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Oaklawn to reopen Thursday

Updated: January 15, 2013, 3:19 PM ET
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The damage to Oaklawn Park's track caused by exceptionally heavy rain Saturday has been repaired and the track is now ready for racing. Oaklawn will open Thursday, Jan. 17, for the first of five straight race days culminating with the $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

"Fortunately, the damage looked worse than it really was, and we were able to get the track repaired quickly," said assistant general manager of racing David Longinotti. "We had hoped to have ...

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