For Immediate Release
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Lone Star Park Hosts Pre-Season Open House for Race Fans!
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Thursday, April 3, 2014)–Lone Star Park is hosting a stop on the promotional bus tour for the upcoming movie 50 to 1 on Saturday, April 5 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. This pre-season event is open to all race fans.
Special appearance by the real-life Mine That Bird, winner of the 2009 Kentucky Derby! Also in attendance will be Producer/Director/Co-writer of 50 to 1, Jim Wilson, Co-Producer/Writer, Faith Conroy and cast member Skeet Ulrich, who portrays Mine That Bird’s trainer Chip Woolley. They will be on hand to meet fans, photo ops, poster giveaways and signings.
50 to 1 (www.50to1themovie.com) is based on the true story of horse racing legend Mine That Bird, who delivered a 50-1 upset in the 2009 running of the Kentucky Derby. The movie opens in Texas theaters on April 4.
Lone Star Park is also opening the facility to the public to tour in advance of our upcoming 18th Spring Thoroughbred Racing Season which begins Thursday, April 10. Fans will be able to see our newly updated Dash for Cash and Alysheba meeting rooms, exclusive private suites and more!
Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, a Class I racetrack operated by Texas Partners LSP and GG LSP. The track offers a 50-day 2014 Spring Thoroughbred Season, which opens Thursday, April 10 and concludes on Saturday, July 12. Live racing will be held three days a week, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 6:35 p.m. (except Thursday, May 29 when there will be no live racing), and Sundays at 1:35 p.m. (beginning April 27 through June 15.) The racing program on Memorial Day, May 26, will start at 1:35 p.m. A Special twilight program will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 4 (Lone Stars & Stripes Fireworks Celebration). Special post times for three Triple Crown dates will begin at 3:33 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, May 17 and June 7 (Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes.) 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, which owns a significant stake in Lone Star Park. GG LSP 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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