For Immediate Release
Saturday, October 13, 2012

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Saturday, October 13, 2012) – Hesa Sweet First Down, owned by Carole Vann Stacy and trained by Matt Whitekiller, posted the fastest time under rider, Jose Alvarez, winning the final 400 yard trial in 19.774 seconds over a fast track tonight at Lone Star Park. The colt by Sweet First Down and nine others will return Saturday, November 3 for the Grade 1, $50,000 added, Lone Star Speedhorse Paint and Appaloosa Futurity. Tonight’s effort earned a speed index of 89.

The 10 qualifiers for the Grade 1, Lone Star Speedhorse Paint and Appaloosa Futurity are:


 Horse                               Time               Jockey                        Trainer 

 Hesa Sweet First Down    19.774             Jose Alvarez             Matt Whitekiller 

 Lajollas Mr Big Stuff        19.791             A. Jane Cullum         Dee Keener 

 Jes Dance                        19.979             Gaspar Garcia           Sandra Garnett 

 Imachickenkicker           19.990             Roy Baldillez            Luis Villafranco 

 Kaylees Krazy Paint         19.991             Luis Vivanco            Dee Keener  

 Honky Tonk Podie          20.055             Luis Vivanco            Brian Muse 

 Ld Flashback                  20.079             Roy Baldillez            Kasey Willis 

 Rah                                 20.115             Rodrigo Vallejo        Judd Kearl 

 Laus Deo                        20.120             Kenny Muntz            Eddie Willis 

 Super Glide Harley          20.139             Ricky Ramirez          Dee Keener

Grade 1, $50,000 added, Lone Star Speedhorse Paint and Appaloosa Futurity will be run Saturday, November 3, 2012. 

Additional Notes:  Ricky Ramirez leads all Jockeys at the 2012 Fall Meeting of Champions with 14 wins…Brain Stroud heads the trainer standings with 10 wins…A.D. Maddox has the lead for owners with five wins. Stats are through Saturday, October 13, 2012.

On The Track: More live racing action Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 18, 19 and 20, 2012. Featured races of the week will be the Grade 1, Texas Classic Derby Trials on Friday, October 19, and the Grade 1, Texas Classic Futurity Trials on Saturday, October 20, 2012.

Remember that every Thursday night is Senior Citizens’ Night and Military Discount Night. All senior citizens’, age 62 or older with a valid I.D., or members of any branch of the military, with a valid military I.D., receive free general admission.

Pepsi Can Offer every Thursday. Bring any Pepsi can to Lone Star Park and receive a Pepsi track pack good for One (1) Free General Admission and One (1) Free Large Pepsi. This offer is only available in the Grandstand for live racing.

At The Bar & Book: Join us each Monday through Friday from 4-7 p.m. for Happy Hour. Included are $3 well drinks and $2 select domestic drafts!

Thursday nights at the Bar & Book come play in the World Poker Tour Amateur Poker League. Two sessions each Thursday, 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. and it’s free to play!Mutuel vouchers awarded weekly, monthly and annually.

Star Player Rewards members will receive a Free $5 Wager on Saturday, October 20! Simply visit any Star Player Rewards kiosk that day to print your voucher.*

*Voucher will print immediately after swiping card.



Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, a Class I racetrack operated by Global Gaming Solutions LLC, offers a 26-day 2012 Fall Meeting of Champions for American Quarter Horses which opens Friday, September 14 and concludes on Saturday, November 10.  Live racing will be held three days a week, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 6:35 p.m. 

Lone Star Park is also home to the multi-million dollar simulcast racebook, sports bar and event venue, Bar & Book.  The 36,000 square foot venue is open to the public 363 days a year. For more information on Lone Star Park visit LoneStarPark.com

Global Gaming Solutions, LLC (GGS), is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Chickasaw Nation with a primary business focus of pursuing entertainment, gaming and racing related opportunities in emerging jurisdictions in the United States and overseas as well as acquisition of regional gaming and entertainment assets. GGS LLC is the parent company of GG RP, which owns Remington Park in Oklahoma City, OK and GG LSP.  Global Gaming Solutions, LLC, is the track operator who owns the license to operate Lone Star Park and leases the property from the Grand Prairie Sports Facilities Development Corporation.