OKLAHOMA-BRED PURSE SUPPLEMENTS RISE AT REMINGTON PARK

For Immediate Release
Saturday, August 23, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY – Eligible Oklahoma-bred horses competing at Remington Park now contend for even more money as an increase to purse supplements has been approved.

The Thoroughbred Racing Association of Oklahoma (TRAO) has authorized an increase of 10-percent in purse supplements to eligible Oklahoma-breds competing in all races at Remington Park.

“Remington Park is pleased to announce this specific increase of Oklahoma-bred purse fund distribution by 10-percent, available in open company and Oklahoma-bred races,” said Matt Vance, vice-president of racing and wagering at Remington Park. “We’re proud of our relationship with Oklahoma’s horsemen and the achievements we’ve all made over the years. This increase is proof of our ongoing commitment to grow racing at Remington Park as we work with the TRAO to achieve these goals.”

The increase for Oklahoma-bred purse supplements is now in place.

Remington Park was honored to host the 2014 National Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (HBPA) Summer Convention last weekend, entertaining delegates from around the country.

Remington Park’s 2014 Thoroughbred Season continues until December 14, operating on a normal weekly basis with racing Wednesday thru Saturday nights at 7pm-central.

Remington Park is open daily at 10:30am for simulcast racing and casino gaming, featuring the Bricktown Brewery on the casino floor. Admission, general parking and valet parking are always free at Remington Park, the home of the Grade 3, $400,000 Oklahoma Derby on Sunday, Sept. 28.

Tracked by over 66,000 fans on Facebook and 5,500 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. 

 

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