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Dillard’s to Sponsor VIP Tent at the Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati Spiral Stakes

Thursday, March 6, 2014 10:12 AM
  • Spiral Stakes

Dillard’s to Sponsor VIP Tent at the Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati Spiral Stakes

March 6, 2014 (FLORENCE, Ky) – The Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati Spiral Stakes at Turfway Park took a fashion step forward this week with the announcement that Dillard’s, Inc., has signed on to sponsor the race’s VIP Tent, the premier venue for fans attending the Kentucky Derby qualifier.

The tent, which seats 2,000 guests, will be known as The Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati Spiral Stakes VIP Tent presented by Dillard's.

The retail giant also has been designated the race’s official fashion partner and will host fashion displays and a makeup touch-up station inside the tent.

The $550,000 Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati Spiral Stakes is one of just 34 races in the United States and Dubai designated as qualifiers for the legendary Kentucky Derby. The 43rd running of the Spiral Stakes is Sat. March 22.

“We are thrilled to welcome Dillard’s to our most important day of racing,” said Turfway Park general manager Chip Bach. “Their sponsorship of the VIP Tent is especially appropriate, given the emphasis on fashion on Spiral Stakes day. Like the Kentucky Derby, the Spiral Stakes is a day for dressing head to toe in style. The race’s association with Dillard’s takes that tradition to a whole new level.”

Locally, Dillard’s stores are located in the Crestview Hills Town Center in Crestview Hills, Ky., and in the Kenwood Towne Centre and Eastgate Mall in Cincinnati.

The $175 ticket to The Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati Spiral Stakes VIP Tent presented by Dillard’s includes Turfway’s grand buffet, premium open bar, luxury shopping venues, live entertainment, and a private viewing area along the homestretch of the track. More information is available at


About Dillard’s
Dillard's, Inc., ranks among the nation's largest fashion apparel, cosmetics and home furnishings retailers with annual revenues exceeding $6.5 billion. The Company focuses on delivering maximum fashion and value to its shoppers by offering compelling selections complemented by exceptional customer care. Dillard's stores offer a broad selection of merchandise and feature products from both national and exclusive brand sources. The Company operates 282 Dillard's locations and 17 clearance centers spanning 29 states plus an Internet store at For more information, visit

About Turfway Park
Established in 1959, Turfway Park is a premier Thoroughbred race track in Northern Kentucky offering live racing from December through March and simulcast wagering year-round. Known for innovation, Turfway in 2005 became the first track in North America to install an all-weather surface for racing. The facility features a one-mile racing oval and stabling for approximately 1,000 horses. Turfway Park is home to the Grade 3 Spiral Stakes, an official qualifier for the Kentucky Derby. The race has produced two Kentucky Derby winners, most recently in 2011, and numerous other Grade 1 winners. For more information, visit

About Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati
Rock Gaming LLC and Caesars Entertainment Corporation have developed a $450 million full-service casino in downtown Cincinnati. Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati, which opened in March 2013, welcomed more than 4.8 million guests to the casino in its first year of operations. The urban casino includes three outward facing restaurants to engage pedestrians and support existing businesses, cultural, nightlife and sports attractions downtown. Horseshoe Cincinnati employs more than 1,600 team members and features 2,000 slot machines, 88 table games, and a World Series of Poker room, along with a feature bar, a quick-casual eatery and a buffet restaurant. The casino also has partnerships with 10 local restaurants and 10 local hotels. During construction the development created more than 2,000 construction jobs. For more information please visit

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