This Year

Oaklawn Park

2705 Central Ave.,  Hot Spring, AR 71901

John Hopkins, our Host Plant Superintendent

Come and enjoy John Hopkin's hospitality

March 25-27, 2018

No registration fees for Workshops & Demonstartions

Save The Date

Sunday, March 25th

1:30 PM            Day of Racing at Oaklawn Park  (Arkansas Room

6:30 PM            Welcome Reception  (Lagniappe Room) sponsored by

                           Horsemen's Track & Equipment and Double R Stalls

Monday, March 26th

7:15 AM            Breakfast  (Arkansas Room) sponsored by Duralock Performance Fencing

8:00 AM            Conference (Oaklawn Jockey Club Room

                          Welcome to Oaklawn Park, Wayne Smith
                          Moderator: Nancy Ury-Holthus

8:15 AM            Oaklawn's History, Eric Jackson

9:00 AM            Thoroughbred Race Day Injuries,  Dr Kathy Anderson, DVM

10:00 AM          John Deere, Auston Till

10:30 AM          Break sponsored by RhinoAg

10:45 AM          Dr Scott McClure, DVM

11:45 AM          Group Photo w/ Starting Gate

12:15 PM          Lunch (Arkansas Room) sponsored by On Track Consulting - Javier Barajas

1:15 PM            New Turf Courses, Glen Kozak & Irwin Driedger

2:15-4:00 PM   Vendor Workshops & Equipment Demonstrations (Infield)

4:15 PM            Load Trolleys in Main Parking Lot 

4:30 PM            Transportation to Dinner Cruise

5:00-7:30 PM   Belle of Hot Springs Dinner Cruise sponsored by Toro & Exmark

                          GRAND PRIZE Exmark Mower WINNER ANNOUNCED!

Tuesday, March 27th

7:15 AM            Breakfast (Arkansas Room) sponsored by Equine Equipment

7:55 AM            Conference (Oaklawn Jockey Club Room)

8:00 AM            Dr Andy Roberts, DVM

9:00 AM            Harness Track Panel, Gary Wolfe & Greg Cardenas

9:45 AM            Break sponsored by Indiana Grand & Keeneland Race Course 

10:00 AM          Scott Dutile with Dale Carnegie sponsored by Massey Ferguson

11:00 AM          Racetrack Geometry, Dr Mick Peterson

12:00 PM          Lunch (Arkansas Room) sponsored by John Deere

                           John Deere Gator Giveaway WINNER ANNOUNCED

1:00 PM            Jockey Panel, Gary Stevens, Alex Birzer & Channing Hill

2:00 PM            Equine Equipment Update, Steve Andersen

2:15 PM            Track Supers Trivia! $400 in Cash Prizes 

                          sponsored by Equine Equipment

2:30 PM            Oaklawn On-Track, Kevin Seymour

3:00 PM            Superintendent Round Table (Track Supers ONLY)

6:00 PM            Dinner sponsored by Oaklawn Park (Lagniappe Room) 


Arlington Hotel

239 Central Ave

Hot Springs, AR 71901

(501) 623-7771

Group Code:  Track Superintendent

Nearest Airport

Clinton National Airport

1 Airport Road

Little Rock, AR 72202


Call Roy Smith (317) 604-3201 or email us at

Online Registration is now closed.

But it's not too late to attend! To register, please call Pam Mullenix: (501) 701-5523.

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