||Saturday Showcases the Divisional Grade 3 $20,000 Guaranteed Arabian Racing Cup Stallion Stakes at Lone Star Park
(Grand Prairie, Texas - Thursday, October 16, 2014) - Looking for some excitement Saturday night? Come to the horse races! We have 10 live races scheduled which add up to 100 percent thundering hooves excitement, and fun racing action! On the schedule are the divisional $20,000 guaranteed, Grade III Arabian Racing Cup Stallion Stakes for three-year-olds & up (colt & gelding division and filly & mare division) each at one mile on the main surface. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. First race post time 6:35 p.m.
Favorite Valiant Boy Sbfar Looms Tough in Arabian Racing Cup Stallion Stakes G3 Colt & Gelding Division
Guy Neivens' VALIANT BOY SBFAR has an impressive win streak going on. The six-year-old horse by DARWEESH out of THUMB PRINT, by BAROUR DE CARDONNE, has won his last seven races, spanning over a two plus year period. He won all three attempts in 2012 and each of his three attempts last year. He has amassed career earnings of $304,835 from a record of 19-11-3-1.
Laid down as the 4-5 morning line favorite by Lone Star Park track handicapper, Rick Lee, he looks to impress in this. VALIANT BOY SBFAR was voted the 2012 Darley Award Horse of the Year. He is trained by Elizabeth M. Merryman, and will be ridden by Ramon Guce.
The Grade III Arabian Racing Cup Stallion Stakes, colt & gelding division has been carded as the third of 10 races on Saturday. Approximate post time will be 7:27 p.m.
Here is the field from the rail out, with jockey and morning line in parentheses: RB MOOSE (Bobby Lee Dow, 6-1); PADDYS DAY (Kelsi Purcell, 6-1); MISTER EDD (Damian I. Martinez, 6-1); AIM HI (Abel Romo Molina, 15-1); SAND CHAMP (Gregorio A. Rivera, 15-1); RB SO RICH (Adrian B. Ramos, 3-1); RB RICH (Adrian B. Ramos, 3-1); VALIANT BOY SBFAR (Ramon Guce, 4-5); FASTANDFURIOUS (Rita M. Helton, 20-1) and DEEBAL (Luis L. Vivanco, 4-1). Note: RB SO RICH and RB RICH are running as a coupled entry, therefore a different jockey will be named on one of them.
Competitive Field Entered in Arabian Racing Cup Stallion Stakes G3 Filly & Mare Division
Quarter Moon Ranch's, LLC's BREEZELL LZP has been made the morning line favorite at 2-1 in Saturday's filly & mare division of the Grade 3, Arabian Racing Cup Stallion Stakes.
Scheduled as race seven, the one mile stakes will be contested on the main track. Post time is 9:11 p.m.
BREEZELL LZP, a six-year-old mare by BURNING SAND out of LZP DIAMONDZEL, by BRUSALLY ORLEN, has a career record of 9-2-5-2 earning a total of $20,335. She is trained by 2013 Darley Award winning trainer Scott Powell and will be piloted by Kelsi Purcell.
Sam Vasquez's MY VAZ IS HOT, a four-year-old filly also by BURNING SAND out of FORTY ALL, by MONARCH AH, is one BREEZELL LZP needs to watch out for. Trained by Rene Lafluer, MY VAZ IS HOT has a career record of 15-4-2-0 with earnings of $28,680.
The field from the rail out is as follows: DORMANES FANTASY (Bobby Lee Dow, 15-1); GOGO DANCER GS (Rita M. Helton, 15-1); BREEZELL LZP (Kelsi Purcell, 2-1); FLEUR DAMOUR (Celso Rodriguez, 20-1); DJETS TIGRESS (Damien I. Martinez, 8-1); SAND ON FIRE (Juan Francisco Garcia, Jr., 9-2); MY VAZ IS HOT (Manuel Lara, 5-2); DC WILLEYS SONG (Luis L. Vivanco, 12-1) and RB BURN BABY BURN (Ramon Guce, 4-1).
On The Track: Remember that every Thursday night is Senior Citizens' night and Military Discount night. All senior citizens, age 62 or older with a valid I.D., or members of any branch of the military, with a valid military I.D., receive free general admission.
Pepsi Can Offer every Thursday. Bring any Pepsi can to Lone Star Park and receive a Pepsi track pack good for One (1) Free General Admission and One (1) Free Large Pepsi. This offer is only available in the grandstand for live racing.
Racing Around The Globe: It's British Champions Day at Royal Ascot Saturday, October 18, and Lone Star Park will simulcast the 4th through 6th races. Bar and Book will open at 9:00 a.m. (CDT), so come out early to watch, wager and win! Race 4 is the $1,851,000 Queen Elizabeth, II Stakes (Group 1) at one mile on the turf. Post time is 9:30 a.m. (CDT). Race 5 is the $2,255,500 Qipco Champion Stakes (Group 1) also at one mile on turf with a scheduled post time of 10:05 a.m. (CDT). Race 6 is a $415,000 Handicap at one mile on turf. Post time is 10:45 a.m. (CDT).
Also on Saturday, October 18 it's the 2014 AQHA Challenge Championships simulcast live from Prairie Meadows Racetrack in Altoona, Iowa. Their first race post time is 7:00 p.m. (CDT). So come watch and wager on the championship card featuring six stakes races worth nearly $1 Million dollars. And while you are here, watch and wager on our 10 live races as well! The Challenge Championships is a premier event for American Quarter Horse Racing, and Lone Star Park has been chosen to host the event in 2015.
At The Bar & Book: Join us at Bar & Book for happy hour! Happy hour is available from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and includes $3.25 well drinks and $2.25 select domestic drafts! Plus, don't miss our $5 drink menu that is always available with signature drinks unique to Bar & Book. *Excludes Live Racing Days.
Join us at Bar & Book each Thursday night to play in the World Poker Tour Amateur Poker League! Two sessions will be available each Thursday, 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., and it is completely free to play. Compete for a $50 mutuel voucher each session, a $250 mutuel voucher monthly and more than $150,000 in cash and prizes awarded annually by the WPT Amateur Poker League! *No purchase necessary to play.