FINAL WEEKEND OF LIVE RACING AS THE 2014 FALL MEETING OF CHAMPIONS DRAWS TO A CLOSE

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, November 12, 2014

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Wednesday, November 12, 2014) – Lone Star park at Grand Prairie is hosting its final weekend of live racing as the 2014 Fall Meeting of Champions Racing Season draws to a close Saturday, November 15, 2014. Here is a look at the weekend’s highlights:

Thursday, November 13

Live Quarter Horse Racing: Nine live races scheduled. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. First race post time is 6:35 p.m.  

• Military Discount Day: Present your Military ID on Thursday, November 13 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. 

Senior Citizens' Day: Seniors 62 years or older will receive one (1) FREE General Admission at our Admission Gates on Thursday, November 13. Just present your valid identification at the designated areas at our entrances to receive your coupon.

Pepsi Can Offer: Bring a Pepsi Can out on Thursday, November 13 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.

Friday, November 14

Live Quarter Horse Racing: 10 live races scheduled.  Gates open at 5:30 p.m. First race post time is 6:35 p.m.

Saturday, November 15

Live Quarter Horse Racing: 10 live races scheduled. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. First race post time is 6:35 p.m.  

• Free Handicapping Seminar: Q Racing Ace Martha Claussen will join Lone Star Park track handicapper Rick Lee and Lone Star Park Announcer John Lies for a televised handicapping preview beginning at 5:30 p.m. on the first level of the Grandstand. They will discuss the entire card with in-depth analysis of the Texas Classic Futurity and Derby. Claussen will remain in the Grandstand throughout the evening to answer questions from fans on Quarter Horse handicapping. AQHA will provide complimentary fan education materials and giveaway items.

• $69,771 Texas Classic Juvenile Stakes: Race seven is the Texas Classic Juvenile Stakes for two-year-olds at 400 yards. Post time is scheduled for 9:11 p.m.

• $291,868 Grade 1 Texas Classic Derby: The eighth race is the 22nd running of the $291,868 Grade 1 Texas Classic Derby at 440 yards. Approximate post time 9:37 p.m.

• $860,519 Grade 1 Texas Classic Futurity: Race nine is the 22nd running of the $860,519 Grade 1 Texas Classic Futurity at 400 yards. Scheduled post time is 10:03 p.m.

Fan Appreciation Night: To show how much we appreciate our fans, Lone Star Park is giving away some absolutely great prizes! Fans can enter to win one of two TV's, one of three iPads, a Kindle Fire HD, one of two 4-packs to Six Flags, one of four $50 Best Buy gift cards or one of eight $50 mutuel vouchers! Be sure to deposit your entry form on Saturday, November 15 by the 7:00 pm deadline for your opportunity to win. Names will be drawn throughout the races.

For more information please call 972-263-7223

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Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, a Class I racetrack operated by Texas Partners LSP and GG LSP. The track’s 26-day, 2014 Fall Meeting of Champions for American Quarter Horses will be held from September 19 to November 15. 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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