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Weather shifts Southwest date

Updated: February 15, 2010, 6:00 PM ET
By Mary Rampellini | Daily Racing Form

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. - Oaklawn Park has rescheduled the Grade 3, $250,000 Southwest Stakes for next Saturday after being forced to cancel Monday's planned running because of freezing temperatures. Oaklawn called off the final six races Monday, as temperatures were 32 degrees and dropping in Hot Springs.

"The reason for the cancellation was that the track was starting to ice up," said Terry Wallace, spokesperson for Oaklawn.

Wallace said the surface was "balling up" and the material ...

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