Lone Star Park to Race 70 Days in 2020

Posted by Press Release on 02/04/2020

GRAND PRAIRIE, TX—FEBRUARY 4, 2020—Lone Star Park was granted 70 live racing dates during 2020 by the Texas Racing Commission including a 44-date Thoroughbred Racing Season that will be held from April 16 through July 19 and a 26-night Fall Meeting of Champions featuring American Quarter Horses that will run from September 11 through November 28, 2020. 

The 44 days granted for live Thoroughbred racing matches the number of days raced in 2019, and the 26 days for live Quarter Horse racing increases from the 16-day meeting held in 2019. 

The Thoroughbred Racing Season schedule will be similar to that in 2019 with live racing on certain Thursday evenings and certain Friday evenings, and every Saturday and Sunday throughout. In addition, there will be live racing on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25. 

Thoroughbred Racing Season Gate and Post Times are: 

  • Thursdays & Fridays, Gates Open at 5 p.m., First Race 6:35 p.m. 
  • Saturdays, Sundays & Memorial Day, Gates Open at 1 p.m., First Race 2:35 p.m. 
  • Triple Crown Days (May 2 & 16 and June 6) Gates Open 10:30 a.m., First Race 1:35 p.m. 
  • July 4, Gates Open at 3 p.m., First Race 5 p.m. 
  • Tickets are set to go on sale February 18. 

 

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Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, a Class I racetrack operated by Texas Partners LSP and Global Gaming LSP. The track offers a 16-day 2019 Quarter Horse Season, which opens Friday, September 20 and concludes on Saturday, November 9. Live racing will be held Friday and Saturday Nights at 6:05 p.m. For more information on Lone Star Park visit LoneStarPark.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter. 

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.

 

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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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