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Dan Patch Beer is just one of the special things about the Dan Patch Festival Weekend, this weekend at Hoosier Park

Help us celebrate the upcoming Dan Patch Festival Weekend with specialty beers and cocktails! David Doyle, Food & Beverage Manager, Hoosier Park, makes us drink!

Dan Patch Festival Weekend Highlights:

Friday, August 12:

o 23rd Running of the $300,000 Dan Patch Stakes Friday, Aug. 12

o Biggest race in the 23 year history – three world champion horses (Freaky Feet Pete, Wiggle It Jiggleit and Always B Miki) competing in a field of nine for the title.

o Club Centaur members can enter at Trackside Club Centaur on Friday, Aug. 12 from 2 – 9 p.m. At approximately 9 pm, 5 winners will win a $1,000 win bet on the horse of their choice on the Dan Patch race at Hoosier Park.

o Free KYXX concert in the Terrace Showroom after live racing

Saturday, Aug. 13:

o Live racing begins at 4:30 PM with a special free concert after live racing by legendary country group Asleep at the Wheel in the Outdoor Music Center.

o The Thrillyard begins at at 4 PM, and features the ultimate in entertainment, intense flavors of fiery BBQ, energizing drinks, X-Games, helicopter rides and an Xtreme zip line – all in the Yard! Plus, catch the fireworks display at approximately 10 pm.