Is the horse racing industry winning big since the state wagered on racinos?
News Clifton Adcock
An industry many considered nearly extinct has been rescued from the
brink, and, as it turns out, one of the things that some speculated
would lead to horse racing’s demise ended up saving it.
Kick off racing season at Remington’s latest restaurant addition.
Food and Drink Features Christina Nihira
A day at the races has become more delicious. Bricktown Brewery, known
for its craft beers, last month opened a second location on the casino
level at Remington Park.
OKG7 things to do Gazette staff
For a drag show that’s loud in a different way, head to the Oklahoma River for drag boat racing Friday through Sunday at the Ozarka OKC Nationals. Among the models racing is the Liquid Quiker, which can hit speeds in excess of 250 miles per hour. Tickets are $20 per day, or free for kids 12 and under. Call 800-745-3000 or visit okcmotorsports.com.
A gifted filmmaker takes a detour with a farmland melodrama.
Drama Phil Bacharach
Ramin Bahrani has directed three extraordinary, independently produced
films about characters living on the margins on society. That trio — Man Push Cart (2005), Chop Shop(2007) and Goodbye Solo(2008) — rightly earned him scads of critical acclaim and excitement about his future projects.