Lone Star Park Granted 2006 Race Dates
Updated: Wednesday, August 31, 2005 7:38 PM
(from Lone Star Park report)
Posted: Wednesday, August 31, 2005 7:18 PM
Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie had its request for 98 live racing dates in 2006 approved at Wednesday's Texas Racing Commission meeting in Austin, Texas. The schedule includes a 66-date spring Thoroughbred season over 15 weeks from April 13 to July 23.
Commissioners also approved a 32-date fall meeting for Quarter Horses over nine weeks from Oct. 6 to Dec. 2, 2006.
During the spring Thoroughbred season, Lone Star will race Wednesday to Sunday for the first six weeks of the season. They switch to four days a week, Thursday to Sunday, starting May 25 for the remainder of the meeting.
There will be special holiday programs on May 29, July 3 and July 4 and no racing on June 1 and July 6.
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