09/28/2005 12:00AM

Remington Park track report


On Tuesday night, the record for five furlongs on turf fell for the third time since the meet opened in August when Calling Randy wired the field in a $10,000 claiming sprint in 55.14 seconds. The old mark of 55.62 was set by Orphan Brigade on Aug. 30, and before that, Daring Child set a record of 55.70 on Aug. 20.

Heading into the meet, Otro Mambo held the record - 55.85, set four years earlier.

Quincy Hamilton rode Calling Randy, who set fractions of 21.21 seconds and 43.58 seconds and drew off to more than a three-length win. He is trained by Frederico Villafranco.

* Medium Rare was retired in a winner's-circle ceremony before Saturday night's running of the Oklahoma Classics Day Sprint. He had won three runnings of the race in his career. He is heading to the Oklahoma branch of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation. Roger Engel trained the horse for J D R Racing.