The way from Arkansas to a family reunion in Indiana took us through Louisville, KY. Being from Hot Springs, Arkansas, home of Oaklawn Park, we had to stop at Churchill Downs.
What should we discover at the home of the Kentucky Derby
but one of Arkansas’s, and America’s, favorite jockeys!
is memorialized there!
Retired from a 32-year career in racing in 2005, Pat Day is more than one of the best jockeys in the history of racing. A born again Christian, Day is also heavily involved in the Race Track Chaplaincy of America.