The 2019 live racing season runs through Saturday, May 4, 2019 on a Thursday – Sunday basis.  Yes!  That's right racing season will run forn January 25 - May 4 where purses continue to rise. $550,000 Average Daily Purses!

The action-packed meet gets started with a special 12:30 p.m. first post opening day and two of the featured promotions will take place over the first five days of racing. Oaklawn is world famous for its corned beef sandwiches and they are only 50 cents Saturday, January 26. Come watch a full nine-race card highlighted by the $100,000 American Beauty Stakes and enjoy these legendary sandwiches along with 10-cent soft drinks.

Gates open at 11 a.m. | First race is 1 p.m.

2019 Race Schedule

  • January 25 - $150,000 Smarty Jones
  • January 26 - $100,000 American Beauty
  • February 2 - $125,000 Martha Washington
  • February 9 - $100,000 King Cotton
  • February 16 - $100,000 Dixie Belle
  • February 17 -Cap Giveaway 
  • February 18 - $500,000 Razorback Handicap, $500,000 Southwest
  • February 23 - $100,000 Downthedustyroad Breeders’
  • March 2 - $100,000 Spring Fever
  • March 9 - $150,000 Hot Springs, $200,000 Honeybee
  • March 16 - $300,000 Essex Handicap, $350,000 Azeri, $1,000,000 Rebel
  • March 23 - $100,000 Nodouble Breeders’, $125,000 Gazebo
  • March 30 - $150,000 Purple Martin
  • April 6  - $150,000 Carousel, Boat & Truck Giveaway
  • April 12 - $500,000 Fantasy
  • April 13 - $400,000 Count Fleet Sprint Handicap, $750,000 Oaklawn Handicap, $1,000,000 ARKANSAS DERBY
  • April 14 - $700,000 Apple Blossom Handicap, $54,000 Progressive Cash Giveaway
  • April 20 - $100,000 Rainbow, $100,000 Rainbow Miss
  • April 27 - $150,000 Bachelor
  • May 3 - $200,000 The Oaklawn Mile
  • May 4 - $200,000 Arkansas Breeders’ Championship, $250,000 The Oaklawn Invitational

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For more information visit them on the web at www.oaklawn.com 

Contact Oaklawn Racing Office at 501-5570 or racing@oaklawn.com

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