For Immediate Release
Tuesday, May 03, 2016

$500 In Prize Money Will Be Awarded to Each Grand Prize Winner of “Most Stylish” and “Most Creative” Kentucky Derby Hats  

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Monday, May 2, 2016) – Lone Star Park’s annual Kentucky Derby Best Hat Contest will be held Saturday, May 7, Kentucky Derby Day! Two (2) Grand Prizes will be awarded. A $500 Grand Prize to the hat judged “The Most Stylish” and a $500 Grand Prize to the hat judged “The Most Creative.” Plus, three additional hats will each receive an honorable mention prize. Judging begins promptly at 3:00 p.m. in the Courtyard of Champions.*

*Must be present in the Courtyard of Champions by 3:00 p.m. to be considered. Must be 18 years of age or older. See complete rules at             


Real Housewives of Dallas’ LeeAnne Locken, KVIL Personality, Leigh Ann Adam and America’s Sassiest Lifestyle Guru, Steve Kemble set to judge the contest

Gates open early Saturday for Kentucky Derby Day at 11:00 a.m. First live race will begin at 2:05 p.m. Simulcast of the 142nd “Run for the Roses” will be at approximately 5:34 p.m. (CDT).


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 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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