||Kentucky Derby Winner Mine That Bird to Make Public Appearance Saturday at Lone Star Park to Promote "50 to 1" The Movie
(Grand Prairie, Texas - Thursday, April 3, 2014) - Lone Star Park is hosting a stop on the promotional bus tour for the upcoming movie "50 to 1" on Saturday, April 5 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. This pre-season event is open to all race fans. The stop features a special appearance by the real-life Mine That Bird, winner of the 2009 Kentucky Derby!
Also in attendance will be producer/director/co-writer of "50 to 1", Jim Wilson; co-producer/writer Faith Conroy; and cast member Skeet Ulrich, who portrays Mine That Bird's trainer Chip Woolley. They will be on hand to meet fans, photo ops, poster giveaways and signings.
"50 to 1" (www.50to1themovie.com) is based on the true story of horse racing legend Mine That Bird, who delivered a 50-1 upset in the 2009 running of the Kentucky Derby. The movie opens in Texas theaters on April 4.
Lone Star Park is also opening the facility to the public to tour in advance of our upcoming 18th Spring Thoroughbred Racing Season which begins Thursday, April 10. Fans will be able to see the track's newly updated Dash for Cash and Alysheba meeting rooms, exclusive private suites and more!