Tag: Texas Horse Racing

Lone Star Park officials are making a concerted push down the stretch to open Friday. (Image: Richard Rodriguez/Fort Worth Star Telegram)

Texas’ Lone Star Park Opens Friday, Fans Not Allowed Inside … Yet

Adding to the other racetracks opening or reopening around North America, horseplayers get another option Friday when Texas’ Lone Star Park begins its spring/summer meet. At the outset, the track will run spectator-free. Located north of Dallas in Grand Prairie, Texas, Lone Star Park was scheduled to open April 16 […]

The sight of fans in the stands will greet horses at Texas' Lone Star Park. The track can reopen after Friday with 25% capacity. (Image: Lone Star Park)

Texas Becomes First State Allowing Fans Back Into Racetracks

Texas is about to become the first state in the COVID-19 era to reopen racetracks with fans in attendance, courtesy of Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order that allows facilities to reopen at up to 25% of capacity. Abbott signed executive order GA-23 Monday afternoon. It opens the state’s simulcast facilities […]