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Oaklawn Racing & Gaming

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2705 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-7515
+1 800-625-5296
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Fun time at the Races

We come to Oaklawn at least twice a year. We love the Races, always have great horses here. The... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
Linda C
Bossier City, Louisiana
via mobile
Rebel Stakes race

We have been coming to Hot Springs for the horse races for years. On this day I witnessed a... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
Bentonville, Arkansas
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An unusual feature to see in a National Park is this world-class horseracing track.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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2705 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-7515
+1 800-625-5296
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We come to Oaklawn at least twice a year. We love the Races, always have great horses here. The track is always crowed on this weekend in March so be prepared to have a little patience.

1  Thank Linda C
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to Hot Springs for the horse races for years. On this day I witnessed a terrible horse tragedy. Broke my heart. I know it comes with the territory. These horses are beautiful athletes and they seem to love running. Even witnessing...More

1  Thank carlaamsden
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Won a little money and had a great time. We love Oaklawn. Good service. We try to go at least once a year, if not more

Thank 623cheryll
Reviewed 20 March 2017

WOW!! Still looks the same as 20 years ago so much History there!! The only Race Track and Casino owned by a Individual!! Excellent !! I love this Place and so will you!! You have to go and then gert a massage and Bath at...More

Thank Jimmy H
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Went for rebel stakes races very crowded but still fun. Parking lot was full so on a busy day get there more than 2 hours before to find a spot. Good corned beef sandwich. Paddock area is goofy indoor and hard to see. Drinks from...More

Thank jackie h
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Oaklawn Park is a Blast! This was my first time to experience horse racing. We started out the day early by attending the 7:30am "Dawn at Oaklawn" tour. I would highly recommend taking this tour when you visit. When you arrive, they give you an...More

Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Great place to experience horse racing and casino gambling. Clean facilities and beautiful surroundings. It is worth a few hours of fun memorable moments.

Thank jimjanebarry
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The gaming room was great....many slots to try your hand/luck at. I played the penny machines only and got my money back which was great for me.

Thank mrssmith20161102
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Parking at the track was cheap ($2) and plentiful. Didn't find the racetrack very crowded with easy access to all amenities. Could've had more food choices but typical lunch fare with burgers and sandwiches. If you went outside near the track you were inundated by...More

Thank RichieRN
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Oaklawn Park is one of the most scenic track in the US. The facilities are in great shape. The staff is friendly both at the track and the casino.

Thank Delmov
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Kandy N
16 February 2018|
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Response from Mattyn1911 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do run in the rain.
Conley E
14 January 2018|
Response from Jim D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry horses were not running when we were there.
Janet H
6 December 2017|
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Response from searchingforutopia | Reviewed this property |
Oh...and the jumbo shrimp are delicious! My favorite restaurant is The Carousel. They have a scrumptious buffet, a good view of the track and easy access to betting windows. You can also order off the menu and order... More