Halloween contest Friday, November racing begins


Thursday, October 30th 2008, 6:21 pm
By: News 9


For Immediate Release
Monday, October 27, 2008

OKLAHOMA CITY - Halloween Night is back at Remington Park this Friday. Thoroughbred racing thrills and excitement accompany the chills expected from the various ghouls and goblins outfitted for the evening at the track.

Guests are encouraged to dress for the costume contest, featuring cash prizes! The Halloween costume judging will take place on the Clubhouse level at Remington Park from 7-9 p.m. on Friday. Guests 18 and over can enter the contest.

Children wearing costumes are encouraged to visit the Racing Information Center on the south track-level to receive their Halloween treats.

Saturday features another doubleheader College Gameday experience with Points & Penalty Payoffs on the casino floor during the Iowa State vs. OSU game at 2:30 p.m., followed by the Nebraska vs. OU game at 7 p.m. Every time there is a score or a penalty, in either game, cash prizes will be awarded through hot seat drawings. Guests playing on the casino floor, using their Lucky Circle Club card, are eligible to win.

Saturday Nite Cash takes place again after the races, giving guests more chances to win big money immediately after the final event has been made official. When the last winner has been recognized on Saturday, proceed to the casino and take part in the drawings that begin at 11:15 p.m. for total prize money of $2,500!

The $1,000 Crest Foods Grocery Card proved to be so popular in October that it will continue through November as part of our Fun Sundays. Play on the Casino floor between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Sundays in November for your chance to win the grocery gift card.

Remington Park guests are urged to mark the calendar and make their reservations now for the Silks Restaurant and the Club One box seats. Only seven weekends remain in the 2008 Thoroughbred Season so circle some dates and make sure you get your live racing in on your sports entertainment calendar before it's gone. Group suite plans are available as well. Call 405-425-3270 or 800-456-4244 to book your suite today.

The 2008 Thoroughbred Season continues with live racing on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at 6:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon racing gets underway at 1:30 p.m. The season continues through Dec. 14.

Remington Park opens daily at 10 a.m. for simulcast racing and casino gaming.


Remington Park horsemen standings

Quinonez Returns To The Top

Luis Quinonez of Jones, Oklahoma,  has made his way back to the top of the Remington Park rider standings, moving ahead of Eddie Martin, Jr. with 43 wins.

Martin is now second with 41 while Remington Park's all-time leading rider Cliff Berry has made a move into a tie for third. Berry has 32 wins, along with Quincy Hamilton.

Quinonez is on a quest for his first leading rider title in Oklahoma City.


Asmussen - Clear Leader

Defending Remington Park training champion Steve Asmussen, of Arlington, Texas, now has some breathing room at the top of the trainer standings with 33 wins.

Bret Calhoun has pressured Asmussen throughout most of the season but is now eight back with 25 victories in second-place. Donnie Von Hemel and John Locke are tied in third positions with 18 wins each.

Through racing of October 26, Asmussen has 513 wins for the year and his stable has earned $20.8 million. He now has two months remaining in 2008 to try and top his own record for wins in a calendar year. His continental-wide operation won 555 races in 2004.


Owner Standings Update

Pin Oak Stable of Versailles, Kentucky, has regained the lead in the owner standings but the race looks like it will come down to the final weekend of the season in mid-December.

Pin Oak Stable runners have won 8 races this season at Remington Park, one more than a pair of operations tied for second.

Carl Moore Management of Kennedale, Texas and Gary Owens of Mustang, Oklahoma, each have a share of second with seven wins. Owens is the five-time defending owner champion and seeks title number six in a row.

Pin Oak Stable and Carl Moore Management are looking for their first Remington Park titles.


Lucky 7s Award Cash Bonus During Remington Races

Use your Lucky Circle Card every time you play the Remington Park races on any live race date and you could win extra cash in our Lucky 7 promotion.

Every time the horse wearing the orange #7 saddlecloth wins a race at Remington Park, Lucky Circle Members who have been playing the races that day or night are eligible to win $77 in cash.

Should the #7 horse win three times or more in one race date, the prize value for Lucky 7 jumps to $777!

Just swipe your Lucky Circle Card each time you make a wager on Remington Park racing. Lucky 7 winners will be announced shortly after any #7 horse wins. If your name is called, report to the Lucky Circle desk on the casino floor to collect your cash.

Through the first 40 racing dates of the 2008 Remington Park Season, 29 Lucky Circle members have been called as cash bonus winners so far in Lucky 7s.

You must be present to win. See the Lucky Circle Club for complete details.


REMI's BUFFET - Friday & Saturday Specials

Enjoy a rewarding buffet experience throughout October and November in Remi's, at reduced pricing, every Friday and Saturday evening.

On Friday and Saturday nights during the months of October and November in Remi's, Lucky Circle Card members receive their normal $3 off discount, plus another price savings of $2. A total discount of $5 off with your Lucky Circle Card!

Take advantage of a great buffet that is normally priced at $18.99. You can now get the feast, by using your Lucky Circle Card, for just $13.99!

Friday nights feature great Prime Rib and Jumbo Fried Shrimp along with all your other favorites.

See the Lucky Circle Card for complete details. Remi's is located on the Casino floor at Remington Park. You must be 18 or older to enter the Casino floor.


SATURDAY NITE CASH - After the races every Saturday

Big money opportunities abound after the races on Saturdays during the 20th Anniversary Thoroughbred Season at Remington Park when Saturday Nite Cash returns!

Stay with Remington Park after the live racing program concludes and proceed to the Casino floor. A series of five drawings will begin at 11:15 p.m. Each drawing is worth a minimum of $500. A total of $2,500 will be given away throughout the five drawings which take place every 15 minutes.

Entries into Saturday Nite Cash can be acquired by visiting the Lucky Circle Club and by wagering on the horse races starting at 6:30 p.m. Every time a wager is made with a mutuel clerk, the guest will receive an additional entry slip into the Saturday Nite Cash drawings. The guest is required to fill out the additional entries, legibly, and deposit them into the proper drawing tumbler on the casino floor.

The final Saturday Nite Cash takes place after the races on Dec. 13.You must be present to win. See the Lucky Circle Club for complete details.


WIN GROCERIES - November Fun Sunday Giveaways in Casino

Like many things in our current way of life; the cost of food is on the rise. Remington Park is turning the quest for groceries into a great Fun Sunday prize by giving away $1,000 Shopping Sprees at Crest Foods.

Every Sunday in November, Remington Park will offer a $1,000 gift card good at any Crest Foods in the Oklahoma City metro area. To win, just play in the casino, using your Lucky Circle Club card in the machines between the hours of 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. When you do so, you'll be earning double promotional points and double entries into the 8 p.m. Fun Sunday drawing for the $1,000 Gift Card to Crest.

See the Lucky Circle Club for complete details. You must be present to win.


MONDAY MORNING MADNESS EVERY WEEK

Remington Park offers a new craze to start the casino week as Monday Morning Madness gets guests going right as the Casino doors open. The early risers get the opportunity for free play and Lucky Dough Hot Seats every Monday morning.

Monday Madness takes place immediately as the doors open for the Casino at 10 a.m. The first 200 guests through the Casino entrance doors receive $10 in Lucky Dough.

Beginning at Noon and continuing until 3 p.m., Hot Seat drawings will take place for cash prizes on the Casino floor.

Enjoy Monday Morning Madness, every week, in the Remington Park Casino.

See the Lucky Circle Club for complete details, as always you must be present to win.


SATURDAY GAME DAY: POINTS-PENALTIES

Remington Park wants you to win big on the casino floor every time there a college game involving OU or OSU is televised.

Enjoy the action and make sure you are playing on the floor while using your Lucky Circle Club card. When you do, you're eligible for the Points & Penalties Payoff any time there is a score or a penalty in the OU game or the OSU game that is being shown.

This Saturday, Iowa State is at Oklahoma State at 2:30 p.m. while Nebraska renews its storied rivalry with Oklahoma at 7 p.m.
Remington Park Thoroughbred racing begins at 6:30 p.m., just before Oklahoma takes on Nebraska at 7 p.m. 

See the Lucky Circle Club for complete details.


MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL POINTS-PENALTIES

The pro football season is here and you won't want to miss the Points & Penalty hot seats on the casino floor during the games.

Kickoff is 7 p.m. and Lucky Circle Card members can win extra money as whenever there is a score of any kind, or a penalty of any kind, cash will be distributed through hot seat drawings. Just play on the casino floor and make sure you are using your Lucky Circle Club Card to be eligible.

See the Lucky Circle Club for complete details. You must be present to win.


SENIOR REWARDS - Every Tuesday in the Casino

Senior Rewards Day continues to get bigger and bigger, every Tuesday in the Remington Park Casino!

Lucky Circle Members, 55 and more, reap the rewards every Tuesday in the Casino from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Enjoy Hot Seat drawings every half hour; between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
  • A special Remi's discounted Lunch Buffet for just $6.99!
  • Lucky Dough distribution
  • Plus The Big Bonus Cash drawing at 3 p.m.

Senior Rewards, every Tuesday at Remington Park. See the Lucky Circle Club for more details.


DOLLAR DATES - Wednesdays in the Casino

Wednesdays are Dollar Dates in the Remington Park Casino! Every Wednesday, casino guests can enjoy:

  • $1 Beer from 5-8 p.m.
  • Lucky Dough distribution begins at 5 p.m.
  • Live Music on the Wild Rush Stage from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • $250 Hot Seat Drawings start at 8 p.m.

Use your Lucky Circle Card to be eligible for Hot Seats. See the Lucky Circle Club for complete details.


BREAK THE BANK - Pig Smashing Fun Returns, Thursdays in November

Back by popular demand, Break the Bank returns on Thursdays in November as Remington Park Casino guests have the opportunity to Crush Pigs for Cash!

Every Thursday during November in the Remington Park Casino, guests will be called to select a Piggy Bank from the Prize Case. The Guests then get to ‘Break the Bank' to find out how much money they win.

Guests will be selected thru hot seat drawings on Thursday nights between 6pm and 11pm. They will then choose a Piggy Bank from the Prize Case, with each pig worth between $100 and $1,000!

Use your Lucky Circle Card for all casino play on Thursday nights to be eligible. See the Lucky Circle Club for complete details. You must be present to win.


OCTOBER/NOVEMBER LIVE MUSIC 

Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, Remington Park presents great music every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the Casino on the Wild Rush Stage.

The Wild Rush Stage music scene is plentiful on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The concert begins on Wednesdays at 7pm during Dollar Dates.
On Friday and Saturday nights, enjoy the concerts beginning at 9pm.

The scheduled acts for the remainder of October and November:
Wednesday, October 29 - Jack Rowdy
Halloween Friday, October 31 - Kalazh
Saturday, November 1 - Kalazh
Wednesday, November 5 - Scott Keeton
Friday, November 7 - Aranda
Saturday, November 8 - Aranda
Wednesday, November 12 - Powerhouz
Friday, November 14 - Stat Band
Saturday, November 15 - Stat Band
Wednesday, November 19 - Time Machine
Friday, November 21 - Scott Keeton
Saturday, November 22 - Scott Keeton
Wednesday, November 26 - BIG G
Friday, November 28 - Shortt Dogg
Saturday, November 29 - Shortt Dogg

UPCOMING EVENTS...
Halloween Contest night, Friday, October 31.
Special post time for live racing on Friday, November 28.
Thoroughbred Season concludes Sunday, December 14.

A division of MEC, Magna Entertainment Corp., Remington Park is Oklahoma City's only Racetrack & Casino, located at the junction of Interstates 35 & 44, in the heart of the Oklahoma City Adventure District. For more information, reservations and group bookings please call 405-424-1000, 866-456-9880 or visit remingtonpark.com.