Oklahoma Champion Welder to Old Friends

Oklahoma-bred millionaire and three-time Oklahoma Horse of the Year Welder (The Visualizer), Remington Park's all-time wins leader with 16, arrived at Old Friends in Georgetown, Kentucky, on Monday. The 10-year-old gelding was retired in 2021 and was moved to Old Friends after his owners, Re-Max Farms in Claremore, OK, ceased operations. Racing for seven seasons, Welder won 27 of 44 career starts, which includes 15 Listed stakes victories, for total earnings of $1,263,359. The gray sprinter, who will be inducted into the Oklahoma Horse Racing Hall of Fame at Remington...

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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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Welder Oklahoma All-Breeds HOTY–Again

For the third year in a row, Welder (Visualiser--Dance Softly, by Tiznow), a millionaire Oklahoma-bred Thoroughbred, earned Oklahoma's 2020 All-Breeds Horse of the Year, presented by the Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission. The 8-year-old, owned by Ra-Max Farms (Clayton Rash) of Claremore, Oklahoma, trained by Teri Luneack and ridden by three-time Remington Park champion David Cabrera, is the only Thoroughbred to have ever won the award more than once. His $40,795 in Oklahoma-bred earnings were about $6,000 more than runner-up Eagles Fly Higher, a Quarter Horse, who had $34,800. Welder also...

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