BYE BYE FREIGHTTRAIN BATTLES TO VICTORY THURSDAY AT REMINGTON PARK

For Immediate Release
Thursday, April 20, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY – Thursday’s $16,575 allowance feature at Remington Park was hotly contested throughout the entire 350 yards before going to Bye Bye Freighttrain by a head over Bloomer Ride.

Owned and bred in Oklahoma by L.P. Frank of Bokchito, Okla., Bye Freighttrain is trained by Kasey Willis. Jockey Cesar Gomez had the mount as the 4-year-old gelding outlasted Bloomer Ride to the finish in 17.579 seconds over a fast track. Mr Jo Eagle was the beaten even-money favorite, finishing third, a half-length behind the winner.

Bye Bye Freighttrain was at 4-1 odds in the wagering and paid $10 to win, $4.80 to place and $3.40 to show. Bloomer Ride paid $5.40 to place and $3 to show. Mr Jo Eagle paid $2.40 to show.

A son of Freighttrain B from the Takin On The Cash mare Bye Bye Bygones, Bye Bye Freighttrain won his sixth race from 20 career starts and his second overall at Remington Park. He picked up $10,025 for the victory to boost his lifetime earnings to $230,921.

Tracked by over 122,000 fans on Facebook and 8,700 Twitter followers, Remington Park is the home of the $932,500 Remington Park Futurity, for Oklahoma-breds, on Saturday, April 22. Remington Park has provided over $167 Million to the State of Oklahoma general education fund since the opening of the casino in 2005. Open daily at 10:30am with free parking and admission, Oklahoma City’s only Racetrack & Casino 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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