Day at the Races March 17 to Benefit UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute

By Marty Trieschmann

Day at the Races is 11:30 a.m. March 17 at Oaklawn Jockey Club in Hot Springs. For $50 per person, guests will enjoy lunch and an afternoon of thoroughbred racing.

Tickets can be purchased at or by calling (501) 686-6113. Seating is limited, and parking is available at Oaklawn’s north parking lot near the north entrance.

As Arkansas’ only academic cancer research and treatment center, the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute offers the advantage of research-driven, world-renowned cancer treatment. Clinical trials offer access to therapies unavailable elsewhere in Arkansas, and a full range of treatments provided by highly trained specialists are available, including radiation therapy, chemotherapy and minimally invasive surgery.

This summer, the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute along with partners Baptist Health, Arkansas Children’s and Proton International, will open the first and only proton therapy center in Arkansas.


UAMS is the state’s only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a hospital; a main campus in Little Rock; a Northwest Arkansas regional campus in Fayetteville; a statewide network of regional campuses; and eight institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Research Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, Translational Research Institute, Institute for Digital Health & Innovation and the Institute for Community Health Innovation. UAMS includes UAMS Health, a statewide health system that encompasses all of UAMS’ clinical enterprise. UAMS is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 3,275 students, 890 medical residents and fellows, and five dental residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 12,000 employees, including 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS, its regional campuses, Arkansas Children’s, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit or Find us on Facebook, X (formerly Twitter), YouTube or Instagram.