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ATOKAD TO RESUME LIVE HORSE RACING

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Ho-Chunk, Inc. is re-opening the racetrack at Atokad Park in South Sioux City for sanctioned horse racing this weekend.

The inaugural live race will be held this Saturday, September 10th with a 5pm post time.

Guests can bet on their favorite horse and enjoy a variety of food and beverages from local vendors.

Ho-Chunk purchased the Atokad property in 2012 and received its license to operate the track this summer.

Plans are underway to build a bar and grill in addition to the race track.

Both live and simulcast racing will be held at the facility.

Saturday’s event will also feature a family fun day with activities starting at 3:00 p.m., including pony rides, face painting, and a bounce house

There will also be a “Crazy Hat Competition” for adults.