DTL SAMUREYE IMPRESSIVE EFFORT TO WIN GRADE 1 LONE STAR SPEEDHORSE PAINT & APPALOOSA FUTURITY SATURDAY

For Immediate Release
Saturday, October 28, 2017

Hotwire.com Finishes Fourth But Earns High Point Honors 

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Saturday, October 28, 2017) – Almanda Racing’s Dtl Samureye, with Jessie Levario aboard put on his best performance Saturday Night at Lone Star Park when it mattered most. The gelded son of SF Royal Quick Flash, who was the fourth fastest qualifier two weeks ago, was all business winning the $52,000 Grade 1 Lone Star Speedhorse Paint & Appaloosa Futurity. Trained by Alonso Neri, the flashy paint ran the 400-yard contest in 19.918 seconds, finishing ahead of Ojo Por Ojo by 1 ½ lengths over a fast track.

Dtl Samureye

Dtl Samureye                                                                                      Dustin Orona Photography           

Favorite and fastest qualifier, Apollos Second Sign was only a nose back finishing third. Hotwire.com had the early lead in the going, but couldn’t hold on, finished fourth, but ended up as the Speedhorse Triple Crown High Point Champion honoree. Mkp On the Wagon, Ima Good Time Charlie, El Diablo Chicken, Gb Star and Js Apollo Six completed the order of finish. Third fastest qualifier and only other contender for high point champion, Bully Pulpit was scratched from the race.

The $19,760 winner’s share of the purse increased his earnings to $32,720. The win was his second out of six career starts.

Third choice in the wagering, Dtl Samureye returned $10.80, $5.60 and $3.40. Ojo Por Ojo returned $3.60 and $2.60. Apollos Second Sign returned $2.40 for show.

Live racing resumes Thursday, November 2, with eight live races scheduled. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. First race post time is 6:35 p.m.

And don’t forget the Breeders’ Cup World Championships are Friday, November 3, and Saturday, November 4. Come watch and wager on all of the championship races simulcast live from Del Mar, California both days at Lone Star Park!

 

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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