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OwnerView Accepting Nominations for “New Owner of the Year” Award

OwnerView Accepting Nominations for “New Owner of the Year” Award

OwnerView today announced that it is accepting nominations for the 2017 New Owner of the Year award, presented by Fasig-Tipton, which will honor a new Thoroughbred owner who has been successful in the sport and has had a positive impact on the industry. The deadline for nominations is September 15, 2017. The award will be […]

Strong Jockey Colony on Hand at Remington Park, Vazquez Seeks 5th Title

Strong Jockey Colony on Hand at Remington Park, Vazquez Seeks 5th Title

The 2017 Thoroughbred Season at Remington Park begins Aug. 25 with a solid jockey colony expected to compete for honors. Ramon Vazquez is seeking his fifth consecutive riding title, which would place him in elite local company. Vazquez, who rides first-call for eight-time leading owner Danny Caldwell, has accumulated 324 local wins and won or […]

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Remington Park Star Okie Ride Passes Away

Remington Park Star Okie Ride Passes Away

Okie Ride, winner of four Oklahoma Classics Sprints and multiple other stakes events at Remington Park, passed away this morning just seconds after completing a half-mile breeze. The 10-year-old local champ collapsed at about 8:45am, after finishing his second four-furlong breeze of the Remington Park pre-season. Jockey Luis Quinonez was up for the work and […]

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Limited Space Remaining for Trainers’ Exam Prep Class at Remington Park

Limited Space Remaining for Trainers’ Exam Prep Class at Remington Park

The Trainers’ Exam Prep Class at Remington Park in Oklahoma City on August 16-18 has four remaining spots as of August 6. Class size is limited so each participant has a chance to participate and get his or her questions answered. This class focuses on the Rules of Racing with emphasis on rules from states […]

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The Meadow Event Park and Chenery Family Announce Collaboration to Enhance Fan Experience at Birthplace of Secretariat

The Meadow Event Park and Chenery Family Announce Collaboration to Enhance Fan Experience at Birthplace of Secretariat

In Colonial days, Caroline County, Virginia was famed as the “cradle of American racing.” On March 30, 1970, it became the cradle of “America’s Super Horse,” the legendary Triple Crown champion Secretariat who was born at Christopher Chenery’s Meadow Stable. Now known as The Meadow Event Park and the home of the State Fair of […]

Remington Park Launches First Racing Club, Memberships Now Available

Remington Park Launches First Racing Club, Memberships Now Available

Remington Park is now accepting memberships for its first Racing Club partnership. The RP Racing Club horse will compete in the upcoming 2017 Thoroughbred Season that begins Aug. 25. The inaugural RP Racing Club offers those interested, a racehorse ownership experience for an extremely reasonable, one-time fee. The cost of a single membership into the […]

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Casting Call for Southern Racehorse Farm for New TV Concept

Casting Call for Southern Racehorse Farm for New TV Concept

An award-winning television production company is developing an exciting new TV concept that will follow horse farms. The company is searching for established farms eager to share their compelling business, dedicated staff and stunning facilities with a TV audience. The company is interested in following the everyday workings of a farm and the people behind […]

10-Year-Old Okie Ride Returns to Remington Park

10-Year-Old Okie Ride Returns to Remington Park

Okie Ride, winner of four Oklahoma Classics Sprints and multiple other stakes events at Remington Park, posted a sharp half-mile workout Wednesday morning. The effort may set up his return to action, with Remington Park career records in his sights. Owned by the Richter Family Trust of John & Kris Richter of Perkins, Okla., the […]

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Texas Chrome, Racing’s Newest Millionaire, Entered in Saturday’s $200,000 Downs at Albuquerque Handicap

Texas Chrome, Racing’s Newest Millionaire, Entered in Saturday’s $200,000 Downs at Albuquerque Handicap

Keene Thoroughbreds’ Texas Chrome, Thoroughbred racing’s newest millionaire, drew the rail post for Saturday’s 1 1/8-mile, $200,000 Downs at Albuquerque Handicap at Albuquerque Downs. The Downs at Albuquerque Handicap is the track’s signature race for Thoroughbreds. The purse of the stakes was $150,000 in 2015 and has been increased in $25,000 increments every year since. […]

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Chand The Man Records First Workout for Remington Park Thoroughbred Season

Chand The Man Records First Workout for Remington Park Thoroughbred Season

Steady and welcome rain, uncommon for August in Oklahoma City, fell throughout most of the morning at Remington Park. The first official workout for the Thoroughbred Season was recorded by Chand The Man who breezed five furlongs just before the rain began to accumulate on the track. Owned by Rusty Roberts of Beggs, Okla. and […]

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