Friday, December 12, 2014


For Immediate Release

Friday, December 12, 2014




OKLAHOMA CITY – Remington Park leading owner Danny Caldwell entered Friday night’s races with 36 wins, tied for the record for most wins by an owner in one Thoroughbred Season in Oklahoma City. He won three races Friday to emphatically take control of the mark.


Corporate Charlie crossed the finish first in the third race of the night to give Caldwell the record with 37 wins. The Poteau, Okla. owner then won his 38th and 39th races of the season as Save The Gold won race four and Bear O won the sixth. All three of the Caldwell winners Friday are trained by Federico Villafranco and were ridden by the season’s leading jockey, Ramon Vazquez.


“I want to thank Freddie (Villafranco) and his crew and all of our friends that support me, I really appreciate it.” Caldwell said after Corporate Charlie’s win run kind of a different operation where I’m more hands on. I’ve got a great team and surround myself with successful people and that’s why we win.”


Caldwell had shared the season record for wins by an owner with Gary Owens of Mustang, Okla. Owens horses won 36 times during the 2005 Remington Park season.


Caldwell has clinched his fifth consecutive Ran Ricks, Jr. title as the leading owner at Remington Park and his sixth overall. The award is named after the first owner on the property at Remington Park. Ricks was a multiple leading owner at Remington Park and a leader in bringing Thoroughbred pari-mutuel racing to Oklahoma.


The final weekend of the Remington Park Thoroughbred season continues Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 13 &14. Racing is at 7pm on Saturday. The season will close on Sunday with the first of 11 races at 1:30pm. The $250,000 Springboard Mile will headline the final afternoon of the season.


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.


Tracked by over 74,000 fans on Facebook and 5,900 Twitter followers, Remington Park is Oklahoma City’s only Racetrack & 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 please call 405-424-1000, 866-456-9880 or visit



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