Hialeah Park

Pete Aiello Chosen As New Announcer At Oaklawn Park

Less than 48 hours after finding out they needed him, Oaklawn has hired its fifth announcer in the history of the first track to launch a Triple Crown winner in 37 years. Pete Aiello will be in the booth when Oaklawn opens for live racing on January 15. Announcers from the four corners of the […]

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Disappearance Of Baby Flamingos From Hialeah ‘A Mystery’

Hialeah Park is missing 50 young members of its nearly 300-strong flock of flamingos – a distinctive feature at the Florida track – and authorities are now trying to figure out where they’ve gone. According to local news channel WSVN, wildlife investigators have found no carcasses or reason to think that they were attacked by […]

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Hialeah Park Releases 2015-16 Live Racing Schedule

World-class Quarter Horse racing will return to historic Hialeah Park, known around the globe as “the world’s most beautiful racecourse,” on the day after Christmas, Saturday December 26, 2015. Hialeah Park’s 7th season of live Quarter Horse racing will include 40 days of on-track action and 24 guaranteed or added-money stakes races between opening day […]

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Hialeah Continues $60 Million Expansion Project, Simulcast Area Renovations Ahead

The recent opening of the Kings Court VIP Poker Room at Hialeah Park Racing & Casino marked the completion of the initial step in a bold and aggressive $60,000,000 expansion program that will transform this historic venue into South Florida’s premier destination for the best in gaming, entertainment, dining, and leisure. Over the course of […]

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Bailey, Cordero, Santos, And Durkin Added To Hialeah Hall Of Fame

Hialeah Park will add four well-known racing personalities to its Hall of Fame on Monday March 30 when Thoroughbred racing Hall of Fame jockeys Jerry Bailey, Angel Cordero, Jr., and Jose Santos join recently retired track announcer Tom Durkin for induction ceremonies at this iconic racing landmark. All four will be the featured guests of […]

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Hialeah Park Closes Out Record-Setting Quarter Horse Meet

Iconic Hialeah Park, known the globe over as “the world’s most beautiful race course,” set a number of wagering records during the sixth season of live Quarter Horse racing, which concluded with a special nine-race program on Tuesday March 3. With $411,016.82 wagered Tuesday, Hialeah Park ended the 2014-15 season with a total of $13,913,073.27 […]

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Announcer Aiello Comes Full Circle After ‘Dream Year’

When track announcer Peter Aiello settles into his booth Friday for opening day of the 2014-15 Quarter Horse season at Hialeah Park, he’ll be in the same spot he was when this year began. But what happened between the end of the 2013-14 Hialeah Park season and the upcoming December 26 start of the new […]

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Brunetti’s Red Oak Farm Sending Mares to Darby Dan

Multiple Grade 1-winning and leading owner Red Oak Farm is looking forward to rekindling its long history with Darby Dan Farm. The Ocala, FL-based farm, owned by John J. Brunetti, Sr., will relocate 10 of its best broodmares to the famed stallion station and nursery in Lexington, KY. Racing and Operations Manager Richard W. Sacco […]

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Former Calder Racing Secretary Anifantis Headed to Hialeah

Mike Anifantis, former racing secretary at Calder Race Course & Slots, will soon begin at Hialeah Park as the facility’s new assistant racing secretary. According to the Blood-Horse, Anifantis will join Hialeah’s team in time for the track’s upcoming Quarter Horse meet. He currently works as a placing judge at Churchill Downs. Anifantis had been […]

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