OKLAHOMA DERBY and SPRINGBOARD MILE SHARE TOP PURSES TO LEAD REMINGTON PARK THOROUGHBRED SEASON STAKES SCHEDULE

Oklahoma City, OK – July 15, 2022 – The 2022 Thoroughbred Season at Remington Park features a stakes schedule that is once again led by the Grade 3, $400,000 Oklahoma Derby and the $400,000 Springboard Mile. The season will begin on Friday, Aug. 19.

The Oklahoma Derby will headline a robust program of eight stakes races on Sunday, Sept. 25. Also included on the loaded card is the Grade 3, $200,000 Remington Park Oaks for 3-year-old fillies at 1-1/16 miles. The derby and the oaks are the only graded stakes races on the Remington Park schedule.

The top 2-year-old race of the season, the Springboard Mile, is the main event as the season concludes on Saturday, Dec. 17. The $100,000 Trapeze Stakes, for 2-year-old fillies, also at a mile, shares the final program that includes six stakes races.

The stakes schedule has 34 races with total purses at more than $3.5 million. The first stakes race takes place on the season’s opening night when the $175,000 Governor’s Cup for 3-year-olds-and-up going 1-1/8 miles, is the main event.

The schedule also includes the annual Oklahoma Classics Night on Friday, Oct. 21, featuring races in divisional categories for the top Oklahoma-bred horses. Purses for Remington Park’s top night of state-bred racing will total more than $1 million.

Oklahoma Classics Night will feature the following races for Oklahoma-breds:
  • $175,000 Oklahoma Classics Cup, 3-year-olds-and-up, 1-1/16 miles (OK)
  • $145,000 Oklahoma Classics Distaff, 3-year-olds-and-up, fillies & mares, 1 mile-70 yards (OK)
  • $130,000 Oklahoma Classics Sprint, 3-year-olds-and-up, 6 furlongs (OK)
  • $130,000 Oklahoma Classics Distaff Sprint, 3-year-olds-and-up, fillies & mares, 6 furlongs (OK)
  • $130,000 Oklahoma Classics Turf, 3-year-olds-and-up, 1-1/16 miles, turf (OK)
  • $130,000 Oklahoma Classics Distaff Turf, 3-year-olds-and-up, fillies & mares, 1-1/16 miles, turf (OK)
  • $100,000 Oklahoma Classics Juvenile, 2-year-olds, colts & geldings, 6 furlongs (OK)
  • $100,000 Oklahoma Classics Lassie, 2-year-olds, fillies, 6 furlongs (OK)
  • $40,000 Oklahoma Classics Starter Stakes, 3-year-olds-and-up, 7 furlongs (OK)
  • $40,000 Oklahoma Classics Filly & Mare Starter Stakes, 3-year-olds-and-up, fillies & mares, 7 furlongs (OK)

Throughout the season, 18 stakes races are worth $100,000 or more. There are seven stakes races to be contested over the turf course. Oklahoma-breds will be featured in 18 stakes races. The remainder of the stakes schedule includes:

  • Friday, Sept. 9 – $50,000 Oklahoma Stallion Stakes, 3-year-olds, colts & geldings, 7 furlongs
  • Friday, Sept. 9 – $50,000 Oklahoma Stallion Stakes, 3-year-olds, fillies, 7 furlongs
  • Friday, Sept. 23 – $70,000 Red Earth Stakes, 3-year-olds-and-up, 7-1/2 furlongs, turf (OK)
  • Friday, Sept. 23 – $70,000 Bob Barry Memorial, 3-year-olds-and-up, fillies & mares, 7-1/2 furlongs, turf (OK)
  • Friday, Sept. 23 – $70,000 Remington Park Turf Sprint, 3-year-olds-and-up, 5 furlongs, turf (OK)
  • Sunday, Sept. 25 – $150,000 David M. Vance Stakes, 3-year-olds-and-up, 6 furlongs
  • Sunday, Sept. 25 – $100,000 Remington Green Stakes, 3-year-olds-and-up, 1-1/8 miles, turf
  • Sunday, Sept. 25 – $75,000 Kip Deville Stakes, 2-year-olds, 6 furlongs
  • Sunday, Sept. 25 – $75,000 Ricks Memorial, 3-year-olds-and-up, fillies & mares, 1-1/16 miles, turf
  • Sunday, Sept. 25 – $50,000 Flashy Lady Stakes, 3-year-olds-and-up, fillies & mares, 6 furlongs
  • Sunday, Sept. 25 – $50,000 E.L. Gaylord Memorial, 2-year-olds, fillies, 6-1/2 furlongs
  • Friday, Oct. 28 – $100,000 Clever Trevor Stakes, 2-year-olds, 7 furlongs
  • Friday, Nov. 11 – $75,000 Don McNeill Stakes, 2-year-olds, 1 mile (OK)
  • Friday, Nov. 11 – $75,000 Slide Show Stakes, 2-year-olds, fillies, 1 mile (OK)
  • Friday, Nov. 11 – $70,000 Silver Goblin Stakes, 3-year-olds-and-up, 6-1/2 furlongs (OK)
  • Saturday, Dec. 17 – $100,000 She’s All In Stakes, 3-year-olds-and-up, fillies & mares, 1 mile-70 yards
  • Saturday, Dec. 17 – $100,000 Jeffrey Hawk Memorial, 3-year-olds-and-up, 1 mile-70 yards
  • Saturday, Dec. 17 – $70,000 Jim Thorpe Stakes, 3-year-olds, 1 mile (OK)
  • Saturday, Dec. 17 – $70,000 Useeit Stakes, 3-year-olds, fillies, 1 mile (OK)

(OK) denotes Oklahoma-breds

The Remington Park Thoroughbred Season runs for 67 dates, Aug. 19 to Dec. 17.

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