Contact: Rick Moore
Office: (765) 609-4831
Anderson, Ind. (May 13, 2020) – Pending approval from the Indiana Horse Racing Commission, Harrah’s Hoosier Park will kick off the delayed start of its 2020 Racing Season on Tuesday, June 16 with a 6:30 pm EDT first post time. Racing will be contested on a Tuesday through Saturday schedule through November 21 for a total of 111 days. It should also be noted that racing will be conducted in a Spectator Free manner until further notice.
“We again want to thank Governor Eric Holcomb and the Indiana Horse Racing Commission staff for their leadership in paving the way for the opening of our barn area and ultimately the ability to conduct live racing,” said Trent McIntosh, Senior Vice President and General Manager. “I want to assure everyone that as we embark on the start of our race meet, we are working on new protocols focused on the wellbeing of our horsemen, team members, guests and communities.”
“While the Opening Night of every racing season is special this one will be even more so,” said Rick Moore, Vice President and General Manager of Racing. “We want to thank our horsemen for their patience during this most difficult of times and wish everyone the very best of luck throughout the meet.”
Details regarding Indiana Sires Stakes schedule, Late Closer schedule, Open Stakes schedule and average daily purse distribution will be forthcoming
About Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino
Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino, which is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR), holds multiple awards from industry publications for customer service, entertainment, gaming, dining, and team member culture. Harrah’s Hoosier Park, a fully-integrated gaming and racing facility, features 2,000 of the latest slots and live table games and a 7/8 mile oval horse track offering live harness racing each year. Simulcast wagering is offered year-round at Harrah's Hoosier Park, Winner’s Circle Pub, Grille & OTB in Downtown Indianapolis and Winner’s Circle OTB & VooDoo BBQ & Grill in New Haven/Fort Wayne, Ind. For more information, please visit www.HarrahsHoosierPark.com. Must be 18 or older to wager on horse racing at racetracks and 21 or older to gamble at casinos. Know When To Stop Before You Start.® Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-9-WITH-IT (1-800-994-8448)©2020 Caesars License Company, LLC