OAKLAWN TO OFFER TWO JOB FAIRS IN ADVANCE OF LIVE MEET

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016) – Oaklawn expects to fill close to 500 positions between rehires and new team members by the time it opens for the live racing season on Friday, Jan. 13 and most of the new hiring will take place during two job fairs to be held Dec. 9 and 10.
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FAN PLEASING PROMOTIONS RETURN IN 2017

Hot Springs, Ark. (Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016) – Oaklawn is bringing back its most popular promotions in 2017 including an Oaklawn Cap Giveaway set for Monday, Jan. 16, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This is also the day Oaklawn launches its rich 3-year-old stakes program that culminates with the $1 million Arkansas Derby with the $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes.
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Barn Area Starting to Fill Up

Oaklawn had 353 horses on the grounds Wednesday night in advance of its Jan. 13 opening, racing secretary Pat Pope said. The total represented 24 percent of Oaklawn’s backside capacity, approximately 1,500.
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Court One Win Away from #4,000

Jon Court is poised to become the 71st jockey in North American history to reach 4,000 career victories after winning Sunday’s third race at Churchill Downs, according to Equibase, racing’s official data gathering organization.
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Ivan Fallunovalot Heads East for De Francis Dash

Thursday, November 17, 2016 Ivan Fallunovalot Heads East for De Francis Dash Multiple Oaklawn stakes winner Ivan Fallunovalot drew post 2 for the $250,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (G3) Saturday at Laurel in Maryland. Trained by Tom Howard ...
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Whitmore Hoping to Race Before Heading Back to Oaklawn

Trainer Ron Moquett of Hot Springs already has horses on the grounds at Oaklawn in preparation for the 2017 meeting that begins Jan. 13. But, many of his most promising runners are still at Churchill Downs, which concludes its fall meeting Nov. 27.
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