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Horses Are Arriving; Preparations for 2014 Step Up

November 21, 2013

The word is out! The horsemen want to run for Oaklawn’s record $20 million in purses and know that if they have a good 3-year-old, the best place to prepare for the Triple Crown is right here in Hot Springs. This has been evident in the demand for stall space for the 2014 season, which has never been greater. Racing Secretary Pat Pope and Stall Superintendent Beverly Fowler had the Herculean task of sorting through nearly 3,000 stall applications for the 1,550 stalls available and assigning them based on what will give Oaklawn the most competitive races. Read More

DECEMBER IS MERRY AND BRIGHT AT OAKLAWN

November 19, 2013

Hot Springs, Ark. (Friday, Nov. 15, 2013) – The holiday spirit will be in full swing all month long and will culminate Tuesday, Dec. 31 when Oaklawn hosts Hot Springs’ best New Year’s Eve Party to ring in 2014. Guests are invited to enjoy a festive evening of games, cash drawings, live music and an elegant Prime Rib dinner served in the Carousel Restaurant. The cost for the meal is $22.95 with a Winners Circle card and $26.95 without. Oaklawn will close at midnight Christmas Eve and will not reopen until 10 a.m. Dec. 26. It is completely closed Christmas Day. Read More

YES WE CAN FOOD DRIVE DOUBLES IN 2013

November 19, 2013

Oaklawn collected food for local charities from patrons and employees for the second straight year and nearly doubled the donations from 2012. Close to 10,000 cans of food and other non-perishable food items were collected between Nov. 10 and 17 and delivered Nov. 19 to Jackson House and Safe Haven just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday. Read More

Breeders’ Cup Preps Highlight Weekend Racing

September 27, 2013

It’s going to be a busy weekend coast to coast for horses looking to secure their spots in the Breeders’ Cup Nov. 1 and 2 at Santa Anita, including several horses with Oaklawn connections. Belmont Park has its Super Saturday card featuring six stakes, while Santa Anita, the host site, will offer five stakes Saturday and all 11 races offer the winners a guaranteed spot in their respective Breeders’ Cup races. No automatic berth is at stake in Churchill Downs’ new $175,000 Homing Stakes, but the race did attract defending Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Fort Larned, who earlier in the year ran in the Oaklawn Handicap, as he prepares to defend his title. Read More

Oaklawn 3-Year-Olds Prominent at Remington Sunday

September 27, 2013

Several familiar names to Oaklawn fans are prominent among the entries for Sunday’s $400,000 Remington Park Derby and the $200,000 Remington Park Oaks. The two races help anchor a stakes-laden card that begins at 1:30pm. Also on the program are the $150,000 Remington Park Sprint Cup; the $100,000 Remington Green; the $75,000 Kip Deville Stakes and the $50,000 Ladies on the Lawn Stakes. Read More

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