For Immediate Release
Saturday, May 25, 2013
WinStar “Win A Million” Day – Food Truck Festival – Family Fun Park – Live Music
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Saturday, May 25, 2013) – Master Rick is back and seeking to up his win streak to three in the 17th running of the $300,000, Grade III, Lone Star Park Handicap on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27.
Fresh off his win in the Grade III, Texas Mile, April 27, Master Rick (Master Command – Whata Gem by Maria’s Mon) is seeking his third straight win and if successful, would give him back-to-back graded stakes wins. The four-year-old colt is owned by Richard L. Davis and trained by Lone Star Park’s all-time leading trainer, Steve Asmussen.
Asmussen has also entered Texas Mile runner-up, Prayer for Relief (Jump Start – Sparklin Lil by Mr. Sparkles) in Monday’s contest. The five-year-old horse, owned by Zayat Stables LLC, seeks to redeem himself from that defeat by stablemate, Master Rick.
Trainer Henry Dominguez has entered Isn’t He Clever (Smarty Jones – Sharp Minister by Deputy Minister) for owners J. Kirk & Judy Robison. The four-year-old gelding comes off a stakes win at Sunland Park in the Bill Thomas Memorial on March 24.
The Lone Star Park Handicap, Grade III, for three-year-olds and upward, going a mile and a sixteenth on the dirt, is scheduled as race 10 on the 11-race Memorial Day program. Approximate post time is 5:47 p.m. CDT.
Here is the field from the rail out, with jockeys and morning line odds listed in parentheses: Formaggio (Roman Chapa, 20-1); Isn’t He Clever (Jamie Theriot, 4-1); Master Rick (Ricardo Santana, Jr., 6-5); Prayer for Relief (Brian Hernandez, Jr., 7-5) and Battle Hardened (Cliff Berry, 10-1).
Memorial Day Festivities at Lone Star Park:
Lone Star Park is the place to rock, wager and win big on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27. The track is loaded with fun activities for everyone. It all begins when the Grandstand gates open at 11:30 a.m. Post time for the first of 11 live races is scheduled for 1:35 p.m.
Want to go home a Millionaire? Four lucky fans will get an opportunity to play for $1 Million in our "Win A Million" High Hand Poker promotion sponsored by WinStar World Casino. Complete an official entry form and drop it in our contest bins by 2 p.m. We will draw four finalists to participate in our "Win A Million" High Hand Poker games. No purchase necessary. Must be 21 years of age or older and you must be present to win. For complete rules and more information please visit LoneStarPark.com
The Family Fun Park is open from Noon to 4 p.m. on our Bar & Book Lawn including Bounce Houses, Pony Rides and more. Great fun for the entire family!
The Food Truck Festival was a huge hit last year and we are bringing the fun back! The festival will feature the top Food Trucks in the Metroplex including The Butcher’s Son, Gandolfo’s New York Deli, What’s Da Scoop?, Nammi, Easy Slider, Dough Boys Pizza, Rockstar Bakeshop and more! Bring your appetite and join us from Noon to 4 p.m. in the Courtyard of Champions.
There will be live music with Incognito on the Courtyard of Champions stage from Noon to 5 p.m. Make your Memorial Day plans at Lone Star Park.
Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, a Class I racetrack operated by Global Gaming Solutions LLC, offers a 50-day 2013 Spring Thoroughbred Season which opens Thursday, April 11 and concludes on Saturday, July 6. Live racing will be held four days a week, Thursday and Friday at 6:35 p.m. (except Thursday, May 30 when there will be no live racing), and Saturday and Sunday at 1:35 p.m. (except Sunday, June 23 and Sunday, June 30.) The racing program on Memorial Day, May 27, will start at 1:35 p.m. Special twilight programs will be held at 5 p.m. on both Wednesday, July 3 and Thursday, July 4 (Lone Stars & Stripes Fireworks Celebration). The track’s 26-day, 2013 Fall Meeting of Champions for American Quarter Horses will be held from Sept. 13 to Nov. 9. For more information on Lone Star Park visit LoneStarPark.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.
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. 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.
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