GRADE 2, $450,000 ESTIMATED DASH FOR CASH FUTURITY TRIALS ON SATURDAY HAVE DRAWN 105 ENTRIES IN 11 RACES

For Immediate Release
Friday, September 15, 2017

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Friday, September 15, 2017) – Saturday night features a full card of 11 trial races and has attracted 105 2-yr-olds all vying for place in the Grade 2, $450,000 Dash for Cash Futurity. The top 10 fastest times qualify for the final which will be held on Saturday, September 30. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Post-time for the first trial is 6:35 p.m.

Entries of note in the Dash for Cash Futurity Trials include:

In race three, Jess Adalida, owned by David L. Martinez and trained by Antonio Delgado, Sr., has won her last three starts each by margins of at least one length or more. Her most recent was a win in the Retama Juvenile Challenge at Retama Park August 12. In April she placed in the West Texas Juvenile at Sunland Park. The daughter of Jess Louisiana Blue out of Wortherweightingold, by First Down Dash will be ridden by Luciana Duenez. 

Race six has another Antonio Delgado, Sr. trainee in graded stakes placed Ebrima, owned by Dimas A. Sanchez. Also a filly, the daughter of Captain Courage out of McM Don’t Look Back, by First to Shine, has three wins and two seconds from five career starts and earnings of $108,546. Her most recent was a second in the Grade 2, TQHA Sale Futurity at Retama Park July 29. Cipriano Vidana will ride.

The seventh trial features the winner of the Grade 3, TQHA Sires Cup Futurity on July 1, Dashin Red Cat. The gelding by Red Storm Cat out of Dashin Chicks, by Chicks Beduino is owned by Douglas L. Granz and trained by Oscar Nunez. Jockey Gonzalo Gutierrez will be aboard.

Skip to the tenth trial and Ja Am I Blue. The colt by Jess Louisiana Blue out of Teki Cetan, by Strawfly Special, placed in the Grade 2 Sam Houston Futurity April 29. He is trained by Rolando Almanza for owner, a local Grand Prairie resident, Irma Z. Vargas. Jesse Levario has the riding assignment.

In the final trial on the card, race eleven has Sixes Flash, winner of the Grade 2 Firecracker Futurity July 1, at Delta Downs. Owned by Rancho Herradura LLC and trained by Erasmo Hernandez, Sixes Flash is by Streakin Sixes out of Viborita, by Shazoom. He will be ridden by Rolando Cabrera

Fight Night at Bar & Book 

The biggest fight in boxing will be shown live on PPV at Bar & Book Saturday, September 16! See two-division world champion Canelo Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) square off against IBF/WBA/WBC Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) over 12 rounds in this middleweight championship bout during Mexican Independence Day weekend.*
*$20 Cover charge per person for this event 

 

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 Fall Meeting of Champions 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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