Oaklawn Park owner Cella dies at 81

Oaklawn Park owner Cella dies at 81

Postby PJMIII » Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:34 pm

Charles J. Cella, whose vision and sportsmanship made Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark., a hotbed for 3-year-olds like eventual Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, died Wednesday from complications of Parkinson’s disease. He was 81.

http://www.drf.com/news/oaklawn-park-ow ... la-dies-81

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Re: Oaklawn Park owner Cella dies at 81

Postby Little Watermelon » Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:16 pm

RIP and condolences to his family. Oaklawn, when we visited, felt like a track where the customer was cared about.
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Re: Oaklawn Park owner Cella dies at 81

Postby PJMIII » Wed Dec 20, 2017 12:52 pm

Louis A. Cella succeeds father as president of Oaklawn Park

Louis A. Cella has been named president of Oaklawn Park and of Southwestern Enterprises Inc., the racetrack’s parent company, according to a release from the track. Cella succeeds his father, Charles J. Cella, who died Dec. 6 at 81.

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