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Anderson, IN.--June 21, 2018--On Saturday, Aug. 11 and Sunday, Aug. 12, Hoosier Park Racing & Casino and Fortville-based Kammy's Kause will team up to host the largest 4p- Support fundraiser in the world featuring a two-day music festival, high-end silent auction, 125-mile escorted motorcycle ride, food trucks, live harness racing, family activities, kid zone, and more. Kammy's Kause, now in its 15th year, has raised nearly $400,000 for 4p- (also known as Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome). Tickets for this year's Kammy's Kause, presented by FoxGardin, are on sale now via Ticketmaster and proceeds will directly benefit the 501(c)(3) 4p- Support Group. Kammy's Kause was founded by Jared Hiner, whose daughter Kamdyn was diagnosed with 4p- nearly 16 years ago. Following her diagnosis, Hiner joined the 4p- Support Group. He immediately recognized they were in serious need of funding after learning their annual income was only $800. Hiner then organized the first-ever Kammy's Kause and raised $1,000. What started as an afternoon with five local bands turned into what it is today, with hundreds of thousands of dollars going directly to 4p- Support. The 15th annual Kammy's Kause will take place on Hoosier Park's biggest racing weekend of the year, featuring the 25th anniversary of the $300,000 Dan Patch Stakes on Friday, Aug. 10. Kammy's Kause will kick off on Saturday, Aug. 11 with Charity Chariots at 3 p.m. Guests will have an opportunity to ride in a double-seated jog cart with a real race horse and experienced driver for a $20 donation to Kammy's Kause. Live racing will begin at 6:30 p.m., and the Kammy's Kause Music Festival will kick off at 9 p.m. The outdoor music festival, with 22 bands and feature acts like Cliff Ritchey & Josh Kaufman, Rob Dixon Quartet and the Fighting Jamesons, will continue into Sunday, Aug. 12 kicking off with activities at 11 a.m. and all-day performances from 12 pm - 10 p.m. The music lineup also includes popular local bands like Keller & Cole, Breakdown Kings, Audiodacity, Corey Cox, Twin Cats, and Jenn Cristy. A high-end silent auction will coincide with the music festival with items like a gas boulder fire pit donated by Fire Boulder, a Saffire ceramic grill and smoker donated by Family Leisure, and more. "Kammy's Kause is beyond excited to team up with Hoosier Park Racing & Casino for our 15th annual event. We have been working 14 years to achieve this milestone and are looking forward to this new partnership," said Hiner. "The team at Hoosier Park has exceeded all our expectations and has treated us with so much kindness and compassion. We can't thank them enough for their generosity and we cannot wait to make this year's Kammy's Kause the best one yet." Outdoor food vendors will be on-site for both days of the festival, including Hoosier Park's VooDoo BBQ & Grill, presenting sponsor FoxGardin, Dal Forno Wood-Fired Pizza, and Sweet Shack. Ride for the Kause, the 125-mile escorted motorcycle ride benefitting 4p- Support, will take place on Sunday, Aug. 12. The ride and festivities will begin at 9 a.m. in Fortville and will continue on for 125 miles. The trip will come to completion at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino during the Kammy's Kause music festival. 4p- is an extremely rare chromosome disorder which causes mild to severe mental and physical handicaps, organ failure, oral defensiveness, and developmental delays. Early intervention such as physical, occupational, and speech therapy have proven to be vital in the development of children with 4p-. There have been 600+ cases reported since its discovery in the 1960s, thirteen of which are known in Indiana, and one of which is Hiner's daughter. With so few 4p- children and the lack of funding, new research and information is limited. 4p- is one of the 6,000-8,000 rare diseases that affect as many as 30 million people worldwide, 50% of which are children. While Kammy's Kause directly supports the 4p- Support Group, the hope is to increase awareness about rare diseases in general. More information about Kammy's Kause and Ride for the Kause is available at www.kammyskause.org. A complete lineup for the Kammy's Kause music festival will soon be available at www.HoosierPark.com. About Hoosier Park Racing & Casino: Hoosier Park Racing & Casino holds multiple awards for customer service, entertainment, gaming, dining, and team member culture. Hoosier Park Racing & Casino, a fully-integrated gaming and racing facility, features 2,000 of the latest slots and electronic table games and a 7/8 mile oval horse track offering live harness racing each year. Simulcast wagering is offered year-round at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino, the 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 on upcoming entertainment and promotions at Hoosier Park visit www.hoosierpark.com. About Kammy's Kause: Kammy's Kause, founded in 2004, is the largest fundraiser in the United States for the 4p- Support Group, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. More information is available at www.kammyskause.org. by Kiersten Flint, for Hoosier Park  

Indianapolis, IN --June 20, 2018--Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in Shelbyville and Hoosier Park Racing & Casino in Anderson are set to host two of the largest, free patriotic celebrations in Indiana. Indiana Grand's Star Spangled Grandeur will take place on Tuesday, July 3 and Hoosier Park's Fire It Up on the Fourth will take place on Wednesday, July 4. Both nights will feature a free performance by The Duke Boys and an over-the-top, thirty-minute fireworks show choreographed to a wide selection of classic and summer music hits. Indiana Grand's family-friendly Star Spangled Grandeur on Tuesday, July 3 begins with live Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing at 2:05 p.m. Guests can visit the outdoor welcome center at the race course for free party favors and an opportunity to enter into a Backyard BBQ Blowout giveaway sponsored by Family Leisure starting at 6:00 p.m. The Duke Boys will take the outdoor stage at 8:30 p.m., and the choreographed fireworks presentation will begin at 10:00 p.m. Family activities will be available including a game truck, face painting, the world's tallest Uncle Sam, and Peppermints for Ponies benefiting the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance. A variety of outdoor food and beverage options will be available for purchase at the event. Casino gaming and additional food and beverage options will be available inside. Hoosier Park's Fire It Up on the Fourth celebration on Wednesday, July 4 will be located outdoors in The Yard, next to Hoosier Park's race track. The event starts with live harness racing at 6:30 p.m. and free family fun and activities beginning at 7 p.m. The Duke Boys performance will begin at approximately 9:00 p.m., following the last harness race of the evening, and the choreographed fireworks show will follow at 10 p.m. A variety of outdoor food and beverage options will be available for purchase at the event. Casino gaming and more food and beverage options will be available inside. Additionally, Club Centaur members have an opportunity to instantly win $1,000 by entering at a promotional kiosk. Light-up holiday beads are also available with ten same-day Club Centaur points earned. Both Indiana Grand and Hoosier Park's fireworks shows will be put on by Ohio-based American Fireworks and will feature 5,800 pounds of explosives with more than 1,700 shells dedicated entirely to the grand finale. Each night, the fireworks will be choreographed to a soundtrack that includes a series of hits from Green Day, Led Zeppelin, Boston, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Bruce Springsteen, REO Speedwagon, Marshmello, The Weekend, Maren Morris, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Prince, and more. "Our team at Centaur Gaming has always been 'all in' when it comes to throwing the biggest and best patriotic celebrations for our communities, and this year is no exception," said Centaur Gaming's President and COO Jim Brown. "There's no better place to spend the Independence Day holiday than with Indiana Grand and Hoosier Park. The memories we've made over the years in Shelbyville and Anderson are ones we will treasure forever." The Duke Boys, based out of Evansville, Indiana, have been playing 50's and 60's rock & roll music for nearly four decades. More information about Indiana Grand's Star Spangled Grandeur on Tuesday, July 3 is available at www.IndianaGrand.com. More information on Hoosier Park's Fire It Up on the Fourth on Wednesday, July 4 is available at www.HoosierPark.com. From Hoosier Park Publicity Department  

ANDERSON, IN.- Driver Peter Wrenn joined elite company as he became the 14th driver in harness racing history to reach 10,000 career driving wins at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Tuesday, June 19. A winner of more than $72 million in lifetime purse earnings, Wrenn joins harness racing greats Herve Filion, Cat Manzi, Dave Palone, Tony Morgan, Walter Case Jr., and Dave Magee in the elusive 10,000 win club. Wrenn needed three wins coming into Tuesday's card and with five scheduled mounts, he found the winner's circle three times to reach the milestone. Wrenn collected win 9,998 with Skyway Jewel in race three and win 9,999 in the very next race behind Mr Gorgeous for trainer Larry King. Win number 10,000 came as Wrenn steered Blue Power to a gate to wire maiden breaking victory for trainer Ron Otto. Hoosier Park's Vice President and General Manager, Rick Moore, along with Wrenn's family and friends, were in the winner's circle to congratulate and acknowledge his accomplishment. "What an accomplishment," Moore noted. "On behalf of Hoosier Park Racing & Casino and Centaur Gaming, I would like to congratulate Peter on this monumental milestone. He now joins elite harness racing company and we are honored to have Peter as part of the driving colony at Hoosier Park." The Michigan native recorded his first win in 1978 and by the mid-1990s was winning driving titles all over the country. Wrenn has competed in nearly every major race to date and included in his impressive array of major stakes wins are two prestigious Breeders Crown wins and a victory in the Jugette with Paige Nicole Q. Wrenn won a career-high 634 races in 2007 and has surpassed the $2 million mark in purse earnings seven out of the last ten seasons. "First and foremost, I would like to thank all the owners and trainers that have given me the opportunity to drive so many great horses over the years," Wrenn noted after the victory. "I've been very fortunate throughout my career and I've had a lot of fun doing it." "I didn't feel very confident coming into tonight," he continued. "But, the horses showed up and we got lucky. I am really glad my family was able to be here tonight and to have that one under my belt." For the year, Wrenn has won 62 races with 36 of those victories coming at Hoosier Park, which lands him eighth in the leading driver standings at Hoosier Park for the 2018 season. Wrenn and his wife, Melanie, have three children, Tyler, Billy, and Courtney. The Wrenns relocated to Indiana in 2009 and have a successful training operation based out of Central Indiana. Live racing at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino will continue on Wednesday, June 20 with a 13-race card. With a daily post time of 6:30 p.m., live racing will follow a Tuesday through Saturday schedule and be conducted through November 10. For more information on the upcoming entertainment and live racing schedule, please visit www.hoosierpark.com. by Emily Gaskin, for Hoosier Park

ANDERSON, IN.-June 13, 2018 - Just days after announcing a record Guaranteed Hoosier-High 5 pool, Hoosier Park Racing & Casino is upping the ante with a $75,000 Guaranteed Pick-5 pool for Thursday, June 14. With a four-day carry-over in excess of $30,000, Hoosier Park will offer this signature wager on the evening's 13-race card on Thursday that is set to begin at 6:30 p.m. The Pick-5, which offers a 50-cent minimum wager, will begin in the ninth race and will continue through the thirteenth race of the program. Approximate post time for the first leg of the wager, the ninth race, is 8:58 p.m. (EDT). Free past performances for the Pick-5 sequence will be available on the USTA website. Expert selections and handicapping tools are also available on the handicapping section of Hoosier Park's website. In partnership with the Unites States Trotting Association Strategic Wagering program and the Indiana Standardbred Association, Hoosier Park will offer the $75,000 Guaranteed Pick-5 pool in addition to the regularly scheduled $10,000 Guaranteed Pick-4 pool in Races 3-6. Both wagers offer a 50-cent minimum wager. Live racing at Hoosier Park will follow a Tuesday-Saturday schedule, with a daily post time of 6:30 pm. The 160-day, all harness racing meet will be conducted through November 10. For more information on the upcoming entertainment and live racing schedule, please visit www.hoosierpark.com. by Emily Gaskin, for Hoosier Park  

ANDERSON, Ind.-  With a carry-over of in excess of $19,000, Hoosier Park Racing & Casino has announced the largest guaranteed pool to date, a $50,000 Guaranteed Hoosier High-5 pool, for Tuesday, June 12 at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino. In partnership with the Unites States Trotting Association Strategic Wagering program and the Indiana Standardbred Association. Hoosier Park will offer this signature wager for the action packed 11-race card on Tuesday that is set to begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday's card will also feature a $3,031.29 carryover in the Pick-5 sequence. In the last race of the evening, Bossy Pants utilized a ground saving trip to explode past her rivals and pull the 8-1 upset in a conditioned pace for fillies and mares. Scoring in 1:52.4, Bossy Pants scored her first win of the season from seven starts and established a new lifetime best for trainer Joe Seekman. The Hoosier High-5, also known as the pentafecta, is featured in the last race of every program at Hoosier Park with a 20-cent minimum wager and features a reduced takeout of 12%. The Hoosier High-5 is responsible for the biggest payout of the 2017 season with a $23,540.26 winning ticket paid out in early May. Free past performances for the Hoosier High-5 sequence will be available on the USTA website. Expert selections and handicapping tools are also available on the handicapping section of Hoosier Park's website. Live racing at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino will follow a Tuesday through Saturday schedule and be conducted through November 10. For more information on the upcoming entertainment and live racing schedule at Hoosier Park, please visit www.hoosierpark.com. by Emily Gaskin, for Hoosier Park

ANDERSON, IN .-June 2, 2018-It was a good week to be Hoosier Park Racing & Casino's leading driver Trace Tetrick as he made a clean sweep, winning all four divisions, of the opening round of $75,000 Indiana Sires Stakes Finals at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino. Tetrick completed that feat after he steered Dee Rocks to victory in the featured event of the evening, the $75,000 Indiana Sires Stakes Final for three-year-old pacing fillies, on Saturday, June 2. With a final time of 1:51.2, Dee Rocks staged an incredible rally late in the lane to score her first win of the season and establish a new lifetime best in the process. Saddled with the outside post nine, Dee Rocks was unhurried from the gate and got away a worrisome eighth in the field of ten. Virgin Eyes and Michael Oosting protected their rail position to reach the first quarter in a blistering :25.4. Skyway Royalty and LeWayne Miller benefitted from a pocket trip while Always Woggy and Peter Wrenn were next in line third. Always Woggy wanted her turn on the front and she grabbed the lead just past the half as the torrid pace continued through middle splits of :54.2 and 1:23.4. As the field rounded the final turn, Sam Widger had LA Always A Martini applying pressure first-over with the post time favorite Voom Or Bang and Dale Hiteman well placed second-over. The quick fractions began to take its toll on Always Woggy and just as she began to retreat, Dee Rocks was winding up to strike from the back of the field. Tetrick tipped Dee Rocks three-wide and she utilized a :26.4 final quarter to get the win by a length and a half over Voom Or Bang. Gate Speed and Brandon Bates also rallied well late to round out the trifecta. As the publics' third choice, De Rocks returned $10.80 to her backers at the betting windows. "I think the start last week helped tighten her up," Tetrick noted after the win. "They made some equipment changes that made her a little handier tonight. I thought it was best to take a trip and try to see who I could follow. I knew they would carry us a long way, she's a very talented filly and did the rest." Trained by Dossie Minor, the homebred daughter of Rockin Image-Incredible Katie is owned by Ronald Phillips and John Carver. Dee Rocks has now won 12 of 16 lifetime outings while sending her lifetime earnings over the $200,000 mark with the win. The win capped off a great week for Tetrick who won 13 races on the week, including the three other divisions of the $75,000 Indiana Sires Stakes Finals earlier in the week. "I'm just very appreciative to be able to drive good horses for great people," Tetrick noted of the accomplishment. "Everything worked out for us this week and the horses really showed up." Along with the stakes action, two track records were re-established on Saturday as horses sizzled over the Hoosier Park oval. Cue Hall, driven by LeWayne Miller, turned a pocket trip into a 1:52 score in the Open Trot to re-establish the track record for older trotting horses. The previous mark of 1:52.1 was set by Crescent Fashion and Ricky Macomber Jr. in 2017. Trained by Rod Boyd, Cue Hall recorded his second win of the season and establish a new lifetime best. The six-year-old son of Andover Hall-Curli Cue is owned by Robert J. Key. Just a few races later, Carol's Z Tam and Michael Oosting used similar pocket sitting tactics to blow past their rivals and stop the timer in 1:49, a new track record for older pacing mares. The previous mark of 1:49.2 was established in 2017 by Au D Lox Bluegrass. It was the second consecutive Hoosier Park victory for Carol's Z Tam and a new lifetime best. Trained by Jamie Macomber, the four-year-old daughter of Always A Virgin-Electric Sparkle has now won three of nine seasonal outings and 12 of 42 lifetime. Owned by Z Tam Stables LLC, Carol's Z Tam has bankrolled $307,954 in lifetime purse earnings. Live racing will continue at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Tuesday, June 5 with a 12-race card. With a daily post time of 6:30 p.m., live racing at Hoosier Park will follow a Tuesday through Saturday schedule and be conducted through November 10. For more information on the upcoming entertainment or live racing schedule, please visit www.hoosierpark.com. by Emily Gaskin, for Hoosier Park

ANDERSON, IN.-June 1, 2018-Sophomore pacing colts were the featured attraction at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino in the opening round of $75,000 Indiana Sires Stakes finals on Friday, June 1. After tasting defeat for the first time eight starts in his elimination last week, Always A Prince and Trace Tetrick rebounded gamely to find the winner's circle in 1:49.2. The 1:49.2 clocking was a new lifetime best and equaled the fastest mile of the season over the Hoosier Park oval through 44 nights of racing. Leaving from the trailing post position ten, Always A Prince changed up his front-running tactics to settle along the rail in fifth. Jeopardy and Brandon Bates were the first to get a call through the opening panel in :26.4 while the rest of the field sorted out early positions. Shnitzledosomethin and Peter Wrenn, the slight post time favorite, were pointed to the front down the backside and grabbed command just before the second station in :54.3. Shnitzledosomethin was still calling the shots at the three-quarter clocking in 1:22.1 but Always A Prince was on the attack, first-over with Gerardo and Luke Plano in tow. Shnitzledosomethin looked strong on the front but Tetrick asked his mount for more and Always A Prince found another gear. Utilizing a :27.1 final quarter, Always A Prince edged past a game Shnitzledosomethin to get the win by a length. Gerardo rallied well to round out the trifecta at 57-1. Always A Prince returned $4.80 at the betting windows for the victory. "He was as sharp as I've ever seen him tonight," Tetrick said in the winner's circle. "I obviously wanted a helmet to follow but that's not the way the race worked out. He's a true professional. He acts like an aged horse; you can do anything you want with him. He loves his job and is an extremely talented colt." It was the type of performance that surely would have put a smile on recently departed trainer Bill Dailey's face. With the win, Always A Prince recorded his eighth seasonal victory from just nine starts. Unraced as a two-year-old, the gelded son of Always A Virgin-Glorious Princess is owned by Kimberly Dailey and Carl & Melanie Atley and has now amassed $78,500 in lifetime purse earnings. Earlier on the evening's 13-race card, Ricky Macomber Jr. steered Rocky's Z Tam to a 1:49.2 victory to record the fastest mile of the 2018 season at Hoosier Park. It was one of three winners on the program for trainer Jamie Macomber and driver Ricky Macomber Jr. who also found the winner's circle with Just N Ace in the $20,000 Indiana Sires Stakes consolation for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings and Sir Mammo in a conditioned pace. Indiana Sires Stakes action continues at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Saturday, June 2 with the $75,000 Indiana Sires Stakes Final for three-year-old pacing fillies. With a daily post time of 6:30 p.m., live racing at Hoosier Park will follow a Tuesday through Saturday schedule and be conducted through November 10. For more information on the upcoming entertainment or live racing schedule, please visit www.hoosierpark.com. by Emily Gaskin, for Hoosier Park  

ANDERSON, IN.-  As excitement intensifies surrounding Justify's run at the final leg of the Triple Crown, Hoosier Park Racing & Casino is set to host a special live simulcast of the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 9. Belmont Stakes Day races will begin at 11:35 a.m., with the Belmont Stakes race set for 6:37 p.m. Live racing at Hoosier Park will start with a special post time of 7:10 p.m. Known as the "Test of the Champions" due to its 1.5-mile length, the longest of the three Triple Crown races, the Belmont Stakes is the final jewel of the Triple Crown. The $1.5 million Belmont Stakes is preceded by the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes, held in May. Advance wagering for the Belmont Stakes will be available at Hoosier Park starting Thursday, June 7. To celebrate the Belmont Stakes, a special race day seafood buffet will be offered at Prime Harvest Buffet for $26.95 per person, beginning at 10:30 a.m. A full a' la carte menu will be available in Hoosier Park's Homestretch Clubhouse starting at 12 p.m. and $3 draft beers and $3 pizza slices will be available at the Dan Patch Brewhouse beginning at 12 p.m. The Homestretch Steakhouse will offer a Belmont Day dinner menu starting at 4 p.m. Dining options are also available at VooDoo BBQ & Grill, Caballo Loco, Dog N Suds, and The Big Deli. Starting at 11 a.m., the official 150th Belmont collector glass will be available at Pegasus Lounge, with the purchase of a traditional Belmont Jewel for $9. The souvenir drink will also be available at Prime Harvest Buffet and The Shoe. The first 1,000 guests who visit trackside Club Centaur starting at 10 a.m. will receive a free $2 win bet on Justify in the Belmont Stakes. And, guests are invited to enjoy Hoosier Park's Family Fun Zone featuring face painting, live entertainment, cornhole tournaments, games, and fun with Hoosier Buddy, the official Hoosier Park mascot. The Family Fun Zone is a part of Hoosier Park's Saturday activities throughout the live racing season. Live racing at Hoosier Park will follow a Tuesday through Saturday schedule and be conducted through November 10. The 2018 season is highlighted by the 25th edition of the $300,000 Dan Patch Stakes on Friday, August 10. For more information on the upcoming entertainment and live racing schedule, please visit www.hoosierpark.com. From the Hoosier Park Publicity Office

ANDERSON, IN .-May 31, 2018 - Fiftydallarbill and Trace Tetrick made a clean sweep of the opening round of Indiana Sires Stakes action after they captured the featured harness racing event of the evening, the $75,000 Indiana Sires Stakes final for three-year-old trotting colts and geldings, at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Thursday, May 31. With a final time of 1:53.4, the 2017 Breeders Crown two-year-old trotting colt champion is now two for two in 2018 and established a new lifetime best for the second consecutive week. Leaving from the rail, Tetrick floated Fifytdallarbill off the gate to settle along the pylons in fourth. Katkin American and James Yoder grabbed the early lead through the opening panel in : 27.3 but yielded the lead to All On Black and driver John DeLong just before the half. All On Black led the field through splits of :56.1 and 1:24.4 before ever feeling a threat from the rest of the field. Unable to wait any longer, Tetrick gave Fiftydallarbill the green light to commence his first-over journey and he was matching strides with the leader turning for home. Under mild urging, Fiftydallarbill opened up a quick, two-length advantage. Fiftydallarbill cruised on to the wire four lengths in front of All On Black while Batting Stats and Sam Widger rallied well to finish third. As the 1-5 favorite, Fiftydallarbill returned $2.60 to his backers for the victory. "He was very sharp tonight," Tetrick noted after the win. "I knew a bunch of them would leave and it's just the way the trip worked out for us. He's a true professional." Trained by William Crone, the Swan For All-Cr Dixie Chick sophomore colt recorded his ninth victory from 19 lifetime outings. With the win, Fiftydallarbill pushed his lifetime earnings over the $500,000 mark for owner John Barnard. Indiana Sires Stakes action continues at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Friday, June 1 with the $75,000 Indiana Sires Stakes Final for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings. With a daily post time of 6:30 p.m., live racing at Hoosier Park will follow a Tuesday through Saturday schedule and be conducted through November 10. For more information on the upcoming entertainment or live racing schedule, please visit www.hoosierpark.com. by Emily Gaskin, for Hoosier Park

Anderson, IN.--May 30, 2018-- Back by popular demand, Hoosier Park Racing & Casino will once again host a Cornhole tournament series as a part of Family Fun Saturdays at the track. Sponsored by the Indiana Standardbred Association, the series will feature a social division and a competitive division. Both divisions will take place in The Yard at 7 p.m. on June 2, 9, 16, 30, and July 7. The grand championship will be held on Saturday, July 21. Both professional players and beginners are invited to participate each Saturday for a chance to win free gifts, dining coupons, free wagers, and more. Sign up time for both divisions is 6 p.m. The social division is free to enter with a format based on the number of entries. The competitive division is offered for an entry fee of $30 per team or $15 each, and includes a free t-shirt and an $800 guaranteed prize fund. Guests must be 18 to participate in the professional games, and must participate in two weekly events to be eligible for the Grand Championship, which includes a $1,000 starting prize fund. "The cornhole tournament series is another component to the Epic Summer of Fun we have planned at Hoosier Park," said Hoosier Park's Vice President of Marketing Becky Young. "Whether you're a competitive participant, playing for fun, or cheering your team on, it's an entertaining experience for all." Participants will have the opportunity to enjoy a beer garden, also located in The Yard, and a variety of dining options. The Cornhole tournament will be hosted in conjunction with live racing, which starts at 6:30 p.m. All American Cornhole Organization rules will apply for this event. Compete tournament details and rules are available at www.hoosierpark.com. Hoosier Park's 'Family Fun Days' will return this Saturday and continue each weekend throughout the entirety of the live racing season. Activities will include face painting, live entertainment, games and winner's circle giveaways. From the Hoosier Park Publicity Department      

ANDERSON, IN.--May 28, 2018-- When Hoosier Park Racing & Casino's 54,000 square foot casino opened its doors on Monday, June 2, 2008, Centaur Gaming Chairman & CEO Rod Ratcliff was quoted as saying "Welcome to our Field of Dreams. It has been a long and rewarding journey to arrive at this point." Those words, and that day, marked the start of a ten-year adventure that will be commemorated with a Cheers to Ten Years anniversary celebration on Saturday, June 2. Hoosier Park's anniversary on Saturday, June 2 will be highlighted by drawings, giveaways, live music, and food specials. During the celebration, Hoosier Park guests will have a chance to win $500 in free slot play every hour from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Additionally, $100 mystery race voucher giveaways will begin at trackside Club Centaur at 4:30 p.m and Status Advantage Club Centaur members will be offered a chance to win up to $10,000. Dining specials will be offered throughout the day and will include $2 hot dogs, $2 tacos, and $2 pork sliders. And, draft beer and racing programs will also be available for $2 each. Guests may also enjoy dining options at Prime Harvest Buffet, VooDoo BBQ & Grill, Caballo Loco, The Homestretch Steakhouse, and The Big Deli. Adding to the evening's celebration, a free, live performance by the high-energy country and rock Nick Netherton Band will be featured on the casino floor at 8 p.m. Additionally, Kyxx will perform live in The Terrace Showroom at 10 p.m., following live racing. "In a blink of an eye, ten years has passed since we opened the doors for the very first time as Hoosier Park Racing & Casino. It's been a remarkable decade with our team members, guests, and community," said Jim Brown, Centaur Gaming's president and COO. "Our number one goal has always been to provide the very best gaming, racing, dining and entertainment experience to Central Indiana, and I couldn't be prouder of what we've accomplished together as a team in the past ten years." Since 2008, Hoosier Park and sister property Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in Shelbyville have hosted more than 46.5 million guests and given away more than $1.4 billion in hand-paid jackpots. Indiana Grand is also celebrating a ten-year anniversary and will also host a special celebration on Saturday, June 9. More details on Hoosier Park and Indiana Grand's anniversary celebrations can be found at www.hoosierpark.com and www.indianagrand.com. From the Hoosier Park Publicity Department  

ANDERSON, Ind.-May 25, 2018-The Hoosier state's three-year-old pacing colts were in the spotlight at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Friday, May 25 to square off in the opening round of Indiana Sires Stakes action and as predicted, the sophomore colts opened their series in impressive fashion. Each colt was aiming to earn a spot in the first of five $75,000 Indiana Sires Stakes final slated for June 1 at Hoosier Park. In the opening division, Rockinbeach utilized a ground saving trip to hand Always A Prince his first loss of the season. With Ricky Macomber Jr. in the bike, Rockinbeach used a :26.1 final quarter and the inside passing lane to track down the pace-setting Always A Prince and Trace Tetrick late in the lane to score in 1:50.2. With the win, the Jamie Macomber trainee recorded his second win of the season and established a new lifetime best in the process. The biggest upset of the night came in the very next division when Real Peace and Mike Oosting staged a big rally late in the lane to score in 1:53.2. Around The Horn LD and Trace Tetrick did much of the heavy lifting on the front and as the field turned for home, Real Peace found another gear and kicked home in :27.1 to get the win. Trained by Mike Brink, the three-year-old gelded son of Real Desire-Peace notched his first win of the season from three starts and sixth lifetime victory from 15 outings. Shnitzledosomethin looked every the bit the part of a 3-5 favorite as he used a gate to wire effort to score his first victory of the season, in his first outing, in 1:51.1. Driven by regular pilot Peter Wrenn, Shnitzledosomethin left aggressively from post two to dictate fractions of :28.4, :56.3, and 1:23.4 before cruising home to a two length victory. Trained by Dylan Davis, the son of Fred And Ginger-Summer N Sand bankrolled $355,337 throughout his two-year-old campaign, including a second place finish in the $600,000 Breeders Crown final for two-year-old pacing colts. In the final division of the night, Jeopardy and John DeLong turned a pocket trip into a 1:51.2 score. Romantic Interest and Trace Tetrick set splits of :26.1, :54.4, and 1:23.4 before feeling pressure from the rest of the field. Jeopardy found a :27.1 final quarter to surge past his rivals by nearly two lengths. Trained by Erv Miller, the gelded son of Rockin Image-Gottagetoutmore recorded his first win of the season and also established a new lifetime mark with the victory. It was also one of four wins on the evening's 13-race card for driver John DeLong. Indiana Sires Stakes action continues at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Saturday, May 26 with three divisions of $20,000 Indiana Sires Stakes eliminations for three-year-old pacing fillies. Saturday's 11-race card will also feature a $15,000 Guaranteed Hoosier High-5 pool with $5,338.30 in carryover money. The Hoosier High-5, also known as the pentafecta, is featured in the last race of every program at Hoosier Park and features a reduced takeout of 12%. With a daily post time of 6:30 p.m., live racing at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino will follow a Tuesday through Saturday live racing schedule and be conducted through November 10. For more information on the upcoming entertainment or live racing schedule, please visit www.hoosierpark.com . by Emily Gaskin, for Hoosier Park

ANDERSON, Ind.-May 24, 2018-Fiftydallarbill, the 2017 Breeders Crown Two-Year-Old trotting colt champion, looked to pick up right where he left off as he made his sophomore debut a winning one at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Thursday, May 24. With regular pilot Trace Tetrick in the bike, Fiftydallarbill cruised to an impressive, open length victory in his division of the $20,000 Indiana Sires Stakes eliminations for three-year-old trotting colts and geldings, scoring in a lifetime best of 1:54. Leaving from post seven, Tetrick eased Fiftydallarbill off the gate to settle along the rail in fourth through the opening panel in :27.2. Fiftydallarbill was given the green light down the backside and he quickly grabbed command just past the half in :56.4. Reaching the third station in 1:25.4, Fiftydallarbill began to put his talent on display and trot away from the rest of the field. Using a :28.1 final panel, the William Crone trainee coasted to a six length victory over Wham Bam Guccio and LeWayne Miller. The three-year-old son of Swan For All-Cr Dixie Chick has now won eight of 18 lifetime outings while amassing $468,950 for owner John Barnard. With the win, Fiftydallarbill earned a spot in the first of five $75,000 Indiana Sires Stakes finals slated for May 31 at Hoosier Park. "We've staked him to a few things this season," Barnard noted after the victory. "We'll see how he does next week but we basically mapped out a schedule around his stakes schedule here in Indiana." "He's got a few things in Canada and also at Poconos," Barnard continued. "The competition is tough enough here and we will see how it goes week by week. He's been in Indiana all winter and seems to have come back well." Barnard also scored with Admiral Dewey in an earlier split of the stakes action. The three-year-old gelded son of Elegant Man-Dewey Dally made his game winning move down the backside and went on to score in a new lifetime best of 1:56.1 with driver John DeLong in the bike. Unraced at two, Admiral Dewey is trained by William Crone and has now won four of six lifetime starts. Indiana's two-year-old trotting colt of the year, All On Black, made his Hoosier Park debut a winning one as he captured the final elimination of the evening in 1:54.2. Driven by John DeLong, the son of Swan For All-Right on Renee staged a big rally late in the lane to remain undefeated in two starts this season. Trained by Jenny Melander, All On Black has now won eight of 10 lifetime outings and amassed $215,700 in lifetime purse earnings for owners Gabriella's LLC and Melander Racing Inc. The opening round of Indiana Sires Stakes highlighted Thursday's 13-race card Hoosier Park Racing & Casino. The stakes action will continue on Friday, May 25 with four $20,000 Indiana Sires Stakes eliminations for the three-year-old pacing colts highlighting the 13-race card. First post is 6:30 p.m. Following a Tuesday through Saturday schedule, live racing at Hoosier Park will be conducted through November 10. For more information on the upcoming entertainment and live racing schedule, please visit www.hoosierpark.com. by Emily Gaskin, for Hoosier Park

ANDERSON, Ind.--May 19, 2018 -- Imagine this--two horses, one a thoroughbred and one a Standardbred, both with the same name, both entered to race on the same day and both winning their respective contests. The odds of such are remarkable but that's 'just' what happened in the sport of horse racing on May 19. Justify, with jockey Mike Smith aboard, crossed the finish line in front to win the 143rd edition of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Racecourse. Trained by Bob Baffert, Justify took a short lead coming down the home stretch and held off hard-charging Bravazo to stop the timer in 1:55.93. With the win, The Kentucky Derby victor took the second jewel of horse racing's Triple Crown. Just a few hours later, Justify, a seven-year-old trotter, took to the track at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino facing eight other rivals in a conditioned trotting event. With Trace Tetrick in the bike, Justify staged a big rally late in the lane to find the winner's circle in 1:54.2. Trained by Tyler George, Justify scored his second win of the season and established a seasonal best mark. While it's unknown at this time when Justify, the Standardbred, will be entered to race again, Justify, the Thoroughbred, will race for the Triple Crown in three weeks, June 9, at the Belmont Stakes. Only 12 horses have accomplished the Triple Crown feat. Hoosier Park will host a full-card simulcast along with a complete day of activities and live racing to compliment the Belmont Stakes. Live racing at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino will continue on Tuesday, May 22 with a 12-race card featuring a $15,000 Guaranteed Hoosier High-5 pool with $4,792.22 in carryover money. The Hoosier High-5, also known as the pentafecta, is featured in the last race of every program at Hoosier Park and features a reduced takeout of 12%. With a daily post time of 6:30pm, live racing at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino will follow a Tuesday through Saturday schedule and be conducted through November 10. For more information on the upcoming entertainment and live racing schedule, please visit www.hoosierpark.com. Emily Gaskin

ANDERSON, Ind.-May 18, 2018 - Always A Prince made his seventh consecutive trip to the harness racing winner's circle at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Friday, May 18 as he completed the Hal Dale Series sweep, winning the $18,000 final of the late closing event open to Indiana sired colts and geldings that are non-winners of $25,000 lifetime. Driven by Peter Wrenn, Always A Prince used his customary front-running tactics to score in 1:51.3 by three-lengths over a track rated sloppy to remain undefeated this season. Leaving from post three, Always A Prince left the gate alertly but so did a host of others. One Cool Cat and Todd Warren protected their rail position and were the first to get as the wings of the gate folded. Always A Prince was pointed to the front and grabbed the top spot just before the first quarter in :28. One Cool Cat benefitted from a pocket trip while Charlie Conrad had Skyway Quinton following along intently in third. Always Prince clicked off fractions of :56.4 and 1:25.2 before ever feeling a threat from the rest of the field. Ricky Macomber Jr. had Rockinbeach applying pressure to the outside as the field rounded the final turn. Tom's Arockin and Sam Widger were set to strike from second over but Always A Prince was strong on the front. Utilizing a :26.1 final panel, Always A Prince began to distance himself from the rest of the field and finished under a hand drive, three lengths in front of Tom's A Rockin. Skyway Quinton rallied well to round out the trifecta. As the heavy betting favorite, Always A Prince returned $2.40 to his backers at the betting windows. "He's just getting better every start," Wrenn noted after the victory. "He seems to be getting more professional and you can do anything you want with him. It will be interesting when he has to work out a trip, he's had everything his way so far, but I really think he's the real deal." With the win, Always A Prince recorded his seventh seasonal victory and remains undefeated this season. Unraced as a two-year-old, the gelded son of Always A Virgin-Glorious Princess is trained by Jim Dailey. Owned by Kimberly Dailey and Carl & Melanie Atley, Always A Prince has now amassed $36,000 in lifetime purse earnings. Just a few races later, Jet Airway continued a winning streak of his own, taking the $21,000 Invitational Pace to score his ninth consecutive victory and third consecutive at Hoosier Park. Driven by LeWayne Miller, Jet Airway finished five lengths in front of his next closest competitor to stop the timer in 1:49.4. Trained by Dylan Davis, the seven-year-old son of Jereme's Jet-Aromatic has now won 11 of 17 seasonal outings. Owned in partnership by Michael Casalino Jr,, and Dylan Davis, Jet Airway has won 31 of 87 lifetime starts and sports a lifetime bankroll of $627,340. Live racing at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino will continue on Saturday, May 19 with a 12-race card starting at an adjusted post time of 7:10 p.m. Saturday's card will feature a $21,000 Invitational Trot and a $21,000 Invitational Pace for fillies and mares. Also featured on Saturday, Hoosier Park will host a Psychic Fair Fundraiser to benefit the Animal Protection League (APL) of Anderson, Ind. The event will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the lower level grandstands at Hoosier Park. Guests who donate $10 to APL during the event will receive a free psychic reading. All proceeds will go to the Animal Protection League. Emily Gaskin

ANDERSON, Ind.-May 9, 2018 - It was a night ruled by longshots at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Wednesday, May 9 resulting in carryovers in the Pick-5 and Hoosier High-5 pools. With that, Hoosier Park has announced three signature wagering opportunities providing remarkable value to horseplayers for Thursday's 13-race harness racing card. With a carry-over in excess of $5,000, Hoosier Park Racing & Casino will offer a $20,000 Guaranteed Pick-5 pool for the Thursday night program at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino. In addition, the Hoosier High-5 went unsolved on Wednesday, resulting in a $9,792.98 carryover and will feature a $25,000 Guaranteed Pool on Thursday. This is in addition to the $10,000 Guaranteed Pick-4 Pool offered on Thursday nights in Races 3-6. The Pick-5, which offers a 50-cent minimum wager, begins in the ninth race and will continue through the thirteenth race of the program. Approximate post time for the first leg of the wager, the ninth race, is 8:58 p.m. (EDT). The Hoosier High-5, also known as the pentafecta, is featured in the last race of every program at Hoosier Park and features an industry low takeout of 12% with a 20 cent minimum wager. The Hoosier High-5 is responsible for the biggest payout of the 2017 season with a $23,540.26 winning ticket paid out in early May. The Pick-4, which offers a 50-cent minimum wager, begins in the third race and will continue through the sixth race. Approximate post time for the first leg of the wager, the third race, is 7:09 p.m. (EDT). Free past performances for the sequences will be available on the USTA website. Expert selections and handicapping tools are also available on the handicapping section of Hoosier Park's website. In partnership with the Unites States Trotting Association Strategic Wagering program and the Indiana Standardbred Association, Hoosier Park will offer these signature wagers for the action packed 13-race card on Thursday that is set to begin at 6:30 p.m. For more information on the upcoming entertainment and live racing schedule, please visit www.hoosierpark.com. Emily Gaskin

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