LEGACY EAGLE THE FASTEST QUALIFIER AND ONE OF FIVE CONDITIONED BY LEADING TRAINER TREY WOOD

For Immediate Release
Saturday, October 21, 2017

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Saturday, October 21, 2017) – It was an exciting night of racing as 100 2-yr-olds, split into 10 trial races, gave it their all tonight. Each competing for a time fast enough to earn a place in the starting gate for the 25th running of the Grade 1, $873,616 Texas Classic Futurity to be held Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Lone Star Park. Here are the finalists:

Horse 

Time 

Jockey 

Trainer 

Trial # 

Legacy Eagle 

19.698 

Ricky Ramirez

Trey Wood

7

Hotstepper

19.707

Cody Jensen

Sleepy Gilbreath

4

This Is an Eagle

19.718

Francisco Calderon

Leon Bard

7

Cartel Cupid

19.721

Ricky Ramirez

Trey Wood

5

This Is a Deal Too

19.767

Francisco Calderon

Leon Bard

1

Factual Basis

19.841

Ricky Ramirez

Trey Wood

1

Thecartelofmiracle

19.876

Manuel Gutierrez

Alonso Neri

9

Another Shot

19.893

Ricky Ramirez

Trey Wood

2

Streakin Seis Corona

19.898

Luis Vivanco

Trey Wood

2

Starfield

19.914

Rodrigo Vallejo

Jimmy Padgett

8

Fastest qualifier, Legacy Eagle, won the seventh trial, clocking the 400-yard race in 19.698 on a fast track. The gelded son of One Famous Eagle out A Delightful Legacy, by First Down Dash is owned by partners Johnny Trotter & Randy Geiselman. He was one of five qualifiers from the barn of leading trainer Trey Wood. Trainer Leon Bard qualified two, Sleepy Gilbreath, Alonso Neri and Jimmy Padgett each qualified one.

Jockey Ricky Ramirez will have his choice from the four he qualified to the final. Francisco Calderon qualified two, while Cody Jensen, Manuel Gutierrez, Luis Vivanco and Rodrigo Vallejo each qualified one.

Around the track: 

The leaderboard through week six of the nine week meet has six-time Lone Star Park leading rider, Ricky Ramirez at the top with 18 wins over Luis Vivanco’s 13 victories through Saturday. Trainer standings shows Trey Wood with a comfortable lead of 15 over Leon Bard & Jimmy Padgett, who are tied in second with 8 wins each.            

Live racing resumes next Thursday, October 26, 2017 Gates open at 5:30 p.m. First race post time 6:35 p.m.

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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