Address: 2705 Central Avenue, Hot Springs , AR 71901
Latitude/Longitude: 34.484055, -93.057386
Start Date: Jan 10, 2014
End Date: Apr 12, 2014
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Phone: (501) 623-4411
Post time: 1:00pm every day except Sundays, at 1:30 pm; General admission $2
The fun and excitement of live thoroughbred racing is found at the historic Oaklawn Park from January through mid-April every year. Oaklawn is one of the most actively attended racing venues in the country! The paddock (where the race horses are saddled and the jockey’s climb aboard) is indoors, making for a great spot to see the horses up close.
The racing season concludes with the Racing Festival of the South, April 9-12, 2014 when many of the top thoroughbreds and jockeys will compete on the dirt track. The Arkansas Derby, on April 12, boasts a $1 million purse. The excitement is palpable, and the people watching spectacular.
In addition to the season’s live racing, simulcast races and gaming are open every day.
Guests of Lookout Point Lakeside Inn may enjoy admission to the private Oaklawn Jockey Club when staying at the inn. Strict dress code required. Call the inn 501.525.6155 for more information.
From the Author: General admission allows you to see the paddock up close, and stand or sit outside for the races. Reserved and box seating is available indoors, or at the Carousel Club; call for reservations. Admission to the Oaklawn Jockey Club available to members only or guests of Lookout Point Lakeside Inn, by reservation.
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