HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KTHV) – Oaklawn’s live racing season starts soon!
Oaklawn media relations manager Jennifer Hoyt said the live racing season starts Fri., Jan. 10 with races Thursdays through Sundays, and it continues through April 12.
Post time on weekends and Sundays will be at 1:30 p.m., and post time for Saturdays will be at 1 p.m.; special racing is on Jan. 20 and Feb. 17 with a 1 p.m. post time.
Other significant dates include:
Jan. 11 - $.50 Corned Beef Sandwiches and $.10 Soft Drinks;
Jan. 20 - Free Oaklawn Baseball Cap (with paid admission, while supplies last), $150,000 The Smarty Jones
Feb. 18 - $55,000 Progressive Cash Giveaway, $300,000 the Southwest
March 15 - Boat & Truck Giveaway, $600,000 The Rebel
Apr. 5 – Apr 12 – Racing Festival of the South