INQUIRY FOLLOWED BY DISQUALIFICATION IN TEXAS THOROUGHBRED FUTURITY FOR COLTS & GELDINGS

For Immediate Release
Saturday, July 09, 2016

 

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Saturday, July 9, 2016) – Boomer’s Boy with C. J. McMahon up, lost his footing at the start, disputed the pace between rivals, then came out under a left hand whip and bumped eventual fourth place finisher, Sir Papa John. McMahon switched back to a right handed whip and gamely prevailed while being strongly urged. Following an inquiry onto the stretch run, Boomer’s Boy was disqualified and placed fifth.  
  

7-9- SHADED


That gave the win to Clark O. Brewster’s Shaded, a two-year-old colt by Too Much Bling. The Steve Asmussen trainee fought throughout under strong urging that was increased by switching the whip from left to right and back again gaining on the disqualified winner to just miss. But by benefit of the disqualification, was declared the official winner. Fractions for the five furlongs on a fast track were 23.36 and 47.20 for a final time of 59.75.

Jockey Iram Diego said “He broke a little flat-footed. We had to go to plan B. I guess it was a lucky day today to win like that (through disqualification). He decided to run very late.” 

Shaded is now a perfect 2 for 2, and a stakes winner with a bankroll of $66,449. 

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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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