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Indiana Grand Circuit, ISFC Fair finals changed

August 14, 2011
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Due to the tragic events that occurred at the Indiana State Fair on August 13th, the Grand Circuit program scheduled for Friday, August 19, and Indiana Sired Fair Circuit Finals and Consolations, slated for Thursday, August 18 and Saturday, August 20, have been moved. The Grand Circuit program will be held at Indiana Downs on Thursday, August 18 with an 11:00 a.m. post time.
 
The entry time for these races has not changed and will still be taken by the Indiana State Fair race office. Entries will close at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 16th. The entry number is (317) 927-7587 or (317) 927-7588. Since these events are now occurring at an Indiana pari-mutuel track, all entrants are subject to the rules and regulations of the Indiana Horse Racing Commission. The Salix and Detention schedule is as follows:
 
Grand Circuit - August 18, 2011
 
Race #          Post Time (EST)     Salix Report Time                  Report deadline
                                                           4:15 hrs
prior to post             3 hours prior to post
 
1                     11:00 AM                   6:45 AM                                    8:00 AM
2                     11:15 AM                   7:00 AM                                    8:15 AM
3                     11:30 AM                   7:15 AM                                    8:30 AM
4                     11:45 AM                   7:30 AM                                    8:45 AM
5                     12:00 PM                   7:45 AM                                    9:00 AM
6                     12:15 PM                   8:00 AM                                    9:15 AM
7                     12:30 PM                   8:15 AM                                    9:30 AM
8                     12:45 PM                   8:30 AM                                    9:45 AM
9                     1:00 PM                     8:45 AM                                    10:00 AM
10                   1:15 PM                     9:00 AM                                    10:15 AM
11                   1:30 PM                     9:15 AM                                    10:30 AM
12                   1:45 PM                     9:30 AM                                    10:45 AM
13                   2:00 PM                     9:45 AM                                    11:00 AM
14                   2:15 PM                    10:00 AM                                   11:15 AM
 
All Indiana Sired Fair Circuit Finals and Consolations will take place at the Shelby County Fairgrounds on Friday, August 19th with an 11:00 a.m. post time. Entries for these races will close at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 17th, and will still be taken at the Indiana State Fair race office. The entry number is (317) 927-7587 or (317) 927-7588.
 
The three programs were rescheduled following the accidental death of five people at the fairgrounds Saturday evening. Strong winds caused the concert stage to collapse prior to country music group Sugarland's scheduled performance. The Indiana State Fair was closed Sunday. (With files from the IHRC)
 
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