𝘖𝘒𝘓𝘈𝘏𝘖𝘔𝘈 𝘊𝘐𝘛𝘠, 𝘖𝘒 – March 1, 2024 – The Remington Park racing office has compiled the racing card for the first night of the 2024 American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa Season at Remington Park. A total of 12 races were drawn for the opener on Thursday, March 7.
The first night of the season will feature six trials for the Grade 1 Oklahoma Paint & Appaloosa Futurity. A group of 53 Paints and Appaloosas will compete at 300 yards, attempting to qualify in the fastest 10 for the final field on Saturday, March 23. The Paints have the majority of the trial entrants with 46 scheduled to compete while there are seven Appaloosas in the heats for 2-year-olds.
Painted To Be Quick, an impressive Paint filly who posted a brilliant training race time of :13.54 at 250 yards on Feb. 22, will compete in the eighth race on Thursday, the fifth of six trials. Francisco Calderon rode Painted To Be Quick in the training race and keeps the mount for trainer Matt Whitekiller. The filly is owned and bred in Oklahoma by Bryan Hawk of Shawnee, Okla. She is by multiple World Champion Painted Turnpike from the CRM Livewire broodmare Quick To The Wire.
The total purses for the 12 races to open the Remington Park season reached $163,500. There are 111 horses entered for opening night, for an entry field-size average of 9.25 per race.
Opening Night racing begins March 7 at 6pm. The final event of the dozen to start the season is slated for 10:57pm.
The first week of the Remington Park season will include trials for the Grade 2 Oklahoma Futurity on both Friday and Saturday, March 8 and 9. Sunday afternoon racing on March 10 will feature trials for the Grade 3 Oklahoma Derby as well as the Grade 2, $50,000 SLM Big Daddy Stakes.
The first race nightly is 6pm. Sunday racing begins at 4pm. All times are Central.
Remington Park has provided more than $344 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 presents simulcast racing daily and non-stop casino gaming. The 2024 racing schedule begins Thursday, March 7, as the American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa Season starts its 50-date season. Parking and admission are always free. Must be 18 or older to wager on horse racing or enter the casino gaming floor. Visit remingtonpark.com for more information.
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