|Lone Star Park Jockeys Announce Inaugural
Charity Softball Game at Quiktrip Park on June 29
Star Park jockeys will be moving their tack across the street to QuikTrip
Park, home of the Grand Prairie Air Hogs, on Monday, June 29 at 7:30 p.m.
for the Inaugural Lone Star Park Jockeys Charitable Softball Game to benefit
the Don MacBeth Memorial Jockey Fund.
The riders opponents in the inaugural clash will be a team of Lone Star
Park management and special guests from the media who cover the track.
“Lone Star Park has always supported the jockeys in their fund-raising
efforts on behalf of the Don MacBeth Memorial Fund,” said Lone Star
Park President Drew Shubeck “This charity softball game is a fun
way to help that cause and we hope that many of our fans come out to watch
and support the jockeys. Hopefully, we can make this an annual event.”
Lone Star Park track race caller John Lies will serve as the public
address announcer for the game at QuikTrip Park. The pre-game ceremonies
will include the national anthem and the introduction of the jockeys and
Fans attending the game will have the opportunity to meet and talk with
their favorite jockeys before and after the game.
Gates will open at 6:45 p.m with the first pitch scheduled for 7:30
p.m. Fans attending will be asked to make a $5 donation to the MacBeth
Fund as admission to the game. Concessions stands will be open during
The Don MacBeth Memorial Jockey Fund, founded by TV comedian Tim Conway
with former jockey Chris McCarron and his wife Judy, assists injured and
disabled riders. It is named after late jockey Don MacBeth who spent much
of his time trying to assist those less fortunate than himself before
he died of cancer in 1987.