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Ten Months Later, Remington Stewards Issue Fines To Trainer, Veterinarian After Violation Of 24-Hour Treatment Rule

Ten months after a veterinarian was observed by special investigators treating horses within 24 hours of race time, stewards at Remington Park have taken action against the vet and two trainers. In stewards’ rulings dated April 15, 2019, Dr. Joe Hadley Whiting was fined $6,000, trainer Clint Crawford was fined $4,000 and trainer Tyler Crawford […]

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Coalition Representing Major U.S. Tracks Announces Lasix Ban For 2-Year-Old Races, Then Stakes

A coalition of leading Thoroughbred racing associations and organizations announced today a new horse racing initiative committed to phasing out the use of the medication Furosemide (Lasix) beginning in 2020 and eliminating the use of Lasix in stakes races held at their racetracks beginning in 2021.  Coalition racetracks that have signed on to this initiative […]

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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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Tim Williams Replacing Mike Shamburg As Remington Park Racing Secretary

At the conclusion of a record-breaking Thoroughbred meet that ended on Sunday, Remington Park racing secretary Mike Shamburg has stepped down, the Oklahoma City track’s president and general manager, Scott Wells, confirmed. Shamburg had also served as racing secretary at Lone Star Park – a Texas track owned by the same company, Global Gaming LLC, […]

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Remington Park Sees Bump In Handle, Field Size For Thoroughbred Season

The recently concluded 2018 Remington Park Thoroughbred Season produced positive pari-mutuel handle numbers compared to the 2017 season. The 67-day season total handle on Remington Park racing was up 7.4% over last year. The total wagering on Remington Park’s 609 races conducted reached $71,798,190, up 7.4% compared to the $66,844,252 played in the 2017 season. […]

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Record Payouts In Remington’s Primetime Pick 4, Pick 5

Remington Park bettors experienced two new records during the just-completed 2018 Thoroughbred Season with the largest payouts ever for the Primetime Pick 4 and the Pick 5. On Oklahoma Classics Night on Oct. 19, Three Chords, at 19-1 odds, won the seventh race at Remington Park; that began a sequence that helped key the largest […]

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Cabrera, Asmussen And Caldwell Cap Record-Setting Seasons At Remington Park

Jockey David Cabrera, trainer Steve Asmussen, and owner Danny Caldwell won champion titles at Remington Park this meet that concluded Sunday, setting records along the way. Cabrera unseated five-time reigning champ Ramon Vazquez and took one of his records in the meantime. The 26-year-old new top rider who lives in the Oklahoma City area was […]

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Long Range Toddy Bursts Through The Pack To Win Springboard Mile

Willis Horton’s homebred Long Range Toddy was trapped behind horses at the head of the lane during Sunday’s running of the $400,000 Springboard Mile, but was able to find clear room at the eighth pole and jump up to win by a head at odds of 18-1. The 2-year-old son of Take Charge Indy has […]

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Three Wins On Springboard Mile Card Would Propel Asmussen To New Remington Record

The barn of National Racing Hall of Famer Steve Asmussen is approaching a record some thought would not be equaled at Remington Park. Asmussen sits No. 2 in the national trainer standings in money earned for his horses in 2018 ($25,579,110), and is only one day away from winning his 14th training title at this […]

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