Breeders Crown Post Draw Schedule Announced

2023 Breeders Crown
Published: October 20, 2023 03:46 pm EDT

Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino is set to host a weekend of world-class harness racing as the 2023 Breeders Crown week kicked off with eliminations on Thursday, Oct. 20 and will continue on Friday and Saturday nights.

Nine Breeders Crown eliminations for varying age groups of both gaits and genders will highlight Friday's live racing action while 13 eliminations will be featured on Saturday's live racing card. The sport's best trotters and pacers will be looking to secure a spot in next weekend's lucrative finals. 

Harrah's Hoosier Park will provide a free live stream of the Breeders Crown Finals and a live stream of the post position draws. The draw broadcast will be part of a week-long coverage leading up to the Breeders Crown finals, including the Breeders Crown post draw reception which will be held on Monday, Oct. 23 at Harrah's Hoosier Park at 5 p.m.

Harrah’s Hoosier Park's social media feeds will also stream the post position draws and other Breeders Crown event week festivities. The Breeders Crown finals will be drawn in the following order: 

Friday, Oct. 20

  • Two-Year-Old Filly Trot—on the pre-race show beginning at 5:45 p.m.
  • Two-Year-Old Colt Trot—on the pre-race show beginning at 5:45 p.m.
  • Two-Year-Old Filly Pace—after the seventh race
  • Three-Year-Old Filly Trot—after the seventh race

Saturday, Oct. 21

  • Two-Year-Old Colt Pace—on the pre-race show beginning at 5:45 p.m.
  • Three-Year-Old Filly Pace—on the pre-race show beginning at 5:45 p.m.
  • Open Mare Pace—after the seventh race
  • Open Mare Trot—after the seventh race

Monday, Oct. 23 — Post Draw Reception at 5 p.m.

  • Open Trot
  • Open Pace
  • Three-Year-Old Colt Pace
  • Three-Year-Old Colt Trot

The 2023 Breeders Crown will mark the 40th edition of harness racing’s $7 million championship event. First post for the Breeders Crown eliminations will be 6:15 p.m. (EDT) while post time for the Breeders Crown finals will be 6 p.m. (EDT).

The two-year-old Breeders Crown finals will highlight the 15-race card on Friday evening, while the sophomore and open competitors will take centre stage on Saturday evening. The first Breeders Crown race will be Race 10 on Friday and Race 8 on Saturday.

(Hoosier Park)

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