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Instability will affect Lone Star Park meet

Fewer stakes races are scheduled with track in midst of ownership transfer

Updated: April 6, 2010, 9:19 PM ET
By Randy Jennings | Special Contributor

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas -- The uncertainty swirling around the start of Lone Star Park's 14th spring thoroughbred meet is not isolated to the art of picking winners on the track.

Financial questions abound as Thursday's opening day approaches.

There's a very good chance Lone Star's operator for the past eight years, Magna Entertainment Corp., won't be calling the shots very long beyond the July 18 conclusion to the 60-date, 15-week season.

Magna, the nation's biggest operator ...

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