MR JO EAGLE WINS TONIGHT’S 18TH RUNNING OF THE GRAND PRAIRIE STAKES IN HIGH SPEED FASHION

For Immediate Release
Friday, September 18, 2015

After getting bumped on both sides out of the gate, Mr Jo Eagle powered his way to the lead and never looked back winning the 19th renewal of the $20,000 Grand Prairie Stakes tonight.

Bred and owned by Dan W. Nicks of Devine, Texas, the four-year-old gelding by One Famous Eagle completed the 350 yard contest in 17.484 seconds over a fast track. It was a one length margin of victory over second place finisher, Charvet, and was only a nose back to favorite Jess a Comment in third.

Trained by R. L. Rick Robinson, Mr Jo Eagle was ridden to victory by Agustin Silva. With the winners share of the purse his career earnings now total $113,803. This was his seventh win from 19 career starts.

Mutuels returned $4.80, $3.60 and $2.20. Charvet returned $5.80 and $2.80. Jess a comment returned $2.20. Kw Cowboy, Zoomin Tac, Hiclass Heat, and Really Hi completed the order of finish.   

Join us tomorrow for day two of the Fall Meeting of Champions. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. First race post time is 6:35 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 2015 Fall Meeting of Champions for American Quarter Horses and mixed breeds opens Friday, September 18 and concludes on Saturday, November 14. Live racing will be held three days a week, Friday & Saturday at 6:35 p.m.  and Sundays at 1:35 p.m. Live racing will be held on select Thursdays at 6:35 p.m. (October 15, 22 and 29; November 5). The Bank of America Challenge Championships will be held on Friday and Saturday, November 6 and 7. Post time for both nights will be 6:35 p.m. 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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