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Belterra Park Gaming Announces start of Live Racing Season

Belterra will kick off Family Fun Day series with annual wiener dog races

CINCINNATI, April 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Belterra Park Gaming will begin its 2017 thoroughbred racing season Friday, April 28, with weekly races Thursday – Sunday until Labor Day, then will race Thursdays – Saturday until Oct. 8. Post time for races is 1:20 p.m. Thursdays – Sundays. The full racing schedule can be found by visiting

Belterra Park Gaming Live Thoroughbred Racing
Feel the excitement as live thoroughbred races come roaring down the homestretch and across the finish line.

Belterra Park Gaming Live Racing
Belterra Park Gaming's first day of the 2017 live season starts April 28

Belterra Park Gaming annual wiener dog races
Belterra Park Gaming's annual wiener dog races are as fun for the dogs as they are for the spectators.

Belterra Park Gaming wiener dog races
Belterra Park Gaming will be adding a toy dog breed category to its annual wiener dog races this year.

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“Live thoroughbred racing is an important part of our business and our history. We are proud to offer exciting races, great prize structures, and a fun environment for the horses, the jockeys and our guests,” said Chris Corrado, Vice President & General Manager of Belterra Park Gaming. “There’s nothing to compare to the thrill of live racing in this gorgeous setting along the Ohio River.”

In addition to a special opening ceremony and first race on April 28, Belterra Park Gaming will kick off its Family Fun Day series with its annual wiener dog races Sunday, April 30, immediately following the conclusion of live racing. To let more dog families in on the fun, guests may enter their toy breed dogs for a special section of racing against other breeds. The races are free and open to public; guests may register their dogs for racing by visiting

“I love hearing from families who share their multi-generational stories about making memories at Belterra Park,” said Corrado. “Family Fun Day is one more reason for these families to return together, and to start new traditions for families who have never experienced the thrill and atmosphere of live racing. This is also part of our mission to provide more entertainment options for the Queen City through our food and beverage offerings.”

Belterra Park Gaming’s first Family Fun Day will also feature pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting and more activities for families. Family Fun Days will take place every last Sunday of the month April – August. Belterra Park will also share plans for its annual Derby celebrations in an upcoming press release.

About Belterra Park Gaming
Belterra Park Gaming provides a best-in-market entertainment destination featuring live racing on a 1-mile dirt track and the only turf track in Ohio, pari-mutuel wagering, 1,300 games and six dynamic restaurants that include relaxed dining options, a clubhouse called the River Downs Club, VIP Lounge, complimentary self and valet parking and more.

About Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc.
Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNK) owns and operates 16 gaming entertainment properties, located in Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Nevada, and Ohio. The Company also holds a majority interest in the racing license owner, as well as a management contract, for Retama Park Racetrack outside of San Antonio, Texas.

Media Contact:
Roxann M. Kinkade, APR
Director of Public Relations 
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