HEYKITTYKITTYKITTY PREVAILS AS HEAVY FAVORITE IN OKLAHOMA CLASSICS DISTAFF SPRINT
For Immediate Release
OKLAHOMA CITY - Heykittykittykitty opened the 2015 Oklahoma Classics Night of racing in a popular fashion, winning the $118,900 Oklahoma Classics Distaff Sprint as the 2-5 betting favorite.
Friday, October 16, 2015
Under jockey Didiel Osorio, leading rider during the 2015 Ellis Park race meet, the 4-year-old daughter of Tactical Cat settled into fourth down the backstretch and steadily advanced to edge clear in the final strides to win by 1-1/4 lengths.
Trained by Ron Moquett, Heykittykittykitty is out of the New Way mare, Eternal Joy, bred by Diamond G Ranches of Edmond, Okla. She covered the six furlongs in 1:10.34 and earned $71,340 for owner Westrock Stables of Little Rock, Ark.
Heykittykitty paid $2.80 to win, $2.20 to place and $2.10 to show. For All You Know dueled for the lead and finished second to pay $4 to place and $2.20 to show. Slew Hunter held the lead until mid-stretch but faltered to finish third and paid $2.40 to show.
The Distaff Sprint win is the ninth from 20 career starts for Heykittykittykitty. She earned $71,340 to run her overall bankroll to $451,511.
Remington Park racing Saturday, Oct. 17, with the first event at 7pm.
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 $250,000 Springboard Mile on Sunday, Dec. 13.
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