Larry Snyder

‘Every Win Was Special’: Former Jockey Ardoin Reflects On Louisiana Downs Hall Of Fame Induction

This month’s announcement regarding the inaugural Harrah’s Louisiana Downs Racing Hall of Fame was greatly appreciated by jockey Ronald Ardoin. He and fellow retired rider Larry Snyder are the first two jockeys to be inducted. The July 13 Racing Hall of Fame ceremony will be the fourth Hall of Fame honor for Ardoin, who was […]

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‘Remarkable’ History Of Louisiana Downs On Display In Track’s New Racing Hall Of Fame

Harrah’s Louisiana Downs is pleased to announce the formation of its first Racing Hall of Fame. It will serve as an opportunity to honor the achievements of horse owners, trainers, jockeys, horses and property contributors who have played pivotal roles in the rich history of Harrah’s Louisiana Downs. A committee was formed earlier this year […]

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‘An Honor I’ll Never Forget’: Jeanette Snyder Christens ‘Larry Snyder Winner’s Circle’ At Oaklawn

Opening day at Oaklawn Park may have been at bit chilly, but according to The Sentinel-Record the fans turned out en force to kick off the 2019 season. One of the day’s most emotional moments was just after the first race when Jeanette Snyder, wife of the late Larry Snyder, was invited to present the trophy […]

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Oaklawn Winners To Christen Larry Snyder Winner’s Circle On Friday

For the first time in Oaklawn’s 115-year history, winning horses will return to the Larry Snyder Winner’s Circle Friday, opening day of the scheduled 57-day meeting. The new winner’s circle across from the finish line was dedicated to the legendary jockey and longtime Oaklawn steward shortly before he died Oct. 29. Jeanette Snyder, Larry’s wife […]

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Jockey-Turned-Steward Larry Snyder Passes At Age 76

Retired jockey Larry Snyder, a longtime steward at Oaklawn, died Monday, Oct. 29 after a brave battle with cancer. He was 76. Snyder, whose death comes just days after Oaklawn dedicated its new Winner’s Circle to him, was born June 29, 1942 in Toledo, OH. He enjoyed a 35-year career as a jockey that began […]

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Oaklawn Park Names Winner’s Circle After Longtime Jockey, Steward Larry Snyder

It’s going to be a season of firsts at Oaklawn in 2019 and among the new additions set to debut when the track opens Jan. 25 is the Larry Snyder Winner’s Circle. For the first time in its 115-year history, winners of all overnight races will return to a dedicated winner’s circle named in honor of the […]

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