Unheralded trainer upping stakes

Posted: January 16, 2014 at 4:20 a.m.

Drogue and jockey Calvin Borel (right) break into the lead on their way to winning last Saturday’s Fifth Season Stakes at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs.

It doesn’t take long for Mike Johnson to describe the landscape around Palmyra, the tiny Lincoln County community where the trainer and his wife Erin reside.

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Sports, Pages 19 on 01/16/2014