Delaware Handicap, Darley July Cup, Duchess of Cambridge, Kent, Los Alamitos Derby, Indiana Derby, Indiana Oaks, Vigil, Flying Quest and more.
While racing fans everywhere eagerly await opening day at Del Mar and Saratoga Race Course next week, there is solid stakes action across the nation July 15.
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Los Alamitos Derby (G3) and Indiana Derby (G3).
Irap heads into the July 15 $500,000 Indiana Derby (G3) at Indiana Grand Race Course as the 8-5 morning-line favorite in the 11-horse field.
Trainer Steve Asmussen and owner Mike Langford are waiting for their 3-year-old colt Untrapped to come up with a signature victory. The $500,000 Indiana Derby (G2) July 15 would be an excellent time.
Delaware Handicap, Indiana Derby, Kent, Ontario Matron, Darley Irish Oaks, Carl Hanford Memorial.
Leading sire Tapit reached a significant milestone when his son Cupid won the $500,000 Indiana Derby (gr. II) the evening of June 16 at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino.
Indiana Grand Racing & Casino established pari-mutuel handle and attendance records July 16, when it offered a 10-race program featuring the $500,000 Indiana Derby (gr. II).
Cupid, whose last win came in the Rebel Stakes (gr. II) in March, rebounded from two disappointing efforts to gut out a victory in the $500,000 Indiana Derby (gr. II) at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino the evening of July 16.
Cherry Wine headlines a field of twelve 3-year-olds in the $500,000 Indiana Derby (gr. II) July 16 at Indiana Grand Race Course. Hot off the Triple Crown trail, the son of Paddy O'Prado is seeking his first graded stakes victory.
News on horses gearing up for Indiana Grand's top event and other races.
- By BloodHorse Staff
- Thoroughbred Racing, Midwest Region, Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association
The day-long seminar will include features on new owner resources, trainer relationships and viewpoints, state-bred programs and development funds, legalities and partnerships, among other topics of interest to owners.
Brody's Cause and Cherry Wine are back to work since finishing sixth and seventh, respectively, in the June 11 Belmont Stakes (gr. I). Both breezed a half-mile July 2 at Churchill Downs.
The Player, a 3-year-old Street Hero colt, is headed to bigger things after a victory June 3 in an allowance race at Churchill Downs.
Indiana Grand Racing & Casino will offer 36 Thoroughbred stakes valued at more than $4.4 million during its 2016 racing season, the track announced Feb. 25.
Tiz Shea D tracked the pace set by Ohio Derby winner Mr. Z and then ran him down with a sweeping outside move to victory in the $500,000 Indiana Derby (gr. II), despite being floated wide around the turn by his erratic rival.
Fresh off a win in the $500,000 Ohio Derby, Calumet Farm's Mr. Z has been selected as the morning-line favorite for the $500,000-added Indiana Derby (gr. II) July 18 at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino.
Indiana Grand Racing & Casino will offer 37 stakes this year, including the Indiana Derby (gr. II), which moved from its traditional spot the first Saturday in October to mid-July.
East Hall, winner of the Ohio Derby two starts back, shipped back north from his Florida base to win the $507,100 Indiana Derby (gr. II) for 3-year-olds at Indiana Grand Race Course Oct. 4.
Stonestreet Stables' Atreides, winner of his first three starts by a combined 25 3/4 lengths, will make his first start around two turns in the $500,000 Indiana Derby (gr. II) for 3-year-olds the evening of Oct. 4.
Indiana Grand Racing & Casino, formerly Indiana Downs, is stepping into a new light in the horse racing industry beginning May 6 for a 120-day Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse meet.
Gary and Mary West's Power Broker found clearance at a key point early in the race and continued on under pressure to win the $514,000 Indiana Derby (gr. II) at Indiana Downs Oct. 5.
Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap the Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes during Keeneland's opening weekend and the Indiana Derby. watch video
Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap the Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes during Keeneland's opening weekend and the Indiana Derby. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes.
Midnight Taboo, one of two 3-year-olds owned by Mike Repole that had been entered in the $500,000 Indiana Derby (gr. II) at Indiana Downs Oct. 5, will be withdrawn, trainer Todd Pletcher said.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Acai||Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.||
|Asmodeus||Larry J. Eilers||
|Budge Man||Chris J. Englehart||
|Chow Wagon||Michael E. Lauer||
|Chris Got Even||Nicholas P. Zito||
|Cubfanbudman||Bruce L. Riecken||
|Famous Patriot||Edward Plesa, Sr.||
|He's Eze||Terry Oliver||
|I. M. Boomer||Thomas E. Trione, Jr.||
|Power Game||Ernest M. Oare||
|Pyro||Saeed bin Suroor||
|Tin Cup Chalice||Michael A. Lecesse||
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