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The Indiana Derby is July 8th at Horseshoe Indianapolis

Indiana Derby is a fun day for the whole family. Live races, food, and a virtual reality experience. Join the fun July 8th at Horseshoe Indianapolis


The Indiana Derby is on July 8th at Horseshoe Indianapolis.

Rachel McLaughlin, Racing Analyst & Production Manager for the Indiana Derby shares, "It's the biggest day of our year."

This event is a big one. "Over a million in purses on the day. We have eight stakes races. Doors open at 10:30am and we start at noon." In terms of food, there will be a restaurant that takes reservations, two food options in the building, and food trucks downstairs.

McLaughlin explains this is a kid friendly event. "I think people don't really realize. We have a playground here. They think casino and gambling. They don't know that they can bring the kids. My kids have pretty much have grown up out here. And there's a lot of fun for the kids that day."

Other activities and entertainment include a jockey virtual reality, cigar rolling station, and hat contest.

To learn more, follow @HSIndyRacing on Twitter or learn more on Horseshoe's website.

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