Saturday, November 8, 2014


For Immediate Release

Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014




OKLAHOMA CITY – Touchdown Arkansas scored a major upset in the $50,000 guaranteed Razorback Futurity when the 29-1 longshot gained the lead approaching the far turn and raced strongly to the wire to win by 1 ¼-lengths. The 2-year-old colt sired by Artie Schiller finished tenth at 28-1 in his only previous start for his owners Lewis E. Matthews Jr. & Frank Fletcher Jr. of Little Rock, Arkansas. Trained by W.T. Howard, and ridden by Bryan McNeil, Touchdown Arkansas earned $30,000 after covering the six-furlongs in a time of 1:11.19.


He returned $61.60 to win, $8.20 to place and $3.00 to show.  Indygo Bo was the 1-9 favorite, but only made a mild late bid at the rail to finish second and pay $2.10 to place and again $2.10 to show.  All Aboard challenged throughout from the outside but was 5-lengths behind the runner-up to finished third and pay $2.10 to show also. 


Patchofbadweather earned a hard-fought victory for her connections and her backers, as the even-money favorite gutted-out a stretch run to win the $50,000 Guaranteed Lady Razorback Futurity, prevailing 1 ¾-lengths clear of her 8-5 rival, Auntcris’sshoes. Be My Caroline, the early pacesetter, tired to finish third at 9-1. The winner is owned by Flurry Racing Stables LLC of Hot Springs, Arkansas and trained and Karl BrobergGlen Murphy urged her home in a final time of 1:12.61. She earned $30,000 for her valiant effort and paid $4.20 to win, $2.20 to place and $2.10 to show.  Auntcris’sshoes paid $2.60 to place and $2.40 to show.  Be My Caroline paid $3.80 to show. 


Remington Park is open daily at 10:30am for simulcast racing and casino gaming, featuring the Bricktown Brewery on the casino floor. Admission, general parking and valet parking are always free at Remington Park, the home of the $250,000 Springboard Mile on Sunday, Dec. 14.


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