07/26/2017 3:40PM

Lone Star asks for 50 days of Thoroughbred racing next year

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Lone Star is scheduled to close its Thoroughbred meet Sunday and plans to run a similar meet next year, according to information provided by director of racing Bart Lang.

Lone Star has asked the Texas Racing Commission for a 50-date Thoroughbred meet for 2018. The season would open April 19 and race through July 29.

Lone Star also has requested a 26-date Quarter Horse meet for 2018, from Sept. 14-Nov. 10.

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