THIS WEEK AT LONE STAR PARK (Thursday, May 22 through Sunday, May 26)

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Thursday, May 22

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 Motion 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. until 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, 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 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 23

• 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 Russ Lowry plus $2 beer specials.* Subject to change. Drink specials not available on concert nights.

Saturday, May 24

• Live Thoroughbred Racing: 10 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.

• Texas-Sized Barbeque Bash: Come out for our Texas-Sized Barbeque Bash!  You can enjoy live music by Breckenridge from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and we'll also have great barbeque available from our smoker. In addition to that, we'll have games and a mechanical bull. Don't miss it! 

• UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw at Bar & Book: Owner of a remarkable 35-fight unbeaten streak, Renan Barao will put his UFC bantamweight title on the line when he faces talented contender TJ Dillashaw in the main event of UFC 173 on May 24th. Fresh off a first-round knockout of Urijah Faber in February, the Brazilian bomber has every intention of issuing the same fate to Dillashaw, an offensive machine who has five Octagon victories. Plus, welterweight knockout artists Robbie Lawler and Jake Ellenberger both look to move into position for a 170-pound title shot. Catch all the action at Bar & Book! *$20 food & beverage minimum per person required after 8 p.m. for Pay-Per-View events.

Sunday, May 25

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

Senior Citizens' Day: Seniors 62 years or older will receive one (1) FREE General Admission at our Admission Gates every Sunday through June 15 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 through June 15 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 through June 15 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 through June 15 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.

• Free $5 Wager: Star Player Rewards members will receive a Free $5 Wager Saturday, May 24! Simply visit any Star Player Rewards kiosk to print your voucher. *Voucher will print immediately after swiping card.

 

Monday, May 26

• Live Thoroughbred Racing: 10 live races scheduled. Gates open at 11:30 a.m. First race post time is 1:35 p.m. $5 General Admission. Free General Parking. Plus, fans can enjoy live music by Incognito on the Courtyard of Champions Stage from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

• Lone Star Park Handicap, Grade III: Featured is the 18th running of the $200,000 guaranteed, Grade III Lone Star Park Handicap, the second leg of the Global Gaming Triple. The race is for three-year-olds and upward going a one and one sixteenth miles on the main track.

Military Discount Day: In honor of our veterans we are offering (1) FREE General Admission at our Admission Gates to all Military personnel. Just present your present your Military ID at the designated areas at our entrances to receive your coupon.

• Jockeys & Java: Come and join us for Jockeys & Java before the races in our Courtyard of Champions. Enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast while you watch the horses on the track for their morning training. Track Announcer John Lies will interview jockey David Cabrera and jockey Natalie Turner. Afterward fans can take an in-depth tour of the barn and stable area. For those of you interested, please enter through the Courtyard of Champion gates located on the West side of the Grandstand. Gates for this special event open at 8:30 a.m. and the interviews will start at approximately 9 a.m. Shaded seating is available.

• Discounted Prices: The whole family can take advantage of our discounted prices. Soft Drinks and Hot Dogs will be just $1 each, all day long.
Plus, grab an ice-cold beer for just $2 each!
*Discounted 12 oz. beers located at concession stands on the first and second levels of the Grandstand and Courtyard of Champions only.

• Family Fun Day: Kids can enjoy our expanded Family Fun Park from noon to 4 p.m. with pony rides, a petting zoo, bounce houses and other inflatable games, face painters and tattoo artists!

• Memorial Day Challenge: Join us for exciting simulcast racing from Belmont Park, Churchill Downs, Santa Anita Park and live racing from Lone Star Park, featuring the Grade 3, Lone Star Park Handicap! Star Player Rewards members can pick the winners of the four selected stakes races from the list below using the kiosk that day to earn 5,000 Bonus Points per race up to 20,000 Bonus Points (a $20 value)!*

Race List:

$300,000

Gamely Stakes (G1)

Santa Anita Park

$300,000

Poker Handicap (G3)

Belmont Park

$200,000

Lone Star Park Handicap (G3)

Lone Star Park

$100,000

Winning Colors Stakes (G3)

Churchill Downs

*Selections must be submitted prior to post time of first race in contest. Listed races may not be in chronological order.

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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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