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Balmoral Park

Balmoral Park (10/5/11)

Contact: Ken Churilla
(708) 672-1414


Balmoral Park joins the fight against breast cancer this Saturday with pink horseshoes and a photo finish

Balmoral Park, Chicagoland’s premier harness horse racing facility, is joining the fight against breast cancer THIS SATURDAY (10/8) as they host “Paint the Park Pink” night with a host of activities.


Fans are encouraged to purchase a pink horseshoe in support or memory of someone who has been affected by breast cancer. Horseshoes are actual horseshoes and will be displayed on the “Paint the Park Pink” walls along the main entrance for the entire month of October. Shoes will be sold for $2.50 per and all net proceeds benefit the Chicagoland Area Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.


Balmoral Park will dedicate the 4th race of the evening to the fight against breast cancer.


All race fans (men and women) are encouraged to wear pink that evening and join us in the Winner's Circle after the 4th race for a group photo with the winning horse.


The 1st 500 female patrons will receive a FREE pink Balmoral Park “Built On Pure Horsepower” bracelet.

“Breast cancer is a horrible disease that has found a way to somehow affect everyone in one way or another,” states Marketing Director Ken Churilla. “Our goal on October 8 is to gather a large number of breast cancer fighters, survivors, and the ones that love them at Balmoral Park to not only enjoy time with each other but take advantage of a fresh new way to raise money to make headway against this deadly disease.”

For more information visit or call (708) 672-1414.

About Balmoral Park: Located in Crete, IL just 12 miles south of 80/94; Balmoral Park has been one of the nation's premier horse racing facilities since 1926. Balmoral Park features live racing every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. Admission and parking is always free.

ABOUT THE CHICAGOLAND AFFILIATE OF SUSAN G. KOMEN FOR THE CURE ®: Established in 1997 the Komen Chicagoland Affiliate has awarded over $10 million towards the fight against breast cancer by funding grassroots breast health education and breast cancer screening and treatment projects, as well as national research. Seventy-five percent of the net proceeds raised by the Affiliate are dedicated to fighting breast cancer locally in the Chicagoland metropolitan area.

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