For Immediate Release
Friday, October 19, 2012

All-Time Leading Money Earner Ochoa Second Fastest Qualifier for November 10 Final


GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Friday, October 19, 2012) – Linda Tee Fire, owned by Double Eagle Ranch Inc. and Buena Suerte Equine, and trained by Michael W. Joiner, recorded the fastest qualifying time in the Texas Classic Derby trials over a fast track at Lone Star Park Friday night.  With G. R. Carter, Jr. aboard, the gelding by Walk Thru Fire completed the 440 yards in 21.383 seconds.

The Grade 1, $400,000 estimated, Texas Classic Derby will be run Saturday, Nov. 10, closing night of Lone Star Park’s 2012 Fall Meeting of Champions for Quarter Horses.

 The complete list of the top 10 qualifiers for the Grade 1, $400,000 estimated, Texas Classic Derby follows:


Horse                               Time               Jockey                           Trainer

Linda Tee Fire                21.383             G. R. Carter, Jr.             Michael W. Joiner

Ochoa                           21.394             Roy Baldillez               C. Dwayne Gilbreath

Runaway Wagon            21.396             David Alvarez               Bobby Martinez

Texasindependencegal         21.430             Eleazar Guillen             Lance Moore

Sarah Must                   21.434             Jerry Lee Yoakum          Jesse Yoakum

Lethal Volt                   21.466             Ricky Ramirez               Trey Wood

The Long Knife             21.488             Roy Baldillez                 C. Dwayne Gilbreath

Haulin Candy Salt         21.496             Tony Bennett               Clinton Crawford

Separate Cartel             21.515             Luis Vivanco                 Cindi Keeton

A Toss Up                    21.551             Jimmy Dean Brooks       Eddie Willis


On The Track: More live racing action tomorrow night with 14 trial races with 139 two-year-olds vying to compete in the $1,000,000 estimated Texas Classic Futurity on November 10. First race post time 6:35 p.m. (CDT).

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

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.