Keyword: Remington Park

  • Remington Adds 2-year-old Race Series

    The 2010 Remington Park Thoroughbred season begins Aug. 19 and continues through Dec. 11. The 26-race stakes has been set with more than $3 million in purse money and a new series of races for 2-year-olds.

  • Oklahoma Classics Worth $1 Million

    The Oklahoma Thoroughbred Association, the Thoroughbred Racing Association of Oklahoma, and Remington Park have teamed together to announce the first $1-million day for Thoroughbred racing in Oklahoma history.

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    Remington Park Ends Meet With Declines

    The 2009 Remington Park Thoroughbred season came to a close Dec. 14. With the end of live racing for the year also came the end of a long and successful streak for racing attendance.

  • Jockey Escobar Out 4-6 Weeks

    Jockey Martin Escobar was injured following the last race Oct. 17 at Remington Park in Oklahoma when his mount, Cuvee Blanc, fell just past the finish line.

  • MEC Racetrack Sales Moving Along Slowly

    The Chickasaw Nation appears well on its way to purchasing Remington Park in Oklahoma from Magna Entertainment Corp., but the fate of other MEC racetrack holdings is fuzzy at best.

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    Auction of Santa Anita, Lone Star Withdrawn

    An auction scheduled Sept. 8 on properties owned by bankrupt Magna Entertainment Corp. will not go forward after the company withdrew Santa Anita Park, Lone Star Park, and other assets from the bidding in court documents filed in U.S. bankruptcy court.

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    Cordova's Return Headlines Remington Meet

    The richest Thoroughbred meet in track history begins Aug. 21 at Remington Park Racing and Casino, with daily purses averaging $250,000 at the Oklahoma City track.

  • HANA's Top-10 Tracks - #3 Remington Park

    The Horseplayers Association of North America regularly rates the 65 Thoroughbred racetracks in North America. Featured exclusively on BloodHorse.com is a countdown of the top 10 tracks. Remington Park is #3.

  • Remington Park: Purses Up, Handle Down

    Remington Park in Oklahoma recently completed its 20th season of Thoroughbred racing with a record purse disbursement and increased attendance, but followed national trends with a decline in most wagering statistics.

  • Steve Asmussen

    Asmussen Grateful for Win Record

    The trainer broke his own record for most wins by a trainer in a single season Nov. 23. He now has with 557 victories with six weeks of racing still remaining in 2008.

  • Racing was canceled once again at Santa Anita Park Jan. 6.

    MEC Might Sell Santa Anita Interest

    The head of Magna Entertainment Corp. said Aug. 6 a majority interest of Santa Anita Park could be sold to help the racetrack company reduce its staggering debt load.

  • MEC May Reconsider Sale of Some Assets

    Magna Entertainment Corp., which posted a $21.25-million loss for the second quarter of 2008, said Aug. 5 it's reconsidering the sale of some assets it expected to unload as part of a debt-elimination plan.

  • 'Groundhog Day:' MEC Losses Mount

    With one analyst tagging the proceedings "Groundhog Day," Magna Entertainment Corp. announced Feb. 29 more losses during a short, testy conference call that discussed year-end financials for 2007.

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    Gulfstream Park Cuts Slots

    Magna Entertainment Corp. has overhauled the ailing slots operation at its Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino complex by reducing the amount of machines it offers and expanding its simulcasting area.

  • TRRN to Sponsor Oklahoma Classic

    The Oklahoma Thoroughbred Association has announced that the Thoroughbred Racing Radio Network will be the sponsor of the $100,000 Oklahoma Classics Classic race for 2007.

  • Magna Would Consider Selling Training Centers

    Amid news of improvement on operating losses and increased revenues, officials with Magna Entertainment also said during an earnings conference call March 5 that selling off prominent training centers in both California and Florida was within the realm of possibility.

  • Corey Johnsen, has resigned his position with Magna Entertainment.

    Johnsen Resigns Magna Post; Joins Investors Acquiring Track

    Corey Johnsen has resigned as president of Magna Entertainment Corp. southern operations to join a group of private investors that is in the process of acquiring controlling interest of another North American racetrack.

  • Zee Oh Six Completes Oklahoma Classics Hat Trick

    Zee Oh Six lived up to his heavy 1-5 favorite status to win Saturday's $100,000 Oklahoma Thoroughbred Association Classic at Remington Park. By taking the top race on the 14th Oklahoma Classics night, Zee Oh Six equals Mr. Ross, becoming just the second horse to win the Classic three times.

  • MEC Director Says Company 'Hit Bottom in 2005'

    With a first-quarter earnings report that shows net income of $2.2 million versus a net loss of $4.1 million for the same period a year earlier, Magna Entertainment Corp. is rebounding from what company officials called a very tough year in 2005, officials said.

  • Youbet, Magna Ink One-Year Wagering Deal

    Youbet.com, Inc. announced Monday that its advanced deposit wagering Web site has gained the right to simulcast all of Magna Entertainment Corporation's live horse racing content during the 2006 season.

  • Magna Announces Recapitalization Plan

    Magna Entertainment announced a recapitalization plan July 22 that includes two binding loan agreements with its subsidiary, MI Developments. The plan also includes a bridge loan that a Magna press release said "will permit us to proceed with an orderly marketing and sale of non-strategic real estate, racetracks, and other assets."

  • Oklahoma Regulators Preparing Gaming Rules

    Gaming at Oklahoma racetracks is closer to reality, Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission officials said Jan. 27 during their monthly meeting. Rules that would govern alternative gaming will be formulated in a month, they said.