Buffalo, WYO: The Professional Indian Horse Racing Association (PIHRA) is proud to announce the season’s kickoff event will be at Buffalo Days in Buffalo, Wyoming. The season will culminate with the All Nations Indian Relay Race Championships in Billings, MT September 22-25.
Indian Relay Races offer colorful and exciting action for people of all ages. PIHRA will sanction more than 15 events around the US and Canada with up to 60 teams competing for points which will allow them to participate in the Championships in September. Teams dress in full regalia, paint their horses with team colors and give spectators a great show. Be sure to get your tickets for the opening event in Buffalo and the finals in Billings at www.letsrelay.com.
As many as 20 adult Indian relay teams are expected to compete at the Buffalo Days Indian Relay; in addition, there will be kids relay races, junior relay races, Warriors races and Ladies races. The event will last 2 ½ hours each day and will begin Saturday evening at 7 p.m. and again on Sunday at 1 p.m. Over $50,000 will be awarded in cash, prizes, and expense reimbursement making Buffalo one of the most significant races of the season.
Presenting sponsors for the Indian Relay Races include the Buffalo, Wyoming Chamber of Commerce and the Johnson Country Fair Board. The event is also sponsored by Shipton’s Big “R”, the Crow Nation, Johnson County Tourism Association, Comfort Inn of Buffalo, Buffalo Chamber of Commerce ,Big Horn Radio Network and 307NetRadio.For up-to-date information follow their Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Professional-Indian-Horse-Racing-Association-476531622450149/?fref=ts
“The board is very excited to start the race schedule in Buffalo” comments Jeanette Sassoon, PIRHA director. “Buffalo is a great little community who has opened their town to welcome us. It is the perfect place for our opening event because it is family and horse friendly. We love Buffalo and are hoping this may become an annual event.”
For general up to date information about the event, call (844) 735-2977 or go to www. LetsRelay.com.
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Credit photo to Diana Volk.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 26, 2016
Media Contact: Nancy Harrison