LONE STAR PARK’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION CONTINUES WITH MEDIA PREVIEW PARTY OF 2017 QUARTER HORSE SEASON

For Immediate Release
Sunday, September 10, 2017

 

WHAT:  

With more than 19 million horse racing fans coming through the gates and $5.8 billion wagered during its storied history, Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie extends its lively 20th anniversary celebration with a media preview of its 2017 Quarter Horse Season, which runs Friday, September 15 through Saturday, November 11.

Interviews:  

• Scott Wells, President and General Manager of Lone Star Park, who can discuss Lone

  Star Park as a whole, including history (bilingual) 

• Quarter Horse jockeys (bilingual)

• Quarter Horse trainers (bilingual)

• Lone Star Park’s Chef Saleh Nasser, who can discuss the 20th anniversary menu
• Track Announcer Jim Byers, who can discuss differences in calling Quarter Horse races as opposed to Thoroughbred races  

Visuals (and food tastings): 

• Tastings of Lone Star Park’s 20th anniversary menu, created by Chef Saleh Nasser

  • 20” Trifecta Dog
  • 20” Finish Line Burrito 
  • 20” The Stud, a barbecue sandwich 
  • 20 oz. Lone Star Rita margarita 

• Racing equipment including a racing saddle, blinkers, bridle, leg wraps, race plates   

  (horseshoes) jockey stick, goggles, etc.

• Pony horse and outrider

WHEN:  

Thursday, September 14, 11am-1pm

WHERE:  

Lone Star Park in the ‘Dash for Cash’ room (1st level Grandstand)

1000 Lone Star Parkway

Grand Prairie, Texas 75050.

MEDIA DAY PARKING:  

Complimentary valet parking is available.  Enter Gate 5 from Lone Star Parkway. Self-parking will be available as well at no charge. 

TICKET INFORMATION FOR THE 2017 QUARTER HORSE SEASON:    

Visit LoneStarPark.com.  Ticket prices range from $5 to $27.  Children under three years of age are free. Restrictions, exclusions and additional charges may apply. Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent. 


Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie,
a Class I racetrack operated by Texas Partners LSP and GG LSP. The track offers a 26-day 2017 Quarter Horse Season, which opens Friday, September 15 and concludes on Saturday, November 11. 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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