REMINGTON PARK TRAINING RACES DRAW 153 OVER TWO DAYS, 20 RACES
Trainers gearing up new horses for their first pari-mutuel events have filled the overnights for training races. The initial pre-season schooling events will take place over two days.
There will be 10 schooling races conducted on both Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 15-16. The first event each day is set for 11am. All races are at 250 yards and offer horses new to the racing scene an opportunity to experience the procedure of a race date, mimicking the protocols they will go through for their first pari-mutuel race.
The training races are overseen by Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission stewards who determine the readiness of all horses for actual pari-mutuel competition. A total of 153 horses have entered the two days of training races, 76 Wednesday and 77 on Thursday. American Quarter Horses are featured in 15 of the events. Paints and Appaloosas will have five training races. All races, on both days, are for 2-year-olds.
The 2023 Remington Park American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa Season will begin on March 9.
Tracked by more than 172,000 fans on Facebook and 10,700 Twitter followers, Remington Park has provided more than $315 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 live racing returns March 9 with the start of the 2023 American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa season. Remington Park presents simulcast racing daily and non-stop casino gaming. Visit remingtonpark.com for more information.