14 TRIALS WILL DETERMINE FIELD FOR OKLAHOMA FUTURITY AT REMINGTON PARK
OKLAHOMA CITY – March 3, 2021 – The second race date of the 2021 Remington Park American Quarter Horse Season features 14 trials for the historic Oklahoma Futurity. The trials will start a special afternoon program on Monday, March 8 at 3pm.
The longest-running futurity in Quarter Horse racing, the Oklahoma Futurity started in 1947. The finals for the 80th edition of the race will take place on Saturday, March 20. The trials on Monday will decide the field of 10 for the 300-yard race.
All the participants in the Oklahoma Futurity trials will be making their pari-mutuel racing debuts.
Remington Park will conclude the first three dates of racing on Tuesday, March 9 with a program featuring a pair of stakes races. The $68,000 Mighty Deck Three Stakes, for Oklahoma-breds, is a restricted Grade 2 event at 250 yards, and is the richest race on Tuesday. The Grade 3, $50,000 SLM Big Daddy Stakes will also be contested on Tuesday afternoon, for longer-distance runners going 550 yards. Racing on Tuesday will start at 3pm. All times are Central.
Tracked by more than 164,000 fans on Facebook and 10,400 Twitter followers, Remington Park has provided more than $258 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 open daily for casino gaming and simulcast horse racing. Live racing returns with the start of the 2021 American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa Season on March 7. Visit remingtonpark.com for more information.