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Lone Star Park Announces 14 Percent Handle Increase In 2018

Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie concluded its 22nd Thoroughbred Season Thursday with a record increase of 14.7% in average daily handle over 2017. That increase tops last year’s increase over 2016 of 11.7%, which set a track record a year ago. Daily average on-track handle on Lone Star increased 5.7% from 2017 and daily average export Handle […]

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Heat Forces Weekend Cancellation At Lone Star Park

Due to the severe heat, with the interest of safety being paramount for the horses and horsemen, Lone Star Park has no choice but to cancel this weekend The decision was unanimous between the Texas Racing Commission Veterinarian, the State Stewards and Lone Star Park Officials. Mandatory payouts of the Fortune Six and Super High […]

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Lone Star Racing Club Two-For-Two After Peej’s Victory

The Lone Star Park Racing Club is now a perfect two-for-two as their horse Peej wins the first on tonight’s card. The Racing Club’s first winner, Lodi Street who won on June 2, was claimed away from them in that race. The club’s trainer, J. R. Caldwell claimed Peej earlier on the card the same day they […]

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Lodi Street Wins At First Asking For Lone Star Park Racing Club’s 80 Members

It was a BIG win in Saturday’s sixth race for the Lone Star Park Racing Club when their horse Lodi Street, was first at the wire. The LSPRC was formed by Lone Star Park this season to give fans a chance to experience race horse ownership for a low cost per share. A total of […]

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Bee Jersey Makes The Grade With Dominant Sexton Mile Win

Charles E. Fipke’s Bee Jersey (Jersey Town) became a graded stakes winner with his 5 ½ length victory in the Grade 3, $200,000 Steve Sexton Mile at Lone Star Park defeating Girvin (Tale of Ekati), a Grade 1 winner of $1.59 million. “I think he’s just another example of the Fipke breeding program and success […]

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Girvin Makes 2018 Debut Sunday In Steve Sexton Mile At Lone Star Park

The 22nd edition of the Grade 3, $200,000 Steve Sexton Mile will run Sunday, May 6 at Lone Star Park. Advance wagering will be available on Saturday, May 5, for the entire Sunday 10-race card. The Sexton Mile is also included as part of a $50,000 guaranteed late pick-4. Girvin (by Tale of Ekati), winner of […]

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11 Victories Earn Richard Eramia Jockey Of The Week Title

With more wins than any other North American jockey last week, including five in a single day, voters named Richard Eramia the Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for April 23 – 20, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, […]

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Lone Star’s Opening Night Handle Up 55 Percent Over 2017

Lone Star Park kicked off its 2018 Thoroughbred Season last week with notable increases in handle. Total handle on the opening night card was $1.5 million the highest single-day handle since Memorial Day 2011 and a 55% increase over opening day last year. The total handle for the 4-day combined opening weekend was the best […]

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Grade 1 Winner Girvin Returns In Lone Star’s Sexton Mile

Girvin, winner of the Grade 1, $1 million Haskell Invitational last July, will return to racing in the Grade 3, $200k Sexton Mile at Lone Star Park on Sunday, May 6. “He is training great,” said owner Brad Grady who attended the races at Lone Star Park Thursday. “He had some great workouts at Keeneland. […]

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