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Balmoral Park

Balmoral Park (7/31/12)

Contact: Ken Churilla
(708) 672-1414

Balmoral Park teams with Calumet Harley-Davidson for charity motorcycle ride to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of NWI

Balmoral Park and Calumet Harley-Davidson of Munster, IN have teamed together to host the most unique motorcycle riding event of the year, “Hogs & Horses” on Saturday August 4. All net proceeds from the day benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of NWI.

The day-long event begins at Calumet Harley-Davidson (10350 Calumet Avenue - Munster, IN) with a bike wash, bike contest, raffle, food (Dickey’s BBQ), drinks and live music by the Muddsharks. The ride (which includes a poker run) leaves at 3 pm winding through the backroads of Will County and ends with a post-ride BBQ, live music by area rockers Jack Adams and Aaron Harris, and live horse racing at Balmoral Park.

With their registration fee ($40 singles / $55 doubles) participants get:

  • Event T-shirt
  • Poker Run Entry
  • Post-Ride BBQ (food platter and beer / soda ticket)
  • Raffle Entry
  • Live Race Program
  • $2 Betting Voucher

Some raffle prizes include:

  • Autographed merchandise from country music stars Montgomery Gentry
  • One (1) year membership to Fuel Fitness
  • $250 Gift Card to Calumet Harley-Davidson,
  • Balmoral Park Suite Party

“It’s going to be a great event,” said Balmoral Park’s Director of Marketing Ken Churilla. “For the rider it’s not only a great value but it’s a lot of fun and at the end of the day, it’s all for a great cause. The Boys & Girls Clubs is such a fantastic program that provides a lot of kids with some great programs.”

Riders can pre-register at or sign up between Noon – 3 pm on August 4 at Calumet Harley-Davidson.

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 BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF NWI: Boys & Girls Clubs of NWI is an after-school and summer youth development organization providing positive, educational, leadership, and character building programs for youth ages 6 to 18 that serve over 7,000 youth in Lake County, Indiana.

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