02/29/2016 3:36PM

Oaklawn business brisk through season midpoint


HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – Oaklawn Park reached the halfway point of its meet Saturday, and an agreeable stretch of weather, record purses, and frantic claiming have been the hallmarks of the season that will continue through Arkansas Derby Day on April 16. The track also has put up strong handle and attendance numbers, while field size is averaging 9.82 runners a race.