JOCKEY SASHA RISENHOOVER TRANSPORTED TO BAYLOR IRVING FOR TESTS AFTER BEING UNSEATED IN THE THIRD RACE

For Immediate Release
Monday, July 03, 2017

 

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Monday, July 3, 2017) – Sasha Risenhoover, Lone Star Park’s leading female rider was unseated tonight when her mount, Degrees of Freedom ducked in and hit the temporary rail in the third race.

Risenhoover was transported by ambulance to Baylor Irving for further tests for a possible concussion. She was alert and talking in first aid before departing to the hospital.

Degrees of Freedom broke on top in the one mile turf race leading the field before being passed by a rival at the quarter-pole, and while under a drive in upper stretch, ducked in and hit the temporary rail passing the chute and unseating Risenhoover.

A four-year-old filly by Arch, Degrees of Freedom was not injured in the incident. She is owned by Imaginary Stables of Ft. Lauderdale and trained by Karl Broberg.

 

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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