Safety Protocols


Current Live Meet Protocols as of 4/1/21

  • Oaklawn will require masks when guests and team members enter the facility. Everyone inside the facility will be asked to wear a mask while walking throughout the racing, casino, or hotel areas.
  • Oaklawn will not require a mask while guests are sitting at a dining table, slot machine, Grandstand seats or boxes, or outside on the apron or in the infield.
  • Social distancing will be enforced.
  • Masks are required while riding the Oaklawn shuttles.
  • Smoking is not allowed anywhere inside the facility, including the casino.
  • Entrance into the racing side will strictly be for guests with an owner or trainer's racing license and/or dining/simulcast reservation or a purchased Grandstand/Apron seat for that day’s races. Doors will open at 11 am.
  • Current seasonal box seat holders and current Oaklawn Jockey Club members may enter the Grandstand with advance reservations required.
  • Restaurants inside the Grandstand will be open to the public with weekly reservations required.
  • Simulcast will be open Wednesday – Sunday, 11 am–8 pm to limited capacity. Weekly reservations required Thursday – Sunday.
  • Restaurant and simulcast reservations can only be made for the current week's races starting at 9 am that Monday by calling 501-363-4660. The reservation lines are open Monday - Saturday, 9 am - 4 pm.
  • Grandstand/Apron seats can be purchased for the races by visiting Limit 6 seats per person per day.
  • Must have an advance reservation or a ticket to enter the Grandstand area on race days.