FAVORITE MORE THAN MOST WAS BEST IN THE 5TH EDITION OF THE LANE’S END STALLION SCHOLARSHIP STAKES

For Immediate Release
Saturday, June 18, 2016

 

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Saturday, June 18, 2016) – Douglas Scharbauer’s More Than Most, trained by Bret Calhoun, was victorious in tonight’s 5th running of the Lane’s End Stallion Scholarship Stakes at Lone Star Park.

With jockey C. J. McMahon up, the three-year-old filly by Indygo Mountain out of Better Than Most, by Elusive Quality completed the seven and a half furlong turf route in 1:26.99. The course was labeled firm.

More Than Most


  
  Expect Royalty, winner of the 2015 Lane’s End edition was second by three quarters of a  length and it was another head back to Whiskey Eyes in third. Fractions were 22.87, 45.77 and 1:09.42.

“With the horse coming on the outside of me the last sixteenth of a mile, the way she dug in was really impressive,” said winning rider C. J. McMahon. “I really like her a lot.”

The win was McMahon’s third on the night’s card, and his third stakes win of the meeting. The horse and rider won the Texas Stallion Stakes earlier in the meet.

Mutuels returned $4.80, $2.80 and $2.60. Expect Royalty paid $3.00 and $2.80. Whiskey Eyes returned $3.80. Slew’s Song, Texas Belle, Infectious, My Silver Lullaby and Seven Violets completed the order.

After tonight’s win, More Than Most has earned $161,378 from her new career record of 11-4-1-3.

Live racing continues Sunday, June 19. Gates open at noon. First race post time is 2:05 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 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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