Oaklawn Approved for 57-Day Meet in 2014

Arkansas oval to maintain regular schedule, will race from Jan. 10 through April 12.

The Arkansas Racing Commission unanimously approved a 57-day race meet for Oaklawn Park in 2014. The Hot Springs track will run from Jan. 10 through April 12 next year.

Oaklawn will maintain its regular Thursday to Sunday schedule with two holiday Mondays and one Wednesday card. The Monday programs will be Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 20, and Presidents Day, Feb. 21. Oaklawn will conclude its season with a four-day race week that begins April 9 and culminates April 12 with the $1 million Arkansas Derby (gr. I).