A subsidiary of the Chickasaw Nation plans to unveil its multimillion
dollar refurbishment of Remington Park in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on
March 3, a day before the start of the track’s Quarter Horse meet.
The improvemenets inlcude an infield video board with what track
officials describe as the largest at any American racetrack with a
When Remington Park opened in 1988, it was considered a crown jewel
among U.S. horse-racing tracks, but it fell into disrepair before Global
Gaming RP LLC, a subsidiary of the Oklahoma-based American Indian
tribe, bought it 14 months ago. When the company applied for a racing
license, it promised the Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission it would spend
$12 million on refurbishment.
Global Gaming CEO John Elliott said the Chickasaw Nation’s gaming arm
has spent more than $15 million on Remington Park since buying it in
January 2010 from bankrupt Magna Entertainment Corp. for $80.25 million.