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Remington Park Meet Champions

The track honors its 2019 spring meet champions.
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Poltiical Attraction, a three-time graded stakes winner at Remington Park this spring, has been named horse of the meet.

A 4-year-old Apollitical Jess gelding trained by R.L. "Rick" Robinson for owners Rogelio Marquez Jr. and Kathy Robinson, Political Attraction won three stakes in three starts during the Remington Park season: the 350-yard, $50,000 Eastex Stakes (G2) on March 23, the 400-yard, $100,000 Sooner State Stakes (RG1) for Oklahoma-breds on April 20, and the 440-yard, $255,680 Remington Park Championship (G1) on closing night, June 1.

Political Attraction earned $250,176 during the meet, and he was also voted champion older male. James Flores rode the gelding in all three of his starts.

Racing media covering Remington Park, along with track officials and handicappers, cast votes for horse of the meet and divisional honors.

Champion 2-Year-Old: Uptowne Babe
Sam W. Green's Uptowne Babe, a homebred daughter of Mr Jess Perry, was Remington Park's champion 2-year-old. The filly earned $512,657 from five races, and her two wins included the meet's richest race, the 350-yard, $963,100 Heritage Place Futurity (G1) on June 1. Pedro Hernandez-Pulido trains Uptowne Babe.

Champion 3-Year-Old: Apollitical Pence
Apollitical Pence, a homebred Apollitical Jess gelding owned by Dunn Ranch of Bismarck, Missouri, and trained by Trey Wood, was Remington Park's champion 3-year-old. Apollitical Pence won both of his starts during the meet, including the 400-yard, $367,750 Heritage Place Derby (G3) on June 1.

Champion Older Female & Champion Distance Horse: Ms Esther
Ms Esther, a 5-year-old daughter of the Smoke Glacken (TB) stallion Afrashad (TB), was Remington Park's champion older female and champion distance horse. Owned and trained by Jordan Baumann of Sallisaw, Oklahoma, the mare won two 870-yard stakes, the April 4, $50,000 Pauls Valley Stakes (G3), and the May 12, $40,000 AQHA Remington Park Distance Challenge (G3).

Champion Claimer: Apollitical Valor
Apollitical Valor won three of four starts during the Remington meet, including open claiming races for $12,500 and $10,000 tags. Everardo Escamilla-Gonzalez trained the 4-year-old gelded son of Apollitical Jess for owner Agustin Aguilera of Wichita, Kansas.

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