Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino is pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for the 40th edition of the Breeders Crown at Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Friday, Oct. 27 and Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. The 2023 Breeders Crown, presented by the Indiana Standardbred Breed Development and the Indiana Standardbred Association, is harness racing’s annual series of 12 championship events and is valued at over $7 million.
Harrah’s Hoosier Park will host the Breeders Crown for the third time, having previously held the 2017 and 2020 editions. In 2023, the four freshmen Breeders Crown finals will take place on Friday, Oct. 27 and the eight three-year-old and up events will take place on Saturday, October 28. The freshmen events will compete for a purse of $700,000, a purse level not reached for those divisions since 2008.
While the clubhouse will be reserved for the connections with horses racing in the Breeders Crown events, tickets are officially on sale for the Global Tote VIP Tent, grandstand seating, and the premium betting carrels.
The Global Tote VIP Tent will feature an upscale experience in a large, climate-controlled party tent next to Hoosier Park’s racetrack. Tickets start at $108 (plus Ticketmaster fees) per person, per day, and include gourmet buffet selections, non-alcoholic beverages, live entertainment, an official Breeders Crown live racing program and a Breeders Crown souvenir.
Grandstand tickets start at $35 (plus Ticketmaster fees) per person, per day, and include a reserved seat in Harrah’s Hoosier Park’s state-of-the-art Terrace Showroom, a $15 dining credit, and an official Breeders Crown race program.
The betting carrel tickets start at $63 (plus Ticketmaster fees) per person, per day, and include a reserved seat in Harrah’s Hoosier Park’s cutting-edge, individual betting carrels each featuring its own TV in a state-of-the-art simulcast center located in the Terrace area of the racing facility. Each ticket will also include a $15 dining credit and an official Breeders Crown live racing program.
All seating options can be purchased via Ticketmaster and are subject to Ticketmaster fees and taxes. A full map of the seating options and venue can be viewed by visiting Ticketmaster.
“We are pleased to provide our fans with a variety of seating and dining options to enjoy two nights of the best harness racing the sport has to offer,” said Harrah’s Hoosier Park’s Vice President and General Manager of Racing, Rick Moore. “We invite fans to join us for the 40th edition of the Breeders Crown, a Breeders Crown weekend destined to provide history-making excitement at Harrah’s Hoosier Park!”
General admission into Harrah’s Hoosier Park is free, including the night of the Breeders Crown, but general seating is not guaranteed. The entire facility will be non-smoking throughout the Terrace on both Friday & Saturday nights of the Breeders Crown events to support a family-friendly environment. Smoking will only be permitted in the casino or outdoors. Breeders Crown updates can be found at https://www.caesars.com/harrahs-hoosier-park/racing/racing-promotions