RUMPOLE GOES GATE TO WIRE IN STYMIE DIVISION OF THE $65,000 TEXAS STALLION STAKES FOR COLTS & GELDINGS

For Immediate Release
Saturday, May 27, 2017

 GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Saturday, May 27, 2017) – Under the guidance of jockey Richard Eramia, post-time favorite Rumpole lead from gate to wire to win the Texas Stallion Stakes, Stymie Division for colts & geldings for owner Fletcher Properties Inc. This was the first Texas Stallion Stakes win for winning trainer Robert Young. Final time for the mile stakes was 1:39.62. The track was listed as fast.

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    Rumpole                                                   Dustin Orona Photography

The margin of victory was one and a half lengths over second place Shaded. It was another two and a half lengths to Fast Talkin Man in third. Mosta Flyin; Too Much Gone; Imma Wild Bling; Checker Czech and Medieval Medicine completed the order.
 

The 3-yr-old gelded son of Too Much Bling out of the Dehere’s Dream by Dehere returned $4.20, $3.00 and $2.20. Shaded paid $4.20 and $2.60 for place, and mutuels on Fast Talkin Man returned $2.80.

With the winner’s share of the purse, Rumpole increased his earnings to $121,470. This was his fourth win from six starts.

Around the Track 

Iram Diego and Steve Asmussen dominate the standings through the 18th day of the season. Diego has 39 wins over Sasha Risenhoover who is holding second with 19 wins over Richard Eramia’s 18 wins. Trainer Steve Asmussen has 36 wins compared to Broberg’s 24 wins. Asmussen also dominates the owner standings with a total of 16 victories over Danny Keene’s 9.

Live racing resumes tomorrow at 2:35 p.m. Gate open at 1:30. The featured race of the day is the Grade 3 $200,000 Lone Star Park Handicap. Don’t miss it!

 

Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, a Class I racetrack operated by Texas Partners LSP and GG LSP. The track offers a 50-day 2017 Thoroughbred Season, which opens Thursday, April 20 and concludes on Sunday, July 30.  Live racing will be held three days a week, Friday at 6:35 p.m., Saturday at 5:00 p.m. (except Triple Crown Days May 6, May 20 & June 10 which have a 1:35 p.m. start) and Sundays at 2:35 p.m. Live racing will be held on select Thursdays at 6:35 p.m. (April 20, June 15 & July 27). The racing program on Memorial Day, May 29, will start at 2:35 p.m. A special twilight program will be held at 5:00 p.m. both on Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, 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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