GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Saturday September 22, 2018) – A total of 114 2-yr-olds competed in 12 400-yard trials Saturday at Lone Star Park with only the 10 fastest advancing to the final. The Grade 2, $405,585 Dash For Cash Futurity Final is scheduled to go right here on Saturday, October 6.

The fastest qualifier of the night was Larry J. Boudreaux’s Mpshinning clocking in at 19.545 seconds for the 400 yards in Race 2. The bay colt by Mr Pilito was bumped by the horse inside at the break, but he quickly recovered and was out in front in a few strides. The win by 2 lengths was impressive. Mpshinning is trained by Adrian Huitron and was ridden to victory by Luis Vivanco. The weather was showery and the track was listed as muddy for all 12 trials.

It was down to the next to last trial of the night before the final field was set. In the 11th race, Im Sporting Rock earned a berth posting the 9th fastest time of 19.783 seconds. Trainer Robert Meche and jockey Manuel Gutierrez each qualified three to the final and trainer Rolando Almanza qualified two.

Here is the field for the 21st edition of the Grade 2, $405,585 Dash for Cash Futurity is Saturday, October 6.

Horse Time Jockey Trainer Trial #
Mpshinning 19.545 Luis Vivanco Adrian Huitron 2
Fm Im a Zatanaz Too 19.653 Manuel Gutierrez Robert Meche 4
Paint Me a Sinner 19.674 Ricardo Garza-Cruz Rolando Almanza 10
Some Temting Dash 19.690 Francisco Calderon Leon Bard 5
Parti Wagon 19.709 Rolando Pina Joe Davis 9
Mr Corona Crystal 19.710 Manuel Gutierrez Rolando Almanza 8
Acoronas Toast 19.714 J. R. Ramirez Angel Sanchez 3
Washita Jack 19.726 Edwin Lujan Manuel Almanza 5
Im Sporting Rock 19.732 Manuel Gutierrez Robert Meche 11
One Famous Stone 19.743 Jorge Linares Robert Meche 8

All participants in the trials tonight that did not qualify for the final remain eligible for the Dash for Cash Juvenile Stakes on Saturday, October 6. Preference will be given to the horses based on their times in the trials.

Dash For Cash Derby Qualifiers

The Grade 3, $163,200 Dash For Cash Derby field was decided through torrential rains and several storm delays last night, Friday, September 21. It was not until after the final trial of the night (race 11) when five finishers were fast enough to make it in. The 10 fastest from the 50 entered into five trials were set and will advance to the final also to be held on October 6.

Here is the field for the 21st running of the Grade 3, $163,200 Dash For Cash Derby

Horse Time Jockey Trainer Trial #
Cartel Cupid 21.327 Ricky Ramirez Blane Wood 8
T Velocity 21.436 Raul Ramirez, Jr. Sleepy Gilbreath 8
Lions Express 21.515 Luis Vivanco Adrian Huitron 11
Stone Cold Leader 21.542 Rolando Pina Joe Davis 11
Ivory Noche 21.575 Francisco Calderon Leon Bard 11
Sr Shambles 21.583 Jessie Levario Josue Ponce 9
Eos a Political Win 21.641 Jesse Levario Rolando Almanza 7
Ebrima 21.645 Jessie Levario Josue Ponce 11
Krash Course 21.661 Eddie Sanchez Jose Sanchez III 7
Jcm Dashin Fast 21.677 Raul Ramirez, Jr. Alberto Solis 11

Live Racing resumes Friday, September 28 at 6:05 p.m. Gates open at 5 p.m.


Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, a Class I racetrack operated by Texas Partners LSP and Global Gaming LSP. The track offers a 44-day 2018 Thoroughbred Season, which opens Thursday, April 19 and concludes on Sunday, July 22.  Live racing will be held three days a week, Friday at 6:35 p.m., Saturday at 2:35 p.m. (except Triple Crown Days May 5, May 19 & June 9 which have a 1:35 p.m. start) and Sundays at 2:35 p.m. Live racing will be held on select Thursdays at 6:35 p.m. (April 19, May 24, June 21 & July 19). A special twilight program will be held at 5:00 p.m. both on Tuesday, July 3 and Wednesday, July 4 (Lone Stars & Stripes Fireworks Celebration). 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.