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ANDERSON, IN— July 4, 2020—After a week’s worth of Indiana Sires Stakes action where favorites ruled the harness racing tote board, it was the three-year-old pacing fillies turn in the spotlight at Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Saturday, July 4 and they provided the fireworks with upset victories in both divisions. Two $33,500 divisions highlighted the evening’s 14-race card that was held in front of spectators for the first time this season. In the first division, Dale Hiteman steered Rock It Out to victory to spring the 23-1 upset.  Utilizing a ground saving trip and a :26.2 closing kick, Rock It Out bested her rivals and stopped the timer in a new lifetime best of 1:51.4. Grace Rocks and Sam Widger were the first to get a call through the opening panel in :27 but yielded the lead to the heavily favored Foxy Rigger and Trace Tetrick just before the half in :55.2. Rock It Out was well placed along the rail in third. Foxy Rigger continued to call the shots through the three-quarters in 1:24.3 but the rest of the field was closing in quickly turning for home. Seventimesacharm and John DeLong were applying pressure from first-over but it was Rock It Out who was winding up to strike. Hiteman found late racing room and Rock It Out surged forward to get the win over Seventimesacharm by a head. Atoritotell and Peter Wrenn rallied well late in the lane to finish third. Rock It Out returned $49.60 to win. Trained by Donna Holt, Rock It Out recorded her fourth consecutive victory and remains undefeated at three. The daughter of Rockin Image-Musette Mindale pushed her lifetime earnings $55,775 and is owned by D&R Racing Stable. Rock It Out was bred by Cornerstone Stock Farm. In the second division of the stakes action, Genie Rockwell and Marlin Fry utilized a similar ground saving strategy to pull the 13-1 upset.  With a final quarter in an eye-popping :25.2., Genie Rockwell found late racing room up the inside and powered home a winner to stop the timer in a new lifetime best of 1:50.2. Heavily favorited Priceless and Brandon Bates went straight to the front through the opening panel in :26.4. Mystical Carrie and Trace Tetrick grabbed a pocket seat while Genie Rockwell settled along the rail in third. Bates was able to slow the tempo just a touch as Priceless clicked off fractions of :56.1 and 1:24.2. When the field turned for home, Mystical Carrie tipped from the pocket and was able to stick a nose in front of Priceless. Just as Mystical Carrie stuck a nose in front, Fry found late racing room and Genie Rockwell found another gear. Genie Rockwell got the win by a quarter of a length over Mystical Carrie. Priceless finished third. Genie Rockwell returned $28.40 to win. Trained by James Yoder, Genie Rockwell has now won two of three starts this season and pushed her lifetime bankroll to $58,185. The daughter of Always A Virgin-Norma Rockwell is owned by Marlin Fry who also bred the filly with Glen Hershberger. Live racing will continue at Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Tuesday, July 7 with a 14-race card. Tuesday’s 14-race card will feature a $10,000 Guaranteed Pick-5 pool with $2,355 in carryover money after there were no winners in Saturday’s pick-5 sequence. With a daily post time of 6:30 pm, live racing will follow a Tuesday through Saturday schedule and be conducted through November 21. For more information on the upcoming entertainment and live racing schedule, please visit www.harrahshoosierpark.com. by Emily Ratliff, for Harrah's Hoosier Park

ANDERSON, IN -- July 3, 2020--The Hoosier state's top three-year-old pacing colts were on display at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Friday, July 3 as three $24,000 divisions of Indiana Sires Stakes were featured on the evening's 14-race card. It was a good night at the office for driver Michael Oosting who doubled up in the stakes action. Oosting steered the fastest divisional winner of the night as Island Of The Sea used a front-stepping effort to score his third straight victory, tonight in 1:49.3. The 1:49.3 clocking equaled an established best as the sophomore colt remains undefeated in three starts at Hoosier Park this season. Island of the Sea was eased off the gate through the opening panel in :26.4 and settled along the rail in fourth. As soon as the field straightened away down the backside, Oosting gave his mount the green light and he quickly ranged up to take command. Island Of The Sea cruised through fractions of :55.3 and 1:23.1. Using a :26.2 final panel, Island Of The Sea was able to hold off a late surge from the defending divisional champion Odds On Osiris with Peter Wrenn. Odds On Osiris was forced to settle for second while The Candyman Can and Sam Widger utilized a ground saving trip to get up for third. Sent off as the 3-5 favorite, Island Of The Sea returned $3.20 to win. Trained by Shane Bowermaster, Island Of The Sea recorded his third win from four seasonal starts. The gelded son of Always A Virgin-Trinity Island pushed his lifetime earnings to $48,000 for his owners Eric and Lisa Ell. Oosting scored his second stakes win with trainer Tom Simmon's Frontier Rollo, who captured his first Indiana Sires Stakes victory with an impressive 1:50.2 score in the final division. Frontier Rollo utilized a pocket trip to record his fourth straight victory this season. With a :26.2 final quarter, Frontier Rollo came out on top after a very tight photo with Frankiepark and Ricky Macomber Jr. Owned by David Arrenholz and Benita Simmons, Frontier Rollo has now won five of 13 lifetime starts. The 1:50.2 clocking also established a new lifetime best for the son of Time To Roll-Incredible Dodger. Caribbean Escape turned in a gritty performance to deliver as the heavy favorite in the second split of the stakes action with driver John DeLong in the bike. Sent off at odds of 9-5, DeLong let Caribbean Escape settle off the gate along the rail in fifth. DeLong brushed Caribbean Escape to the front down the backside reaching command just before the three-quarter clocking in 1:23.1. As the field began to close in on the leader, Caribbean Escape dug in gamely late in the late to fend off all challenges and get the win by a length in 1:50. Trained by K. Dean Glispie, Caribbean Escape recorded his first win of the season and second lifetime victory from eight starts. Owned in partnership by K. Dean Glispie, Barbara Schlagetter, and Gail Potter, the son of Bring On The Beach-Caribbean pushed his lifetime bankroll to $28,892. Live racing continues at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Saturday, July 4 with 14-race card featuring two divisions of Indiana Sires Stakes action for three-year-old pacing fillies. On Saturday, Harrah's Hoosier Park will officially welcome spectators back for live racing for the first time this season. Harrah's Hoosier Park will operate at reduced capacity, in accordance with State of Indiana and the Indiana Horse Racing Commission guidelines. In addition, simulcast operations will also resume at 11:00 am on Saturday. With a daily post time of 6:30 pm, live racing will follow a Tuesday through Saturday schedule and be conducted through November 21. For more information on the upcoming entertainment and live racing schedule, please visit www.harrahshoosierpark.com. by Emily Ratliff, for Harrah's Hoosier Park  

ANDERSON, Ind.--July 2, 2020-- A talented group of harness racing three-year-old trotting colts and geldings were in the spotlight at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino in the opening round of Indiana Sires Stakes action on Thursday, July 3. Two $31,500 divisions were featured on the evening's 14-race card and the heavy betting favorites delivered to win their respective divisions. Emma Town Bud and Michael Oosting turned in an impressive effort to capture the opening division in 1:53.2 for trainer Byron Hooley. Employing an eye-popping :25.3 final quarter, Emma Town Bud powered home to get the win by a length over the pacesetting Swan In Motion and Ricky Macomber Jr. Leaving from post five, Emma Town Bud left just enough to grab a pocket seat behind Swan In Motion who left alertly for early position. Swan In Motion led the field through fractions of :27.2, :58.1, and 1:27.2 before ever feeling a threat from the rest of the field. As the field turned for home, Oosting timed his attack and when Emma Town Bud tipped from the pocket, he sprinted for home. Swan In Motion trotted strong to the wire to finish second while Dude Included and John DeLong were third. Emma Town Bud returned $4.00 to win. With the win, Emma Town Bud is now undefeated in three starts this season. The 1:53.2 final clocking equaled his established lifetime best. The son of Big Stick Lindy-Centerfold Lady is owned by Summit Pacing Acres and has now amassed $152,081 in lifetime purse earnings. After an uncharacteristic break in his first start of the season, TJ's Top Pick rebounded gamely to take the second division of the stakes action with driver Trace Tetrick in the bike. Scoring in 1:53.2, TJ's Top Pick made good on his 1-9 favoritism and established a new lifetime best in the process. Leaving from post three in the abbreviated field of six, Tetrick wasted no time and sent his mount to the front. TJ's Top Pick strolled through fractions of :28.1, :57.3 and 1:26 before he began to distance himself from the rest of the field. Turning from home with a three length advantage, TJ's Top Pick cruised home in :27.2 to finish under a hand drive from Tetrick. Flagman and Rick Plano benefitted from a pocket trip and trotted evenly to finish second while Speed Ball Swagger with LeWayne Miller rounded out the trifecta. As the heavy betting favorite, TJ's Top Pick returned $2.20 at the betting windows. Trained by Jeff Cullipher, TJ's Top Pick scored the first win of his three-year-old campaign from two starts. With the win, the son of Swan For All-A J's Ayd improved his lifetime bankroll to $319,291 for owners Pollack Racing LLC, Jeff Cullipher, and Trace Tetrick. Indiana Sires Stakes action will continue at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Friday, July 3 with three $23,500 divisions for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings on the evening's 14-race card. With a daily post time of 6:30 pm, live racing at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino will follow a Tuesday through Saturday schedule and be conducted through November 21. For more information on the upcoming live racing schedule, please visit www.harrahshoosierpark.com. Emily Ratcliff, for Harrah's Hoosier Park

Anderson & Shelbyville, IN--July 2, 2020-- In conjunction with the State of Indiana's Stage 4.5 guidelines and confirmed with the Indiana Horse Racing Commission, Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino in Anderson and Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in Shelbyville will welcome back spectators for live racing beginning Saturday, July 4. In addition, simulcast operations will also resume at both properties. Both Harrah's Hoosier Park and Indiana Grand will operate at reduced capacity, in accordance with State of Indiana and the Indiana Horse Racing Commission guidelines. All guests will be strongly encouraged to wear face masks in all locations, but will be required to wear face masks while indoors at both venues except while consuming food or beverages. Harrah's Hoosier Park and Indiana Grand remain committed to following all safety protocols outlined by the State of Indiana and have implemented Caesars Entertainment Corporation's ("Caesars Entertainment") new health and safety protocols, which enhance its existing plans and practices in these areas. Both properties are focused on the well-being of team members, guests and their communities, and are working to create environments with enhanced standards of sanitization and physical distancing practices. Sports book operations at both properties remain closed until further notice. For a full list of all the amenities that will be available, please visit www.harrahshoosierpark.com or www.IndianaGrand.com. Further updates on Caesars Entertainment's response to COVID-19 can be found at: https://www.caesars.com/corporate/coronavirus-guest-information. by Kiersten Flint, for Caesars Entertainment  

ANDERSON, Ind.--July 1, 2020-- Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino played host to the opening round of Indiana Sires Stakes action for the 2020 season on Wednesday, July 1 as the evening's 14-race card featured two $33,000 harness racing divisions for the three-year-old trotting fillies. Using similar gate-to-wire tactics, divisional winners Hotel Whiskey and May Baby kept their individual winning streaks alive to deliver in impressive fashion in their respective divisions. Hotel Whiskey with driver John DeLong in the bike wasted no time and went right to work as soon as the wings of the gate folded from post five. Reaching the front through the opening panel in :27.4, Hotel Whiskey was able to slow the tempo just a touch through middle fractions of :57.3 and 1:26.4 before outsprinting her rivals turning for home. Stopping the timer in 1:54.3, Hotel Whiskey used a :27.3 closing kick to turn away the pocket-sitting Rjz First Lady and LeWayne Miller. Bluebird Ladyluck and Dan Shetler found late racing room to round out the trifecta. Sent off as the publics' third betting choice, Hotel Whiskey returned $7.80 to her backers at the betting windows. Trained and bred by Cassidy Whitton, Hotel Whiskey established a new lifetime best with the win. After sweeping a late closing series at Harrah's Hoosier Park last week, the sophomore filly remains unbeaten at three in three seasonal starts. The daughter of Bluto-LW Jaynie Flyer pushed her lifetime earnings to $37,049 with the win. In the second division, May Baby looked every bit the part of a 1-5 favorite as she captured her split of the stakes action to retain her perfect two-for-two sophomore record. With trainer James Yoder in the bike, May Baby utilized a gate to wire effort to finish four lengths in front of her competition and stop the timer in 1:52.4. Leaving from post four in the field of nine, May Baby left alertly to grab command through the opening panel in :27.4. J-S Miss Carly and Alex Udell benefitted from a pocket trip while the rest of the field followed in straight alignment down the backside. May Baby clicked off fractions of :57 and 1:25.1 before she began to distance herself from the rest of the field. Turning for home, May Baby was on top with a five length lead. Rock Swan and Trace Tetrick made a valiant stretch run but were forced to settle for second place honors. Deswanslittlelorie and Michael Oosting rallied late for third. As the heavy betting favorite, May Baby returned $2.60 at the betting windows. With the win, May Baby pushed her lifetime bankroll to $258,240 and has now won eight of 12 of her lifetime outings. The daughter of Guccio-Free Wheeling is owned by Cheyenne Yoder and was bred by Oakwood Farms. Indiana Sires Stakes action will continue at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Thursday, July 2 with two divisions for the three-year-old trotting colts and geldings. The evening's 14-race card will also feature a $10,000 Guaranteed Pick-4 sequence in races 3-6 and a $10,000 Guaranteed Hoosier High-5 in race 14. For more information on the upcoming entertainment or live racing schedule, please visit www.harrahshoosierpark.com. by Emily Gaskin, for Harrah's Hoosier Park      

ANDERSON, Ind.--June 24, 2020--Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino hosted the first stakes event of the 2020 live harness racing season on Wednesday, June 24 with the $33,000 Star Destroyer Stakes for three-year-old trotting fillies highlighting the evening's 14-race card. As the top two-year-old trotting fillies in the Hoosier state last season, Rock Swan and May Baby picked up right where they left off and renewed their rivalry in the first starts of their three-year-old campaigns. May Baby, with trainer James Yoder in the bike, utilized a pocket trip to get up in the final strides of the mile and put a nose in front of Rock Swan and Trace Tetrick. The fillies hit the line together in 1:52.3 and just missed the track record for three-year-old trotting fillies at Hoosier Park by one fifth of a second. Leaving from post five in an abbreviated field of five, Tetrick sent Rock Swan to the front and she quickly grabbed command through the opening panel in :27.2. May Baby was content to grab the pocket seat while Shape Shifter and Peter Wrenn were next in line third. Rock Swan clicked off fractions of :56.2 and 1:25.0 before ever feeling a threat from the rest of the field. As the field turned for home, Yoder tipped May Baby out from the pocket and the stage was set for a battle to the wire. The two fillies matched strides down the long Hoosier Park stretch and neither appeared willing to accept defeat. Ultimately, May Baby prevailed in a tight photo and established a new lifetime best in the process. May Baby returned $3.40 to her backers for the victory. With the win, May Baby pushed her lifetime bankroll to $241,990 and has now won seven of 11 of her lifetime outings. The daughter of Guccio-Free Wheeling is owned by Cheyenne Yoder and was bred by Oakwood Farms. May Baby is expected to make her next start in the opening round of Indiana Sires Stakes action for three-year-old trotting fillies at Harrah's Hoosier Park on Wednesday, July 1. Live racing action continues at Harrah's Hoosier Park on Thursday, June 24 with a 14-race card featuring the $20,000 Cliff Booth Pacing Series Final and the $20,000 Rick Dalton Pacing Series Final. The Star Destroyer Stakes will return to Harrah's Hoosier Park on Friday, June 25 with two $20,000 divisions for three-year-old pacing colts and one $30,000 division for three-year-old pacing fillies on the evening's 14-race card. With a daily post time of 6:30 pm, live racing at Harrah's Hoosier Park will follow a Tuesday through Saturday schedule and be conducted through November 21. For more information on the live racing schedule, please visit www.harrahshoosierpark.com.   Emily Ratcliff

ANDERSON, Ind.--June 12, 2020 -- Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino's 27th season of live harness racing is set to get off to a strong start on Tuesday, June 16 as the season opener attracted a solid number of horses to the entry box. With over 180 horses entered, a total of 14-races have been carded for the season opener as the evening will be highlighted by full fields and quality racing. First post is 6:30 p.m. Tuesday's card will offer remarkable value to the horseplayers as nine of the 14 races feature 10 or more betting interests. The fully-stocked card includes two divisions of The Jera Larkins Memorial Trot, an overnight series for Indiana-sired trotting fillies and mares. After a delay in the start of the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Harrah's Hoosier Park began hosting qualifiers on May 19 on a four-day a week basis to allow horsemen ample opportunity to prepare their horses for the 2020 season. "With multiple opportunities to qualify, trainers have been able to put the finishing touches on their trainees," said Harrah's Hoosier Park's Vice President and General Manager, Rick Moore. "I believe the betting public will find the Harrah's Hoosier Park horses tucked-up and race ready when the curtain is raised on Tuesday night." The 2020 live racing season at Harrah's Hoosier Park will feature 111 racing days and follow a Tuesday through Saturday schedule throughout the season. With a daily post time of 6:30 pm, live racing will be conducted through November 21 and held in a spectator free manner until further notice. To accommodate patrons watching and wagering from home, Harrah's Hoosier Park will offer a free, live racing program online every night for the first three weeks of live racing and every Friday throughout the racing season. In addition, Hoosier Park will feature a free Trackmaster tipsheet available for download and several other free handicapping tools available on the Hoosier Park website. In addition to an extensive stakes schedule, the 2020 live racing season at Harrah's Hoosier Park will be highlighted by the 37th edition of the Breeders Crown, harness racing's championship event valued at $6 million, on Friday, Oct. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 31. For more information on the live racing schedule, please visit www.harrahshoosierpark.com. Emily Ratcliff | Race Marketing Manager and Commentator O 765-609-4620 4500 Dan Patch Circle | Anderson, Indiana 46013      

Anderson & Shelbyville, IN--June 12, 2020 -- Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino and Indiana Grand Racing & Casino will officially resume casino gaming operations at 6:00 a.m. on Monday, June 15 in accordance with directives from the Indiana Gaming Commission and the Indiana State Department of Health. Additionally, both properties announced earlier that the Indiana Horse Racing Commission approved the start of live racing at both properties with Indiana Grand's first card to begin on Monday, June 15 and Harrah's Hoosier Park's first card to begin on Tuesday, June 16. Both racing programs will be held in a spectator-free manner until further notice. Harrah's Hoosier Park and Indiana Grand will operate casino gaming at reduced capacity, in accordance with the Phase One Casino Reopening Guidelines issued by the Indiana Gaming Commission. Slot machine banks will be arranged to allow for social distancing, table games will be offered as non-smoking and with limited seating, and guests will be required to wear masks while participating in table games. Certain amenities including the sports books, buffets, and VIP lounges will remain closed until further notice, and are expected to reopen in phases that are in-line with consumer demand and pursuant to guidance provided by public health authorities. Harrah's Hoosier Park and Indiana Grand will implement Caesars Entertainment Corporation's ("Caesars Entertainment") new health and safety protocols, which enhance existing plans and practices in these areas. Both properties are focused on the well-being of team members, guests and their communities, and are working to create environments with enhanced standards of sanitization and physical distancing practices. Among the enhanced health and safety protocols are more frequent cleaning and sanitization. Team member temperature checks and screenings will be conducted daily, and team members will be required to wear masks. Guests will have their temperatures checked by a thermal imaging unit at each entrance and will be strongly encouraged to wear masks which will be provided to them. For live racing updates and a full list of all the amenities that will be available, please visit www.harrahshoosierpark.com or www.IndianaGrand.com. Further updates on Caesars' response to COVID-19 can be found at: https://www.caesars.com/corporate/coronavirus-guest-information. Kiersten Flint

Coral Springs, FL - The United States Harness Writers Association (USHWA) will host the next free harness racing handicapping contest on Scott Alberg's Facebook page on Tuesday, June 16 on opening night at Harrah's Hoosier Park. One special race will be selected from the Hoosier Park Tuesday program and contestants can enter free of charge. All you have to do is select the correct exacta (first two official finishers in the race, either by their starting post position number or by the name of the horse). The Harness Horse Youth Foundation (HHYF) and trainer Brandon Bates have arranged for the three Swag Bag prizes that will be given away in this week's contest. If more than three correct answers are submitted, then a drawing will take place with all the correct winners and the first three names drawn will win a prize. This week's prizes include two complete sets of HHYF Harness Hero Trading Cards (2018 and 2019), an HHYF cap and t-shirts and a stable cap and t-shirt from the Brandon Bates Stable. Scott Alberg, the 2006 National Harness Handicapping Champion, who also has numerous other handicapping titles, has been a Standardbred owner in the past, and has agreed to partner with USHWA as the contests new title sponsor. "Our first contest with USHWA as our title sponsor," said Alberg, "was the most contestants we ever had at 249 people. "This contest is all about having fun and we hope even more people will enter this week." To enter the contest, fans must go to Scott Alberg's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/scott.alberg.3,, where the contest will be prominently displayed. Alberg, as he has done in the past, will run the contests. All contest winners will have their name posted after the event and the ranking they finished in from the prize drawings. As soon as the draw takes place at Hoosier Park this Thursday, the program proof page for the race selected will be posted for race fans to handicap from. For more information check out Scott Alberg's Facebook Page, USHWA's Facebook Page, Twitter and Instagram accounts or the new USHWA website at www.usharnesswriters.com. By Steve Wolf, for USHWA  

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 Harness 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 will do so in a manner whereby we will take every precaution to ensure the health and safety of our employees and horsemen." "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 Rick Moore | VP & General Manager of Racing    

Anderson, Ind. (May 7, 2020) - After receiving approval from the Indiana Horse Racing Commission, Harrah's Hoosier Park will begin the process of reopening its barn area on Monday, May 11th. Horsemen will be assigned days and times for arrival to ensure an orderly entrance into the Harrah's Hoosier Park barn area beginning on Monday, May 11th. On this date, horses located in Indiana will be eligible to start moving into the barn area that will house 600 horses when at capacity. Horses outside the state of Indiana will be allowed entrance beginning, Sunday, May 24th. A return to normal hours and days of training will take place on Monday, May 18th. "We couldn't be more pleased to be able to open up our barn area to our loyal horsemen who have been so patient during this most difficult of times," said Trent McIntosh, Senior Vice President and General Manager. "The delay in opening of our 2020 meet has been difficult for everyone and we appreciate our Governor, Eric Holcomb, and the Indiana Horse Racing Commission staff for their leadership and guidance. We look forward to racing in the near future in a manner whereby we will take every precaution to ensure the health and safety of our employees and horsemen." Qualifying races will be conducted on a Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday schedule starting on Tuesday, May 19 up to the beginning of the meet after which Qualifying days will return to the regular Wednesday and Saturday schedule. "This is a significant step towards starting our 2020 racing season," said Rick Moore, Vice President and General Manager of Racing. "It will be so exciting to have horses out on the track prepping for the start of the meet. We look forward to partnering with the Indiana Standardbred Association on another racing season that the entire Indiana harness racing industry will be proud of. Alterations to the previously released race dates, condition sheet and stakes schedule will be published online at www.Harrahshoosierpark.com next week. Horsemen are encouraged to contact Harrah's Hoosier Park Director of Racing, Scott Peine, at (765) 609-4870 for information on all arrival and racing matters. Please note the above timeline is subject to change should the Governor halt or modify any of these stages of reopening.   Rick Moore | VP & General Manager of Racing

Anderson & Shelbyville, IN--March 15, 2020-- Based on changing circumstances and in the interest of public health, Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino, Indiana Grand Racing & Casino and Winner's Circle Race, Sports, Pub locations in Downtown Indianapolis, New Haven and Clarksville - will be closing for at least 14 days beginning at 6:00 a.m. on Monday, March 16, 2020. The Indiana Gaming and Indiana Horse Racing Commissions announced that all licensed gaming and racing operations in Indiana will close at 6:00 a.m. on Monday, March 16, 2020. There have been no reported cases of COVID-19 at Caesars Entertainment's Indiana gaming and racing properties to date. This decision is a precautionary measure. The health and safety of our team members and guests are always a priority. Caesars Entertainment's Indiana properties are closely monitoring this evolving situation and will work with the Indiana Gaming and Indiana Horse Racing Commissions to establish a reopening date as soon as it is appropriate to do so. We look forward to welcoming back team members and guests soon. From Harrah's Hoosier Park  

ANDERSON, IN --March 6, 2020-- With the return of live harness racing at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino less than a month away, final preparations for the 2020 season are underway throughout the property. Opening Day of the 160-day meet is set for Friday, March 27. Offering an extended racing calendar this season, live racing at Harrah's Hoosier Park will take on a slightly new format for the 27th season. Live racing will follow a Friday, Saturday schedule the opening week, a Thursday, Friday, Saturday schedule the second week and then a resume a Wednesday through Saturday schedule throughout the month of April. Beginning in May, Harrah's Hoosier Park will resume a Tuesday through Saturday racing schedule through the month of October. The meet will extend three weeks into the month of November with a Thursday, Friday, Saturday schedule and conclude on November 21. Live racing at Hoosier Park will begin each night with a 6:30 p.m. post time. The barn area and dormitories will officially open on Saturday, March 7 for those horsemen allotted stalls to begin moving in horses and equipment. The track will open for training on Monday, March 9 from the hours of 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Paddock and ship-in area will also be open starting March 9th for those horsemen wishing to ship-in and train. All days of training will be subject to weather permitting. All horses entering the grounds must have all valid paperwork available before being allowed entry to the grounds. When horsemen arrive to the backside they be welcomed by a number upgrades to the barn area. The track kitchen underwent remodeling and improvements in preparation for the upcoming season. In addition, new lighting, rubber mats and signage have been installed in the paddock in a continued effort to provide a superior racing facility. The first round of qualifiers is slated for Wednesday, March 14th with an estimated start time of 10 a.m. Qualifiers will continue to follow a Wednesday and Saturday schedule throughout the remainder of the season. There will be no qualifiers on Saturday, March 21. One of the most highly anticipated weekends on the 2020 harness racing calendar will take place in October as Harrah's Hoosier Park will welcome the coveted Breeders Crown events back to Indiana on Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31. After an overwhelmingly successful event in 2017, Harrah's Hoosier Park will play host to all 12 year-end championship races, worth a combined $6 million. In addition to the Breeders Crown events and activities, Hoosier Park will host an extensive stakes schedule throughout the 2020 racing season worth nearly a combined $4 million. Hoosier Park's signature pacing event, the $300,000 Dan Patch Stakes, is slated for Friday, August 14. For more information on the upcoming entertainment and live racing schedule, please visit www.harrahshoosierpark.com. by Emily Ratcliff, for Harrah's Hoosier Park   

ANDERSON, IN --February 20, 2020--Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino is currently accepting applications for two internship opportunities with the Race Marketing Department for the upcoming 2020 live harness racing season. Both internships will be with the Race Marketing Department and are ideal for students pursuing careers in marketing, hospitality, communications, business, and any equine related fields. The internship program is designed to give applicable marketing experience while simultaneously discovering and learning the many facets of the harness racing industry. The Race Marketing interns will have the opportunity to work alongside industry and media professionals in an exciting, fast-paced environment. Each intern will be expected to assist the Race Marketing Department with a variety of promotional events, racing activities, and programs in a customer-service based atmosphere. The race marketing interns will assist with the daily production of the live racing program along with various group and charity events. The interns will also be challenged to write blog pieces, develop and maintain new marketing contests, along with public relations and social media assignments. Interns in 2020 will also have the opportunity to assist with the preparation and execution of the 37th edition of the Breeders Crown, the world championship of harness racing that will be hosted at Hoosier Park Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31. This opportunity is ideal for college students looking for an exciting internship in the horse racing industry or students seeking internship accreditation opportunities in related fields. The positions require an energetic, self-starter with strong communication skills, organizational skills, and experience in social media applications. Applicants must have reliable transportation and be willing to work weekends and evenings. Experience in the horse racing industry is beneficial but not required. This paid assignment will run throughout the entirety of the live racing season. Hoosier Park's 27th season of live harness racing will kick off on March 27 and be conducted through November 21. With a daily post time of 6:30 p.m., Hoosier Park Racing & Casino will offer a very lucrative stakes program throughout the season highlighted by the return of the $6 million Breeders Crown. To apply for the Race Marketing internship at Hoosier Park, please send resume and cover letter to: Emily Gaskin 4500 Dan Patch Circle Anderson, IN 46017 egaskin@caesars.com The application deadline for the Race Marketing internship is March 13, 2020. For more information about Hoosier Park Racing & Casino, please visit www.harrahshoosierpark.com. by Emily Gaskin, for Harrah's Hoosier Park  

ANDERSON, Ind. - Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino is set to unveil the highly anticipated live table games on Wednesday, January 1 at 1 p.m. The casino floor is currently being set for 28 table games readied for play while new dealers prepare to transition from Dealer Academy to their new positions.  Among the 28 tables, players will soon be able to enjoy a variety of games. The casino floor will feature four Roulette tables, two Craps tables, two Three Card Poker tables, four Blazing Seven Blackjack tables, one Double Deck Blackjack table and 13 Blackjack tables featuring EZ Bust and Trilux bets. Double Deck Blackjack and Hand-shuffle Blackjack are the two High Limit live games that will be available. Preparations for live table games have been underway throughout the property for the past several months.  Harrah’s Hoosier Park began conducting Live Dealer Academy in September of 2019, to prepare a new workforce for the expansion. Many existing team members grabbed the opportunity to become a dealer when Dealer Academy began in September. A total of 30 existing Harrah’s Hoosier Park team members have been trained to become live dealers, and 130 additional dealer trainees were recruited to join the team. On January 1, a total of 160 dealers will be trained, licensed and ready to facilitate table games and assist guests. The introduction of table games created 218 jobs in the table games department, and dozens of jobs were added property-wide including additional beverage servers, and new hospitality hosts. With the introduction of table games, Harrah’s Hoosier Park remains one of the largest employers in Madison County. “Bringing table games to Harrah’s Hoosier Park will result in more than two hundred quality, life-changing jobs,” noted Christopher Clark, Director of Table Games at Harrah’s Hoosier Park. “I know the impact personally as 23 years ago, I was that new dealer. Harrah’s Hoosier Park has been the opportunity of a lifetime and as a first-time Director I couldn’t have asked for a better facility. Everyone has been encouraging and supportive. I’m not just building a department; I’m building a Hoosier Family and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome guests on January 1.” The festivities on January 1 will begin with casino entertainment starting at 11 a.m. A DJ will play festive tunes at the Double R Bar, which will be serving drink specials all day. Harrah’s Hoosier Park will also host an official opening ceremony and media event at Noon, followed by an exclusive hour of play for dignitaries and casino VIP guests.  The first 800 guests to check in to Caesars Rewards in the Casino starting at Noon will receive a commemorative pair of fuzzy dice. All of the tables will be officially opened to the public at 1 p.m. Guests will also be invited to enter the New Year’s Day Drawings, where five winners will be drawn every half hour to win $100 in free play and one guest will be drawn to win $500 in free play at 5:30 p.m. Guests can activate their entries for the New Year’s Day Drawings at 11 am. For more information about holiday promotions and live table games, please visit www.HarrahsHoosierPark.com. From Harrah's Hoosier Park

Anderson, Ind.--November 9, 2019--Harrah's Hoosier Park concluded the 26th season of live harness racing with a 13-race card in front of a packed house on Saturday, November 9. In addition to the racing action, the leading driver and trainer titles were awarded. On the driving side, Trace Tetrick secured his sixth consecutive and eighth leading driver title at Hoosier Park. Tetrick, who is also currently the fourth leading driver in the country by wins, was officially recognized as the 2019 leading driver with 328 victories while amassing over $4.4 million in purse earnings throughout the 160-day season. Sam Widger finished second with 303 victories with John DeLong in third with 256 trips to the winner's circle. The Southern Illinois native started driving in 2003 and has since surpassed the $55 million mark in purse earnings in the bike. As the all-time leading driver in Hoosier Park history, Tetrick recorded his best season to date in 2017 with over $6.8 million in purse earnings and 569 victories. This season, Tetrick recorded his 5,000th career victory earlier in the year and also posted his fourth consecutive season with earnings over the $5 million mark. "I want to thank the owners, trainers, and grooms who put me in the position where I can do well every night," Tetrick noted in the winner's circle. "I'm always focusing on one race at a time and my goal is to win that race. I've had great horses to drive all season and have been lucky to be in the right spots at the right time. I am going to take a few weeks off and take a little vacation before getting back to work at the first of the year and of course, look forward to being ready to go back here in March." "The support of my family and friends has been great," he continued. "My wife Sandy and I are extremely lucky--we welcomed our daughter Chloe this year--and we are surrounded by a lot of great people." Jeff Cullipher, who took home Hoosier Park's top training honors in 2017 and 2018, was officially recognized as the leading trainer of the 2019 season. The Cullipher Stable had an impressive 108 wins and amassed over $1.7 million in purse earnings throughout the 160-day season. Peter Redder finished second in the leading trainer standings with 62 wins while Jamie Macomber finished third with 61. After recording his first million dollar season as a trainer in 2017 with his stable netting over $1.2 million in purse earnings and 102 victories, Cullipher has not looked back. In 2019, the Henderson, Kentucky native has doubled his stats from the past two seasons and is in the midst of his best season to date. Cullipher has sent out 167 winners and surpassed the $3 million mark in purse earnings this season. "I have to thank the people around me," Cullipher said. "My family, the owners, and all of my employees have gotten me to this point. My owner--Tom Pollack--keeps me sharp and has always keeps fresh horses in the barn. There is no off-season, we will continue to work hard and hopefully improve off of this season next year." The Saturday night program wrapped up an extremely successful season at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino. Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino would like to thank all of the fans, bettors and horsemen who helped make the 2019 season at Hoosier Park an overwhelming success. "As we bring down the curtain on the 26th season of harness racing at Harrah's Hoosier Park I would be remiss if I didn't take a moment and thank everyone who contributed to another amazing race meet," said Harrah's Hoosier Park Vice President and General Manager of Racing Rick Moore. "And a special thanks to our horsemen for putting on a show each and every night that we were proud to send out to over 500 wagering outlets. As I say repeatedly the racing at Harrah's Hoosier Park is as good as you will find in all of North America." "Best wishes to all as we head into the off-season," he continued. "We are already looking forward to 2020 and in particular the return of the coveted Breeders Crown!" For more information on the upcoming entertainment and live racing schedule, please visit www.harrahshoosierpark.com. by Emily Ratcliff, for Harrah's Hoosier Park  

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