2017 Breeders Crown

34th Edition • Friday, Oct. 27 & Saturday, Oct. 28 at Hoosier Park

On Friday, Oct. 27 and Saturday, Oct. 28, Hoosier Park will host the Breeders Crown, a $6 million championship event with six Crown races per evening. As one of the Hambletonian Society’s richest and most prestigious events, the Breeders Crown features competition among the greatest harness racing athletes in the world.

Not only will the Breeders Crown take place in the Midwest for the first time in three decades, it will take place for the very first time on Indiana soil.

With more than 100 champions and only 12 crowns available, this weekend of harness racing is guaranteed to go down in history.

Tune into WISH-TV at 9 pm each night for live coverage




  • Breeders Crown Eliminations
  • Friday, Oct. 20 and Saturday, Oct. 21 • (Races 3 – 6)


  • Friday, Oct. 27 & Saturday, Oct. 28 • Races 5 – 8
  • Special 15% Takeout


  • Friday, Oct. 27 & Saturday, Oct. 28 • Breeders Crown Races 9 – 12
  • Special 15% Takeout



  • We’re ponying up the dough and you could win up to $10,000 in cash!
  • On Friday, Oct. 27, pick the winner of each Breeders Crown race (Races 7 – 12) and win $5,000 cash. If no contestant selects all six winners, the $5,000 will carry over to Saturday night’s Breeders Crown races (Races 7 – 12).
  • Starting at 4:30 pm each night, fill out the entry form, located in your program, then deposit your entry by the start of race 6 at Programs or in the VIP party to be entered

Please use these helpful links navigate the 2017 Breeders Crown:

Update! Hoosier Park will go non-smoking throughout the Terrace on both Friday & Saturday of the Breeders Crown to support a family-friendly environment. Smoking will only be permitted in the casino or outdoors.

Reservations Now Available for the Breeders Crown Grandstand Seating

Tickets are officially on sale for grandstand seating at the 34th edition of the Breeders Crown at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Friday, Oct. 27 and Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. The Breeders Crown, harness racing’s annual series of 12 championship events valued at $6 million, is returning to the Midwest for the first time in more than three decades and for the very first time on Indiana soil at Hoosier Park.

Grandstand tickets are $15 per person, per day, and include a reserved seat in Hoosier Park’s state-of-the-art Terrace Showroom, $10 in free race wagers or $10 in free dining, and an official Breeders Crown race program. Packages are available for purchase via Ticketmaster or in Hoosier Park’s box office at Shelby’s Gifts.

Get Your 2017 Breeders Crown Merchandise Today at Shelby’s Gifts!

Visit Hoosier Park’s Shelby’s Gifts to get your 2017 Breeders Crown Merchandise TODAY! Or, visit www.Hambletonian.com to purchase merchandise online!