OAKLAWN RESTRICTING HORSES FROM LOUISIANA

Oaklawn, working in conjunction with the Arkansas State Racing Commission , is restricting horses from Louisiana after three horses at Fair Grounds have developed EHV-1. No horses that have been in Louisiana in the last 30 days will be permitted on the grounds until further notice.
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Apprentice Katie Clawson Giving Oaklawn a Try

Among Katie Clawson’s goals in 2017 is to win enough races to be in the conversation for an Eclipse Award as the country’s champion apprentice jockey. That journey for Clawson, 19, is scheduled to begin at Oaklawn, where she will ride for the first time during the 57-day meeting that opens Jan. 13.
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Confidence in Miss Mo Kelly Pays Off for Holthus

It’s been all about the numbers in recent days for trainer Paul Holthus of Hot Springs. Holthus, 55, and wife Nancy, a member of Oaklawn’s media relations department, celebrated their third wedding anniversary Wednesday. And Paul Holthus’ personal red-letter day came three days after a professional one – Miss Mo Kelly’s two-length upset victory in the $100,000 She’s All In Handicap for fillies and mares Sunday at Remington Park.
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