Remington Park is a horse racing track in Oklahoma City owned by Magna Entertainment Corp. (MEC). It was built in 1988 by Edward J. DeBartolo Sr., and was the first of its kind in the state of Oklahoma at the time of construction. Remington Park offers more than racing; it offers an overall entertaining experience for racing fans. It features the upscale eatery – the Eclipse Restaurant, and the Twilight Thursdays where one can place bets and hang out. With the Quarter Horse season being held from March to June and the Thoroughbred Meet from August to November, it’s quite a busy track. Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry supervises the Remington Park meeting.

Magna Entertainment Corp. that owns Remington Park is the largest owner and operator of horse racetracks in terms of revenue in North America, and also one of the leading suppliers of live racing content to wagering markets. Its acquisition of Remington Park has raised the expectations as well as excitement levels among visitors and racing fans. Remington Park is one of the three racetracks owned by Magna (the others being Gulfstream Park and Magna Racing) that include casino operations. It’s also one of the only two racetracks (the other one being Lone Star Park) in Magna’s arsenal that can run thoroughbred and standardbred meets.

Remington Park, OKC also features picnic tables, beach volleyball, family recreation area with playground, concession centers, and TV monitors. This horse-racing track features all the ingredients for an exciting time for the family. OKC hotels offer shuttle services to important destinations in the city including Remington Park, Oklahoma City.

Source by Shane Wauhob