See you there! For more information, visit

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