CALLING ALL DOGS – 2nd ANNUAL LONE STAR BARK BRING YOUR DOG TO THE RACES SET FOR SUNDAY, APRIL 17

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, April 13, 2016

 

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Wednesday, April 13, 2016) – Grab your favorite pooch and head out to the races for our 2nd Annual “Lone Star Bark” event on Sunday, April 17. Gates open at 12:00 noon and the first of 10 live Thoroughbred races will begin at 2:05 p.m.

You and your best furry friends can enjoy a great afternoon of exciting Thoroughbred racing, $1 hot dogs and more. Each dog in attendance will receive a free “Lone Star Bark” bandana and each dog owner will receive a free plastic fire hydrant container with disposal bags inside.

There will be animal rescue organizations and pet friendly vendors set up in the Courtyard of Champions, plus water and potty stations will be set up in designated areas.

For youngsters of the humankind, there will be bounce houses set up on the Bar & Book lawn.

Doggie Dash (dog races): 

If you think your dog is the fastest around, then you will want to register yours for the Doggie Dash races! Top dog prizes of $200 will be awarded to winning doggies and those finishing second will receive a $100 prize. To register your pup, please visit our website at www.LoneStarPark.com and fill out a registration form. Deadline to register is Thursday, April 14.

--Here are a few important details to help keep your pet(s) safe and fully enjoy your day at the park: All dogs must be on a leash at all times when on property. All dogs must remain outside at all times. No dogs will be allowed in the Grandstand building or Bar & Book facility. Owners are required to clean up their dog’s accidents (i.e. plastic waste bags). A potty station and water station will be provided in a designated area. If your dog attacks another animal or human, you will be asked to leave immediately. No refunds will be provided.

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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 2016 Spring Thoroughbred Season, which opens Thursday, April 7 and concludes on Sunday, July 17.  Live racing will be held three days a week, Friday & Saturday at 7:05 p.m. (except Triple Crown Days May 7, May 21 & June 11 which have a 2:05 p.m. start) and Sundays at 2:05 p.m. Live racing will be held on select Thursdays at 7:05 p.m. (April 7 & 21; May 19; June 16; July 14). The racing program on Memorial Day, May 30, will start at 2:05 p.m. A special twilight program will be held at 5 p.m. both on Sunday, July 3 and Monday, July 4 (Lone Stars & Stripes Fireworks Celebration). For more information on Lone Star Park visit LoneStarPark.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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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