Hometown: Altus, Ark.
Profession: Mount Bethel Winery and Vintage Distributing, LLC (wine production and distribution, respectively)
Family: Kasey (wife), Adrian James (son), Amelia (daughter).
Involvement in racing: Member of the Arkansas Racing Commission. “My wife and I own several broodmares and our passion is raising our own horses on our farm at Altus. I have also been a lifelong horse racing fan and started coming to Oaklawn with my parents when I was 15 years old.”
Biggest thrill in racing: “Demi Ten winning the first race at Oaklawn this year. It was not a big race, but there is nothing like the thrill of watching a horse that was born and raised on your own farm go on to win a race at Oaklawn. It was also Pete Aiello’s first race call at Oaklawn.”