THIS WEEK AT LONE STAR PARK (Thursday, May 8 through Sunday, May 11)

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Thursday, May 8

Live Thoroughbred Racing: Nine live races scheduled. Gates open at 5:00 p.m. First race post time is 6:35 p.m. (CDT) $5 General Admission. Free General Parking.

Brews and Beards: Join us for live music by Definitely Maybe between the races, featuring craft beers and our search for the best beards in the Metroplex taking place on our Courtyard of Champions Stage from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

• Free Poker at Bar & Book: Join us at Bar & Book each Thursday night to play with the World Poker Tour Amateur Poker League! Two sessions will be available each Thursday, 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., and it is completely free to play. Compete for a $50 mutuel voucher each session, a $250 mutuel voucher monthly and more than $150,000 in cash and prizes awarded annually by the WPT Amateur Poker League! *No purchase necessary to play.

May Prize Tournament to be held June 5

Friday, May 9

• Live Thoroughbred Racing: Nine live races scheduled. Gates open at 5:00 p.m. First race post time is 6:35 p.m. (CDT) $5 General Admission. Free General Parking.

• “Party at the Park”: Join us in our Courtyard of Champions for "Party at the Park" from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Enjoy live music by Time Machine and $2 beer specials. * Subject to change. Drink specials not available on concert nights.

Saturday, May 10

• Live Thoroughbred Racing: Nine live races scheduled. Gates open at 5:00 p.m. First race post time is 6:35 p.m. (CDT) $5 General Admission. Free General Parking.

• LSP After Dark - British Invasion: Join us for our Saturday Night Theme Parties in May. Tonight is our British Invasion Party with KLUV, Jody Dean and Beatles Tribute Band, Hard Night's Day. They will perform between races from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Also on hand will be an Austin Powers impersonator, Air Graffiti Photography and a Beatles Caricature Artist.

• $75,000 Clarence Scharbauer, Jr. Texas Stallion Stakes Series: Tonight is the 11th running of the Clarence Scharbauer, Jr. Texas Stallion Stakes Series. Race 5 is the $75,000 Got Koko Division for three-year-old fillies going one mile on the main track. Post time is approximately 8:27 p.m. Race 8 is the $75,000 Stymie Division for three-year-old colts and geldings also at one mile on the main track with an approximate post time of 9:51 p.m.

Sunday, May 11

• Live Thoroughbred Racing: Nine live races scheduled. Gates open at 11:30 a.m. First race post time is 1:35 p.m. (CDT)

• Mother’s Day Diamond Dig: Happy Mother’s Day! Treat your mother to a day at the races for Mother's Day. In addition to a great day of racing, the first 500 women, aged 21 years or older that enter the Grandstand Admission Gates, will have an opportunity to dig for a diamond solitaire valued at approximately $2,500 in our Mother's Day Diamond Dig. *See complete rules and for more details visit LoneStarPark.com  

Senior Citizens' Day: Seniors 62 years or older will receive one (1) FREE General Admission at our Admission Gates every Sunday during the 2014 Spring Thoroughbred Season. Just present your valid identification at the designated areas at our entrances to receive your coupon.

Military Discount Day: Present your Military ID any Sunday during the 2014 Spring Thoroughbred Season and receive one (1) FREE General Admission at our Admission Gates. Just present your valid identification at the designated areas at our entrances to receive your coupon.

 • Pepsi Can Offer: Bring any Pepsi Can out on any Sunday during the 2014 Spring Thoroughbred Season and receive a Pepsi track pack, good for one (1) FREE General Admission and one (1) FREE large Pepsi.*Valid for live racing only in the Grandstand.

Jazz Brunch in Silks: Enjoy live Jazz music and an Omlette Brunch in the newly renovated Silks Dining Room every Sunday during the Spring Season. Omlette station includes an omelette of your choice, new potatoes and biscuits for $8.95. For advance reservations call 972-263-7223.

Additional Notes: LSP congratulates current leading trainer Karl Broberg who reached his 1,000 career win last Saturday. As of Sunday, May 4, he has 20 wins so far for the meet. Bret Calhoun and Steve Asmussen are tied with 11 wins each. Jockeys Junior Chacaltana and Apprentice David Cabrera are tied for the lead with 16 wins each. Glen Murphy and Luis Quinonez are in a second place tie with 13 wins each. Trainer Danny Pish is approaching his 500th Lone Star Park win. He needs only four more wins to reach this milestone. He has two in Thursday, May 8 and three in on Friday, May 9. We will be closely following his progress. Good luck Danny!

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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