MERIAL DISTAFF CHALLENGE AN EASY WIN FOR FAVORITE JESS PAINT YOUR LIPS

For Immediate Release
Friday, September 29, 2017

 

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Friday, September 29, 2017) – Randy L. Hill’s Just Paint Your Lips looked like a winner going into the paddock at Lone Star Park for Friday’s eighth race, the Merial Distaff Challenge, and she was. The 4-yr-old sorrel mare by Jess Louisiana Blue was the heavy favorite in the race. She did not disappoint, winning the 400-yard stake by ½ length in a final time of 19.567 on a muddy (sealed) track.

 

 Jess Paint Your Lips

Just Paint Your Lips                                                                            Dustin Orona Photography
 

The win was her second this year for a perfect 2-for-2 record. Her career record now reads 7-6-0-1. The winner’s share of the purse increased her earnings to $72,632.

Cody Jenson was aboard for trainer Stacy Charette-Hill. Her next stop will be at Prairie Meadows on October 14 for the 2017 Bank of American Challenge Championships.

Mutuels returned $3.60, $2.80 and $2.80 for the winner out of a full field of 12. Runner-up One Sweet Sign returned $17.20 and $9.60 and Million Dollar Kiss returned $18.00 for the show. The remaining order was Kokko Wagon, Zenergetic, Rock Wit Cha Baby, Lonestar Shaker, Bm Casina Royale, One Famous Shaker, Sierra Madre B, The California Girl and Im Bigtime Southern.

Live racing resumes tomorrow, Saturday, September 30. Lone Star Park will close out the month with the Grade 2, $353,700 Dash for Cash Futurity and the Grade 3, $213,200 Dash for Cash Derby. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. First Race will be 6:35 p.m.

AQHA Racing Ace Jennifer Hancock will be on hand with handicapping tips and advice for the entire nine-race program Saturday. Please join us.

 

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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