Anne M. Eberhardt

53-Day Meet Set for Lone Star Park in 2012

Track will race on Thursday-Sunday schedule, as well as Memorial Day and July 4.

The Texas Racing Commission has approved a 53-day meet for Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie for 2012. The track raced 52 days in 2011.

The 2012 spring Thoroughbred season will run from April 12 through July 8, with racing on a Thursday through Sunday schedule, with the exception of Thursday, July 5. There will also be live racing on Monday, Memorial Day, May 28, and Wednesday, July 4.

The track will also host a 26-night Fall Meeting of Champions for American Quarter Horses from Sept. 14 - Nov. 10, 2012, the same number of dates that will be run in 2011.