MAJOR TOM VICTORIOUS IN THE $89,355 GRADE 1 SPEEDHORSE PAINT & APPALOOSA FUTURITY SATURDAY

For Immediate Release
Sunday, November 03, 2013

Imflashinthechicks, Earns Triple Crown High Point Champion Honors

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Sunday, November 3, 2013) – Mary L. Hainline’s Major Tom went gate to wire to win the Grade 1, $89,355 Speedhorse Paint and Appaloosa Futurity Saturday night at Lone Star Park. 

Ridden by Jimmy Dean Brooks, Major Tom broke very alertly, never wavering to finish a half length better than favorite, Imflashinthechicks. Final time for the 400 yard victory was 19.575, a new stakes record, over a fast track. This was the third Speedhorse Futurity victory for trainer Eddie D. Willis. He trained previous winners in 2009 and 2011.   

The two-year-old gelding by Red Storm returned $5.40, $2.40 and $2.10. Imflashinthechicks returned $2.40 and $2.20. Call Him Awesome was third returning $6.40 for the show. Bv Judys Teller, Turbulence, Fly Cb Fly, Judys Clone, Lakota Charlene and Littlemisshonky Tonk completed the order.

Also of note, for his second place finish in tonight’s futurity, Imflashinthechicks, owned by Shirley Wheeler, became the 2013 Speedhorse Paint and Appaloosa Triple Crown High Point Champion. He was awarded a $5,000 cash bonus, sponsored by Ramax Farms of Chelsea, Oklahoma for the accomplishment.

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Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, is a Class I racetrack operated by Global Gaming Solutions LLC. The track’s 26-day, 2013 Fall Meeting of Champions for American Quarter Horses is currently being held and runs through Nov. 9. For more information on Lone Star Park visit LoneStarPark.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.

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.

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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