Columbus, OH – The Dayton Daily News featured Ohio owner Jack Froschauer, who not only had success with his horse, Lou’s Delight, on the track at Hollywood Gaming Dayton Raceway, but a song that he recorded on a Christmas album more than a decade ago that became a surprising hit during this holiday season.
According to the story by Tom Archdeacon, “It’s been quite a past few days for Jack Froschauer.
“Friday night (Dec. 30) — on the final day of the four-month harness meet at Dayton Raceway — Lou’s Delight, his 5-year-old gelding driven by Tyler Smith, overcame a tough trip in the sixth race that had him parked on the outside the whole way.
“Regardless, he outran the nine other horses and passed Major Crocker A down the stretch to win the one mile pace in 1:52.3 and pay $11.60 on a $2 wager.
“It was the second win in 13 days for Lou, who is trained by veteran horseman Jeff Brewer, and it made for quite a meet finish for the couple’s modest, five-horse stable.
“But that wasn’t the biggest triumph of the week for the 70-year-old Froschauer, who is a jack of all trades when it comes to colorful pursuits.
“On Christmas Day, one of the songs on the Christmas album he recorded in 2011 with Dale Walton — “Dayton’s king of rock ‘n’ roll,” as he calls him — became a surprising run-away hit this holiday season, outperforming the offerings of legends like Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire, Alan Jackson and Bing Crosby.”
To read the complete story on the Dayton Daily News website, click here.