An estimated 11,000 fans attended the first day of live racing Saturday at Horsemen’s Park.

General Manager Mike Newlin said a large portion of the crowd came out to see the team of Clydesdales that paraded on the track between races.

“There were a lot of people that had never been here before,’’ Newlin said. “If Clydesdales bring in new people and exposes them to the fun of live horse racing, then I call it a successful promotion.’’

The featured seventh race, the $20,000 Fantango Lady Stakes, was won by Chamber Doors. The 3-year-old filly won her third straight race for jockey Jake Olesiak and trainer Marissa Black.

Olesiak rode three winners on the seven-race card. He also won with Como Se Llama in the second and Tristan’s Dream in the fourth.

Jockey Alberto Pusac rode two winners.

The on-track mutuel handle was $145,105.90, up 25% compared to opening day last year.

Live racing resumes at the track Friday at 6:15 p.m.

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