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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — March 8, 2023 – The initial stakes race of the 2023 American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa Season at Remington Park drew a field of nine for Friday, March 10. The $68,000 Mighty Deck Three is the feature race on the second evening of the season as Opening Weekend continues.

A restricted Grade 2 event for Oklahoma-breds at 250 yards, the Mighty Deck Three drew a field of nine. Charlies Fury, a multiple stakes winner at Remington Park, is the morning-line favorite at 2-1 odds. Owned and bred by Tom and Kathleen McNally of Guthrie, Okla. and trained by Michelle Hurdle, the veteran gelding will make his first start as a 7-year-old. Jockey Agustin Silva has his regular mount on Charlies Fury.

Charlies Fury has previously won the Grade 2, $50,000 Bob Moore Stakes (2021) and the restricted Grade 2, $68,000 Mr Jet Moore Stakes (2022) at Remington Park. Overall, Charlies Fury has won 13 of 37 career starts with eight seconds and five more third-place efforts for total earnings of $453,204. He has won seven races at Remington Park and leads Friday’s Mighty Deck Three field in wins and earnings.

The field by post-position and program number for the Mighty Deck Three, with trainer, jockey and morning-line odds:

  1. Kiss The Cartel: Trey Wood, Ricky Ramirez, 5-2
  2. Apollitical Payoff: Jason Olmstead, Edwin Escobedo, 12-1
  3. JK Wildcat Red: Victor Ibarra, Cristian Esqueda, 6-1
  4. Louis Litt: Kevin Goodnight, Alonso Rivera, 20-1
  5. Duanes Little Dee: Manuel Carrillo, Jr., Cody Wainscott, 20-1
  6. Swags: Alvin Francis, Jr., James Flores, 10-1
  7. Charlies Fury: Michelle Hurdle, Agustin Silva, 2-1
  8. Prized Dimon: Waylan Melton, Cordarelton Benn, 10-1
  9. Tres Coronas: Monty Arrossa, Bryan Candanosa, 9-2

The Friday night program will also feature seven qualifying trials for the Grade 1, Oklahoma Paint/Appaloosa Futurity. The 300-yard heats will determine the final field of 10 to compete on March 25. A total of 64 eligible 2-year-olds entered the trials with three Appaloosas and 61 Paint horses.

The remainder of the opening weekend at Remington Park will feature more trials competition. Saturday, March 11 will host trials for the historic Oklahoma Futurity as top 2-year-olds attempt to qualify for the 82nd edition of the longest-running futurity in the sport. Then on Sunday, March 12, trials for the Oklahoma Derby will wrap up the first four days of the season. Also, Sunday, the Grade 3, $50,000 SLM Big Daddy Stakes is on tap at 550 yards.


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.