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First Foal Arrives by Oklahoma Stallion Den’s Legacy of Mighty Acres
By January 18, 2018 Read More →

First Foal Arrives by Oklahoma Stallion Den’s Legacy of Mighty Acres

The first foal sired by Oklahoma stallion Den’s Legacy was born January 16 at Hill ‘n’ Dale Farm in Ontario, Canada, according to an article on BloodHorse.com. A Grade 3-winning son of Medaglia d’Oro, Den’s Legacy stands at Mighty Acres in Pryor, Oklahoma, as property of Center Hills Farm. In addition to his graded stakes […]

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Trainer Don Von Hemel Looks to Keep Lengthy Oaklawn Win Streak Alive
By January 12, 2018 Read More →

Trainer Don Von Hemel Looks to Keep Lengthy Oaklawn Win Streak Alive

One constant the last four decades at Oaklawn has been trainer Don Von Hemel of Hot Springs. Actually, he’s been more like a sure bet. Von Hemel, 83, has at least one victory at every Oaklawn meeting since 1975, a lengthy streak he will try to extend with Cowboy U Know in Saturday’s first race. […]

Posted in: ARKANSAS, OKLAHOMA
Springboard Mile Winner Greyvitos Voted Remington Horse of the Meeting
By January 7, 2018 Read More →

Springboard Mile Winner Greyvitos Voted Remington Horse of the Meeting

Greyvitos, the talented gray who won the $400,000 Springboard Mile by 2-1/4 lengths, has been voted the 2017 Remington Park Horse of the Meeting. The seasonal titles are determined by a vote of media that covered the season along with track and racing department officials. Owned by Triple B Farms of North Hollywood, Calif. and […]

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Longtime Oklahoma Stallion Service Stripe Euthanized at Age 26
By December 28, 2017 Read More →

Longtime Oklahoma Stallion Service Stripe Euthanized at Age 26

Service Stripe, a leading Oklahoma stallion over the past decade, was euthanized at Caines Stallion Station in Wynnewood, Oklahoma, on December 26 due to old age. The stakes-winning son of Deputy Minister was 26. After originally standing in Kentucky, Service Stripe relocated to Oklahoma and first stood at Rockin’ Z Ranch before moving to Caines. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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