Lone Star Park Announces Thoroughbred Race Dates for 2022

From Edited Press Release:

Lone Star’s Thoroughbred Racing Season will begin Thursday, April 28, 2022, with 48 live racing days and will conclude July 24 (see calendar)

The 2022 Thoroughbred Racing Season Stakes Schedule will have a total of 21 stakes worth a combined total of $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 is the Grade 3, $400,000 guaranteed Steve Sexton Mile, for 3-yr-olds & up at one mile. New to this year’s Lone Star Million day card will be the $100,000 guaranteed Speightstown Sprint for 3-yr-olds & up going six furlongs on the dirt. The Summer Turf Festival will be returning on Saturday, July 16 with significant purse increases in all four stakes.

The 2022 Thoroughbred Racing Season Stakes Schedule can be found at: https://www.lonestarpark.com/stakes-schedule/

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