MR JO EAGLE THE VICTOR IN 18TH RUNNING OF THE $25,000 B. F. PHILLIPS, JR. STAKES (RG3) THURSDAY NIGHT

For Immediate Release
Thursday, November 05, 2015

 

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Thursday, November 5, 2015) – It was Dan W. Nicks’ Mr Jo Eagle that once out of the gate and after a very brief duel with second place finisher Notavailableinstores, took the lead and determinedly raced to the wire ahead of the others like he was on an important mission.

With Agustin Silva aboard, post time favorite Mr Jo Eagle completed the 400 yards over a muddy (sealed) racetrack in 19.462 seconds earning a speed index of 101 for the effort. Lil Famous Dash was up for third.

This was eighth win out of 21 career starts foe the 4-year-old gelding by One Famous Eagle. The increase put his total earnings at $136,053.

For those who wagered, Mr Jo Eagle returned $2.60, $2.10 and $2.10. Notavailableinstores returned $4.20 and $2.80. Lil Famous Dash paid $2.80 for those with show wagers. Hiclass Vodka, Rare Legs, Pursuit of Duty, Msg Image of Sixes and Cabana Girl completed the order of finish.

This was the second stakes win of the meet for trainer R. L. Rick Robinson.

Live racing continues tomorrow for night one of the 23rd Bank of America Challenge Championship racing at Lone Star Park. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. First of 10 live races is 6:35 p.m. Times are CT.

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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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