Jockey Declan Cannon Giving Oaklawn a Try

Among the newcomers to the Oaklawn riding colony for the 2017 season that begins Jan. 13 is Declan Cannon, who won 11 races at the Churchill Downs fall meet to tie for sixth in the standings.
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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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