APOLITICAL PAC IS TOPS FOR HISTORIC OKLAHOMA FUTURITY, SHAKE NEEDED TO FINALIZE 10TH QUALIFIER
For Immediate Release
Saturday, March 08, 2014
OKLAHOMA CITY – The second night of the 2014 American Quarter Horse & Mixed-breed Season at Remington Park featured 15 trials for the $370,000 Oklahoma Futurity, to set a field of 10. After all trials were conducted, a shake was also needed to decide the last position for the race after a pair of runners shared the exact same time for the slot.
Apolitical Pac posted the fastest time for 300 yards, crossing the finish in trial four in :15.284 seconds over a fast track. Owned by Victory Farms of Ada, Okla. and trained by Rodney Reed, Berkley Packer had the mount. A 2-year-old filly by Apollitical Jess from the First Down Dash mare Kpax, Apolitical Pac was bred in Texas by Bobby Cox.
Bling Dynasty and Jody Pops Lil Wagon won the seventh trial and 10th trial respectively, each timed in :15.468 seconds, sharing the 10th fastest time of the night. After a shake before the Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission Stewards, Reliance Ranches’ Bling Dynasty won the 10th and final position for the Grade 2 event on March 22.
The historic 73rd-running of the oldest futurity in Quarter Horse racing features this field of 10, with their times and trial number: Apolitical Pac, :15.284 (trial 4); PYB Place Your Bet, :15.285 (trial 5); Paint Me Perry, :15.314 (trial 9); Marys Coronitas, :15.354 (trial 1); Chrome Hussy, :15.410 (trial 12); Im A Lucky Corona, :15.428 (trial 2); Jo Chrome, :15.433 (trial 11); Pancho McGillicuddy, :15.456 (trial 1) and Bling Dynasty, :15.468 (trial 7).
Reed also saddled qualifier First Prize Parisa for the Oklahoma Futurity. Trainer Eddie Willis qualified Chrome Hussy and Bling Dynasty both for owners Reliance Ranches of Llano, Texas.
Willis also saddled five winners throughout the night while jockey Jimmy Brooks won four times. All four of the Brooks wins were for Willis runners.
Sunday afternoon racing features the Grade 2, $50,000 Eastex Handicap with first post time at 1:30pm. Trials for the $298,000 Oklahoma Quarter Horse Derby are also on the program along with the $70,000 Mighty Deck Three Stakes for Oklahoma-breds. All times are central.
Open daily at 10:30am for casino gaming and simulcast racing, Remington Park features the Bricktown Brewery on the casino floor. Admission, general parking and valet parking are always free at Remington Park, home of the Grade 2 Oklahoma Futurity, to be run for the 73rd time on March 22, 2014.
Tracked by over 51,000 fans on Facebook and 5,000 Twitter followers, Remington Park is Oklahoma City’s only Racetrack & Casino and is located at the junction of Interstates 35 & 44, in the heart of the Oklahoma City Adventure District. For more information, reservations and group bookings please call 405-424-1000, 866-456-9880 or visit remingtonpark.com.