Winter Weather Forces Postponement of Remington Training Races
The races scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday have been moved to next week.
February 20, 2018
Edited press release
Sub-freezing temperatures and freezing rain on Tuesday, with more forecast for Wednesday, has forced a postponement of this week’s Remington Park training race activity.
There were eight training races scheduled for both Wednesday, February 21 and Thursday, February 22. Those training race dates will now be moved to Monday and Tuesday, February 26 and 27. Eight races will be run each day, with first post time set for 11 a.m. (CST).
Remington Park conducts 250-yard training races to allow horsemen to prepare their young charges for their first pari-mutuel start. The horses must demonstrate the ability to handle the racing experience and meet certain timing standards to be approved by Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission stewards for actual racing.
Remngton's spring meet opens March 9.
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