SLAYER POSTS FIRST OFFICIAL WORKOUT OF REMINGTON PARK PRESEASON
OKLAHOMA CITY – February 4, 2020 – The Remington Park racing surface opened for training this morning, in preparation for the upcoming American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa Season. Slayer was the first horse to have an official workout, breezing for trainer Manual Almanza.
A 4-year-old Oklahoma-bred gelding by High Rate Of Return from the Shazoom mare Shiv Katall, Slayer worked 220 yards under jockey Andrew Samaniego in :12.84 over a fast track. The seventh-place finisher in the 2018 Heritage Place Futurity, Slayer worked at 9:40am in overcast conditions with temperatures in the mid-30s.
Slayer has started 11 times with two victories to go with one second-place finish and one third-place effort.
The 2020 live racing season at Remington Park is underway on March 6 at 6pm. The Opening Weekend also features trial racing for the historic Oklahoma Futurity on Saturday, March 7 at 4pm, and Sunday afternoon racing at 1:30pm on March 8.
Tracked by more than 161,000 fans on Facebook and more than 10,100 Twitter followers, Remington Park has provided more than $241 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 will host the 2020 American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa Season from March 6 through May 30. For more information, reservations and group bookings please call 405-424-1000, 866-456-9880 or visit remingtonpark.com.