For Immediate Release
Saturday, October 27, 2012
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Saturday, October 27, 2012) – Claud R. Denson’s The Field Cricket cruised gate to wire to take the 15th running of the B. F. Phillips, Jr. Stakes (RG3) Saturday night at Lone Star Park.
Trained by Jesse Yoakum and ridden by Jerry Lee Yoakum, the four-year-old gelding by Lead the Field, completed the 400 yards in 19.533 over a fast track. The effort earned a speed index of 95. With the win tonight, The Field Cricket improved his record to five wins from 15 starts and the $11,800 winner’s share of the purse boosted his lifetime earnings to $54,688.
Favorite, First Klas Fred finished a neck back in second, while Nowurtalkin ran third. Sparrow Contender, Sunny D, Acorn, Executive Prince and Jessa Kool Perry completed the order of finish.
The Field Cricket paid $19.80, $8.20, $5.20. First Klas Fred paid $3.40, $3.00 and Nowurtalkin paid $4.60.
Special Post Time: There will be a special first live post time of 6:45 p.m. (CDT) Friday, November 2 and 6:55 p.m. (CDT) Saturday, November 3 to accommodate for the Breeders' Cup World Championships simulcast.
On The Track: More live racing action Thursday, Friday and Saturday, November 1, 2 and 3, 2012. Featured races of the week will be the Olympia Joe Paint and Appaloosa Futurity on Friday, November 2, and two featured races on Saturday, November 3, the Masterpiece Challenge Paint and Appaloosa Stakes and the Grade 1, Lone Star Speedhorse Paint and Appaloosa Futurity.
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.
Have tickets to the big game? Ride the Bar & Book Express to all Dallas home games this season! Bus will depart 1 hour and 2 hours prior to kickoff and cost per person is just $10 to ride or is free with $20 minimum food & beverage purchase.* Watch, wager and win on the races and enjoy NFL Sunday Ticket all day every Sunday! Don't miss it!
Sunday, October 28: New York - 3:25 p.m.
Sunday, November 18: Cleveland - Noon
Thursday, November 22: Washington - 3:15 p.m.
Sunday, December 2: Philadelphia - 7:20 p.m.
Sunday, December 16: Pittsburgh - 3:25 p.m.
Sunday, December 23: New Orleans - Noon
*Must show dated receipt to attendant before boarding.
Breeders’ Cup: Join us on Friday, November 2 and Saturday, November 3 for the Breeders' Cup World Championships simulcast live from Santa Anita Park! The two-day event features 15 races totaling $25.5 million in purses.
The Friday simulcast begins with the first championship post time at 3:06 p.m. (CDT). The Grade 1, $2 Million Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic is at 6:30 p.m. (CDT). Advance wagering will be available Friday for Saturday's Breeders' Cup race card. Drive-thru wagering will be available from 8 a.m. to noon on Friday, November 2 and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 3.
The Breeders' Cup World Championships simulcast continues on Saturday, November 3 with the first Championship post time at 1:50 p.m. (CDT). The $5 Million Breeders' Cup Classic is at 7:30 p.m. (CDT). Reserved Seating will be available in the Grandstand for Saturday's simulcast on the Box Seat level, Silks Dining Terraces or Penthouse Suites. Call (972) 263-PONY to purchase your tickets today.
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.
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