22nd Annual Oklahoma Derby Kicks Off with Week of Celebrations

Sunday, October 3rd 2010, 11:06 pm
By: News 9


OKLAHOMA CITY -- It's a big week of racing at Remington Park. Top thoroughbreds are expected for the 22nd Annual Oklahoma Derby next Sunday, but events are planned all week to celebrate.

The derby starts with a golf tournament Monday, a hat contest, and a Gala with proceeds benefiting several charities.

Events also include a screening of the new movie "Secretariat" and actor Otto Thorwarth, who plays jockey Ron Turcotte in the film, will be in town to meet fans.

Get race times and more for the 22nd Annual Oklahoma Derby.