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LOUIS CELLA NAMED PRESIDENT OF THE OAKLAWN JOCKEY CLUB

Louis A. Cella, whose family founded the Oaklawn Jockey Club in 1904, has been named President of the Hot Springs, AR racetrack and gaming facility as well as Southwestern Enterprises, Inc., the parent company of Oaklawn. He succeeds his father, Charles J. Cella.
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OAKLAWN SCARING UP FREAKY FUN IN OCTOBER

Hot Springs, Ark. (Wednesday, Sept.20, 2017) – From start to finish, October is sure to offer plenty of thrills and excitement at Oaklawn starting with a traditional Oktoberfest party and ending with a Halloween Bash complete with a costume contest.
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PUMP: A TRIBUTE TO AEROSMITH TO HEADLINE SPA BLAST JULY 3

Hot Springs, Ark. (Wednesday, June 21, 2017) – Pump: A Tribute to Aerosmith will be the headline act at this year’s Spa Blast presented by Budweiser July 3 in Oaklawn’s Infield. Gates open at 5 p.m. and there will be a full slate of live music before culminating with the region’s best fireworks display.
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SPA BLAST, KENNY LOGGINS CONCERT HEAT UP OAKLAWN IN JULY

Hot Springs, Ark. (Tuesday, July 20, 2017) – The 26th annual Spa Blast, presented by Budweiser, kicks off July at Oaklawn with a bang. This free, family-friendly event will be held in Oaklawn’s Infield July 3 with gates opening at 5 p.m. Other highlights during the month include HulaPalooza July 2 and a Kenny Loggins concert July 28.
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OAKLAWN REWARDS LAUNCHES MAY 1

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Wednesday, April 26, 2017) – Oaklawn patrons asked and we listened. To better serve guests, Oaklawn Rewards, a three-tiered program that rewards customers based on their play, will launch Monday, May 1.
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OAKLAWN TO OFFER TWO JOB FAIRS IN ADVANCE OF LIVE MEET

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016) – Oaklawn expects to fill close to 500 positions between rehires and new team members by the time it opens for the live racing season on Friday, Jan. 13 and most of the new hiring will take place during two job fairs to be held Dec. 9 and 10.
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Texas Chrome Pulls Off Super Derby Victory

Texas Chrome earned a preliminary Beyer Speed Figure of 96 for his half-length victory in the $400,000 Super Derby (G3) Saturday at Louisiana Downs. The Super Derby represented the first graded stakes victory, and sixth overall for Texas Chrome, and the first graded stakes victory for trainer J.R. Caldwell, an Oaklawn regular.
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OAKLAWN’S MARKETING TEAM BRINGS HOME NINE ROMERO AWARDS

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Thursday, July 14, 2016) – Oaklawn’s marketing department received nine Romero Awards during the closing ceremonies of the Gaming Marketing & Technology Conference July 14 in Las Vegas, bringing its lofty total to 52 awards over the last seven years. Oaklawn was competing in the large gaming property category for just the second time as a result of its 2015 expansion, which increased the competition exponentially.
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