Hialeah Park Racing & Casino
#10 Miami Hurricanes (10-2) vs. #6 Wisconsin Badgers (12-1) on Saturday, Dec. 30th in Capital One Orange Bowl at 8:00 PM (ESPN/Hard Rock Stadium)
Live BOXING returns to Hialeah Park Casino – Friday, December 8th!
Slot Floor – Every Saturday $10,000 Drawings from 6 PM to 1 AM
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Step back in time to an era of grand celebrations and palatial surroundings. A South Florida mainstay for over 90 years, Hialeah Park is set within 200 acres of lush landscape, verdant gardens, and 16th Century French Mediterranean architecture. Known simply as “The World’s Most Beautiful Race Course,” Hialeah Park is “eternal, magnificent, and historic.” Holding the distinction of being an Audubon Bird Sanctuary with Flamingos on site and being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Hialeah Park remains iconic and rich in tradition.

In August of 2013 a new phase in the history of Hialeah Park was added with the completion of a state of the art Casino. Housing 882 Slot Machines and the most elegant Poker room in South Florida containing 33 tables offering a wide variety of poker options including Texas Hold’Em, 7 Card Stud and Omaha Hi-Lo. Future plans call for a full service hotel, a movie theater and development of new commercial and Entertainment space.  The objective is to restore “The Grand Dame” to her past glory and, in the process, create a city center for both South Florida residents and visitors from all over the world. We invite you to come experience Hialeah Park Racing & Casino! Easily accessible by all major highways, we are conveniently located five minutes from Miami International Airport, and 10 minutes from South Beach, Downtown Miami, Coral Gables, and Doral.

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With one lung gone, Hialeah Park owner John Brunetti focuses on giving

RACING NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE With one lung gone, Hialeah Park owner John Brunetti focuses on giving Hialeah Park owner John Brunetti was away from the property for several weeks this summer, recovering from lung surgery. He bought Hialeah Park in 1977 with money earned from his construction business. Jose Naranjo/IMAGEN Magazine John Brunetti is working harder to catch his breath this year. That’s what happens when you have only one lung. Brunetti, owner of Hialeah Park, had a cancerous lung removed this summer and wasn’t much seen roaming the 200-acre property, which consists of a horse track and a casino. It’s his third major health issue — he had a triple bypass in 1996 and a kidney transplant four years ago — and he acknowledges he has become a little more reflective. “I’m rounding third base and headed for home,”says Brunetti, a nonsmoker who turns 87 on Jan. 18. With that in mind, Brunetti has tried to expand the reach of his foundation, created in 1974. He has long been a supporter of the University of Miami — not just athletics, but also medical research and higher education — and has recently branched into human-rights causes and even more medical challenges. “I’m starting to expand the foundation, and a program for giving back.” That includes working with State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle to fight human trafficking, working more with Jackson Memorial Hospital and supporting the Wounded Warrior Project and healthcare for those born with a cleft palate. The Brunetti Foundation also sponsored the local PBS airing of Ken Burns’ recent series, “The Vietnam War.” “I’m growing my giving the way I grew my business,” he says. Then, tapping his heart, he says: “You have to ask yourself, ‘Where do you get your satisfaction?’” Brunetti takes after his father, Joe, who immigrated to Brooklyn from Bari, Italy, with his wife. They had married as teens. Joe Brunetti worked “every possible job,” and raised his family in a one-room apartment. John and his younger sister shared an L-shaped couch, sleeping feet to feet. Joe Brunetti eventually bought a lot for $50, then created a construction housing business. He built 7,000 apartments from 1946-53, when the U.S. was in a post-World War II boom. John Brunetti, meanwhile, attended New York Military Academy — “my father said he wanted me to have a life better than his” — and tried school at Rutgers University with plans of being an architect or an engineer. He didn’t like it, and transferred to the University of Miami, graduating with a business administration degree in 1952. He remembers being the only one in an apartment of five with a car, and as the youngest, he deferred to his roommates. “Let’s go to the track,” he remembers his roommates saying one day. “We went to Gulfstream, Tropical Park and Hialeah,” Brunetti says. “I loved Hialeah right away. It was breathtaking.” That spurred his interest in horse racing, to the point that in 1957, he and his father split shares of a horse. “I still remember the name. Vertex,” Brunetti says. Meanwhile, he flourished in construction, building a business that includes 5,000 apartments in New Jersey and 3,000 in South Florida, leading the area in what is now known as garden-style apartments. And in 1974, he heard the owners of Gulfstream Park were attempting to buy Hialeah Park from then-owner Bert Galbreath. So Brunetti called him, too. “I said, ‘I’m just a little person, but may I come talk to you?’” Brunetti recalls. It took until 1977 to close the deal, and Brunetti said Galbreath, who he felt was rooting for him, accepting Brunetti’s mother’s $400,000 certificate of deposit as a down payment. While Brunetti had an interest in horse racing, he also was doing well with construction. So while the story can now be reverse-engineered to make it look like a labor of love, he was also thinking business: 200 acres of park-like property in the heart of a city that could be used for homes, shops … just about anything. Since then, the track has opened and closed twice, and Brunetti took a case for slots at Hialeah Park to the Florida Supreme Court, creating his share of enemies and critics. And, like most racetrack casino owners, he lobbies Tallahassee legislators for a lower slot-tax rate, the right to offer blackjack and other casino wishes. But Hialeah Park has embraced him, he says, calling Hialeah Park’s grounds “the heart and soul of this city.” “You come to America to do better things,” he says. “If you were a baker in Italy, you would be a baker for life. Only in America can you be what you want to be.” And at this time of his life, he is focused on making sure he gives back. A health scare like the one he had will do that to a guy. “Yes, it has made me more reflective,” he says. “No doubt about that.” BY NICK SORTAL Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, with entrances at 100 East 32nd Street and 2200 East 4th Avenue, is easily accessible from all major Miami highways. The landmark venue is conveniently located just minutes by car from Miami International Airport, South Beach, Downtown Miami, Coral Gables, and Doral. CONTACT: JOHN HERNANDEZ / DIRECTOR OF RACING NEWS & PUBLICITY Jhernandez@hialeahpark.com / (305) 885-8000 Hialeah Park –“The World’s Most Beautiful Race Course”– is one of Miami’s most iconic destinations. For more information, please call 305-885-8000 or visit ...
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#10 Miami Hurricanes (10-2) vs. #6 Wisconsin Badgers (12-1)

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE #10 Miami Hurricanes (10-2) vs. #6 Wisconsin Badgers (12-1) on Saturday, Dec. 30th in Capital One Orange Bowl at 8:00 PM (ESPN/Hard Rock Stadium) With entrances at 100 East 32nd Street and 2200 East 4th Avenue, Hialeah Park is easily accessible from all major Miami highways. The landmark venue is conveniently located just minutes by car from Miami International Airport, South Beach, Downtown Miami, Coral Gables, and Doral.   CONTACT: FRANK FIORE / Hialeah Park VP of Entertainment ffiore@hialeahpark.com Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, with entrances at 100 East 32nd Street and 2200 East 4th Avenue, is easily accessible from all major Miami highways. The landmark venue is conveniently located just minutes by car from Miami International Airport, South Beach, Downtown Miami, Coral Gables, and Doral. Hialeah Park –"The World’s Most Beautiful Race Course"– is one of Miami’s most iconic destinations. For more information, please call 305-885-8000 or visit ...
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Amaury Gutierrez & Danny Daniel in Concert at Hialeah Park 12/16, 9 p.m

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Amaury Gutierrez & Danny Daniel in Concert at Hialeah Park 12/16, 9 p.m Hialeah, FL – November 29, 2017 – Cuban singer / songwriter Amaury Gutierrez and Spanish crooner Danny Daniel are set to perform at the Hialeah Park Paddock Garden on Saturday, December 16, 2017, beginning at 9 p.m. All ages are welcome and the concert is free to attend. The Cuban Guys will be curating a food truck selection and the evening is being presented by Jack Daniel's. Gutierrez first rose to prominence by working along side Cuban trumpeter Arturo Sandoval in Havana, Cuba during the 1990s. He later relocated to Mexico and began a successful solo career in 2000 as a recording artist for Universal Music Latino. He's collected fiveLatin Grammy nominations thus far, winning in 2011 for "Best Singer-Songwriter Album". Daniel is an artist known throughout Latin America for his voice and his long and successful career in music spanning nearly five decades. He's probably best known for his 1974 smash "Por el amor de una mujer" ("For the love of a woman"), but his songs have been recorded by many artists, including Julio Iglesias. His 2016 release is titled "La voz de mi alma" ("The voice of my soul"). "This is the first time that these two world-class singer/songwriters are appearing together on the same bill, and Hialeah Park is proud to be the venue where this is taking place," says Frank Fiore, Vice President of Entertainment & Marketing for Hialeah Park. Hialeah Park is located at 100 East 32nd Street, Hialeah, FL 33013. For more information, please visit www.HialeahPark.com. ### Hialeah Park began making history in 1922 as the Miami Kennel Club, the first pari-mutuel greyhound track in America, founded by Missouri cattleman James Bright and aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss. In early 1925, the newly renamed Hialeah Park opened for thoroughbred racing over a one-mile dirt track. Today Hialeah Park is home to a state-of-the-art casino, which began operations in August of 2013. It features 800 Las Vegas-style slot machines, electronic roulette and blackjack, South Florida’s most popular poker room, several restaurants and cocktail lounges, and seasonal quarter horse racing. Champions Simulcast Center and Sports Bar, on the second floor of the iconic Clubhouse, is open year-round, offering bettors world-class horse racing action from across the United States. Newly redesigned space is available for weddings, quinces, and special events. The park’s vast outdoor space is also available for events. An official corporate partner of the University of Miami, Hialeah Park is listed as an Audubon Bird Sanctuaryand is recorded in the National Register of Historic Places. With entrances at 100 East 32nd Street and 2200 East 4th Avenue, Hialeah Park is easily accessible from all major Miami highways. The landmark venue is conveniently located just minutes by car from Miami International Airport, South Beach, Downtown Miami, Coral Gables, and Doral.   CONTACT: FRANK FIORE / Hialeah Park VP of Entertainment ffiore@hialeahpark.com Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, with entrances at 100 East 32nd Street and 2200 East 4th Avenue, is easily accessible from all major Miami highways. The landmark venue is conveniently located just minutes by car from Miami International Airport, South Beach, Downtown Miami, Coral Gables, and Doral. Hialeah Park –"The World’s Most Beautiful Race Course"– is one of Miami’s most iconic destinations. For more information, please call 305-885-8000 or visit ...
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Hialeah Park Hosts Gente De Zona Saturday December 2

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hialeah Park Hosts Gente De Zona Saturday December 2 Hialeah, FL – November 20, 2017 – Cubaton mega stars Gente De Zona will perform an all-ages concert in Hialeah Park’s 32nd Street Stage on Saturday, December 2, 2017, beginning at 9 p.m. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and general admission tickets are available online at http://www.gentedezona.miami ranging from $25 to $40. Children under 12 are admitted free. Founded in the Habana, Cuba suburb of Alamar by Alexander Delgado in 2000, the group is wildly popular in their home country thanks to three full-length releases issued between 2000 and 2010. GDZ scored crossover international fame with their 2014 collaboration with EnriqueIglesias titled “Bailando”. They are currently on tour in support of their latest album Visualizate, which was released in April of 2016. Food trucks will be curated by the Cuban Boys, who will also have their mobile unit present. Hialeah Park is located at 100 East 32nd Street, Hialeah, FL 33013. For more information, please visit www.HialeahPark.com. ### Hialeah Park began making history in 1922 as the Miami Kennel Club, the first pari-mutuel greyhound track in America, founded by Missouri cattleman James Bright and aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss. In early 1925, the newly renamed Hialeah Park opened for thoroughbred racing over a one-mile dirt track. Today Hialeah Park is home to a state-of-the-art casino, which began operations in August of 2013. It features 800 Las Vegas-style slot machines, electronic roulette and blackjack, South Florida’s most popular poker room, several restaurants and cocktail lounges, and seasonal quarter horse racing. Champions Simulcast Center and Sports Bar, on the second floor of the iconic Clubhouse, is open year-round, offering bettors world-class horse racing action from across the United States. Newly redesigned space is available for weddings, quinces, and special events. The park’s vast outdoor space is also available for events. An official corporate partner of the University of Miami, Hialeah Park is listed as an Audubon Bird Sanctuaryand is recorded in the National Register of Historic Places. With entrances at 100 East 32nd Street and 2200 East 4th Avenue, Hialeah Park is easily accessible from all major Miami highways. The landmark venue is conveniently located just minutes by car from Miami International Airport, South Beach, Downtown Miami, Coral Gables, and Doral.   CONTACT: FRANK FIORE / Hialeah Park VP of Entertainment ffiore@hialeahpark.com Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, with entrances at 100 East 32nd Street and 2200 East 4th Avenue, is easily accessible from all major Miami highways. The landmark venue is conveniently located just minutes by car from Miami International Airport, South Beach, Downtown Miami, Coral Gables, and Doral. Hialeah Park –"The World’s Most Beautiful Race Course"– is one of Miami’s most iconic destinations. For more information, please call 305-885-8000 or visit ...

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