Oaklawn Park Races to Air on HRTV

56-day meet highlighted by Arkansas Derby on April 13.

HRTV has announced it will provide exclusive programming from Oaklawn Park when the Hot Springs, Ark., facility kicks off its meet Jan. 11, 2013.

The 56-day meet will feature racing primarily on a Thursday through Sunday schedule, with two Monday exceptionsJan. 21 (Martin Luther King Day) and Feb. 18 (Presidents' Day).

HRTV will provide race-by-race analysis of the live action from Oaklawn, and its "Westrock Coffee First Call" show will be on-site for the $1 million Arkansas Derby (gr. I), the meet's signature event and a major steppingstone to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).