2023 Breeders Crown Finals Complete

It all comes down to the Breeders Crown!

Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino achieved a remarkable milestone during the recently concluded Breeders Crown Championship event on Friday, Oct. 27 and Saturday, Oct. 28.

With an extraordinary display of world-class racing and unwavering fan support, Harrah's Hoosier Park pulled in its largest handle in its 30-year-history with an all-time record handle of $2,661,355. The 2023 edition was also a two-night record for the track with a total of $5.1 wagered on the Breeders Crown Championships compared to a two-night total of $4.2 wagered on Breeders Crown in 2020.

The Breeders Crown Championships, an annual event that showcases the finest standardbred horses in the industry, attracted racing enthusiasts, horse owners, and bettors from all corners of the nation. The record-breaking handle is a testament to the enduring popularity and significance of harness racing in the heart of Indiana. The 12 championship races provided fitting conclusions on divisional standings and thrilling finishes that included four track records and two stakes record performances.

The management of Harrah's Hoosier Park extends its heartfelt gratitude to the participants, fans, and the entire racing community for contributing to this historic achievement. The Breeders Crown Championship featured top-tier racing talent, making each race a thrilling spectacle for both seasoned bettors and newcomers.

“While I am obviously proud of tonight’s all-time record handle, what makes me even more proud is the two night extravaganza that the Harrah’s Hoosier Park team put on for all those who attended this year’s Breeders Crown event,” Harrah’s Hoosier Park Vice President and General Manager, Rick Moore noted. “My sincere heartfelt and sincere thank you and congratulations to each and ever Harrah’s Hoosier Park team member for all their hard work and flawless execution!”

“And, I want to extend a huge thank you to our partners, the Indiana Standardbred Association, The Hambletonian Society and Indiana Breed Development,” he continued. “Without whose support and assistance this Breeders Crown weekend would not have been the absolute and total success that it was. Working side by side we created a truly remarkable 2023 Breeders Crown!”

A full replay of Friday's four Breeders Crown finals is available here:

A full replay of Saturday's eight Breeders Crown championship races is available here.

Recaps of the 12 Breeders Crown finals can be found in SC's complete 2023 Breeders Crown coverage.

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