BV King George Romps in Remington Training Race

A full brother to Grade 1-winner BV Midnite Express, the colt topped Thursday's schooling races at the Oklahoma City track.

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BV King George, a full brother to 2015 Heritage Place Futurity (G1) winner BV Midnite Express, was fastest in Remington Park's Thursday training races. The track opens its 50-date American Quarter Horse meet on March 11.

BV King George, a 2-year-old full brother to 2015 Heritage Place Futurity winner BV Midnite Express, posted the best training-race time Thursday at Remington Park.

Owned and bred in Oklahoma by Bella Vista Farms of Arcola, Illinois, BV King George is trained by Eddie Lee Willis and was ridden in his 250-yard training race by Russel Hadley. BV King George took advantage of a clean break, then ran straight with just one tap of the whip from Hadley.

BV King George went the distance in :13.48 on a fast track in the 10th and final schooling race of the day. BV King George was aided by a 21-mph tail wind. Winds during the Thursday training races ranged between 18 to 22mph.

A son of Freighttrain B from the Tres Seis mare Ms Tres Seis, BV King George is slated to compete in trials for the $800,000-est. Remington Park Futurity (RG3), which is restricted to Oklahoma-breds, in April.

The total number of training races during the Remington Park pre-season now stands at 62. The track opens its 50-date spring meet on March 11.

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