For Immediate Release
Saturday, November 05, 2016
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Saturday, November 5, 2016) – Another edition of the B. F. Phillips, Jr. Stakes is in the books. Rc Me Leaving You was the victor in the 19th renewal of the 400 yard stake for accredited Texas-breds, 3-year-olds & up. The 4-year-old son of Coronas Leaving You ran the race in 19.801 seconds over a fast track. Second place went to One Dimple by a neck and Notavailableinstores finished third by a head.
Rc Me Leaving You Photo: Dustin Orona
Trained by Judd Kearl, Rc Me Leaving You and was ridden to victory by Noe Villatoro, who was a late rider change. Kearl saddled the winner of three races on the Saturday night card.
Mutuels on the winner returned $6.80, $2.20 and $2.80. Place paid $9.40 and $3.40. Show paid $3.40. Favorite, Kw Cowboy finished fourth, Blue Duck La Jolla, Kid Can Dash and Iknow Heknows Iknow completed the order of finish. Apollitical Wave and Governor Pete were both late scratches.
With the winners share of the purse Rc Me Leaving You has bankrolled a total of $150,402 and his updated record reads 19-5-4-5.
On the Track: With just one more weekend of live racing remaining in our 2016 Fall Meeting of Champions it will soon be time to recognize the leading jockey, trainer and owner of the meet. The standings through the end of racing Saturday, November 5 have Francisco Calderon sitting atop the jockey standings with 27 wins over Luis Vivanco’s 25 wins. Calderon had two four-win nights this week. He won four on Thursday, November 3 and another four on Saturday November 5……Judd Kearl still sits atop the national standings and holds the lead at the meet with 24 wins over Trey Wood who has 20……..Terry & Irene Stennett lead the owner standings with a total of 8 wins over Pete Scarmardo who has 5. Good luck everyone!
Live racing resumes for the final weekend of the meeting on Thursday, November 10. Gates open at 5:30. First race post time 6:35. See you here!
Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, a Class I racetrack operated by Texas Partners LSP and GG LSP. The track offers a 26-day 2016 Fall Meeting of Champions Season, which opens Friday, September 16 and concludes on Saturday, November 12. Live racing will be held three days a week, Thursday, Friday & Saturday at 6:35 p.m. 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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