CASTER ONCE AGAIN ARRIVES FIRST WITH HORSES AS REMINGTON PARK STABLE AREA OPENS FOR THOROUGHBRED SEASON

For Immediate Release –  July 18, 2022 — OKLAHOMA CITY – Remington Park opened the stable area to horses this morning, in anticipation for the start of the 2022 Thoroughbred Season. Trainer Boyd Caster extended his streak of being the “early bird,” arriving first with horses just after midnight.

Caster, a resident of Jones, Okla., attempted to beat the heat with his athletes, moving in during the coolest part of the early morning at 12:08am. He brought 16 horses with him for the first delivery to his barn, then returned at 4:30am with eight more before finishing with another trio in an attempt to beat the heatwave currently testing Oklahoma.

“It was 82-degrees when we unloaded the first group right after midnight,” Caster noted. “They were stabled at Will Rogers Downs (Claremore, Okla.) and we moved at night so they wouldn’t be traveling in a hot trailer with the sun beating down. All of them handled the move and they were frisky this morning.”

Temperatures have been above 100-degrees for the past few days throughout Oklahoma and are expected to rise close to 110-degrees later this week.

This is the third consecutive year that Caster has been first in with his Thoroughbreds. He doesn’t plan to waste any time getting some of them to the track as training will begin on Tuesday morning at 6am.

The Remington Park Thoroughbred Season starts Friday, Aug. 19 and continues through Saturday, Dec. 17.

•••••

Tracked by more than 170,000 fans on Facebook and 10,600 Twitter followers, Remington Park has provided more than $295 Million to the State of Oklahoma general education fund since the opening of the casino in 2005. Located at the junction of Interstates 35 & 44, in the heart of the Oklahoma City Adventure District, Remington Park features simulcast horse racing daily and the casino is always open! Visit remingtonpark.com for more information.

You Might Also Like

Quick Links

TRAO Board Meeting
HERE

Click to View Board Meeting Informaiton 

TRAO Forms
HERE

Click to View TRAO Forms

OHRC Links
HERE

Click to View OHRC Links

Stay In The Know with TRAO

Sign-up for the latest news & updates from TRAO

News Feed

WILDATLANTICSTORM VOTED REMINGTON PARK HORSE OF THE MEET

For Immediate Release –  December 20, 2022 – Wildatlanticstorm, with Leandro Goncalves up, draws away to win the $400,000 Springboard Mile at Remington Park on Dec. 17. Wildatlanticstorm was voted the Horse of the Meeting for the recently concluded Remington Park Thoroughbred Season.
©Dustin Orona Photography | Remington Park Photo

Read More »

KARL BROBERG ENDS TWO WINNING STREAKS IN RACE FOR CHAMPION TRAINER, OWNER, CRISTIAN TORRES ALSO ENDS ANOTHER STREAK

For Immediate Release –  December 19, 2022 – Squillions (2), ridden by Cristian Torres, was one of 34 wins for Remington Park leading owner End Zone Athletics and leading trainer Karl Broberg (48 wins) during the completed 2022 Thoroughbred Season. Torres (71 wins) was the leading jockey in his first season riding in Oklahoma City.
©Dustin Orona Photography | Remington Park Photo

Read More »
Edit Template

About TRAO

Edward J. DeBartolo (at that time, the owner of Balmoral, Thistledown and Louisiana Downs) built Remington Park in Oklahoma City as a $100 million showcase for Thoroughbred racing. The inaugural race meet during the fall of 1988 was an opportunity for Oklahoma Thoroughbred horsemen to race in their home state and for horsemen from throughout the region to enjoy Oklahoma’s hospitality.

Phone: (405) 427-8753
Email: TRAO Office

© 2022 Thoroughbred racing association of Oklahoma | site design by DP Graphics