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30th Anniversary Celebration At Remington Park To Benefit PDJF

It has been 30 years since Remington Park opened in 1988 and in that time many legendary names in horse racing have walked through the gates of this Oklahoma City track. This Sunday, Sept. 30, Oklahoma Derby Day, some of those legends will return to be honored for their contribution to the track’s history and […]

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Pan Am Conference: Challenges And Advantages Of Globalizing Racing

The Jockey Club kicked off its Pan American Conference Thursday in Washington D.C. with a program focusing on the international and gaming elements of Thoroughbred racing. The conference, which according to the event website was sold out, covered a broad range of speakers and panels on its first day. The Paulick Report will bring you […]

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Pre-Race Weighing Of Racehorses Returns To Remington Park

Remington Park will begin to offer more statistical data to horseplayers and fans as the “Right Weigh” returns. The process of weighing every horse entered to compete will begin with the racing program on Wednesday night, Aug. 31. The concept of weighing each horse before their race is not new to Remington Park. The original […]

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Lone Star Park Hires Jim Byers As Track Announcer

Jim Byers has been hired by Lone Star Park as its track announcer when live racing resumes Thursday, April 7. He replaces John Lies, who resigned last month. “I couldn’t be happier to be back in racing,” Byers said. “I’ve always thought very highly of Lone Star Park and the Metroplex and can’t wait to […]

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On The Scale: Horse Weights To Be Reported By Remington

Remington Park plans to add the weight of each horse in a race to the information available to handicappers next summer, according to a report in the Blood Horse. In both Asia and South America, this information is regularly provided in the racing program, as well as in greyhound racing. The procedure is quite simple: […]

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Scott Wells Re-Elected TRA President

Scott Wells, president and general manager of Remington Park and Lone Star Park, was re-elected for the second year of his two-year term as President of the Thoroughbred Racing Associations (TRA) at its annual Board of Directors’ meeting Tuesday at the Ft. Lauderdale Marriott North Hotel in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.  Wells has been on the […]

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Scott Wells Named President at Lone Star Park

Scott Wells, president and general manager of Remington Park, will take on the same duties at Lone Star Park, according to a report by Daily Racing Form. Wells will not be relinquishing his role at Remington and also said that Matt Vance has been promoted to vice president of racing and wagering there. Wells has worked […]

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Remington Park’s Wells Elected President of Thoroughbred Racing Associations

The Thoroughbred Racing Associations (TRA) Board of Directors elected the organization’s 36th president at its March 5 meeting in Tampa, Fla.  Scott Wells, president and general manager of Remington Park in Oklahoma City, was elected to succeed Chris McErlean, who had served since 2011. Wells, the son and grandson of noted horsemen, served as assistant […]

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Remington Park enjoys record attendance in 2010

Press Release Remington Park waved farewell to 2010, setting another record as 1,756,616 attended throughout the year.  Open every day of the year, Remington Park hosted 116 live race dates in 2010 while featuring casino gaming and simulcast racing for 365 days. The 2010 attendance is an all-time high for Remington Park, surpassing the standard […]

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Dan Fick named new racing director at Remington

Remington Park announced the appointment of veteran Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred racing executive Dan Fick as the Oklahoma City, Okla., track’s director of racing, effective Jan. 1, 2011. Remington Park, which recently ended a very successful Thoroughbred season, reopens March 4, 2011, with a Quarter Horse meeting. Fick has considerable experience with both breeds, having […]

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