Lone Star '22 Season Opens April 28


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Lone Star Park's 2022 Thoroughbred racing season will begin Apr. 28 and, with 48 live racing days, will conclude July 24. The season will include 21 stakes worth a combined  $2,825,000–a $600,000 increase from the 2021 stakes schedule. The highlight of the schedule is Lone Star Million Day on Memorial Day, and the marquee race on the card is the $400,000 GIII Steve Sexton Mile, for 3-year-olds and up at one mile.

New to this year's Lone Star Million day card will be the $100,000 guaranteed Speightstown Sprint for 3-year-olds and up going six furlongs on the dirt.

Lone Star Showcase Day will be held June 19 with five stakes worth a total of $375,000, while the Summer Turf Festival will be returning July 16 with four stakes worth a total of $750,000. Stars of Texas Day will be held July 17 with five stakes worth $425,000.

Total purses will average an estimated $268,000 per day for the 48-day meet

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