OKLAHOMA DERBY DAY – The Schedule of Events
The Grade 3, $400,000 Oklahoma Derby, the state’s most important Thoroughbred race, will be renewed for the 25th time on Sunday, Sept. 29 at Remington Park.
The Oklahoma Derby headlines a stakes-laden card of racing that begins at 1:30pm. Also on the program, worth over $1,000,000 in purses: the $200,000 Remington Park Oaks; the $150,000 Remington Park Sprint Cup; the $100,000 Remington Green; the $75,000 Kip Deville Stakes and the $50,000 Ladies on the Lawn Stakes.
Oklahoma Derby Day consists of plenty of festivities making it the top racing event of the Thoroughbred Season at Remington Park. On the schedule: Sunshine At Remington, Oklahoma Derby T-Shirt Giveaway; Wine Tasting; HorseplayerNow.com Night School Tour; Hat Contest & Tea Party and plenty of live musical entertainment.
9am - Sunrise at Remington: special morning program featuring connections in the biggest races on Oklahoma Derby Day, morning workouts and more. Stable Tour offered after the program ends at 10am.
Noon – Oklahoma Derby T-shirt Giveaway begins in Racing Entrance Lobby while supplies last.
Noon – HorseplayerNow.com Night School Tour at the Oklahoma Derby. Racing & Wagering education provided by nationally renowned handicapping professionals such as Jeremy Plonk, Caton Bredar and Jerry Shottenkirk. The Night School Tour stop will provide new and novice fans, along with more regular players, the proper information needed to have a successful Oklahoma Derby wagering experience. Guests are encouraged to visit the Night School venue on Track level north.
1pm - Charitable Wine Tasting Event begins on track Plaza north. Oklahoma’s finest wineries will be on hand. Guests may purchase a Commemorative Wine Tasting Oklahoma Derby Glass.
1pm - National Anthem performed by the Sweet Adelines.
2pm – Hat Contest & Tea Party: Over $2,000 in prizes to be awarded in multiple categories during the free contest to be judged by local celebrities. Visit Clubhouse north to attend and compete.
Oklahoma! - performed by the Sweet Adelines as a crowd sing-along after the post parade for the Oklahoma Derby
Make you plans to attend Oklahoma Derby Day now. Call 405-424-1000 for more information. For details on booking a Group for the big day, contact 405-425-3270. For reservations in the Silks Restaurant or Club 1 on the Clubhouse level, contact 405-425-3280.
Remington Park opens daily at 10:30am for casino gaming and simulcast racing. Admission, Parking and Valet Parking are always FREE at Remington Park. See Club Remington for complete details.