When Are Live Racing Events Held at Oaklawn?

Oaklawn Park, in Hot Springs, Arkansas, has live thoroughbred racing on Thursday through Sunday, between January and April, at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Sunday and 1 p.m. on Saturday. Two Monday cards are scheduled on Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Presidents' Day.

In 2016, Oaklawn's live schedule begins on Jan. 15 and concludes on April 16. The track also provides simulcasting of races from throughout the country. Doors open daily at 11 a.m.

Feature events at Oaklawn in 2016 include the Smarty Jones, Southwest, Rebel and Arkansas Derby. The races are part of the Road to the Kentucky Derby series.

Oaklawn is located within the Hot Springs National Park. 2016 marks the track's 112th year of racing.