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Lightly-Raced Answer In Should ‘Move Forward’ For Monday’s Southwest Stakes

Brad Cox had a plan and the high-percentage trainer will find out Monday afternoon at Oaklawn if that plan is successful when he sends out lightly raced Answer In in the $750,000 Southwest Stakes (G3) for 3-year-olds at 1 1/16 miles. The Southwest goes as the ninth of 10 races on the special Presidents’ Day […]

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‘Short Stretch’ Will Be An Advantage For Undefeated Taraz In Oaklawn’s Martha Washington

Oaklawn opens Jan. 24, but trainer Brad Cox is already targeting major local races in February for two of his most promising runners now based at Fair Grounds and a third already in Hot Springs. Cox said Friday morning that he is pointing unbeaten Taraz for the $150,000 Martha Washington Stakes for 3-year-old fillies Feb. […]

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Remington Park Total Handle Continues Upward Trend During 2019 Thoroughbred Meet

The 2019 Remington Park Thoroughbred season concluded on Dec. 15 and once again experienced increases in total pari-mutuel handle for the 67-date schedule. Total handle on Remington Park racing was $76,885,108, up 7.1 percent compared to the total for the 2018 Thoroughbred season of $71,798,190. This is the third consecutive Thoroughbred season for total handle […]

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Record-Setting Season Nets Asmussen 15th Training Title At Remington Park

Steve Asmussen, a member of the National Racing Hall of Fame and Oklahoma Horse Racing Hall of Fame at Remington Park, won his 15th seasonal training title in Oklahoma City with 83 victories. Asmussen won his fourth consecutive Chuck Taliaferro Memorial Award, named in honor of one of Remington Park’s leading trainers in its formative […]

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Weekend Lineup: Solid Stakes Lineup At Gulfstream

This weekend’s graded stakes action is centered at Gulfstream Park on Saturday, with four stakes planned on the 11-race card. The highlight will be the G3 Harlan’s Holiday, featuring fan-favorite Bodexpress taking on Todd Pletcher trainee Prince Lucky and the hard-knocking War Story over 1 1/16 miles. Earlier on the card, the G3 Sugar Swirl […]

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Dozen Juveniles Set To Chase Derby Points In Springboard Mile

Remington Park’s top 2-year-old stakes event, the $400,000 Springboard Mile, drew a maximum field of 12 for Sunday’s final race date of the Thoroughbred Season. The Springboard headlines a 13-race program with five additional stakes races on the card that begins at 3pm-Central.  The Springboard is the final 2-year-old race on the American stakes calendar that awards valuable qualifying points for the […]

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Rowdy Yates Among Top Contenders For Kentucky Derby Points In Springboard Mile

Rowdy Yates, a Remington Park two-time stakes winner for trainer Steve Asmussen already, and Jungle Runner are likely to run next in the $400,000 Springboard Mile, the cornerstone race on closing Sunday’s stakes-filled card. The Springboard Mile carries Kentucky Derby points of 10 for the winner, four for second, two for third and one for […]

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Derby Day, Springboard Mile Highlight Remington Park’s $3.7-Million Stakes Schedule

The 2019 Remington Park Thoroughbred Season will begin Aug. 23 and continue through Dec. 15. The 67-date meeting includes a stakes schedule of 32 races, boasting purses of more than $3.7 million at the Oklahoma City, Okla., racetrack and casino. The marquee races for the 2019 season include the Grade 3, $400,000 Oklahoma Derby and […]

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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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