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Shotgun Kowboy Headlines Lone Star Park Handicap

The Grade 3 $200,000 Guaranteed Lone Star Park Handicap at a mile and a sixteenth on dirt for three-year-olds and up, will be the ninth and featured race on the Memorial Day 10-race program Monday. Gates open at noon. First race post time is 2:05 p.m. Approximate post time for the Handicap is 5:58 p.m. […]

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Texas Thoroughbred Association Adds Mixed Session To Summer Yearling Sale

The Texas Thoroughbred Association is pleased to announce that a mixed sale session has been added to the Summer Yearling Sale to be conducted on August 29 at Lone Star Park. This will mark the second sale held by the TTA, which in April held its first 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale. Fasig-Tipton formerly managed the […]

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Great Minds Outwits Shotgun Cowboy For The Victory In G3 Texas Mile

It was Great Minds piloted by C. J. McMahon in front by a half at the wire in tonight’s 20th edition of the Grade 3, $200,000 Texas Mile, giving both horse and rider their first graded stakes win. This was the third straight victory for the 5-yr-old gelded son of Stroll, with McMahon up. “I […]

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Texas 2-Year-Old In Training Sale Average, Top Prices Increase

Monday’s Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale, the first conducted by the Texas Thoroughbred Association and Lone Star Park without Fasig-Tipton as a partner, posted similar results to last year’s auction with an increase in average. Buybacks improved significantly from 33.3% last year to 19.7% this year. Total sales for this auction came in at $981,300 […]

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Lone Star Park Hires Jim Byers As Track Announcer

Jim Byers has been hired by Lone Star Park as its track announcer when live racing resumes Thursday, April 7. He replaces John Lies, who resigned last month. “I couldn’t be happier to be back in racing,” Byers said. “I’ve always thought very highly of Lone Star Park and the Metroplex and can’t wait to […]

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Too Much Bling Filly Fastest In Texas Juvenile Sale Preview

A Texas-bred filly by Too Much Bling worked an eighth-mile in :10 1/5 on Saturday to post the fastest time at the distance during the under tack show for the Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale at Lone Star Park. The sale, which was previously managed by Fasig-Tipton in partnership with the Texas Thoroughbred Association and […]

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Lone Star Park Updates EHV-1 Policy For Receiving Barn Shippers

Lone Star Park has updated its policy regarding Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1). This policy update applies to horses shipping into the receiving barn only. There is no change to the current policy as it pertains to horses shipping into permanent barns. Horses now coming to the receiving barn to either ‘Work & Go’ or ‘Race & […]

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Funding Restored For Texas Racing Commission

After operating for the past several months under a temporary plan and limited funds, the Texas Racing Commission has received notice that it will now receive full funding for its operations. According to a report in the Daily Racing Form, the Legislative Budget Board approved full funding for the racing commission through Aug. 31, 2017, which is when […]

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Lone Star Park Announces Restrictions On Shippers Due To EHV-1 Outbreak

Due to the serious nature of a recent outbreak of the neurologic strain of Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1) at racetracks in the southwest United States, the following entry policy has been adopted by Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie. Until further notice, no horses will be admitted on the grounds of Lone Star Park if they […]

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Galloway Calls Out Texas Politicians In ‘Final Final’ Column

Randy Galloway is a sports media legend in Texas. He spent nearly 50 years as a reporter and “take no prisoners” columnist with the Dallas Morning News and Fort Worth Star Telegram. His distinctive drawl was immediately recognizable as longtime host of sports talk radio in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, where he took on local […]

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