For Immediate Release
Saturday, October 14, 2017

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Friday, October 14, 2017) – Zoomin Racer and Jess Paint Your Lips were crowned Champions of their divisions tonight at the 2017 Bank of America Challenge Championships at Prairie Meadows in Altoona, Iowa.

Zooming Racer won the regional AQHA Distance Challenge here on September 29, and with it an automatic entry into the $105,000, AQHA Distance Challenge Championship. Local leading rider Ricky Ramirez made the trek to Iowa to again ride Zoomin Racer for owner/trainer Fernando Carrete scoring the victory in the 870-yard contest. The winning time was 45.318 seconds over a sloppy (sealed) racetrack.

Jess Read My Lips won the Merial Distaff Challenge here, also on September 29, earning a spot in the $105,000 Distaff Challenge Championship. She was reunited with her regular rider, Jorge Torres for Saturday’s win. The pair finished the 400 yards in 19.469 seconds for a speed index of 101. The 4-yr-old-filly by Jess Louisiana Blue is owned by Michael Pohl and trained by Stacy Hill.

Congratulations to both winners and their connections!

 Zoomin Racer    
Zoomin Racer Winning AQHA Distance Challenge Sept. 29

 Jess Paint Your Lips
 Jess Paint Your Lips Winning Merial Distaff Challenge   Sept. 29           

  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 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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