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Lone Star Park Offers Exciting Live Horse Racing and Wagering | News | Grand Prairie, Texas, USA

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Lone Star Park


1000 Lone Star Pkwy.
Grand Prairie, Texas 75050
972-263-7223

Horse racing fans can experience exciting live action, live simulcasts, musical entertainment, special events at the track, and more.


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Lone Star Park

UPCOMING EVENTS

Source: Lone Star Park


That's right, it's been 20 years since the 1997 inaugural season and we have plans to celebrate in a big way! Lone Star Park's 2017 Thoroughbred Season runs Thursday, April 20 through Sunday, July 30, and will feature exciting racing and entertainment infused with numerous giveaways designed to enhance horseracing fans' experiences! The 20th anniversary celebration includes:


Lone Star Park 20th Anniversary Giveaways


  • T-Shirt giveaway to the first 3,000 fans through the Grandstand admission gates on Opening Day (April 20), May 5 and May 26
  • Premium Cap giveaway to the first 2,500 fans through the Grandstand admission gates on May 12, June 2, June 23
  • Slap Band Koozie giveaway to the first 1,500 fans through the Grandstand admission gates on May 19, June 9 and June 16

Party at the Park


Enjoy exciting racing and live music with $2 drink specials from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Party at the Park in the Courtyard of Champions on Friday nights during the meet. (Excludes Lone Star Music Series concert events on June 16, July 7 and July 21.)


Extreme Racing – Saturday, April 29


Lone Star Park hosts Extreme Racing on Saturday, April 29, featuring camel, ostrich and zebra races. These out-of-the-ordinary exotic animal races will be run on the main track between regularly scheduled Thoroughbred races. The evening also includes a Family Fun Park on the lawn, complete with bounce houses and a petting zoo.


Money Machine Mania – Friday Nights in May


Join us each Friday in May for a chance to win up to $2,500 in our Lone Star Park money machine! Fans, 18 years of age or older can register to win in the Courtyard of Champions. One (1) lucky winner will be selected after each race for their chance at 30 seconds in the money machine!


Kentucky Derby Day – Saturday, May 6


Watch, wager and win on the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby simulcast live from Churchill Downs. In addition to the simulcast event, Lone Star Park will host the Kentucky Derby Best Hat contest with celebrity judges for a chance to win multiple prizes! One (1) winner in each of our categories, Most Stylish and Most Creative, will receive $500 with an additional three (3) winners receiving A Day at the Races package for Honorable Mention. This family fun event will also include a Family Fun Park on the lawn with bounce houses, pony rides and a petting zoo.


Texas Mile – Sunday, May 7


Join us on Sunday, May 7th for the running of the Grade 3, $200,000 Texas Mile. This premiere stakes race caps off what will be a Texas-sized Kentucky Derby weekend!


Dollar Night – Saturday, May 13 & Saturday, July 15


Fans are invited to enjoy $1 general admission, hot dogs, popcorn, soft drinks and $2 beer while watching a night of exciting Thoroughbred racing.


Mother's Day – Sunday, May 14


Treat your mother to a great day of Thoroughbred racing and a chance to win various prizes with our Mother's Day Appreciation giveaways.


Preakness Stakes Day – Saturday, May 20


Catch all of the action in the 142nd Preakness Stakes simulcast live from Pimlico Race Track in Baltimore, Maryland. Find out if this year's Kentucky Derby Winner will continue the Triple Crown bid.


Hall of Fame Day / Lone Star Park Handicap – Sunday, May 28


Sunday, May 28 is Hall of Fame Day, featuring the Grade 3, $200,000 Lone Star Park Handicap. In celebration of our 20th Anniversary, we will induct three new members into our Hall of Fame. Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of Steve Sexton, Cliff Berry and G.R. Carter.


Memorial Day – Lone Star Bark / Jockeys & Java – Monday, May 29


Our 3rd annual Lone Star Bark will be held on Memorial Day. Activities will include dog races with cash prizes, pet vendor booths, on-site adoptions with Prairie Paws Adoption Center and giveaways for every dog in attendance. Before the races, join us for Jockeys & Java, where you can enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast while you watch the horses during their morning training, listen to interviews with special guests and take an in-depth tour of the barn and stable area.


Belmont Stakes Day – Saturday, June 10


You won't want to miss the chance to watch, wager and win on the 149th running of the Belmont Stakes, simulcast live from Belmont Park! You could witness history if the Triple Crown is on the line.


Lone Star Music Series – Josh Abbott Band – Friday, June 16


The 2017 Lone Star Music Series kicks off Friday, June 16 featuring the Josh Abbott Band live in concert after the final race. Admission is $5 before 7:30 p.m.; $20 thereafter.


Father's Day – Sunday, June 18


Bring dad out for our Father's Day giveaway and fun activities.


Lone Stars & Stripes Fireworks Celebration – Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4


Two spectacular nights of fireworks will be held at Lone Star Park on Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4 following the races. In addition to live racing and fireworks, enjoy additional entertainment for the entire family with live music and our expanded Family Fun Park. In addition, all members of the military will receive one (1) free general admission with a valid military I.D.


Lone Star Music Series – Randy Rogers Band – Friday, July 7


The 2017 Lone Star Music Series continues Friday, July 7 featuring Randy Rogers Band live in concert after the final race. Admission is $5 before 7:30 p.m.; $20 thereafter.


Lone Star Music Series – Pat Green – Friday, July 21


The 2017 Lone Star Music Series concludes on Friday, July 21 featuring Pat Green live in concert after the final race. Admission is $5 before 7:30 p.m.; $20 thereafter.


Fan Appreciation Night – Saturday, July 29


Lone Star Park salutes its loyal fans on Saturday, July 29, with special giveaways between select races.


Sunday Discounts


  • Senior Citizens' Discount – Every senior citizen, 62 years of age or older, will receive one (1) free general admission with a valid I.D.
  • Military Discount – All military personnel will receive one (1) free general admission with a valid military I.D.
  • Pepsi Can Discount– Bring a Pepsi can and receive one (1) free general admission and one (1) free large Pepsi product.

To learn more, visit LoneStarPark.com. Restrictions, exclusions and additional charges may apply. Lone Star Park is located at 1000 Lone Star Parkway, Grand Prairie, Texas 75050.

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