Oaklawn cancels opening weekend
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. -- Oaklawn Park has canceled live racing for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, its opening weekend, because of a frozen track. Oaklawn, which will be open for simulcasting, will now start its meet a week later on Friday, Jan. 31.
The opening weekend cancellation is the first since 1997, when the first four days of the meet were lost to freezing temperatures. Last year, two days were lost to snow.
Oaklawn announced the cancellation Thursday morning after crews spent the night ...
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