Oaklawn opening delayed a week due to cold

Hot Springs, AR (SportsNetwork.com) – The extreme cold in Arkansas has already
taken a toll on Oaklawn Park forcing the track to delay its opening a week.

“Due to the arctic temperatures, Oaklawn has cancelled live racing for this
weekend, Jan. 9 – 11,” the track’s Facebook page stated.

The historic track had been scheduled to begin its 2015 season Friday, Jan. 9
but will open, instead, Thursday, Jan. 15.