Press release from Harrah’s Hoosier Park, Kiersten Flint
Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino announced today that racing industry veteran Michael Chamberlain will join the Hoosier team as track announcer for the start of the 2021 season – subject to Indiana Horse Racing Commission approval. The season kicks off on March 26.
Chamberlain has worked in the horse racing industry as a track announcer for 24 years, and most notably at Sam Houston Race Park, Turf Paradise, Evangeline Downs, and harness track Vernon Downs.
In addition to working as a track announcer, Chamberlain has also served in various capacities including morning-line oddsmaker, tip sheet writer, on-camera personality, radio host and voice over talent.
“Michael’s a well-recognized industry professional who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Indiana. From track announcing to handicapping and innovative marketing, Michael is going to be a great addition to our team,” said Harrah’s Hoosier Park VP & GM of Racing Rick Moore.
Beginning on March 26, racing at Harrah’s Hoosier Park will be held on a Wednesday through Saturday schedule through mid-May before adding Sunday evenings. The full schedule continues through September before dropping back down to a Wednesday through Saturday schedule through December 4. For the first time ever, Harrah’s Hoosier Park will also offer live racing on both the night before Thanksgiving and Thanksgiving night.