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Heritage Place Futurity set for Saturday night at Remington Park

by Ed Godfrey Published: May 30, 2014
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The $1 million Heritage Place Futurity highlights a major night of racing on Saturday at Remington Park.

The 12 race “Mega-Card” is led by three Grade 1 events, including the Heritage Place Futurity.

The first million-dollar futurity in the sport in 2014, the 350-yard Heritage Place Futurity will be joined by the Grade 1, $250,000 Remington Park Championship and the Grade 1, $253,425 Speedhorse/Graham Farms Paint & Appaloosa Futurity.

Overall, the race card on Saturday night boasts horsemen’s purses of $2,038,855.

The Heritage Place Futurity has a field of 10 qualifiers, who made their way into the race over two nights of trials in May.

The race features the winners of the previous Quarter Horse futurities this season in Oklahoma Futurity winner Paint Me Perry and Remington Park Futurity winner Im A Fancy PYC.

Im A Fancy PYC, owned by Dustin Cox of Duncan and trained by Joe Thomas, is the 5-2 favorite. Im A Fancy PYC will be ridden by the only jockey that has raced on the colt, Randy Wilson. Paint Me Perry is the 3-1 second choice.

Count De Monet is a third stakes winner in the Heritage Place Futurity, having captured the $100,000 Remington Park Juvenile in April. Count De Monet is 12-1 in the morning line and will be ridden by new all-time American Quarter Horse Association jockey wins leader G.R. Carter.

The Heritage Place Futurity will be the 11th race on Saturday and is scheduled to begin at 10:04 p.m. The first race Saturday will be at 5 p.m.

by Ed Godfrey
Copy Editor, Outdoors Editor, Rodeo, River Sports Reporter
Ed Godfrey was born in Muskogee and raised in Stigler. He has worked at The Oklahoman for 25 years. During that time, he has worked a myriad of beats for The Oklahoman including both the federal and county courthouse in Oklahoma City for more...
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