Tagged: arkansas derby

Arkansas Derby, Rebel Stakes Days Boosts Amount Wagered at Oaklawn

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/24/2018 10:20 am

Record-setting Arkansas Derby and Rebel Stakes days contributed to an 11 percent increase in how much money was wagered during Oaklawn's 2018 live season.

Oaklawn Waves General Admission for 2015 Season

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/11/2014 12:06 pm

Oaklawn Racing & Gaming of Hot Springs has announced it is waving its $2 general admission fee for the 2015 thoroughbred racing season.

Baffert-Trained Horses Lead Arkansas Derby Field

by The Associated Press 4/11/2012 3:14 pm

Two Bob Baffert-trained horses top the field for the $1 million Arkansas Derby, with Bodemeister the favorite and Secret Circle the second choice in a field of 11 3-year-olds.

Doc Harper: The Razorback Fans' Guide To The Off-Season

by Doc Harper 3/22/2012 9:36 am

Every fan has a moment in the off-season when it hits him that there will be no more college football games for several months. For some, the longing begins the second the last down of that season’s last bowl game is played. Others don’t begin the yearning until sometime over the following weeks. For me, it usually hits once the Razorback basketball season is over. This is when I begin counting down my “Empty Saturdays”.

Arkansas Business Hall of Fame 2012: John Ed Anthony

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/30/2012 12:00 am

John Ed Anthony's family name has been associated with lumber and timber in south Arkansas for over 100 years, and he has been a key part of that formula for the past 50.

Oaklawn Jockey Club in Hot Springs Adds to the Thrill of the Racetrack with Expanded Gaming

by Hot Springs Guest Guide Staff 1/9/2012 12:00 am

A premier thoroughbred track for more than 100 years, Oaklawn Jockey Club in Hot Springs has entered a new era of wagering, including electronic blackjack, poker and other games that make the club an attraction year-round.

CNBC Scheduled To Air 2012 Arkansas Derby From Oaklawn

by The Associated Press 11/8/2011 3:18 pm

NBC will provide live coverage of six major prep races for the Kentucky Derby over four consecutive weekends starting next March.


by Tre Baker 5/10/2011 9:06 am

Arkansas horse racing fans should be happy he's been retired and not "retired."