CHEWBACCA MOM CANDACE PAYNE TO SING “GOD BLESS AMERICA” SUNDAY DURING OPENING CEREMONIES

For Immediate Release
Sunday, July 03, 2016

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Sunday, July 3, 2016) – Grand Prairie resident Candace Payne, who became a Facebook sensation with her video post dubbed “Chewbacca Mom” will perform “God Bless America” tonight as a part of opening ceremonies for our 20th Lone Stars & Stripes Celebration.  

Gates open at 3:00 p.m.

Opening ceremonies begin at 4:25 p.m.

First race post time is 5:00 p.m.
 

Fireworks begin at approximately 10:00 p.m. 

Parking is $20.00 (Cash Only) for all lots.  

General Admission is $5.00 

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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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