Frigid Temperatures Force Oaklawn To Add Friday’s Card To List Of Cancellations

Due to the frigid temperatures and out of concern for the safety of its equine athletes and jockeys, Oaklawn has received permission to cancel Friday’s nine-race card.

Oaklawn had already canceled the Saturday – Monday cards based on the weather forecast and rescheduled three graded stakes – the $250,000 Bayakoa (G3), $600,000 Razorback (G3) and $750,000 Southwest (G3) – to Saturday, Feb. 20.

Oaklawn will remain open for casino gaming and simulcast racing. The casino will remain open until 5 a.m.

Live racing is scheduled to resume Thursday, Feb. 18 with a 1 p.m. first post.

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