BLING IT K K IMPRESSES IN CAREER DEBUT, GIVES PISH 200TH WIN AT REMINGTON PARK
On a night featuring a storm delay, trainer Danny Pish had first-time starter Bling It K K earn him a Remington Park milestone while raising eyebrows in the process.
Pish picked up his 200th victory at Remington Park (statistics provided by Equibase) when Bling It K K easily dispatched her foes to win her career debut by 4-3/4 lengths. The gray 2-year-old filly glided passed the the finish under Lindey Wade after conserving energy at the end after once leading by nearly double-digits in the stretch. Pish is co-owner of Bling It K K with Jay Hester who bred the filly in Texas. She is by Too Much Bling from the Tiz Wonderful mare Landons Tiz.
Bling It K K started well and went to the lead strides from the gate and was never seriously challenged, owning the advantage throughout. She handled the sloppy going in 1:12.62 after setting fractions of :22.71 for the opening quarter-mile, :47.06 for the half-mile and :59.53 for five furlongs.
The winner’s share of the $34,000 Maiden Special Weight purse was $20,349.
Remington Park started the Thursday card with a fast track but a thunderstorm rolled over Oklahoma City minutes before the third race of the night. A 21-minute weather delay ended when the field for race three left the gate over a sloppy surface.
Remington Park racing continues Friday and Saturday, Dec. 1 & 2 as the season moves into the final month of the year. The first race nightly is 7:07p.m.-Central.
Remington Park has provided more than $337 Million to the State of Oklahoma general education fund since the opening of the casino in 2005. Located at the junction of Interstates 35 & 44, in the heart of the Oklahoma City Adventure District, Remington Park is home to the Springboard Mile, a Kentucky Derby points-qualifying race, on Friday, Dec. 15, 2023. Remington Park presents simulcast racing daily and non-stop casino gaming. Parking and admission are always free. Must be 18 or older to wager on horse racing or enter the casino gaming floor. Visit remingtonpark.com for more information.