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Ivan Fallunovalot Leads Charge of Five Texas- and Oklahoma-breds to Win Stakes on Oklahoma Derby Undercard

Ivan Fallunovalot Leads Charge of Five Texas- and Oklahoma-breds to Win Stakes on Oklahoma Derby Undercard

While plenty of horses shipped in from outside the Southwest to have success at Remington Park on the track’s biggest day of racing, including Untrapped winning the $400,000 Oklahoma Derby (G3) and Champagne Room taking the $200,000 Remington Park Oaks, the local contingent more than held its own with horses bred in Texas and Oklahoma […]

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Untrapped Wins Oklahoma Derby, Gives Hall of Famer Steve Asmussen His First Win

Untrapped Wins Oklahoma Derby, Gives Hall of Famer Steve Asmussen His First Win

Steve Asmussen, a national Hall of Famer trainer, has won virtually everything a conditioner can win in the horse racing business: the Eclipse Award; most wins in the nation; Breeders’ Cup races and 12 seasonal training titles at Remington Park. Nearly everything, except a victory in the Grade 3, $400,000 Oklahoma Derby. Asmussen had never […]

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Strong Field on Tap for Remington Park Derby

Strong Field on Tap for Remington Park Derby

An accomplished field of eight will contest Sunday’s Grade 3, $400,000 Oklahoma Derby at Remington Park. Girvin, the winner of the Grade 1 Haskell Invitational in July, is the leading money-earner in the Oklahoma Derby. However, another colt who also raced in this year’s Kentucky Derby has been tabbed as the morning-line favorite. Battle Of […]

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Breeders’ Cup Winner Champagne Room Heads Nominees for Remington Park Oaks

Breeders’ Cup Winner Champagne Room Heads Nominees for Remington Park Oaks

The Grade 3 Oklahoma Derby is not the only race at Remington Park on Sept. 24 that expects to feature a Grade 1 stakes winner in the starting gate. The $200,000 Remington Park Oaks is the likely next start for Champagne Room, winner of the Grade 1, $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies in 2016. […]

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Oklahoma Derby Field Expected to Draw Multiple Graded Stakes Winners, Kentucky Derby Alums

Oklahoma Derby Field Expected to Draw Multiple Graded Stakes Winners, Kentucky Derby Alums

The nomination list for the 2017 Oklahoma Derby has been released by the Remington Park racing office. The list of 38 contains many accomplished 3-year-olds who have won graded races of every level, including many runner who competed on the Triple Crown trail earlier this year. The Grade 3, $400,000 Oklahoma Derby headlines a program […]

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C.R. Trout Sweeps Both Divisions of Oklahoma Stallion Stakes at Remington Park

C.R. Trout Sweeps Both Divisions of Oklahoma Stallion Stakes at Remington Park

C.R. Trout enjoyed a three-win evening at Remington Park on Friday, saddling a trio of winners including the victors in both $50,000 divisions of the Oklahoma Stallion Stakes. Trout, an owner/trainer/breeder from Edmond, Okla. won the fillies division of the Oklahoma Stallion Stakes with Sunday Night Miss. He then followed that with a score from […]

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Texas-bred Patrona Margarita Upsets Grade 2, $200,000 Pocahontas at Churchill Downs

Texas-bred Patrona Margarita Upsets Grade 2, $200,000 Pocahontas at Churchill Downs

Craig D. Upton’s Texas-bred homebred Patrona Margarita shook things up in Saturday’s 49th running of the Grade 2, $200,000 Pocahontas Stakes for 2-year-old fillies as she scored a 23-1 upset win by 3 ¾ lengths over Kelly’s Humor at Churchill Downs. Ridden by Brian Hernandez Jr. and trained by Bret Calhoun, Patrona Margarita ran 1 […]

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Texas-bred Shes Our Fastest Wins Evangeline Downs Princess Stakes

Texas-bred Shes Our Fastest Wins Evangeline Downs Princess Stakes

The $50,000 Evangeline Downs Princess took place on Saturday night and the winner was the invader from Prairie Meadows, Shes Our Fastest. Shane Laviolette, who had ridden the 2-year-old filly in her maiden-breaking win in Iowa, came to Evangeline Downs to score the victory. Shes Our Fastest started slowly as “Shine” Young Futurity winner She’screative set a […]

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Oklahoma-bred Lady Ivanka Wins Grade 1 Spinaway at Saratoga, Earns Breeders’ Cup Berth

Oklahoma-bred Lady Ivanka Wins Grade 1 Spinaway at Saratoga, Earns Breeders’ Cup Berth

Oklahoma-bred Lady Ivanka ran down Maya Malibu in deep stretch and fended off her rival by three-quarters of a length to capture the 126th running of the Grade 1, $350,000 Spinaway for 2-year-old fillies on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course. Owned by Michael Dubb, Bethlehem Stables, Michael Imperio and Susan Montanye, Lady Ivanka started her […]

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Texas-bred Ivan Fallunovalot Nearly Sets Track Record in Remington Park Victory

Texas-bred Ivan Fallunovalot Nearly Sets Track Record in Remington Park Victory

Ivan Fallunovalot returned to Remington Park, coming off a nearly six-month layoff, apparently fresh and ready to roll. The 7-year-old cruised to an easy $40,000 allowance win by 5-3/4 lengths on Saturday night under a hand-ride by jockey Luis Quinonez. Owned by Lewis Mathews Jr. of Bismarck, Ark. and trained by Tom Howard, Ivan Fallunovalot […]

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