Betting on a Cure Saturday at Remington Park

Oklahoma track hosts fundraiser for Rein in Cancer.

Press Release
May 31, 2013

Betting on a Cure

The Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association invites everyone to attend the annual Betting On A Cure Night in the Eclipse Room at Remington Park on Saturday, June 1.

The silent and live Betting On A Cure auctions raise money for Rein in Cancer. The reception and silent auction opens at 5:30 p.m. and will close promptly at 7:40. The live auction will start at 7 p.m. in the Eclipse room with numerous special items to be sold.

The Betting On A Cure event falls on the biggest race night of the season, featuring the $1 million Heritage Place Futurity (G1) and the $250,000 Remington Park Championship (G1).

Pink T-shirts and other pink items will be on sale in the lobby on the Eclipse level beginning at 5 p.m.; all proceeds benefit the Betting On A Cure fundraiser. T-Shirts are available in adult and children sizes, for a $20 donation.

In the sixth race of the night, all jockeys will wear pink silks, in line with the Pink Out night against cancer. All cancer survivors in attendance are encouraged to join the winner's circle celebration for race 6. Those who wish to participate should go to the winner's circle just prior to race 6.

The first race on Saturday, June 1 is at 6 p.m.. The final six races of the dozen carded are stakes events.

View the stakes schedule by race number and scheduled post time for the Saturday “Mega-Card:”

  • Race 7 - $75,000 Heritage Place Juvenile, 8:36
  • Race 8 - $249,175 Speedhorse/Graham Farms Paint & Appaloosa Futurity (G1), 9:02
  • Race 9 - $285,780 Heritage Place Derby (G2), 9:28
  • Race 10 - $1,075,260 Heritage Place Futurity (G1), 9:54
  • Race 11 - $250,000 Remington Park Championship (G1), 10:20
  • Race 12 - $50,000 Junos Request Stakes (G2), 10:46
Remington Park’s final three race dates of the American Quarter Horse & Mixed-Breed season takes place Friday thru Sunday, May 31-June 2. The first race Friday and Saturday is at 6 p.m. with Sunday afternoon's races getting underway at 1:30 p.m..

Tracked by more than 36,000 fans on Facebook and 3,700 Twitter followers, Remington Park is Oklahoma City’s only racetrack and casino and is located at the junction of Interstates 35 & 44 in the heart of the Oklahoma City Adventure District. For more information, reservations and group bookings call (405) 424-1000 or (866) 456-9880 or visit www.remingtonpark.com.