FAN PLEASING PROMOTIONS RETURN IN 2017

Hot Springs, Ark. (Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016) – Oaklawn is bringing back its most popular promotions in 2017 including an Oaklawn Cap Giveaway set for Monday, Jan. 16, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This is also the day Oaklawn launches its rich 3-year-old stakes program that culminates with the $1 million Arkansas Derby with the $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes.
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Barn Area Starting to Fill Up

Oaklawn had 353 horses on the grounds Wednesday night in advance of its Jan. 13 opening, racing secretary Pat Pope said. The total represented 24 percent of Oaklawn’s backside capacity, approximately 1,500.
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Court One Win Away from #4,000

Jon Court is poised to become the 71st jockey in North American history to reach 4,000 career victories after winning Sunday’s third race at Churchill Downs, according to Equibase, racing’s official data gathering organization.
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Ivan Fallunovalot Heads East for De Francis Dash

Thursday, November 17, 2016 Ivan Fallunovalot Heads East for De Francis Dash Multiple Oaklawn stakes winner Ivan Fallunovalot drew post 2 for the $250,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (G3) Saturday at Laurel in Maryland. Trained by Tom Howard ...
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Whitmore Hoping to Race Before Heading Back to Oaklawn

Trainer Ron Moquett of Hot Springs already has horses on the grounds at Oaklawn in preparation for the 2017 meeting that begins Jan. 13. But, many of his most promising runners are still at Churchill Downs, which concludes its fall meeting Nov. 27.
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YES WE CAN FOOD DRIVE COLLECTS RECORD AMOUNT

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2016) –Oaklawn patrons and Team Members joined forces to collect a record amount of canned and other non-perishable food items for local Hot Springs charities during the fifth annual Yes We Can Food Drive. More than 17,000 items were gathered this year during the week-long drive compared to the nearly 15,000 items collected in 2015.
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