IMPRESSIVE EFFORT BY BODACIOUS EAGLE IN THE GRADE 2, $194,100 DASH FOR CASH DERBY SATURDAY

For Immediate Release
Saturday, October 10, 2015

 

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Saturday, October 10, 2015) – Bodacious Eagle made amends for his second place finish in his trial race two weeks ago by winning when it counted most. The gelding by One Famous Eagle got the victory in the Grade 2, Dash for Cash Derby Saturday at Lone Star Park.

Under the guidance of winning jockey Ricky Ramirez, Bodacious Eagle finished 1 ¼ lengths ahead of the rest, clocking the 440 yards in 21.386 seconds over a fast track. Speed index was 96.

“Today he broke awesome,” said Ricky Ramirez. “He and the six horse [Candy Cartels Cat] had a little match race for about a hundred yards, and then he just pulled away and went to the front.”

It was a special win for owner Johnny Trotter of Hereford, Texas. He bought the horse as an embryo and raised him, making the win a bit sweeter than usual.

This was the first graded stakes win for Bodacious Eagle. With the winner’s share of the purse his career earnings are now $437,208. The win was his fifth of 12 career starts.

Mutuels returned $8.00, $3.40 and $2.60. Place went to Tf Cajun Cartel and returned $5.20 and $3.60. Tempting Destiny was third returning $2.80 for the show. Candy Cartels Cat, Paint Me Perry, Ipolito, Volcoms Thunder, Redemption Star and Jess Dance completed the order. Fastest qualifier Marys Coronitas was scratched from the race.

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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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