JOCKEY RICHARD ERAMIA WINS 5 RACES SATURDAY AT LONE STAR PARK

For Immediate Release
Saturday, July 15, 2017

 

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Saturday, July 15, 2017) – Recently named “Jockey of the Week” for winning 17 races in a week, more than any other North American jockey, for the week of June 19-25, 2017. Eramia rode 42 races over six days at two tracks, Louisiana Downs and Lone Star Park winning 17 of them. Five of his 17 wins were on a single day’s card at Louisiana Downs. He hasn’t slowed a step since.


Eramia wins 5

Eramia had another five-win day today, this time at Lone Star Park. He won three races here on Sunday which put him in the lead by one win over Iram Diego at 55-54, who had been the leading rider since the meet opened in April. With one win last night and five more tonight he widens the gap on the lead by 61 wins to Diego’s 54. He is on his way to his first Lone Star Park Riding title. There are just eight days of live racing remaining.

 

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 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. and Sundays at 2:35 p.m. Live racing will be held on select Thursdays at 6:35 p.m. (June 15 & July 27). 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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