Keyword: Lone Star Park

  • Shotgun Kowboy wins the Lone Star Park Handicap by 1 1/2 lengths at Lone Star Park

    Shotgun Kowboy Upsets Mubtaahij at Lone Star

    Shotgun Kowboy seemed to be up against it May 27 at Lone Star Park against grade 1 winner Mubtaahij, but he fired his best and earned his second grade 3 score in the $200,000 Lone Star Park Handicap (G3).

  • Girvin in the paddock prior to winning the Haskell Invitational

    Girvin Returns to Racing in Sexton Mile

    Trainer Joe Sharp took a reasoned approach to spotting the 2017 Betfair.com Haskell Invitational Stakes (G1) winner's 2018 debut, with an eye on a prize under the Twin Spires a little farther down the line.

  • Southwest Regional: Aiming High

    Larry Hirsch recently took on a new venture with the opening of Highlander Training Center near Sulphur Springs, about 100 miles east of the heart of the Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex.

  • Lone Star Park to Introduce Racing Club

    Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie is introducing its first ever racing club - a low risk, low cost way to experience Thoroughbred racehorse ownership.

  • Danzing Candy

    Danzing Candy Wires Lone Star Handicap

    Danzing Candy was sent off as the 1-5 favorite in the five-horse field of the $200,000 Lone Star Handicap (G3), leading at every call in the 1 1/16-mile test and crossing the wire 4 3/4 lengths in front.

  • Mor Spirit takes the Steve Sexton Mile with his ears up at the wire

    Mor Spirit Goes Gate-to-Wire in Sexton Mile

    Exactly one year after running off the board in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1), Michael Lund Peterson's grade 1 winner Mor Spirit notched the first graded score of his 4-year-old season.

  • Cyrus Alexander wins Lone Star Park Handicap May 30

    Cyrus Alexander Wins Lone Star Handicap

    Spendthrift Farm and Stonestreet Stables' Cyrus Alexander, a 4-year-old Medaglia d'Oro colt, got his first stakes win when he captured the $200,000 Lone Star Handicap (gr. III) for 3-year-olds and up May 30 at Lone Star Park.

  • Great Minds and C. J. McMahon take the Texas Mile.

    Great Minds Wins Texas Mile Duel

    Great Minds and jockey C. J. McMahon won a stretch duel with Shotgun Kowboy to post a half-length victory in the $200,000 Texas Mile (gr. III) on the May 6 night card at Lone Star Park.

  • Shotgun Kowboy after his win in the Oklahoma Derby

    Shotgun Kowboy Seeks Texas Mile Prize

    C. R. Trout's Shotgun Kowboy, an Oklahoma-bred who last year showed enough promise to warrant a start in the grade I Clark Handicap at Churchill Downs, will make his third start off a layoff in the May 6 Texas Mile (gr. III) at Lone Star Park.

  • Hip 40 by Too Much Bling was the sale topper

    Texas 2-Year-Old Sale Topped by Filly

    A Texas-bred daughter of Too Much Bling was purchased by Danny Keene for $95,000 to top the Texas 2-year-olds in training sale conducted by the Texas Thoroughbred Association April 4 at Lone Star Park.

  • Fewer Horses, But Same Quality at Texas Sale

    Although the number of horses cataloged is down this year from last at the Texas 2-year-olds in training sale that will be held April 4, sales director Tim Boyce said the auction will still likely have as many quality horses.

  • ARCI Adds Three April Town Hall Meetings

    ARCI has scheduled three additional "Town Hall" meetings in an effort to unify the racing industry and develop a consensus path to improve the policing of the sport and advance uniform regulatory policies.

  • Texas Sale Catalogs 85 Juveniles

    The Texas Thoroughbred Association, in concert with Lone Star Park, has cataloged 85 juveniles for the Texas 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age sale April 4.

  • Remington will be adding to the handicappers' arsenal of information by weighing horses in 2016

    Remington Park Plans to Report Horse Weights

    The pre-race protocol of Thoroughbreds racing at Remington Park in 2016 will include a quick stop on a scale where their weight will be recorded and that information will be provided to the public before the race.

  • TTA to Conduct 2-Year-Old Sale in April

    The Texas Thoroughbred Association has announced the establishment of a 2-year-olds in training sale to be held in April at Lone Star Park. The auction will be similar to the one held by Fasig-Tipton Texas in previous years.

  • First Winner for E Z's Gentleman

    E Z's Playgirl captured the sixth race at Lone Star Park July 17 and entered the books as the first winner for grade I-winning sprinter E Z's Gentleman.

  • Texas Mile winner Texas Air

    Texas Air Seeks Upset in Lone Star 'Cap

    After winning the Texas Mile (gr. III) May 1 at odds of 24-1, Paul Rigali Jr.'s homebred Texas Air will look to provide another upset in the $200,000 Lone Star Park Handicap (gr. III) May 25.

  • Texas Air comes running late to take the Texas Mile.

    Texas Air Springs Upset in Texas Mile

    Paul Rigali Jr.'s homebred Texas Air put away a field almost entirely composed of out-of-state invaders to claim the $200,000 Texas Mile (gr. III) May 1 under the lights at Lone Star Park.

  • Sr. Quisqueyano is a five-time stakes winner.
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    'Quisqueyano' Aims for Graded Win in TX Mile

    Loooch Racing Stables' Sr. Quisqueyano cuts back in distance for the $200,000 Texas Mile S (gr. III), where a graded-stakes breakthrough is on the line, April 24 at Lone Star Park.

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    Fiftyshadesofgold Named Texas Horse of Year

    Fiftyshadesofgold has been named the 2014 Texas Horse of the Year as well as the state's champion 3-year-old filly, the Texas Thoroughbred Association announced Jan. 21.

  • Kentucky Downs president Corey Johnsen

    Track Executives Work to Promote Jockeys

    A pair of racetrack executives outlined plans to promote jockeys, and promote horse racing through the use of riders, at this year's Jockeys' Guild Assembly Jan. 19-20 in Hollywood, Fla.

  • Trappe Shot Filly Tops F-T Texas Sale

    Yearling fillies brought the three highest prices at the Fasig-Tipton Texas yearling and fall mixed sale Oct. 13 at Lone Star Park, with a Texas-bred daughter of Trappe Shot the top seller at $50,000.