New Announcer Vic Stauffer Excited for Opening Day

As the soon-to-be agent for Bobby Lester, a big winner at Oaklawn during the mid-1990s, Vic Stauffer was laying the groundwork for a meet a few years later in Hot Springs when he checked in one morning with the jockey’s major client.
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Uncontested Complete Major Smarty Jones Work

Uncontested completed major preparations for the $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes at Oaklawn with a bullet workout Tuesday morning under regular rider Channing Hill. He covered 5 furlongs in 1:01 just after the track opened for co-owner Harry Rosenblum of Little Rock, Ark., who won the 2015 Smarty Jones with Far Right.
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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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