SATURDAY ALLOWANCE FEATURE TO JACKSON HILL, THIRD WIN OF REMINGTON PARK SEASON
For Immediate Release
OKLAHOMA CITY – Jackson Hill added to her already successful Remington Park year on Saturday, winning her third race of the season and her second straight. The 3-year-old filly pulled away easily in the $38,675 allowance feature at 5-1/2 furlongs for fillies and mares, three and older.
Saturday, December 09, 2017
Owned and bred by Dream Walkin Farms of Norman, Okla. and trained by Kenny Smith, Jackson Hill drew off to an easy six length win under jockey Shane Laviolette. Going quickly to the front from the starting gate, Jackson Hill was never threatened and handled the distance in 1:04.17 over a fast track. Miss Coco was a well-beaten second with La Key another half-length behind in third.
The betting favorite at 2-1 odds, Jackson Hill paid $6.40 to win, $3.80 to place and $3 to show. Miss Coco paid $4 to place and $3.40 to show. La Key returned $6.20 to show.
The three wins for Jackson Hill this Remington Park season, equal her career total. An Oklahoma-bred daughter of Euroears from the Cactus Ridge mare Carter’s Chord, Jackson Hill made $24,871 to run her lifetime earnings to $115,488.
Jockey David Cabrera posted a riding triple, winning three of the first four races on the Saturday program. Cabrera took the daily double with Snowcone Bob ($11 to win) in the first race and Deputy’sgoingwild ($3.80) in the second race. His triple was complete in race four with the impressive first-time starter Va Va Va Boombaby ($2.80) who won her maiden voyage by 8-1/4 lengths.
Cabrera now has 53 wins for the season. He is third in the Remington Park standings behind Ramon Vazquez (84) and Richard Eramia (67).
The 2017 Remington Park Thoroughbred Season continues Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 11 & 12 with special afternoon programs underway both days at 3pm-Central. The season concludes on Sunday, Dec. 17 with the $400,000 Springboard Mile leading a slate of stakes events that afternoon.
Tracked by over 134,000 fans on Facebook and more than 9,500 Twitter followers,Remington Park has provided over $184 Million to the State of Oklahoma general education fund since the opening of the casino in 2005. Remington Park, home to the $400,000 Springboard Mile on Sunday, Dec. 17, is Oklahoma City’s only Racetrack & Casino, 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.