For Immediate Release
Saturday, October 06, 2012
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Saturday, October 6, 2012) – Charal Kid wins the 16th running of the Grade 1, $75,000 Refrigerator Handicap at Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie tonight and secures a berth in the finals of the $750,000 Champion of Champions at Los Alamitos this December.
Owned by Malinche Cattle Co., Inc. and trained by Eusevio Huitron, Charal Kid, ridden by Santos Carrizales just held on to the wire. Closing fast, Mr Truly Uno, missed by a head to take place. Post time favorite Jls Mr Bigtime put in a solid effort, but lost the show by a nose to Priceless Feature. Final time for the 440-yard race for three-year-olds and up was 21.323 over a fast track.
With the win, Charal Kid improved his lifetime stats to 18 wins from 44 starts. The gelded son of Streakin La Jolla, with the winners’ share of $41,250 increased his lifetime earnings to $465,319.
Charal Kid paid $35.20, 18.40, 7.00; runner-up Mr Truly Uno returned $8.60, 6.20, and Priceless Feature paid $3.80 for show. Jls Mr Bigtime, Dm Streakin Thru Fire, Prospect to the Top, Dale N James, Chi Ter, Royal D Corona and Im the Key completed the order of finish.
On The Track: More live racing action Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 11, 12 and 13, 2012. Featured this week will be the divisional Arabian Stallion Stakes on Friday, October 12.
Remember that every Thursday night is Senior Citizens’ Night and Military Discount Night. All senior citizens’, age 62 or older with a valid I.D., or members of any branch of the military, with a valid military I.D., receive free general admission.
Pepsi Can Offer every Thursday. Bring any Pepsi can to Lone Star Park and receive a Pepsi track pack good for One (1) Free General Admission and One (1) Free Large Pepsi. This offer is only available in the Grandstand for live racing.
At The Bar & Book: Join us at Bar & Book for happy hour! Happy hour is available from 4 - 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and includes $3 well drinks and $2 select domestic drafts! Plus, don't miss our $5 drink menu that is always available with signature drinks unique to Bar & Book.
Join us at Bar & Book each Thursday night to play in the World Poker Tour Amateur Poker League! Two sessions will be available each Thursday, 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., and it is completely free to play. Compete for a $50 mutuel voucher weekly, a $250 mutuel voucher monthly and more than $150,000 in cash and prizes awarded annually by the WPT Amateur Poker League!*
*No purchase necessary to play
Join us on Columbus Day, Monday, October 8 for exciting simulcast racing from Belmont Park, Santa Anita Park and more! Plus, each Star Player Rewards member who uses his or her Star Player Rewards card to wager at least $10 on Monday, October 8 will receive a Free $10 Wager to be used Monday, October 15 through Sunday, October 21.
UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar: Already 2-0 in the UFC at light heavyweight, the pound-for-pound king middleweight champion Anderson "The Spider" Silva will once again take a risky weight class move upward on Saturday, October 13 at UFC 153. He will meet The Ultimate Fighter season one finalist Stephan Bonnar, who has won three straight bouts. Plus, heavyweight legend Minotauro Nogueira takes on the dangerous Dave Herman, Fabio Maldonado battles Glover Teixeira in an all-brazil slugfest and longtime welterweight contender Jon Fitch meets Brazilian phenom Erick Silva. Catch all the action at the only sports bar with wagering, Bar & Book!
$20 food & beverage minimum per person required after 8 p.m. for Pay-Per-View events.
Breeders' Cup Prep Race Turf Challenge! Join us on Sunday, October 14 for great simulcast racing from Woodbine. Star Player Rewards members can pick the winners of the three Breeders' Cup prep races from Woodbine that day. Simply swipe your Star Player Rewards card at the kiosk and follow the prompts to make your selections.*
One Winner • 2,000 Bonus Points!
Two Winners • 10,000 Bonus Points!
All Three Winners • 25,000 Bonus Points!
$1,500,000 Canadian International (G1) Turf
$1,000,000 E.P. Taylor Stakes (G1) Turf
$500,000 Nearctic Stakes (G1) Turf
*Selections must be submitted prior to post time of first race in contest.
Have tickets to the big game? Ride the Bar & Book Express to all Dallas Cowboys home games this season! Bus will depart 1 hour and 2 hours prior to kickoff and costs just $10 to ride or is free with $20 minimum food & beverage purchase. Watch, wager and win on the races and enjoy NFL Sunday Ticket all day every Sunday! Don't miss it!
Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, a Class I racetrack operated by Global Gaming Solutions LLC, offers a 26-day 2012 Fall Meeting of Champions for American Quarter Horses which opens Friday, September 14 and concludes on Saturday, November 10. Live racing will be held three days a week, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 6:35 p.m.
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. For more information on Lone Star Park visit LoneStarPark.com
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. Global Gaming Solutions, LLC, 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.