INCLEMENT WEATHER CAUSES CANCELLATION OF RACES TONIGHT AT LONE STAR PARK

For Immediate Release
Saturday, May 23, 2015

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Saturday, May 23, 2015) – Inclement weather causes cancellation of the seventh, eighth and ninth races tonight at Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie. Heavy rain and thunderstorms loomed over the track and were forecasted to continue for the rest of the evening. In the interest of safety, first and foremost for our horses and horsemen, the decision was made to cancel the final three races of the night.

All wagers straight on races seven through nine will be fully refunded. Multi-race wagers paid consolations; Race 7, the .50 pick 3 paid $166.70 on 5/5/ALL. Race 8, the .50 pick 3 paid $1.80 to 5/ALL/ALL, and Race 9, the .50 pick four paid $1.30 to 5/ALL/ALL/ALL.

Live racing will resume tomorrow, Sunday, May 24 at 1:35 p.m. Gates open at 11:30 a.m.

There will be live racing Memorial Day, Monday, May 25. Gates open 11:30 a.m. First Race post time is 1:35 p.m.

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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 2015 Spring Thoroughbred Season, which opens Thursday, April 9 and concludes on Sunday, July 19.  Live racing will be held three days a week, Friday & Saturday at 6:35 p.m. (except Triple Crown Days May 2, May 16 & June 6 which have a 1:35 p.m. start) and Sundays at 1:35 p.m. Live racing will be held on select Thursdays at 6:35 p.m. (April 9 & 23; June 18; July 16) The racing program on Memorial Day, May 25, will start at 1:35 p.m. A special twilight program will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 4 (Lone Stars & Stripes Fireworks Celebration). 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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