Day At The Track
Search Results
65 to 80 of 295

Dave Magee, who has been the reigning champion for years on the Chicagoland circuit, is now making a strong bid for the harness racing throne at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino. Magee scored four wins Friday, April 1 to assist in his push to the top of the driver standings for the three-day opening weekend.

Harness racing driver-trainer Andy Shetler got off to a roaring start Thursday, March 31, kicking off the 18th season of Standardbred racing at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino with a driving and training double. The Iowa native earned wins in the first and third races on the card with Soaring Viking and Legal Option, horses that he also trains.

Brandon "Big Ticket" Bates will add excitement to the Fab Five promotion. Not as well known as his fellow challengers, Bates brings a different angle to harness racing and is sure to gain a new fan base. His victories usually pay large dividends, which will give fans a reason to keep their eye on his purple and green colors.

"Trottin' Tom" Kelley has provided Chicagoland with insight into the sport of harness racing for the past 25 years through handicapping, journalism, and other essential racing tools. With the start of the 2011 Standardbred season, he will expand his expertise to Hoosier Park Racing & Casino, providing Indiana racing fans with handicapping selections on the Website as well as the official racing program.

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino is seeking a seasoned facility manager to oversee operations at its Off Track Betting Facility located in Fort Wayne, Indiana. This versatile and energetic manager will direct and coordinate all activities of the intertrack wagering facility departments, including Security, Admissions, Mutuels, Food & Beverage, and Audio/Visual.

A total of 22 harness racing qualifiers have been carded for Friday, March 25 for the annual night-time dress rehearsal program at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino. Due to the volume of events, the first race will go behind the gate at 4 p.m. Lasix for horses qualifying will be administered from 1:00 - 1:15 p.m. EST.

Fab Five harness racing driver Mike Peterson will present his charitable donation from last year's activities at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino to Shriner's Hospital for Children Friday, March 11 at the Madison County Shrine Club in Anderson, Indiana.

Due to inclement weather, Hoosier Park Racing & Casino will be closed for simulcasting Tuesday, Feb. 1. The Merrillville OTB and the Indianapolis OTB will also be closed Tuesday, Feb. 1. The Fort Wayne OTB is not open for business on Tuesday.

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino recently received approval from the Indiana Horse Racing Commission for harness racing dates and post times in 2011. The facility will offer 80 days of Standardbred racing and 62 days of Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing, including one day dedicated only to Quarter Horse action during the 2011 calendar year.

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino concluded an action packed season of harness racing on Sunday, July 11. The 80-day meet included numerous special events, increased on-track business levels, and a new overall track record produced by Shark Gesture in the tracks' signature harness event, the $200,000 Dan Patch Invitational Pace.

Driver Peter Wrenn set the tone early at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino to earn his second straight Gregg Haston Leading Driver Award Sunday, July 11. Wrenn scored 184 wins during the 80-day harness racing meet. The reinsman with more than 8,300 career wins polished off the meet 100 wins ahead of second place finisher Ricky Macomber, who earned 82.

Peter Wrenn was the star of the show Saturday, July 10 during Hoosier Champions Night at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino. The track's leading harness racing driver brought home six wins on the 14-race program, including three Indiana Sires Stakes finals, two of which came from his stable.

Julie Johnson of Alexandria, Ind. was the winner of the John Deere X360 Lawn Tractor Saturday, July 10 during Hoosier Champions Night at Hoosier Park. Presented by the Indiana Standardbred Breed Development, the evening featured more than $1 million in purse money for 14 races that highlighted six Indiana Sires Stakes harness racing finals.

Harness Tracks of America and Hanover Shoe Farms host an annual award to showcase some of the men and women that dedicate their lives to racehorses in the harness industry. Two nominees in 2009 were from the racing circuit at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino.

Indiana's finest trotters and pacers will be in the harness racing spotlight Saturday, July 10 for Hoosier Champions Night, bringing purse totals to more than $1.1 million. A total of 14 races have been established featuring six Indiana Sires Stakes finals.

When the Butler Bulldogs stepped onto the court for the NCAA national championship game this past spring, Dr. Andy Hirschy had an added interest in the game. Hirschy is a former player for Butler University. He has long since hung up his basketball shoes and now serves as one of the practicing veterinarians at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino.

65 to 80 of 295