A two-year-old Oklahoma-bred Paint filly, Ivoriona gave a glimpse of her potential when she easily won a Remington Park training race on March 2. Showing she was ready for the real thing, Ivoriona rocketed from the starting gate in Sunday’sopener at Remington Park for Paint and Appaloosa maidens.
Jockey Jorge Torres was simply a passenger, hand-riding her throughout as she poured it on to win by 3¼-lengths, crossing the finish in :13.036 seconds over a fast track.
The time set a new Remington Park standard for Paints or Appaloosas at the distance, besting the old record of :13.169 seconds set in May 2014 by Fly CB Fly.
Owned by the Lexington, Okla. partnership of Randy Hill and Mickey Johnson, Ivoriona is trained by Stacy Charette-Hill. The filly was bred in Oklahoma by Mickey and Stanley Johnson and is a daughter of