Subscribe Register Login

Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 9:21 a.m.
Top Picks - Mobile App

Arkansas Weekend: Oaklawn season

By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published January 8, 2014 at 10:07 a.m.

As Arkansans continue to recover from the end-of-the-year holiday crush, the thunder of hooves grows louder in Hot Springs, Jennifer Nixon writes in Thursday's Arkansas Weekend section.

Oaklawn Park’s 2014 live racing season begins with a bang Friday and continues through April 12 with three months of racing, betting and socializing.

“It’s a social event,” media relations manager Jennifer Hoyt says. “People make it an annual trip.”

They also make it a family event.

“We’ve done a lot in the last several years to make things more family friendly,” she explains, pointing to the kids zone that opens in the infield (with a clear view of the track) when the weather gets warmer in March.

Read about changes for the 2014, including a new bar, wagering options and the Oaklawn Anywhere app.

Comments on: Arkansas Weekend: Oaklawn season

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • General sales manager

    Mint Auto Restoration and Detailing Come join the #1 Auto Re...
    ROGERS, AR

  • Life skill tech

    maintenance assistantup to $17 an hour/DOEArkansas Pediatric...
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Rn supervisor

    rn supervisor 3-11: Skilled nursing facility in search of 3...
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Asst. dir facilities

    Assistant Director of Facilities Management Little Rock. Res...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Cna

    Butterfield Trail Village is now accepting applications for:...
    FAYETTEVILLE, AR

Search 970 jobs >

Top Picks - Mobile App
Arkansas Online