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Global Gaming Solutions – Parent Company Of Remington, Lone Star Park Joins NTRA

Global Gaming Solutions, the commercial business of the Chickasaw Nation, which owns Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie near Dallas and Remington Park in Oklahoma City, has joined the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA). This is the latest in a string of new additions to the NTRA’s roster of dues-paying industry partners in recent months, […]

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C. J. McMahon Shifts Tack To Gulfstream With Agent Walter Blum

After setting a record for most victories by a jockey last spring and summer at Lone Star Park, C. J. McMahon has ventured to Gulfstream Park to seek success during the 2017 Spring and Summer Meets. “I think it might be a good opportunity to get to where I want to be in my career,” […]

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Lone Star: Texas Mile Renamed In Honor Of The Late Steve Sexton

Lone Star Park has announced that it has renamed one of its top races, the Grade 3 Texas Mile, in honor of the late racing executive, Steve Sexton. Sexton worked at Lone Starwhen it opened in 1997; he later worked in management positions at Santa Anita, Golden Gate Fields, Canterbury Park, and Thistledown. He became president of […]

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Redding Colliery Colt Posts Fastest Eighth At Rescheduled Texas 2-Year-Old Under Tack Show

Under sunny skies at Lone Star Park, the rescheduled under tack show for the Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale was held Monday morning with a Louisiana-bred colt by Redding Colliery, hip 31, posting the fastest eighth-mile time of :10.1. The under tack show was originally scheduled for Sunday but had to be pushed back due […]

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Texas 2-Year-Old In Training Under Tack Show Postponed Until Monday

The under tack show for the Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale, originally scheduled for today at 11 a.m. at Lone Star Park, has been postponed due to weather and now will be held Monday starting at 9 a.m. The sale will still be held on Tuesday as scheduled but the start time has been pushed […]

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Lone Star: Texas Mile Among G3 Stakes Moved To Sundays

Lone Star Park has announced that it will move two of its biggest races to Sundays. The Daily Racing Form reports that the G3 Texas Mile and the G3 Lone Star Park Handicap will be moved. The Texas Mile, formerly run on a Friday night, will be carded for Sunday, May 7. The Lone Star Park Handicap, […]

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Services Scheduled For Former Churchill Executive Steve Sexton

Services have been scheduled for former Churchill Downs racetrack president Steve Sexton, who died Dec. 12 at age 57 from brain cancer. A celebration of Sexton’s life is planned for 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 19 at Compass Christian Church in Colleyville, Texas. A visitation is planned from 2 to 5 p.m., Dec. 18 at Bluebonnet Hills […]

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Sexton: ‘Rich In Humility And Wit’; ‘A Fine, Fine Fellow’

Horse racing lost a good man when Steve Sexton stepped down as executive vice president of Churchill Downs Inc. in October 2010. The world lost a great man when Sexton – just 57 years old – died in Dallas, Texas, on Monday, 43 days after being diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme, an aggressive cancer that begins […]

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Texas Thoroughbred Association Announces 2-Year-Old In Training Sale

The Texas Thoroughbred Association has announced that it will hold its second Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale on April 4, 2017, at Lone Star Park. The under tack show will be April 2, also at Lone Star. Entries for the sale will close January 16. The TTA, in partnership with Lone Star Park, held its […]

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Lone Star Park Trainers Held Blameless In Methamphetamine Positives

Six horses were disqualified in races earlier this year at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas, after testing positive for minute levels of methamphetamine, the Dallas Morning News reports. While purse money was redistributed, no action was taken against the trainers of the horses because of what Texas Racing Commission stewards said were “mitigating […]

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