OPENING DAY AT OAKLAWN PARK: No one rides as high as Sonneteer on big day


Photographs by Mitchell PE Masilun

Sonneteer and jockey C.J. McMahon race toward the finish line Friday to win the $125,000 Fifth Season Stakes during the opening day of the live-racing season at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs.

Reactions to opening day among horsemen come in many forms.

A thoroughbred and a jockey leave the paddock area and head to the track for a race Friday at Oaklawn Park. An estimated crowd of 13,500 attended open...

C.J. McMahon celebrates after riding Sonneteer to victory in the Fifth Season Stakes on Friday at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs Sonneteer’s winning time...

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