THIS WEEK AT LONE STAR PARK Friday, May 29 through Sunday, May 31

For Immediate Release
Thursday, May 28, 2015

Friday, May 29

Live Thoroughbred Racing: Nine live races scheduled. Gates open at 5:00 p.m. First race post time is 6:35 p.m. $5 General Admission. Free General Parking.  

• Party at the Park: Limelight will be performing between live races from 7:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. Enjoy live music and $2 beer specials. It all happens tonight in our Courtyard of Champions!

• KTCK “The Ticket” Live Broadcast: Norm Hitzges will be at the Bar & Book today from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon broadcasting live on KTCK 1310 The Ticket!

 

Saturday, May 30

Live Thoroughbred Racing:10 live races scheduled. Grandstand Gates open at 5:00 p.m. First race post time is 6:35 p.m. $5 General Admission. Free General Parking.

• Live Music in the Courtyard: The Beatles cover band, A Hard Night’s Day will be performing on our Courtyard of Champions Stage between live races from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

• 2015 Quarter Horse Challenge: The 2015 Quarter Horse Challenge Series continues Saturday, May 30. Come test your skills at handicapping Quarter Horses in our second Quarter Horse tournament. This tournament is free to all Star Player Rewards members and pre-registration isn't necessary. You may enter beginning at 3 p.m. by printing an entry coupon from the kiosk and bringing it to the front desk. The wagering format will consist of placing seven, $2 Win/Place wagers on seven different races from Remington Park that will be selected in advance by officials. No Purchase necessary.

Prize Structure:

First Place

$750

Second Place

$500

Third Place

$250

NOTE: The Quarter Horse Challenge tournaments are completely separate contest from the Handicapping Championship Series Tournaments.

 

Sunday, May 31

Live Thoroughbred Racing: Nine 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.   

Sunday Brunch Buffet in Silks: Enjoy our new Sunday Brunch Buffet in our Silks Dining Room each Sunday from 11:30 a.m. until the end of the sixth race. Try our new Bloody Mary Bar and Mimosa Bar. For advance reservations please call 972-263-7223.

Senior Citizens' Day: Seniors 62 years or older will receive one (1) FREE General Admission at our Admission Gates every Sunday during the 2015 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 during the 2015 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 during the 2015 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.

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Around the Track: We are now in week eight of our 2015 Spring Thoroughbred Racing Season and CJ McMahon has just drawn off on his competition in the rider standings. Through Monday, Memorial Day he has 49 wins! Lindey Wade is holding on to second place with 21 wins. Last year’s leader, David Cabrera is in third place with 17 wins. Last year’s leading trainer Karl Broberg is seeking back to back titles and he is well on his way with 37 wins so far for the meeting. Bret Calhoun is still holding second with 17 wins, and newcomer Shea Stewart has advanced into third place with 16 wins. Owner Danny Keen is shooting for his third Lone Star Park title he was leading owner in 2013 and shared the title with End Zone Athletics in 2014. He has racked up 23 wins thus far. Compare that to 14 wins for rival End Zone Athletics. Good luck to all of our horsemen!

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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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