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Action-Packed Holiday Weekend Scheduled At Hialeah Park
Two Richest Races Of Live Quarter Horse Season And Popular Car Show Set For Sunday;
Casino Features New Ellen And Avatar Games, NFL Conference Title Games On Big Screens
Hialeah, FL / January 16, 2014 – Hialeah Park Racing & Casino continues to be the “go-to” destination for the best in gaming, racing, and entertainment offerings in South Florida, as evidenced by an action-packed schedule of events offered during the 2015 Martin Luther King holiday weekend.
Sunday January 18 will definitely be the busiest day of the weekend, with the two richest races of the 2014-15 live Quarter Horse season on tap and the always-popular Car & Truck Show set up in the paddock gardens.
The $417,575 Hialeah Derby for three-year-olds at 400 yards and the $204,715 Hialeah Maturity for four-year-olds at 440 yards highlight a nine-race live Quarter Horse program that starts at 12:35 PM.
The Sunday racing card includes two other stakes events, the $25,000 Moonstone Stakes at the unique distance of 660 yards and the $112,910 FQHRA Stallion Stakes Derby at 350 yards.
The Car & Truck Show, which is open from 11 AM – 4PM, is free to all spectators. The show figures to attract over 100 of the best show vehicles in the South Florida region. There will be DJ music, awards and dash plaques for the vehicles, and food specials throughout the afternoon.
Pro football fans can catch all of the action in the NFL Conference Championship games, matching Green Bay against Seattle and Indianapolis versus New England, in the Clubhouse and in the Hialeah Park Casino.
Saturday’s live Quarter Horse racing card, also a nine-race program that starts at 12:35 PM, includes a pair of stakes events, the $30,000-guaranteed Hialeah Junior Maturity at 440 yards and the $40,000-guaranteed Hialeah El Niño at 400 yards.
And Casino patrons can try out the latest additions to the slot machine floor: the Ellen Degeneres Show game with bonus features that make players feel like they’re on the set of a live Ellen show; and the Avatar Treasures of Pandora game, the latest blockbuster machine from IGT.
FRANK FIORE / VP MARKETING & ENTERTAINMENT
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 www.hialeahpark.com.