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Painted Turnpike inducted into Remington Park Hall of Fame

APHA’s lifetime leading money-earning racehorse Painted Turnpike will be inducted into the Remington Park Hall of Fame on May 31, 2024. The 2013 bay overo stallion is by PYC Paint Your Wagon (QH) and out of High Class Turnpike. The talented racehorse was bred by Nolan Pevehouse and is owned by Nolan Pevehouse and Matt Whitekiller of Webbers Falls, Oklahoma.

Painted Turnpike

One of the all-time greatest Paint racehorses, Painted Turnpike is the only horse to receive Hall of Fame status this spring. The all-time leader in wins for an American Quarter Horse, Paint or Appaloosa at Remington Park with 13, Painted Turnpike compiled a 14-race winning streak that started in 2016 and came to an end in 2018, while racing at Remington Park, Fair Meadows Tulsa and Will Rogers Downs in Claremore, Oklahoma.

A three-time world champion in the Paint-racing ranks, Painted Turnpike had Remington Park winning streaks of seven (2015-2016) and six (2016-2018) to amass his local scores. He won 11 stakes races at Remington Park for Nolan Pevehouse and trainer Matt Whitekiller.

Painted Turnpike concluded his career in 2020 after running third in the Paul Harber Memorial at Remington Park. Overall, he won 26 of 31 races with three seconds and one third-place effort. At Remington Park, Painted Turnpike was out of the money only once, with 13 wins, one second and one third from 16 attempts. He finished racing with $465,442 in career earnings, the all-time record for a Paint.

Edited release courtesy Remington Park


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