THIS WEEK AT LONE STAR PARK (Thursday, June 12 through Sunday, June 15)

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Thursday, June 12

• 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 The Vic Duncan Band between the races, featuring craft beers and our search for the best beards in the Metroplex taking place in our Courtyard of Champions from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.

• Earn a Free $10 Wager: Each Star Player Rewards member who wagers at least $10 on Lone Star Park races on Thursday, June 12 will receive a Free $10 Wager to be used Friday, June 13 through Sunday, June 15. *Wagers must be placed on Lone Star Park races.

• 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.

June Prize Tournament to be held July 3

 

Friday, June 13

• 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 11:00 p.m. Enjoy live music by Definitely Maybe plus $2 beer specials.*Subject to change. Drink specials not available on concert nights.

 

Saturday, June 14

• 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.

• Live Music in the Courtyard: Vegas Stars will perform between races in our Courtyard of Champions from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

• Lanes End Scholarship Stakes: The featured eighth race is the third running of the $50,000 Lanes End Scholarship Stakes for Texas-bred fillies & mares, three-year-olds & up, going 7 ½ furlongs on the turf.

• UFC 174: Johnson vs. Bagautinov at Bar & Book: The most dominant flyweight fighter of all time, Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson will defend his UFC title for the fourth time against Ali Bagautinov at UFC 174 on Saturday, June 14th. Can the champion keep his crown against a powerhouse challenger determined to bring the title home to Russia? In the co-main event, the road to the welterweight title runs through Vancouver, as Canada's own Rory MacDonald faces Tyron Woodley in a clash of elite 170-pound contenders. Catch all the action at Bar & Book! *$20 food & beverage minimum per person required after 8 p.m. for Pay-Per-View events.

• Lone Star SHOW-down: Star Player Rewards members can make their selections each Saturday, beginning June 7 through June 28 for the horse you think will finish third or better in the two selected races from Lone Star Park. If either of your selections fails to finish in the money then you are eliminated. If successful, then you will continue to be eligible the following Saturday! Simply swipe your Star Player Rewards card at the kiosk and you will be prompted to make your selection. The last player standing will be the big winner! *Selections must be submitted prior to post time of first race each day.

Prizes:       1st Place – Sony Bravia 50” Smart 3D HDTV

                 2nd Place – Apple Ipad Air

                 3rd place – 250,000 Bonus Points ($250 Value)

Sunday, June 15

• Live Thoroughbred Racing: Nine live races scheduled. Gates open at 11:30 a.m. First race post time is 1:35 p.m. (CDT). $5 General Admission. Free General Parking. Final Sunday of live racing!

Father's Day Canales Furniture Giveaway: Treat your dad to a day at the races this Father's Day! Enter before the 3 p.m. deadline to be eligible to win prizes including the grand prize, Two (2) Leather Recliners and One (1) Sanyo 42" Television! Entry bins located in the Courtyard of Champions.*No purchase necessary.

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.

Additional Notes:  Jockey David Cabrera is at the top of the leader board for the fourth straight week with 49 wins. Luis Quinonez is in second place with 42 wins. In the trainer standings, it’s still Karl Broberg with the lead. He has 44 wins over Steve Asmussen’s 32.

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.) A Special twilight program will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 4 (Lone Stars & Stripes Fireworks Celebration). Special post time for the Belmont Stakes will be 1:35 p.m. on Saturday, June 7. 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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