Oaklawn has primarily been recognized for its horse races and on line casino however now it is including enjoyable, family-friendly leisure into the combo.
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. — Most individuals know that Oaklawn is thought for its horse races and on line casino, however now it would even be recognized for including leisure for all ages into the combo.
If you go to the Mainline Sports activities Bar at Oaklawn, you will see video games for the entire household.
What was as soon as used as a simulcasting space is now an area to calm down, eat, and even hit some golf balls.
“It is neat. enjoyable for everybody,” Oaklawn VP of Advertising and marketing, Chris Ho stated.
Ho defined that you will discover leisure for the entire household at Mainline as a result of it is greater than a restaurant and bar.
“Shuffleboard, Axe throwing, three high golf swing suites,” Ho added.
“There are different video games too. Baseball, hockey. They’ve a zombie recreation the place you’ll be able to take a white ball and throw it on the zombie we received up there. You may put on your self out,” he stated.
Longtime Oaklawn fan, Jeff Johnson, stated it appears a lot completely different than what he is been used to seeing
“The place we’re standing out proper right here within the new place, that is type of the gathering spot of simply all of the horseplayers, I might say. I imply lots of people come to this common space usually as a substitute of possibly going to take a seat of their containers are going to take a seat at tables,” Johnson stated.
He added that the brand new addition has made it simpler on him as a dad or mum.
“As an alternative of us used to standing round the place we all the time do, however with the children particularly yeah, a spot to come back sit and luxuriate in,” he stated.
Ho stated this new addition got here simply in time for the start of racing season.
“We received racing beginning December 9. So we’re gonna have a ton of parents right here. We’ll get out the phrase and hopefully we will hold that momentum going by way of the racing season and thru the summer season,” Ho stated.
The Mainline Sports activities Bar might be open 7 days every week from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
You’ll be able to enter the restaurant by way of the on line casino or by way of the doorways on the racing facet of the ability close to the American Pharoah statue.