OKLAHOMA CITY – April 8, 2017 - EOS A Political Win posted the fastest time on the first night of trials for the $1,032,400 Remington Park Futurity. The colt launched from the starting gate and set the best 330-yard time of 16.947 seconds over a fast track.
Owned by Elite Oilfield Services of Perryton, Texas and trained by Alfredo Gomez, EOS A Political Win was ridden by Ricky Ramirez. After the great start, EOS A Political Win opened up a clear lead over his seven trial rivals. He managed the best time of the night despite drifting inward to the rail from his number two post-position.
Winning his career debut, EOS A Political Win is by Apollitical Jess from the PYC Paint Your Wagon mare Pithia. He was bred in Oklahoma by Rey and Celia Neito.
The Remington Park Futurity, restricted to eligible Oklahoma-bred 2-year-olds, will be contested for more than a million dollars for the first time on Saturday, April 22. Making the final from the first of two nights of trials, with their individual times, and trial number: EOS A Political Win, 16.947 seconds (trial 7); The Only Knockout, 16.983 seconds (trial 6); Hez Our Prize, 17.003 seconds (trial 12); Political Attraction, 17.019 (trial 6); and DF AJ Green Leaves, 17.073 seconds (trial 1).
Another 12 trials for the Remington Park Futurity will be contested on Saturday night with the first race at 6pm. Sunday afternoon racing will begin at 1:30pm.
Tracked by over 122,000 fans on Facebook and 8,700 Twitter followers, Remington Park is the home of the $1,032,400 Remington Park Futurity, for Oklahoma-breds, on Saturday, April 22. Remington Park has provided over $167 Million to the State of Oklahoma general education fund since the opening of the casino in 2005. Open daily at 10:30am with free parking and admission, Oklahoma City’s only Racetrack & Casino is located at the junction of Interstates 35 & 44, in the heart of the Oklahoma City Adventure District. For more information, reservations and group bookings please call 405-424-1000, 866-456-9880 or visit remingtonpark.com.