COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (KSDK) - A record $300,000 purse will be up for grabs in the Metro East Tuesday.
The top race horses and jockeys from across the state are coming in for Illinois Day at Fairmount Park. Park officials are promising "intense racing competition."
There are nine races on the docket. The first race posts at 1 p.m. It's $1.50 to get in, and parking is free.