REMINGTON PARK RACING CANCELED AFTER FIRST RACE SATURDAY NIGHT
Consistently heavy rains that started Saturday morning in Oklahoma City, forced Remington Park to cancel the final 11 races on the 12-race card Saturday evening program.
“After meeting with the jockey’s after the first race this evening it was decided that in the best interests for the safety of the horses and riders we would cancel the remainder of tonight’s races,” according to Matt Vance, Remington Park vice president of racing operations. “We will make up those 11 races later in the meet. We extend our sincere apology to our guests that braved the weather to come out tonight.”
The first race of the night was run over a sloppy track with temperatures in the low-40s and a cold northerly wind of 21mph. All wagers from race two and beyond were refunded. The Daily Double, 1 with All, paid $5.80. Banking On Kool, a 2-year-old Paint gelding, won the only race of the night.
Racing resumes Sunday with race one set for 1:30 p.m. for a 10-race card.
Remington Park is always open for casino gaming. Simulcast horse racing is offered daily. Admission, parking and valet parking are always free at Remington Park. Guests must be 18 or older in order to wager on horse racing or to enter the casino.
Tracked by more than 153,000 fans on Facebook and more than 9,900 Twitter followers, Remington Park has provided more than $216 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 restricted Grade 1, $895,210 Remington Park Futurity on April 20. For more information, reservations and group bookings please call 405-424-1000, 866-456-9880 or visit remingtonpark.com.