How cold is it? | Arkansas Blog

How cold is it?


It was cold enough -- a wind chill around 24 degrees -- that Oaklawn Park called off racing today after the fourth race on account of the cold and track conditions that made racing unsafe for horses and riders. That meant scrapping the big Southwest Stakes. It will be run Saturday. It also meant sending home the traditionally large crowd that turns out for the Presidents Day holiday and a big prize drawing.

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