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 Blood-Horse 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.
Misremembered's son Cherry Man won by a nose at Hipodromo de las Americas in Mexico April 11 and became the first winner for the Central Kentucky-based stallion.
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.
Candy Ride continues the series of training offspring of sires, which can be found in the Jan. 17, 2015 issue of The Blood-Horse. view slideshow
Keeneland's 11-day November breeding stock auction ended Nov. 14 with a record-equaling median and gains in gross sales and average price for a market the sales company characterized as "vibrant."
John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farms near Lexington has released its stallion roster and fees for 2015, headed by Stormy Atlantic and Midnight Lute at $25,000 live foal stands and nurses.
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.
Veterinarian Tom Bowman has joined his son, Brooke Bowman, D.V.M., and veteran Maryland horseman Louis Merryman as a partner in the newly formed Heritage Stallions.
Veterinarian Brooke Bowman and Louis Merryman announced the formation of Heritage Stallions, a new Thoroughbred stallion facility to be operated near Chesapeake City, Md.
John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farms near Lexington has released its 2014 stallion roster and stud fees, headed by Stormy Atlantic and Midnight Lute, who will stand for $30,000 and $25,000, respectively.
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
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Despite the Odds||Michael J. Trombetta||
|Devious Drew||Kevin B. DeBruhl||
|Flat Bold||Rudy R. Rodriguez||
|Hoopoe||Nicholas P. Zito||
|Hoosier Kingdom||Ron D. Herrell||
|Petch||Gerald S. Bennett||
|Quebec City||Michael E. Lauer||
|Sumo||H. Graham Motion||
|Weslinn||David M. Carroll||
|Win Willy||McLean Robertson||
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