The Sentinel-Record/Richard Rasmussen WINNER'S CIRCLE: Oaklawn Park employees unveil a bronze sculpture of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah on Thursday during the official ribbon-cutting ceremony.

The Sentinel-Record/Richard Rasmussen WINNER'S CIRCLE: Oaklawn Park employees unveil a bronze sculpture of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah on Thursday during the official ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Oaklawn Park unveils statue of Pharoah

By Beth Reed The Sentinel-Record
This article was published January 12, 2018 at 4:00 a.m.

The clouds lifted briefly as Oaklawn officials and ambassadors from The Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce held the official ribbon cutting on the 114th live meet. But Thursday also marked a special occasion for Oaklawn, with the unveiling of a life-size bronze statue of American Pharoah.

The Sentinel-Record/Richard Rasmussen CONTINUING A LEGACY: Oaklawn Jockey Club President Louis Cella speaks to the crowd gathered to witness the unvei...

The Sentinel-Record/Richard Rasmussen WORK OF ART: Artist James Peniston stands with his life-size sculpture of American Pharoah on Thursday at the un...

This story is only available from our archives.

comments powered by Disqus