Extreme Heat: Horseshoe Indianapolis Moves Up Wednesday Post Time – Horse Racing News


Due to extreme heat forecast for Wednesday, July 20, Horseshoe Indianapolis in Shelbyville, Ind., will move it’s 11-race program to begin at 10:25 a.m.

Approval was received for the post time move by the Indiana Horse Racing Commission Monday.

The move will alleviate racing during the hottest part of the day Wednesday to assist with safe racing conditions for both the equine and human participants.

The 20th season of live Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing extends through Wednesday, Nov. 23. Live racing is conducted at 2:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday with Thursday post times set for 2:10 p.m. A total of 12 Saturdays will feature live racing in 2022 highlighted by the 28th running of the Grade 3 $300,000 Indiana Derby and the 27th running of the Grade 3 $200,000 Indiana Oaks set for Saturday, July 9. For more information on live racing at Horseshoe Indianapolis, visit www.caesars.com/horseshoe-indianapolis.

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