Groundbreaking Ceremony to Launch
Hialeah Park Revitalization
Phase 1 includes plans to construct a casino at the historic race track

"Our goal is to restore Hialeah Park as a premiere racing, gaming and entertainment destination," said John Brunetti

Phase 1 of the capital projects of Hialeah Park, is projected to create over 3,000 jobs with a total economic impact of $349 million

The Brunetti family has received strong support from the Hialeah City Council, members of the Miami-Dade legislative delegation, business groups and the community at large
Hialeah, FL - Hialeah Park will hold a ground-breaking ceremony to launch Phase 1 of an extensive revitalization project on Friday, September 9, 2011, from 4:00pm - 6:00pm.

Phase 1 includes plans to construct a casino at the historic race track, including slot machines and poker.

"Our goal is to restore Hialeah Park as a premiere racing, gaming and entertainment destination," said John Brunetti, Sr., owner and chairman of Hialeah Park. "We will be breaking ground on a new casino which will house 1,250 class 3 slot machines and a 30 table poker room. Our future plans also include a simulcasting theatre, a renovated grandstand, entertainment and dining, new stables and beautiful open areas for all to enjoy," continued Brunetti.

According to an economic study prepared for the City of Hialeah by the Washington Economics Group (WEG), Phase 1 of the capital projects phase of Hialeah Park's revitalization is projected to create over 3,000 jobs with a total economic impact of $349 million. Once operational, the facility is expected to create 8,000 permanent jobs and an overall economic impact of $629 million annually.

The Brunetti family's commitment to restore Hialeah Park has received strong support from the Hialeah City Council, members of the Miami-Dade legislative delegation, business groups and the community at large. Hialeah Park, which reopened for quarter horse racing in 2009, was granted the right to operate a casino, including poker and slots in 2010.