Lone Star Park (Grand Prairie, TX)
(Racing Dates: 05/22/2020 - 08/02/2020)
Lone Star Park is a horse racing track and entertainment destination located 1/2 mile North of Interstate 30 on Belt Line Road in Grand Prairie, Texas. Lone Star Park has two live racing seasons every year, The Spring Thoroughbred Season generally runs from early April through mid-July and the Fall Meeting of Champions generally runs from early September through mid-November.
In 1992 Grand Prairie voters approved a half-cent sales tax to assist in financial bonds to build a racetrack. Shortly thereafter, the city created a sports authority (the Grand Prairie Sports Facilities Development Corp.), which would own the track and lease it to a track operator
Lone Star Park covers 315 acres (1.27 km2), and includes Bar & Book for simulcasting of racing worldwide. The track has a one-mile (1.6 km) dirt oval and a seven-furlong turf track, and has accommodations for 1,600 horses across 32 barns. The climate-controlled grandstand has a seating capacity of roughly 8,000 people.
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