November 24, 2020/ 1 p.m. (ET)
Remington Park will have 10 races on its Tuesday race card.
Maiden Claiming $25,000 (Purse -$30,000)
Six 2-year-old fillies will sprint six sprints. There are two first-timers, Chim Chim Gemini and Simona’s Choice.
#2 Chim Chim Gemini (6/1) has put together a couple of quality four-furlong workouts for trainer Marissa Black. While Black (26-1-3-6) hasn’t had much career success at Remington Park this winter meet, her total numbers are almost in line with what they were a year, where she produced a career season with at a 15% strike rate and a 46% top-3 percentage. She also possesses a career 50% WPS with 2-year-olds.
#4 Simona’s Choice (4/1) had a nice five-furlong workout on Nov. 11 for trainer Allen Milligan. Milligan is 12-0-0-1 with first-timers this year and has a 24% WPS percentage for his career.
#6 Moonrise Kingdom (2/1) has shown a little bit of ability in each of her last two events, both of which were one-mile ling affairs. Overall, Moonrise Kingdom has improved her Beyer score in each of the last two races and she gets distant relief. W. Bret Calhoun is the top trainer currently at Remington Park, with a 31% strike rate in 2020, has a 24% win percentage at this distance, and a 24% win rate when going from sprint/routes along with a 27% strike rate with maiden claimers.
Best Bets: Win bet: #6. Exacta box: #6, #2, #4.
Race 4- Allowance (Purse-$38,888)
Six 3-and-4-year-old male runners will go seven furlongs.
#1 Mesa Moon (4-5) has raced well the past three outings, winning two of those events including finishing second in the Oklahoma Classics Sprints Stakes on Oct. 16. The gelded son of Sky Mesa has hit the board in all four races and has turned in two nice training sessions. Stretching out past six-and-one-half furlongs for the first time. Trainer Scott Young has a 22% win rate in allowance events this past year. Front runner.
#2 Valentine Guy (8/1) picked up his second career victory at RP the last time out in a mile-long affair at this level. He is 6-2-1-0, with five races being at this level, at RP. Valentine Guy was fourth in his lone previous effort at this distance four starts ago.
#3 Euromatic (6/1) has been racing pretty consistently over the past four outings and with his third-place effort in a $30,000 allowance race, the last time out, he has now finished fourth or better in five consecutive events. Last hit the track on Nov. 12.
#4 Sweet Medicine (10/1) is returning to the dirt here at RP after picking up his first win against winners on the grass his last time out. He is getting distance relief in this outing, which will also be his try at the current distance. The son of Munnings is 3-0-1-1 on the dirt. Trainer Francisco Bravo, whose horses have fared well when going from route/sprint as well as in allowance races, has Sweet Medicine training well recently.
#5 Okie Standard (5/1) has won two races in a race, which includes a six-furlong sprint at this level by four lengths as the favorite on Nov. 7. He is stretching out to the current distance for the first time but is 5-2-0-2 here at RP.
#6 Half Ours to Keep (9/2) has been much better in year two with five cashes in eight starts, including two victories. Half Ours to Keep returns to the dirt (19-5-1-0) where he finished second in the one and one-sixteenth mile OKC Turf Classic Stakes.
Best Bets: Win: #1. Show Bet: #4. Exacta/Trifecta Box:#1,#4, #5
Race #6 -Maiden Special Weight (Purse -$29,000)
Six 3-year-old fillies will go seven furlongs.
#1 Clay’s Moon Stone (5/1) returns to Remington Park for the first time since last November when he finished third in a six-furlong $20,000-$15,000 maiden affair Overall, she has been pretty consistent and has hit the board in each of the five races. While Clay’s Moon Stone is giving seven furlongs for the first time, the 3-year-old filly has a couple of recent solid workouts.
#2 Call Dish (3/1) comes off the turf after finishing the money for the first time as showed outstanding speed and nearly led wire-to-wire but was caught in the stretch and finished three-quarters of a length behind. Turned out an incredible 46.31-second four-furlong training session on Nov. 17.
#3 Rhythm and Poetry (8/1) set the pace in the last outing before giving easy and finishing a distant sixth. Was third in debut at Prairie Meadows.
#4 Gurl You Fine (8/1) has not raced since April and will be making the first start for trainer Kevin Scholl. A daughter of Super Saver, Gurl You Fine has their top-3 finishes in six starts. Trainer Kevin Scholl and jockey Lane Luzzi have won 26% of their races together over the past year. Stretching out from six furlongs for the first time.
#5 Best Intentions (2/1) produced her best result of the year in the last outings (Nov. 12) as she used a close in the stretch to finish third. Best Intentions has hit the board in all four of her outings at RP.
#6 Dial Dish (4/1), the half-sister of Call Dish, has shown improvement in each of her last three efforts. Stretching out to seven furlongs for the first time.
Best Bets: Win bet: #2. Show bet: #1 Exacta box: #2, #1, #5.