2705 Central Ave.
Hot Springs, AR 71901
Phone: (800) 625-5296
January – April
Notable Oaklawn Racing Events
- G1 Arkansas Derby | 3-year-olds going 1-1/8 mi.
- G1 Apple Blossom Handicap | 4-year-olds & up fillies & mares going 1-1/16 mi.
- G2 Oaklawn Handicap | 4-year-olds & up going 1-1/8 mi.
- G2 Azeri | 4-year-olds & up fillies & mares going 1-1/16 mi.
Recent Oaklawn Park News
- BARN Podcast 3/18/19 (3/17/2019) - We're looking back at the weekend action including the huge Rebel Day card from Oaklawn featuring two divisions of the Rebel Stakes, Midnight Bisou winning ...Read More
- 2019 Kentucky Derby Contender Profile: Omaha Beach (3/17/2019) - It’s been a big year for War Front on the Road to the Kentucky Derby. The 17-year-old Claiborne Farm stallion has already made headlines as ...Read More
- Omaha Beach Defeats Game Winner in Rebel Stakes Division 2 (3/17/2019) - It was a sight to behold—two top-class Kentucky Derby candidates flying to the finish line of the $750,000 Rebel Stakes (gr. II) at Oaklawn Park, ...Read More
- Long Range Toddy Catches Improbable in Rebel Stakes Division 1 (3/17/2019) - He was favored at 2-5 and ran a good race, but when the real running began in the first division of the $750,000 Rebel Stakes ...Read More
- Improbable and Game Winner Look to Dominate in Separate Rebel Stakes Divisions (3/16/2019) - Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert is after his sixth Kentucky Derby win, and two of his horses are shaping up to give him an ...Read More
History of Oaklawn Horse Racing
Opened in 1905 in the town of Hot Springs, Oaklawn Park race track has become one of the premier winter and spring meets in the country. It is home to the Festival of the South and a trio of Kentucky Derby prep races: the Southwest, the Rebel, and the Arkansas Derby. Notable horses who have run over the course include Cigar, Paseana, Zenyatta, Smarty Jones, and Afleet Alex.
About Oaklawn Park Race Track
- Having only a main dirt track, the oval is 1 mile with a 6f chute
- The stretch is 1,155 feet
- The track is 70 feet wide on the frontstretch and backstretch, 80 feet on the turns
Aside from the Oaklawn racing action, there is a full casino with a variety of gaming options. Additionally, the Oaklawn Park facility boasts several different dining options as well as live events such as musical acts and more.