Racing News

Oaklawn to Simulcast Complete Breeders' Cup Event

October 26, 2012

Oaklawn will offer the complete simulcast of the 2012 Breeders’ Cup World Thoroughbred Championship from Santa Anita Park Friday, Nov. 2 and Saturday, Nov. 3. Gates open at 11 a.m. Friday and 10:45 a.m. Saturday. The Post Parade and Racing Club will be open Saturday only and will offer buffets for $12.95 and $22.95, respectively. For reservations, call (501) 623-4411 ex. 340. Read More

Oaklawn's Growth Leads to Top Hire in Gaming Center

October 02, 2012

In response to a record-setting year and steady growth throughout the entire company, Oaklawn has promoted Bruce Jones to the newly created position of Assistant Gaming Manager. Jones’ appointment follows a nationwide search for someone to help oversee the entire gaming operation, while aiding in the company’s continued growth. Read More

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

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