Lone Star Derby
|Grade III race|
|Lone Star Derby|
|Location||Lone Star Park|
Grand Prairie, Texas
|Race type||Thoroughbred - Flat racing|
|Distance||1 1/16 miles (8.5 furlongs)|
The Lone Star Derby is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually since 1997 at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas. Inaugurated in 1997 as a Listed race, it was elevated to Grade III status in 2002.
The race is open to three-year-olds and is run over a distance of 1 1/16 miles (8.5 furlongs) on dirt. For the three years from 2001 through 2003, it was raced at 1⅛ miles.
In 2008 the Lone Star Derby will provide a purse of $400,000.
- 1:40.88 - Anet (1997)
Largest margin of victory:
- 4¾ lengths - Wanna Runner (2006)
Most wins by a jockey:
- 2 - Jon Court (2001, 2005)
Most wins by a trainer:
- 3 - Bob Baffert (1997, 2006, 2009, 2010)
Most wins by an owner:
- As of 2007, no owner has won this race more than once.
- As of 2010, the purse was lowered to $200,000. It was set at $400,000 for 2008 & 2009.
Winners of the Lone Star Derby
|2010||Game On Dude||Martin Garcia||Bob Baffert||Lanni Family Trust/Mercedes Stable et al.||1:44.61|
|2009||Mythical Power||Victor Espinoza||Bob Baffert||Peachtree Stable||1:42.79|
|2008||El Gato Malo||Rafael Bejarano||Craig Dollase||West Point Thoroughbreds||1:43.04|
|2007||Slew's Tizzy||Robby Albarado||Gregory Fox||LaCombe Stable||1:45.49|
|2006||Wanna Runner||Victor Espinoza||Bob Baffert||Michael E. Pegram||1:43.71|
|2005||Southern Africa||Jon Court||Michael Puhich||Al & Saundra Kirkwood||1:41.92|
|2004||Pollard's Vision||John Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher||Edgewood Farm||1:42.10|
|2003||Dynever||Edgar Prado||Christophe Clement||C. Willis / P. Karches||1:50.43|
|2002||Wiseman's Ferry||Jorge Chavez||Niall O'Callaghan||Morton Fink et al.||1:49.92|
|2001||Percy Hope||Jon Court||Anthony Reinstedler||Waterfalls Stable||1:50.27|
|2000||Tahkodha Hills||Eibar Coa||Ralph Ziadie||Centuar Farms Inc.||1:44.05|
|1999||TB Track Star||Eddie Martin, Jr.||Chris Candies||Kevin Candies et all||1:42.92|
|1998||Smolderin Heart||Tim Doocy||Terry Brennan||Jeff Rand||1:46.29|
|1997||Anet||David Flores||Bob Baffert||Donald Dizney||1:40.88|
- Lone Star Derby list of winners at the Lone star Park website[[Category:Sports in the Dallas