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Remington Park Comes Through Again for Breeders’ Cup or Bust Drive

Our friends at Remington Park, who were exceptionally creative and supportive of the first Breeders’ Cup or Bust fundraising drive in 2009, are in the charitable spirit again in 2010, already having raised $10,000 for the Permanently Disabled Jockey Fund on Oklahoma Derby weekend during an appearance by jockey Ron Turcotte of Secretariat fame. […]

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Remington Perks

By Ray Paulick Remington Park in Oklahoma City, Okla., has had slot machines for nearly five years, but the higher purses and bigger fields revenue from the machines have produced. Along with recent upgrades to the facility under the new ownership of Global Gaming—part of the Native American tribe Chickasaw Nation–these investments have really started […]

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OAKLAWN, LONE STAR AND REMINGTON: A THOROUGHBRED ‘SUPER TRIANGLE’?

In order to promote racing in the middle of the country, it appears that Oaklawn Park, Lone Star Park and Remington Park are considering working together to create a “super triangle” of racing in Arkansas, Texas and Oklahoma. require_once(ABSPATH. ‘/wp-content/blogad.php’); ?> Read more at the Houston Chronicle

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GOOD NEWS FRIDAY sponsored by Liberation Farm: CELEBRATING MCGOVERN

By Martha Claussen One of the top racetrack executives in the country, Ann McGovern, will bid farewell to the sport on Labor Day. Currently, the president and general manager at Ruidoso Downs Race Track & Casino, McGovern has been widely respected over the past 27 years for her management roles at tracks across the country. […]

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REMINGTON PARK’S JOY ROSE MURPHY TO ENTER MRS. OKLAHOMA PAGEANT

Our good friend Joy Rose Murphy who rolled out the red carpet for the Paulick Report when we swung through Oklahoma City for the Breeders’ Cup or Bust tour will be participating in the Mrs. Oklahoma pageant this April. True to herself, Joy has chosen the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund as her platform. Below […]

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GOOD NEWS FRIDAY sponsored by Liberation Farm: GOOD TIME CHARLIE

  By Ray Paulick He is a combination of P.T. Barnum, Perle Mesta and Frank Sinatra—an innovative promoter, unmatched host and fiercely independent man. He rules over one of the last family-owned racetracks on the American landscape. He is Charles Cella, the longtime president of Oaklawn Park, and if anyone is going to lure Rachel […]

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GOOD NEWS FRIDAY sponsored by Liberation Farm: DRIVING FOR JOCKEYS

  By Bradford Cummings Just four and a half years ago I was working as a barista at a Starbucks in Louisville, Ky., trying to get a break after an acting career cut short and yet just a few days ago I had the pleasure of finishing a 13-day, 7-“city” tour with who I believe […]

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BREEDERS’ CUP OR BUST: OUR KIND OF TOWN, CHICAGO IS

By Ray Paulick When a jockey goes down in a race, there’s no one that shows more concern than a fellow rider, even if it’s been 45 years since that fellow rider has been on a horse’s back. I witnessed that concern Thursday afternoon at Hawthorne, when a horse named Loose Lips got cut off […]

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BREEDERS’ CUP OR BUST: HORSING AROUND IN OKLAHOMA

By Ray Paulick Please click here to donate to Breeders’ Cup Charities benefiting the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund and V Foundation for Cancer Research. Give a minimum of one penny per mile and you will be eligible for a drawing to win one of 10 Breeders’ Cup caps to be signed by the winning jockeys […]

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