For Immediate Release
Thursday, May 22, 2014
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Thursday, May 22, 2014)– Race fans, Lone Star Park has changed our first live race post time to 1:35 p.m. from the scheduled 3:33 p.m. on Saturday, June 7, Belmont Stakes Day.
The Grandstand gates will open at 11:30 a.m. Lone Star Park’s first of 11 live races will begin at 1:35 p.m. Post time for the 146th running of the 1.5 million, Grade 1 Belmont Stakes simulcast is scheduled for 5:40 p.m. (CDT).
It has been 36 years since Affirmed won the Triple Crown. Now for the 13th time in as many years, California Chrome is in position to break the over three and a half decades’ long streak. If you can’t get to Elmont, New York on June 7, there is no better place to cheer him on than at Lone Star Park.
Advance wagering will be available on Friday, June 6 at Lone Star Park for the entire June 7 Belmont card. Don’t miss this exciting, and possibly historic day of Thoroughbred racing!
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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