TWO TURF COURSE TRACK RECORDS ECLIPSED TODAY
Lone Star Park’s turf course saw two of its track record times eclipsed today. In the fifth race, a $15,000 claiming, Timothy C. Guidry’s Bam Bam Bryan ran seven and one-half furlongs in 1:25.97 shattering the previous record of 1:26.66 which was set in 2018 by Ghurair. Bam Bam Bryan is trained by Karl Broberg and was ridden by C. J. McMahon. The 5-yr-old grey gelding finished 10 lengths in front of the others, grabbing his third win from as many starts this meet.
In the seventh race, a $10,000 claiming at five furlongs, it was longshot Texas Munny Man, ridden by Lane Luzzi, who finished on top in track record time of: 54.97 seconds. The previous record was: 55.09 set by Salty Wave in 2010. Texas Munny Man is trained by George Bryant and owned by David Rodwalt.
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 2019 Thoroughbred Season, which opens Thursday, April 18 and concludes on Sunday, July 21. Live racing will be held select Thursdays and select Fridays at 6:35 p.m. Saturday and Sunday race programs start at 2:35 p.m. (except Sexton Mile Day, April 28, Triple Crown Days; May 4, May 18 & June 8 which all have a 1:35 p.m. start). A special twilightprogram will be held at 5:00 p.m. both on Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5 (Lone Stars & Stripes Fireworks Celebration).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.