JB KOOL JESS IS THE MORNING-LINE FAVORITE FOR REMINGTON PARK FUTURITY
The $804,150 Remington Park Futurity will be the grand finale on a 12-race program Saturday, April 22. JB Kool Jess has been made the 5-2 morning-line favorite.
The Remington Park Futurity is a restricted Grade 1 event for eligible Oklahoma-bred 2-year-olds. The field of 10 will compete at 330 yards.
The top qualifier from the first of two nights of 330-yard trial heats on April 6, JB Kool Jess won his trial by an impressive two lengths to run his season and career record to a perfect two-for-two. Owned by Priscilla Arredondo of Waxahachie, Texas, JB Kool Jess is trained by Raul Rodriguez. Jockey Gaspar Garcia had the mount in the impressive trial performance and will be up again on Saturday evening.
The top qualifier from the second evening of trials, JT Im That Boy, is second in the morning-line odds at 4-1. JT Im That Boy won the final trial of the evening on April 7 by three-quarters of a length in putting up the best time of the night. Jockey Roman Cruz was up for the trial win and keeps the mount for owner Juanita Tyer of Oaks, Okla. Trainer Jeffrey Tyer has conditioned the colt by TF Im That Guy.
The field, by program and post-position order, for the Remington Park Futurity with trainer, jockey and morning-line odds:
As Moonflash: Cristian Alcala, Jesus Salazar, 6-1
Hamlyn: Jason Olmstead, Edwin Escobedo, 15-1
Acapulco Bay: Eddie Willis, Justine Klaiber, 5-1
MH Tres Bird: Eddie Willis, Jimmy Brooks, 8-1
Countess Tres Seis: Kasey Willis, Alonso Rivera, 20-1
Dark NME: Santos Carrizales, Jr., Francisco Ramirez, Jr., 8-1
JB Kool Jess: Raul Rodriguez, Gaspar Garcia, 5-2
Especially Goodcandy: Trey Wood, Ricky Ramirez, 20-1
JT Im That Boy: Jeffrey Tyer, Roman Cruz, 4-1
Ace Hygh: Cody Noel, Raul Valenzuela, 8-1
The undercard on Remington Park Futurity Night is outstanding with eight other stakes events:
Race 4: $50,000 Bob Moore Memorial, 3 and older, 300 yards
Race 5: $68,000 Laico Bird Stakes, 2-year-olds, 330 yards, OK-breds
Race 6: $68,000 Mr Master Bud Stakes, 3-year-olds, 350 yards, OK-breds
Race 7: $75,000 Easy Date Stakes, 3 and older, 350 yards
Race 8: $100,000 Dee Raper Sooner State Stakes, 3 and older, 400 yards, OK-breds
Race 9: $100,000 Remington Park Juvenile, 2-year-olds, 330 yards, OK-breds
Race 10: $159,095 Remington Park Oaks, 3-year-old fillies, 400 yards, OK-breds
Race 11: $189,515 Remington Park Derby, 3-year-olds, 400 yards, OK-breds
Remington Park racing begins at 6pm, Thursday thru Saturday, April 20-22. The first race Sunday afternoon, April 23 is at 4pm. All times Central.
Tracked by more than 174,000 fans on Facebook and 10,700 Twitter followers, Remington Park has provided more than $317 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 features the 2023 American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa season through June 3. Remington Park presents simulcast racing daily and non-stop casino gaming. Visit remingtonpark.com for more information.