SOUL WAGON OPENS UP THEN HOLDS ON AT REMINGTON PARK
For Immediate Release
OKLAHOMA CITY – A quick start proved to be the difference for Soul Wagon in Friday’s $26,600 allowance feature for Oklahoma-breds at Remington Park. The 3-year-old was away quickly in the 330-yard event and then held off a rally by Send Me Good Candy to win by a neck.
Friday, March 18, 2016
Owned by Valeriano Racing Stables of Odessa, Texas and trained by Toby Keeton, Soul Wagon was ridden by Joe Badilla, Jr. Send Me Good Candy, the 2-1 wagering favorite, won a photo-finish for the place over Dianas Tres Seis, getting the second position by a nose. Soul Wagon covered the ground over a fast track in :16.568 seconds.
Away at 5-1 odds, Soul Wagon paid $12.60 to win, $6.80 to place and $4.20 to show. Send Me Good Candy paid $2.40 to place and $2.80 to show. Dianas Tres Seis paid $2.80 to show.
The win was the second from five career starts for Soul Wagon, a gelded son of PYC Paint Your Wagon from the Mr Jess Perry mare Little Kool Barbie. He made $15,140 for the score to up his career earnings to $20,477.
The Remington Park racing week continues Saturday and Sunday, March 19 & 20. The feature race Saturday night is the $50,000 SLM Big Daddy Stakes at 550 yards with the first race on the card at 6pm. Sunday afternoon racing will begin at 1:30pm. All Times are Central.
Open daily 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 historic $420,000 Oklahoma Futurity. The 75th running of the oldest futurity in Quarter Horse racing takes place on Saturday, March 26, 2016.
Tracked by over 94,000 fans on Facebook and 7,000 Twitter followers, Remington Park has provided over $147 Million to the State of Oklahoma general education fund since the opening of the casino in 2005. 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.