Danny Caldwell

Five Join Oklahoma Horse Racing Hall of Fame

Four horses and one horseman will join the Oklahoma Horse Racing Hall of Fame during a ceremony at Remington Park Sept. 23. The first inductees to the hall since 2017 include Danny Caldwell, the all-time leading owner by wins at Remington Park with 421 entering the 2023 season. Among Caldwell's claims who went on to win stakes at Remington are Fifth Date, Dont Tell Nobody, Rated R Superstar and Eurobond. "In 2001, I was coaching Panama High School in the state softball championships at the USA Softball Hall of Fame...

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Veteran Rated R Superstar Retiring to Old Friends

Fan favorite Rated R Superstar (Kodiak Kowboy), a 13-time winner of over $1.8 million in a career that spanned nine seasons at the racetrack, has been retired and will take up residence at Old Friends Farm in Georgetown, Kentucky, according to a series of tweets from Allison Caldwell, the wife of trainer Danny Caldwell. Rated R Superstar began his career in the barn of Ken McPeek and was third to Brody's Cause (Giant's Causeway) in the 2015 GI Claiborne Breeders' Futurity before finishing unplaced behind Nyquist (Uncle Mo) in the...

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Caldwell First Owner to 400 at Remington Park

Danny Caldwell became the first owner to reach 400 wins at Remington Park when Heza Freak (Den's Legacy) won a maiden race at the Oklahoma oval Saturday night. Caldwell's first win at Remington Park came Sept. 7, 2008. The Poteau, Oklahoma resident has earned the leading owner title at Remington Park a record 12 times.

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The Week in Review: Wayne Lukas Rolls the Dice

In an era where most every trainer has grown way too cautious and overly patient, 86-year-old Wayne Lukas has emerged as a breath of fresh air. Lukas announced last week that he was going to run his star filly Secret Oath (Arrogate) in the Apr. 2 GI Arkansas Derby against the colts instead of in the safer pick, the GIII Fantasy S. run the same day. It's not just a bold choice, it is a smart choice. With the contingent of males heading to the Arkansas Derby an unusually weak...

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Asmussen Wins 17th Remington Title

Steve Asmussen captured his 17th Remington Park training title--and sixth in a row--while Danny Caldwell won the owner's title for the second consecutive time and 12th time overall when the Oklahoma track concluded its season last Friday. "I'm obviously very blessed to have had all the opportunities I've had a Remington Park and I'm very thankful," Asmussen said. "Pablo [Ocampo] has been with me to handle all the horses and he deserves a lot of the credit." Caldwell is Remington Park's all-time winningest owner. "I'm proud to say this is...

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Familiar Names Close Remington Standings

Remington Park in Oklahoma City closed its 66-day season Tuesday with familiar names atop the final standings. Hall of Famer Steve Asmussen was the runaway leading trainer by both wins, with 76, and earnings, with $1,529,824. It marked his 16th leading training title at the Oklahoma track and his fifth in a row. David Cabrera won his third consecutive riding title at Remington, both by wins and earnings, with 96 victories and $2,033,449 in purses. Danny Caldwell, an Oklahoma resident, secured his 11th owner title with 28 trips to the...

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