Oklahoma Derby Sunrise at Remington Park
Enjoy the full-day of activity surrounding the Oklahoma Derby and begin the huge race day with Sunrise at Remington Park.
Watch morning training; enjoy coffee or juice, a pastry and converse with racing experts as we prepare for the Grade 3, $400,000 Oklahoma Derby on Sunday, Sept. 29. Sunrise begins at 9am on the Plaza at the Finish Line with an opportunity to meet some of the connections that will compete in the 25th Oklahoma Derby, the Remington Park Oaks, the Remington Green Stakes and the Remington Park Sprint Cup later that afternoon.
Hosted by Chris Kotulak, the Oklahoma Derby Sunrise event allows fans to talk with those involved in the big race as well as learn about what happens every morning during training hours at Remington Park.
Joining the Oklahoma Derby Sunrise will be Hall of Fame trainer Jack Van Berg who will discuss his various derby experiences and his long and successful career, detailed in the biography Jack, from Grit to Glory written by Chris Kotulak. Copies of the book will be available during Sunrise festivities.
Special stable tours will be offered to those interested at the conclusion of the Sunrise program at 10am. Sunrise at Remington is free to attend, simply enter thru the Racing Entrance and proceed to the Plaza-Finish Line area.
The Remington Park Casino will also open at 10:30am, upon the conclusion of the event of the Plaza. The first race on Oklahoma Derby Sunday, September 29 is 1:30pm.