By Kiersten Flint, VP of marketing at Harrah’s Hoosier Park
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.
In addition, no horses will be allowed to ship onto the grounds at Harrah’s Hoosier Park until further notice and all qualifiers have been canceled until further notice. The track will be open for training for those horses currently stabled at Harrah’s Hoosier Park.
Management at Harrah’s Hoosier Park is working closely with the Indiana Standardbred Association to monitor the situation and will give updates as they become available.