MCMAHON RIDES FIVE WINNERS ON THE JULY 3 LONE STARS & STRIPES HOLIDAY CARD

For Immediate Release
Sunday, July 03, 2016

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Sunday, July 3, 2016) – Lone Star Park jockey C. J. McMahon, leading rider of the 2015 Spring Thoroughbred Season is looking at his second consecutive riding title at the Grand Prairie track. He rode five winners on the card tonight, upping his season total to 83 wins from 245 starts through Sunday. His mounts for the season have earned over $1.1 million. And with eight live racing days remaining this meet, it’s likely he will eclipse his 2015 season total of 95 victories.

Slick Pardon Me
   McMahon (center) aboard Slick Pardoned Me noses out Charlie’s Phantasy for
   the win in tonight’s ninth race.  Photo by Dustin Orona

A crowd of 12,544 attended Sunday’s races followed by the Lone Stars & Stripes Celebration and Fireworks Display. Before the Fireworks began, 10 finalists were selected by random drawing for a chance to win the 2016 Ford Mustang Giveaway. Ed Santos of Fort Worth, TX was the lucky winner when he selected the key remote that unlocked the door to his brand new Mustang.

 Mustang Winner 

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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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