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Video Of Jockeys Room Fight At Will Rogers Downs Goes Viral

Quarter Horse jockeys James Flores and Omar Reyes, who battled it out for leading rider this year at Remington Park in Oklahoma City, elevated their rivalry to new heights in a Sept. 30 jockeys room brawl at Will Rogers Downs in Claremore, Okla. Jockeys room fights aren’t that unusual, but this one was captured on […]

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Injured Rider Paul Nolan: ‘My Choice Is To Be Happy’ Despite Arduous Road To Recovery

Former Canterbury Park jockey Paul Nolan still faces a tough road to recovery more than a year after a devastating spill at Will Rogers Downs. The incident in a race April 18, 2017 left Nolan with a deep vertebra contusion, having to re-learn to walk and fully use his arms and legs. The Minneapolis Star-Tribune¬†has […]

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Woman Dies After Sustaining Kick From Horse At Will Rogers Downs

A worker at Will Rogers Downs died earlier this week after being kicked by a horse, according to USA Today. Jennifer Peterson of Beggs, Okla. was loading a horse in a trailer when she was kicked in the chest. Peterson was taken to a nearby hospital, where she later died. Police in the area did […]

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Updated: ‘Part Of The Family,’ Jockey Mario Chavez Killed In Accident At Will Rogers Downs

Jockey Mario Chavez was aboard Fishin Paint in Saturday’s third race at Will Rogers Downs, breaking from the inside post position in a 350-yard Futurity for 2-year-old Paints and Appaloosas. The horse broke a bit awkwardly, but Chavez was able to straighten him out and put him back into the race. Less than 100 yards […]

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He Was A She: Wrong Horse Runs, Wins At Remington Park

The winner of Saturday night’s fifth race at Remington Park in Oklahoma City, Okla., Collateral Kitten, listed on the official track program as a 4-year-old gelding, was actually a 6-year-old mare named Onemorefastdance. Karl Broberg, the trainer of both horses, confirmed the mistaken identity to the Paulick Report. The error was brought to the attention […]

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Long Journey Home: Paralyzed Jockey Nolan Maintains His Sense Of Humor In Minnesota

English jockey Paul Nolan has been in the United States since the 1980s, and became a popular local rider at Minnesota’s Canterbury Park where he earned the nickname “The Sod Surgeon” for his skill on the turf course. In April of 2017, Nolan was paralyzed in a riding accident at Will Rogers Downs, after which […]

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The Friday Show: Wrong Horses, Arrogate’s Place?

This week, the Paulick Report looked into a case of mistaken identity at Will Rogers Downs, where a horse ran under the wrong name in a race. This isn’t the first time a mistake like that has been discovered. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the issue and […]

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Will Rogers Downs Race Under Investigation For ‘Wrong’ Horse Winner

The Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission is investigating the sixth race at Will Rogers Downs on March 20 to confirm whether a wrong horse ran under the name of the winner, Hairy Win Machine. Hairy Win Machine is listed by Equibase as a 3-year-old dark bay or brown Oklahoma-bred colt by Read the Footnotes, bred and […]

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McCullough Named Announcer At Zia Park Casino

When they kick off their 2016 meet next month, Zia Park Casino, Hotel and Racetrack will do so with a new voice, as California native Jim McCullough has been tabbed as the track’s new announcer for its 12th season of live racing.¬† McCullough previously served as the track announcer at Evergreen Park in Grande Prairie, […]

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Oklahoma Racetracks Implement New EHV-1 Security Measures

Due to serious concerns based on a recent confirmation of the neurologic strain of Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1) at Ruidoso Downs in New Mexico, the following policy has been adopted jointly by Will Rogers Downs, Fair Meadows at Tulsa, Blue Ribbon Downs, the Thoroughbred Racing Association of Oklahoma, and the Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association. This […]

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