"Giddy Up, Again"

"Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie concluded opening week for its 10th Spring Thoroughbred Season with a 17.9% gain in attendance and 5.8% jump in betting compared to 2005 business levels. ... All told, 46,164 customers attended Lone Star Park Thursday through Sunday compared to 39,154 in 2005. Betting, both on and off-track, totaled more than $10.8 million versus $10.2 million a year ago."