SHOTGUN KOWBOY RETURNS IN THURSDAY NIGHT ALLOWANCE EVENT AT REMINGTON PARK
Shotgun Kowboy, the multiple graded stakes winner and millionaire, is back at Remington Park on Thursday night, in a conditioned allowance-optional claiming event. The now four-time winner of the Oklahoma Classics Cup is nearing an achievement that until now, has never been a consideration.
Shotgun Kowboy, a 7-year-old gelded son of Kodiak Kowboy, out of the Siphon (BRZ) mare Shotgun Jane, has long surpassed the $1 million mark in earnings with $1,508,241, but he could become the first horse in Remington Park history to earn a million dollars at this venue. He has started 15 times with nine wins, two seconds and three thirds at Remington Park for $941,577 in his bankroll over this track. A win in Thursday night’s allowance-optional $40,000 claiming race at 1 mile-70 yards would give him nearly $30,000 more and put him within about $30,000 of the million-mark here.
Bred, owned and trained by C.R. Trout of Edmond, Okla., Shotgun Kowboy returned from a 4-1/2 month layoff to romp in the $175,000 Oklahoma Classics Cup on Oct. 18 by 6-3/4 lengths. Over his illustrious career in Oklahoma City, he also has stakes wins in the Oklahoma Classics Juvenile and Clever Trevor Stakes (2014) as well as the Grade 3, $400,000 Oklahoma Derby (2015).
The race will go as the sixth of nine races on the card Thursday and will go off at approximately 9:27 p.m. Here’s a look at the field by post position and program order with trainer, jockey and morning-line odds:
1. Pinson: Randy Morse, Iram Diego, 8-1
2. Chris And Dave: Federico Villafranco, Stewart Elliott, 2-1
3. Shotgun Kowboy: C.R. Trout, David Cabrera, 7-5 (morning-line favorite)
4. United Patriot: Michael Biehler, Lori Keith, 8-1
5. Voo Doo Doc: Danny Pish, Lane Luzzi, 15-1
6. Net Gain: Clinton Stuart, Ken Tohill, 4-1
Remington Park racing resumes Wednesday through Saturday, Nov. 13-16, with a first race nightly at 7pm-Central.
Tracked by more than 160,000 fans on Facebook and more than 10,000 Twitter followers, Remington Park has provided more than $234 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 the home of the $400,000 Springboard Mile, the richest 2-year-old stakes of the season, on Sunday, Dec. 15. The Springboard Mile is a points race to determine qualifiers for the 2020 Kentucky Derby. For more information, reservations and group bookings please call 405-424-1000, 866-456-9880 or visit remingtonpark.com.