Remington Park Closes Casino
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—MARCH 18, 2020—We are committed to creating and maintaining a safe and healthy entertainment experience for our patrons and employees. We have had no known cases of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) at Remington Park but have remained in close consultation with the Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission, which licenses and regulates our operations, and with Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt throughout the current public health challenge.
Today, the Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission directed us to temporarily close Remington Park casino and our on-track betting room until further notice. It further directed that while live racing will continue, we should conduct such operations without non-licensed audiences present; this means ONLY persons deemed essential personnel and who possess a valid OHRC license will have access to racing operations during this closure.
Accordingly, effective midnight tonight, Tuesday, March 17, all Remington Park physical facilities will be temporarily closed to the general, non-licensed public. Notwithstanding this temporary closure, all simulcasting of Remington Park races will continue, both to operating off-track betting and online sites. We will reopen based on available information, consultation with Oklahoma City leadership, and the direction of the Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission.
We thank the Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission and Oklahoma City for its support and leadership during this challenging period. We believe the actions we take today in coordination with the Commission and Oklahoma City is in the best interest of the public health while also protecting the Oklahoma horse industry and community.
- What: Remington Park casino closure
- When: Beginning at midnight March 17, 2020
- Where: Remington Park
1 Remington Place, Oklahoma City
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Tracked by more than 162,000 fans on Facebook and more than 10,100 Twitter followers, Remington Park has provided more than $242 Million to the State of Oklahoma general education fund since the opening of the casino in 2005. Located at the junction of Interstates 35 & 44, in the heart of the Oklahoma City Adventure District, Remington Park will host the 2020 American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa Season from March 6 through May 30. For more information, reservations and group bookings please call 405-424-1000, 866-456-9880 or visit remingtonpark.com.