Tag: Oaklawn

by Paul Holmes -

What are the odds?

Let the games begin on April 1 at the state’s two race tracks, decreed the Arkansas Racing Commission last month. The two, as anybody who’s been around here even a…

by Roby Brock -

Oaklawn leader Charles Cella dies at 81

Charles Cella, the longtime president and chairman of the board of the Oaklawn Jockey Club, has died of complications from Parkinson’s disease at the age of 81. “At this time…

by The City Wire staff -

Oaklawn, Southland set record EGS wagers

The latest statistics released by the Arkansas Racing Commission show that casino-style gambling at Oaklawn and Southland set new all-time monthly records in February. Both tracks saw nearly 14% increases…