Oklahoma

Oklahoma Star Welder ‘At The Top Of His Game,’ To Try Hot Springs Stakes

Welder has been nearly unbeatable in Oklahoma and now he will begin trying to build his resume in Arkansas with a workout Sunday morning at Oaklawn. If all goes well, trainer Theresa Sue Luneack said Welder will return to Oaklawn for the $150,000 Hot Springs Stakes for older sprinters March 9, which would mark just […]

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Welder Voted 2018 Remington Park Horse Of The Meet

As expected, in landslide voting, Welder is the Horse of the Meeting for the recently completed 2018 Remington Park Thoroughbred Season. Media covering the season and Remington Park racing officials and management participated in the ballot process. In addition to being named the Horse of the Meeting, Welder also was voted best in three other […]

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Oklahoma-Bred Welder Attempts Fourth Straight Win In Silver Goblin

A group of five Oklahoma-bred speedsters will contest Friday night’s $70,000 Silver Goblin Stakes at Remington Park. The 6-1/2 furlong event will be the stage for an attempted fourth-straight victory this season by Welder, possibly securing season-title honors for him in the process. Welder has taken three consecutive stakes events to this point: the $70,000 […]

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Longshot Shobiz Superstar Shocks Remington Bettors At 110-1

A horse named Shobiz Superstar gave her backers enough money in their pockets Saturday night at Remington Park to put them into a tax bracket fit for superstars as she paid off at 110-1 odds, the highest payoff of the meet. A $2 win ticket returned $223 to those who bet this 2-year-old filly, owned […]

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Shotgun Kowboy Looking For Third Oklahoma Classics Cup Victory

If Shotgun Kowboy is going to make his mark on Oklahoma Classics history Friday night at Remington Park, he will have to defeat four rivals while breaking from the outside post position, number five, in the 1-1/16 miles event. Shotgun Kowboy is attempting to win his third $175,000 Oklahoma Classics Cup, the richest event on […]

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Remington: Cabrera Wins Four For Second Straight Saturday

Remington Park leading rider by a city block, David Cabrera, was hotter than a firecracker on an Oklahoma summer sidewalk, bagging a riding quadruple Saturday night to add to his daylight lead in the jockeys’ standings. Cabrera’s four victories pushed him up to 44 wins this meet, a baker’s dozen ahead of Richard Eramia at […]

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Shotgun Kowboy To Defend Title In Oklahoma Classics Cup

A nomination list of 28 is out for this year’s $175,000 Oklahoma Classics Cup, the headline event on the $1,000,000 Oklahoma Classics Night at Remington Park. Leading the list is the defending champion, and two-time winner of the Classics Cup, Shotgun Kowboy. Bred, owned and trained by C.R. Trout of Edmond, Okla., Shotgun Kowboy will […]

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Caldwell Sets Owners’ Record With 300 Career Wins At Remington Park

No owner had ever won 300 races at Remington Park before. One has now – Danny Caldwell of Poteau, Okla. Caldwell reached that pinnacle at this Oklahoma City track Thursday night when California Breeze put him in the winner’s circle after the sixth race, winning a $36,300 allowance race, going 6-1/2 furlongs on the main […]

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Liaison Moves To Mighty Acres In Oklahoma For 2019

Grade 1 winner Liaison will relocate to Dr. Warren Center’s Mighty Acres in Pryor, Okla., in a deal brokered by Chad Schumer of Schumer Bloodstock. Liaison’s first crop includes the talented filly Thirteen Squared, who has been placed in both the Grade 1 Santa Anita Oaks and G2 Summertime Oaks this year, and multiple stakes […]

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Memorial Services Set For Prominent Oklahoma Breeder John Smicklas

Prominent Oklahoma breeder/owner and an icon in horse racing in this state in the formative years of pari-mutuel racing, John Smicklas, will be remembered at memorial services Sunday, Oct. 7 in Midwest City, Okla. Smicklas was born on the Fourth of July 1937 in Chicago and passed away at 81 at his home in Norman, […]

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