FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Hialeah Park Rolls Into 2015 Off Impressive 1st Week Of Racing
First 4 Days of 2014-15 Live Racing Season Produce Solid Wagering Numbers,
Iconic Venue To Host Variety Of Interesting Entertainment Events Through March
Hialeah, FL / January 2, 2015 – Hialeah Park Racing & Casino will hit the New Year of 2015 in full stride after a very successful opening week of live Quarter Horse racing December 26-29, 2014.
During the first 4 days of racing, Hialeah Park’s all-sources wagering handle for live racing was just over $1.5 million dollars, representing a significant increase over comparable figures from last season.
“We are racing four days a week, Friday through Monday, this season,” said Hialeah Park’s Vice President of Marketing & Entertainment Frank Fiore. “We’ve compacted the racing calendar, refined our promotion strategy, and worked on solidifying our relationship with TVG. So far, it’s working well.”
Live Quarter Horse racing continues 4 days a week through Monday March 2, 2015. Hialeah Park will run two of its major stakes races, the $417,575 Hialeah Derby and the $204,715 Hialeah Maturity, on Sunday January 18.
In conjunction with those two rich stakes races, Hialeah Park and the American Quarter Horse Racing Association will team up to sponsor an on-track handicapping contest and host a visit from well-known racing personality and bi-lingual Q-Racing Ace John Hernandez.
On the entertainment side, Hialeah Park Racing & Casino will offer a variety of interesting events through March:
Car Shows – Sunday January 18 & Sunday February 15
DJ El Russo in the Flamingo Lounge – Starting Friday January 23
Valentine’s Day Dinner & Show with Eddie Cruz in the Citation Room – Saturday February 14
A Taste of Cuba – Saturday February 28 & Sunday March 1
ESPN Thursday Night Fights – Thursday March 26
Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, with entrances at 100 East 32nd Street and 2200 East 4th Avenue, is easily accessible from all major Miami highways and conveniently located just minutes by car from Miami International Airport, South Beach, Downtown Miami, Coral Gables, and Doral.
Photos by: Barbara Livingston © 2014
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.