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April 9, 2014

A look at Lone Star Park’s thoroughbred season

The track opens Thursday.

Lone Star Park thoroughbred season

When: Thursday-July 12

Where: 1000 Lone Star Parkway, Grand Prairie

General admission: $5

Parking: General — Free; Valet — $10

Wagering: The minimum age to place a bet is 21

Live racing times: Gates open at 5 p.m. with a post time of 6:35 p.m. for Thursday, Friday and Saturday programs (except May 29, no live racing). Gates open at 11:30 a.m. with a post time of 1:35 p.m. Sundays (except April 13 and 20; June 22 and 29; and July 6). There will be a special post time of 3:33 p.m. for the three Triple Crown dates, May 3, May 17 and June 7.

Thursday’s highlights: Gates open at 4:30 p.m. Opening ceremonies at 5:45 p.m. First race at 6:35 p.m. $50,000 Premiere Stakes at 8:27 p.m.

Holiday racing times: 1:35 p.m., Monday, May 26 (Memorial Day); 5 p.m. Friday, July 4 (Lone Stars & Stripes Fireworks Celebration)

Triple Crown dates: Kentucky Derby, May 3; Preakness Stakes, May 17; Belmont Stakes Day, June 7

Contact: www.lonestarpark.com and 972-263-7223

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