Amerijet

Indiana Horse Racing Commission

OKLAHOMA

Hall of Fame Trainer Jack Van Berg Dies at 81
By December 28, 2017 Read More →

Hall of Fame Trainer Jack Van Berg Dies at 81

Trainer Jack Van Berg, a member of horse racing’s national Hall of Fame and the conditioner of more than 6,500 winners, passed away December 27 at the age of 81 after battling cancer. A perennial leading trainer at Ak-Sar-Ben in Nebraska along with other tracks around the Midwest and around the country, Van Berg is […]

Posted in: ARKANSAS, OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
Remington Park Handle Climbs for 2017 Season, Springboard Mile Day Continues Growth
By December 27, 2017 Read More →

Remington Park Handle Climbs for 2017 Season, Springboard Mile Day Continues Growth

The 2017 Remington Park Thoroughbred Season experienced increased handle, average field size and total purses compared to the previous year. The final program on Dec. 17, Springboard Mile Day, was the second-largest betting day on Remington Park racing in the track’s history. The all-sources pari-mutuel handle on Remington Park racing during Springboard Mile Day was […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
Asmussen, Vazquez and Caldwell Top Remington Standings Again
By December 27, 2017 Read More →

Asmussen, Vazquez and Caldwell Top Remington Standings Again

Steve Asmussen, a National Racing Hall of Fame and Oklahoma Horse Racing Hall of Fame trainer, won his 13th Remington Park title in 2017. The accomplishment gives him the all-time lead at Remington Park for seasonal championships. Asmussen, of Arlington, Texas, had 82 winners for the season at Remington Park. In winning his 13th Chuck […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame Launches Foal Patrol
By December 19, 2017 Read More →

National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame Launches Foal Patrol

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will launch an innovative new project called Foal Patrol, a one-of-a-kind collection of live web cameras where people can view real-time streams of several in-foal mares during their pregnancy through the actual foaling. The live camera feeds will be available beginning Dec. 19 from 7 a.m. […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
New Hall of Fame Class Inducted at Remington Park
By December 17, 2017 Read More →

New Hall of Fame Class Inducted at Remington Park

A new class was honored with induction to the Oklahoma Horse Racing Hall of Fame at Remington Park on Friday night. Presentations were held after seven of the evening’s races for the new members. Jockey Luis Quinonez started his career in 1989. He won the first race he ever rode at Remington Park and is […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
Asmussen Equals Remington Park Record for Training Wins on One Program
By December 14, 2017 Read More →

Asmussen Equals Remington Park Record for Training Wins on One Program

Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen equaled a Remington Park record for most training wins on one program. The Asmussen operation saddled five consecutive winners from races three thru seven during a special Tuesday afternoon card. The streak of victories for Asmussen started in race three with Wily ($5.60 to win) who broke his maiden […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
Springboard Mile Draws Field of 12, Headlines Final Day of Remington Meet
By December 14, 2017 Read More →

Springboard Mile Draws Field of 12, Headlines Final Day of Remington Meet

The $400,000 Springboard Mile, Remington Park’s top 2-year-old stakes race which carries valuable 2018 Kentucky Derby eligibility points, drew a solid field of 12 for this Sunday, Dec. 17. Greyvitos, winner of the Grade 3, $100,000 Bob Hope Stakes at Del Mar in southern California on Nov. 11, drew the number-twelve post position and will […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
Altior vs. Douvon: One of the Most Anticipated Clashes of the National Hunt Season
By November 30, 2017 Read More →

Altior vs. Douvon: One of the Most Anticipated Clashes of the National Hunt Season

Both Altior and Douvan are Champions in their own right and are two of the most exciting horses in training. Both have led all before them and have looked virtually unbeatable and this is without a doubt the most anticipated clash of the 2017/18 national hunt season. With Altior side lined and Douvan on the […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
Oklahoma-bred Gianna’s Dream Looks to Conquer Gulfstream in $125,000 Claiming Crown Tiara
By November 30, 2017 Read More →

Oklahoma-bred Gianna’s Dream Looks to Conquer Gulfstream in $125,000 Claiming Crown Tiara

Well-traveled Gianna’s Dream, whose 17-race career has taken her to 10 tracks in eight states, is set to make her Gulfstream Park debut attempting to extend her recent win streak in Saturday’s $125,000 Claiming Crown Tiara on Opening Day of the 2017-18 Championship Meet. The Tiara, contested at 1 1/16 miles on the grass, is […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
Horses with Oklahoma Connections Win Two Stakes at Churchill Downs
By November 27, 2017 Read More →

Horses with Oklahoma Connections Win Two Stakes at Churchill Downs

At Churchill Downs on Friday, two horses connected to Oklahoma came home with stakes wins. James M. Miller’s Lovely Bernadette, a Kentucky-bred daughter of leading Oklahoma stallion Wilburn, sat just behind longshot pacesetter Marina’s Legacy, grabbed the lead midway around the far turn and repelled late challenges down the stretch to win the 27th running […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA