Loosen Up Stables' Unreachable Star, the all-time money-winning Indiana-bred racehorse with $784,595 in earnings, has been retired at age 10 because of a soft tissue injury to his left front leg.
Mike and Penny Lauer had a big night at Indiana Downs July 18 when they won three of four state-bred stakes and banked almost $200,000.
Heza Wild Guy, a son of Wild Event-Hebe's Halo, by Sunny's Halo, was honored Jan. 22 as Indiana-bred Horse of the Year and champion Indiana-bred older male.
Less than two years into its slots-at-racetracks initiative, Indiana is in conflict and debate over its Thoroughbred racing and breeding programs, and how to strike a balance between them.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Alley Bar||Chaz Walker||
|Clyde Park||Robert M. Gorham||
|Dread the Pirate||David E. Paulus||
|Hard Luck Monk||Michael W. Nance||
|Hesraisincain||Marcos G. Medrano||
|Joe's Keeper||Marvin A. Johnson||
|Joint Tenant||Michael E. Lauer||
|Needmore Cash||Tracey J. Wisner||
|Pass the Crown||Merrill C. Roberts||
|Strawberry Amour||Marvin A. Johnson||
|Unreachable Star||Tim Glyshaw||
Upcoming Stakes Entries
|Matriarch S. (gr. IT)||DMR|
|Bear Fan S.||GG|
|Valedictory S. (gr. III)||WO|
|Magic City Classic S.||FG|
|Louisiana Champions Day Starter S.||FG|