Oaklawn Park Picks

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Oaklawn Park - Hot Springs, AR |  oaklawn.com

Opened on February 24 1905 to a crowd of 3,000, Oaklawn Park is best known as the home of the Racing Festival of the South and $1.25 million Arkansas Derby.  Oaklawn currently features a 1 mile dirt track but does not have a turf race course even after the recent $100 million expansion completed in 2021.

Racing Schedule: Dec. 8, 2023 - May 2, 2024

Key Races: Arkansas Derby (G1), Apple Blossom Handicap (G1), Oaklawn Handicap (G2)

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Expert Handicapper Picks For Oaklawn Park

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2024 Oaklawn Park Stakes Schedule

Even though Oaklawn Park is limited to Dirt Stakes races there are still plenty of good graded stakes races throughout the meet.  Stakes races are the pinnacle of competition in the sport of horse racing and attract some of the best horses in their class level.  Along with a field of the best horses also comes some of the best wagering opportunities.

Why Oaklawn Park Stakes Races Are Often Times The Best Races To Play

In 2015,  Oaklawn Park helped launch the near-perfect season of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, who won both the Rebel Stakes and Arkansas Derby en route to becoming the first horse in 37 years to win in the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes.  Not only are Stakes races often the best betting races to play but they can also be key prep races for the upcoming Triple Crown and Breeders' Cup races. Graded Stakes races also typically offer a field of horses that have been kept in form through multiple workouts and prep races giving a handicapper more information about a horses ability and a better understanding of their chance in the race.

If you don't have the time to watch all the prep races and pour over the past performances, Today's Racing Digest's expert handicappers give you a complete race analysis along with their thoughts on each horses chances in each race on the card.

January 2024
February 2024

February 2024 Oaklawn Park Scheduled Stakes Races

Friday, Feb 2, 2024
Bayakoa (G3) 4&UP, F&M 1 1/16 M $250,000

Saturday, Feb 3, 2024
Southwest (G3) 3YO 1 1/16 M $800,000
Martha Washington 3YO F 1 1/16 M $250,000
American Beauty 4&UP, F&M 6 F $150,000
King Cotton 4&UP 6 F $150,000

Saturday, Feb 10, 2024
Ozark 3 YO 6 F $150,000

Saturday, Feb 17, 2024
Sweet Life Stakes (L), F, 3 YO, *6 1/2 F (TH) - $100,000

Saturday, Feb 17, 2024
Dixie Belle 3YO F 6 F $150,000

Saturday, Feb 24, 2024
Rebel (G2) 3YO 1 1/16 M $1,250,000
Razorback Handicap (G3) 4&UP 1 1/16 M $600,000
Honeybee (G3) 3YO F 1 1/16 M $400,000
Carousel 4&UP, F&M 6 F $150,000

March 2024
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May 2024