Hialeah Park Racing & Casino is helping horse racing fans get ready for the upcoming Triple Crown by partnering with WINZ 940 AM and broadcasting the popular Trivia Challenge featuring host is Jeff “Defo” DeForrest live from the world-famous venue’s Champions Simulcast Center & Sports Bar.
The event takes place from 8 to 10 a.m. each Saturday through June 9 and can be heard online at 940winz.iheart.com.
Very popular among sports fans, the show has been on the air for more 20 years and features co-host Paul “The Paulie Man” Messel – who is not only WINZ’s sports director, but a knowledgeable sports guru and is widely regarded as one of the best thoroughbred handicappers in all of racing. The show’s co-host Dave “Gergels” Gergely is a three-sports star from Allentown, Pa., and long-time local area charity fundraiser.
The Triple Crown, which kicked off with the Kentucky Derby on May 5, is followed by the Preakness Stakes on May 19, and concludes with the Belmont Stakes on June 9. Race fans can watch and wager on all the action at Champions Simulcast Center.
Hialeah Park is home to a state-of-the-art casino and features 800 Las Vegas-style slot machines, electronic roulette and blackjack, South Florida’s most popular poker room, several restaurants and cocktail lounges, and seasonal quarter horse racing. Champions Simulcast Center and Sports Bar, on the second floor of the iconic Clubhouse, is open year-round, offering bettors world-class horse racing action from across the U.S.
With entrances at 100 East 32nd Street and 2200 East 4th Avenue, Hialeah Park’s vast outdoor space is also available for events. An official corporate partner of the University of Miami, Hialeah Park is listed as an Audubon Bird Sanctuary and is recorded in the National Register of Historic Places.
Fans who are interested in expert handicap advice are welcome to call the show at 866-801-0940. For general information, call 305-885-8000 or visit HialeahPark.com.