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Oaklawn Celebrates October

September 25, 2012

It’s a good thing there are 31 days in October because Oaklawn Racing & Gaming has a full slate of promotions and events planned from start to finish. Highlighting the month will be Hot Spring’s largest Oktoberfest celebration, a Lonestar concert and a Halloween costume contest. Read More

Oaklawn Regular Wins Handicapping Championship Final

August 26, 2012

Philip Webber, an Oaklawn regular who had qualified for the $12,000 Handicapping Championship Final during the first of four qualifying rounds, ran away with the two-day contest, besting 77 other handicappers to win the $6,000 Grand Prize and a trip to Las Vegas for the Horse Players World Series at the Orleans Hotel & Casino in February 2013. Read More

Oaklawn Announces Record $20 Million in Purses

August 21, 2012

Stall applications are now available for Oaklawn’s 2013 live meet, which will be the richest in the track’s 109-year history with purses totaling close to $20 million during the 56-day season. Oaklawn, which runs Friday, Jan. 11 – Saturday, April 13, announced a record $5.7 million stakes schedule several weeks ago. Read More

Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers Concert Highlights September

August 15, 2012

Oaklawn Racing & Gaming’s popular Finish Line Theater Concert Series will ramp up in September with the sounds of country music icons Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers. The Grammy Award-winning performers will hit the stage Thursday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. Tickets go on sale Monday, Sept. 17 and will be $29.95 or $19.95. Read More

Oaklawn Raises Purses on 13 of 32 Stakes

July 26, 2012

Oaklawn has increased purses on 13 of its 32 stakes planned in 2013, including a majority of its 3-year-old stakes races. Overall, the track has raised stakes purses by nearly $400,000 to $5.7 million, the richest program in its history. Read More

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