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Remington Park Kicks Off 2017 Quarter Horse Meet on Friday

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March 9th, 2017

Some of the best Quarter Horses in the country will compete at Remington Park when the
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Duponte won the prestigious $1.1 million Heritage Place Futurity last June at Remington Park

Oklahoma City racetrack kicks off its American Quarter Horse meet on Friday, March 10. Post time for the first race is set for 6 p.m. (Central).

On March 11, the first Saturday of the meet, Remington has carded 17 Oklahoma Futurity (G3) trials. Post time for the first race has been moved up to 4 p.m. The 10 fastest qualifiers from the Oklahoma Futurity trials will meet in the 76th running of the stakes on Saturday, March 25, worth over $520,000.

Remington Park's rich stakes schedule is topped by the 350-yard, $1-million Heritage Place Futurity (G1), which will be run on closing night, June 3. Six other major Quarter Horse stakes will be contested on closing night, including the 440-yard, $250,000 Remington Park Invitational Championship (G1), and the 400-yard, $100,000-added Heritage Place Derby (G2).

The AQHA Bank of America Challenge is set for Sunday, May 14, topped by the 440-yard, $100,000-added Bank of America Oklahoma Challenge (G2).
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The highly competitive jockey colony will include G. R. Carter, Jr., the  sport's all-time rider by wins; 2015 AQHA Champion jockey, Ricky Ramirez, veterans Larry Payne, Russel Hadley, Cody Smith, Berkley Packer and young talents, Ivan Carnero, Omar Reyes and Agustin Silva.

Top trainers include Clinton Crawford, Eddie Willis, Trey Wood, Kasey Willis, Luis Villafranco, Stacy Charette-Hill and Rick Robinson.

The 50-day meet continues through June 3.  For more information on their upcoming racing events and promotions, visit remingtonpark.com.

Clinton Crawford has won the Remington Park Quarter Horse training title two years in a row

 
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