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#6291058 - 05/07/16 09:36 PM Derby Day at Lone Star Park!
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Registered: 05/14/09
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Loc: Denton/Argyle
Decided at the last minute to visit Lone Star Park on Derby Day and got a great surprise. Scott Wells the President and GM of Lone Star picked my wife and I off the rail and gave us a special private behind the scenes tour of the last race of the day! We got to go out on the track and check out the starting gate right before the 10th race (it was a turf race) and meet the official starter, escort riders, outriders and gate hands. We were allowed to watch the race from the infield and I was close enough to the starting gate to dang near slap the 1 horse on the butt as he launched! Here are some iPhone pic's of the race start I thought I'd share. Really excellent treat and Scott is a super nice guy. Really made our day up









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#6291061 - 05/07/16 09:42 PM Re: Derby Day at Lone Star Park! [Re: dkershen]
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Very cool. Looks like y'all got to get up close and personal. Fun!
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#6291066 - 05/07/16 09:48 PM Re: Derby Day at Lone Star Park! [Re: dkershen]
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That looks like an awesome experience!

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#6291078 - 05/07/16 10:03 PM Re: Derby Day at Lone Star Park! [Re: NDN98]
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Originally Posted By: NDN98
That looks like an awesome experience!
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#6291110 - 05/07/16 10:57 PM Re: Derby Day at Lone Star Park! [Re: dkershen]
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Registered: 02/16/10
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That is awesome. Y'all deserve it!

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#6291399 - 05/08/16 12:01 PM Re: Derby Day at Lone Star Park! [Re: dkershen]
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cheers
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#6291467 - 05/08/16 01:11 PM Re: Derby Day at Lone Star Park! [Re: dkershen]
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Great Pics up

How much...just tell us how much you lost Dave roflmao
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#6291535 - 05/08/16 02:38 PM Re: Derby Day at Lone Star Park! [Re: dkershen]
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Very cool pics. cheers
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#6291564 - 05/08/16 03:21 PM Re: Derby Day at Lone Star Park! [Re: dkershen]
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Awesome time. Always a good time at the races.
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#6291969 - 05/09/16 03:59 AM Re: Derby Day at Lone Star Park! [Re: tdecker22]
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Awesome time. Always a good time at the races.
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#6292163 - 05/09/16 09:12 AM Re: Derby Day at Lone Star Park! [Re: dkershen]
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#6292875 - 05/09/16 07:19 PM Re: Derby Day at Lone Star Park! [Re: SniperRAB]
dkershen Offline


Registered: 05/14/09
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Loc: Denton/Argyle
Originally Posted By: SniperRAB
Great Pics up

How much...just tell us how much you lost Dave roflmao


Think I left $50 in their pocket. That's almost like I was making money on the deal up
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#6322767 - 06/04/16 04:02 PM Re: Derby Day at Lone Star Park! [Re: dkershen]
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Good tInes

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