THIS WEEK AT LONE STAR PARK (Thursday, April 24 through Sunday, April 27)

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Thursday, April 24

Live Thoroughbred Racing: Nine live races scheduled. Gates open at 5:00 p.m. First race post time is 6:35 p.m. (CDT) $5 General Admission. Free General Parking.

Brews and Beards: Join us for live music by Russ Lowry between the races, featuring craft beers and our search for the best beards in the Metroplex taking place on our Courtyard of Champions Stage from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

• Free Poker at Bar & Book: Join us at Bar & Book each Thursday night to play with 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 each session, 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.

April Prize Tournament to be held May 1

Friday, April 25

Live Thoroughbred Racing: Nine live races scheduled. Gates open at 5:00 p.m. First race post time is 6:35 p.m. (CDT) $5 General Admission. Free General Parking.

• “Party at the Park”: Join us in our Courtyard of Champions for "Party at the Park" from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Enjoy live music by Vegas Stars and $2 beer specials.* Subject to change. Drink specials not available on concert nights.

Saturday, April 26

Live Thoroughbred Racing: Nine live races scheduled. Gates open at 5:00 p.m. First race post time is 6:35 p.m. (CDT)General Admission is $5 before 8:00 p.m. and $20 thereafter. Free General Parking.

Grade 3, $200,000 Guaranteed Texas MileFeatured tonight is the 18th running of the Grade 3, $200,000 Texas Mile for three-year-olds and up. Approximate post time for the Texas Mile is 9:51 p.m. (CDT).

Lone Star Music Series PresentsChris Young in ConcertChris Young will take the stage after the final race Saturday, April 26. Admission is just $5 before 8:00 p.m. and $20 thereafter. Lone Star Music Series has an age policy for all concerts; you must be 18 years of age or older unless accompanied by a legal guardian 30 years old or older. For more information call 972-263-7223.

UFC 172 Jones vs. Teixeira at Bar & Book: UFC's pound-for-pound king returns tonight in the main event of UFC 172 in Baltimore. UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones defends his title for the seventh time against Brazilian powerhouse Glover Teixeira. Jones has defeated an impressive list of opponents since becoming the youngest champion in UFC history in 2011, but in the veteran Teixeira, he will face a dangerous challenger who hasn't lost in nearly nine years. Catch all the action at Bar & Book!*$20 food & beverage minimum per person required after 8 p.m. for Pay-Per-View events.

Sunday, April 27

Live Thoroughbred Racing: Live Thoroughbred racing is back on Sunday’s! Nine live races scheduled. Gates open today at 11:30 a.m. First race post time is 1:35 p.m. (CDT) $5 General Admission. Free General Parking.   

Senior Citizens' Day: Seniors 62 years or older will receive one (1) FREE General Admission at our Admission Gates every Sunday during the 2014 Spring Thoroughbred Season. Just present your valid identification at the designated areas at our entrances to receive your coupon.

Military Discount Day: Present your Military ID any Sunday during the 2014Spring Thoroughbred Season and receive one (1) FREE General Admission at our Admission Gates. Just present your valid identification at the designated areas at our entrances to receive your coupon.

Pepsi Can Offer: Bring any Pepsi Can out on any Sunday during the 2014 Spring Thoroughbred Season and receive a Pepsi track pack, good for one (1) FREE General Admission and one (1) FREE large Pepsi.*Valid for live racing only in the Grandstand.

Jazz Brunch in Silks: Enjoy live Jazz music and an Omlette Brunch in our Silks Dining Room every Sunday during the Spring Season. Omlette station includes an omelette of your choice, new potatoes and biscuits for $8.95.
For advance reservations call 972-263-7223.

Additional notes: Going into week three of the Spring Racing Season, trainer Karl Broberg is atop the standings with 10 wins. Bret Calhoun is not far behind with seven wins….In the jockey standings only one win separates each of the top four, Junior Chacaltana has nine wins, Apprentice rider David Cabrera with eight, Roman Chapa has seven and 2013 Season Champion Lindey Wade has six wins so far….2012’s Top Trainer Danny Pish is approaching a personal milestone at Lone Star Park….he needs just eight more to reach 500 wins at the Grand Prairie track. We will be following his progress. Good luck Danny!

Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, a Class I racetrack operated by Texas Partners LSP and GG LSP. The track offers a 50-day 2014 Spring Thoroughbred Season, which opens Thursday, April 10 and concludes on Saturday, July 12.  Live racing will be held three days a week, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 6:35 p.m. (except Thursday, May 29 when there will be no live racing), and Sundays at 1:35 p.m. (beginning April 27 through June 15.) The racing program on Memorial Day, May 26, will start at 1:35 p.m. A Special twilight program will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 4 (Lone Stars & Stripes Fireworks Celebration). Special post times for three Triple Crown dates will begin at 3:33 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, May 17 and June 7 (Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes.) 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, 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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