Keyword: Hoosier Park

  • Brian Elmore

    Elmore to Retire From Centaur Racing

    Brian Elmore, who oversees racing operations at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino and Indiana Grand Racing & Casino, is to retire Feb. 26 from Centaur Gaming, which operates the two Indiana racetracks.

  • Drug Testing Delays Mount, States Eye Options

    Delays at the respected Lexington drug-testing laboratory LGC have forced two of its biggest customers, the Indiana Horse Racing Commission and Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, to consider other options.

  • Grace Hall Overpowers Indiana Oaks Field

    Odds-on choice Grace Hall took command leaving the final turn and drew out to a dominating 5 3/4-length win over four opponents in the $205,600 Indiana Oaks (gr. II). Oct. 6 at Hoosier Park.

  • Bourbon Courage won the Super Derby by 5 lengths on Sept. 8.

    Bourbon Courage Solid Pick in Indiana Derby

    Grade II winner Bourbon Courage proved an easy winner last time out in the Super Derby (gr. II) at 1 1/8 miles. Now, the 3-year-old son of Lion Heart is being asked to shorten up to 1 1/16 miles in the Indiana Derby.

  • Wine Princess won the Monmouth Oaks on August 11.

    Indiana Oaks Features Four Graded Winners

    Becky Winemiller's Wine Princess, whose sire and dam were both voted Horse of the Year, will try for consecutive graded stakes triumphs when she faces eight other 3-year-old fillies in the Indiana Oaks (gr. II).

  • HRTV to Air U.S. Stakes, Arc de Triomphe

    HRTV will provide coverage of the U.S. stakes extravaganza on tap for Oct. 1, a major day of racing leading up to the Breeders' Cup World Championships, and the Oct. 2 Qatar Prix de l' Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I).

  • Lookin At Lucky towers over his eight rivals in the Indiana Derby.

    Lookin At Lucky Returns in Indiana Derby

    On paper, Lookin At Lucky should have little problem winning the $500,000 Indiana Derby (gr. II) Oct. 2 at Hoosier Park, but it will be his first race since recovering from a illness suffered after he won the Aug. 1 Haskell.

  • More Money, Stakes as Hoosier Park Opens

    An expanded stakes schedule and an increase in overnight purses are part of the Hoosier Park Racing & Casino Thoroughbred meet that begins July 31.

  • Kentucky Lifts Ban on Hoosier Park Horses

    The Kentucky State Veterinarian's office has lifted a restriction that kept horses from Indiana's Hoosier Park from entering the barn areas of any Kentucky racetrack or public training facility.

  • Indiana Paddock Sale Cancelled

    The Indiana Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association has cancelled the 2009 Paddock Sale that was scheduled to be held at Hoosier Park Racetrack on Tuesday, Oct. 20.

  • Quarantined Horses Removed From Hoosier Park

    Fifty-four quarantined horses are being removed from the Hoosier Park racetrack in Central Indiana after two others tested positive for a contagious infection.

  • Hoosier Park Horse Dies of Colitis

    Hoosier Park Racing and Casino received test results back from horses quarantined on the backstretch for Streptococcus equi (equine strangles). All tests have been returned as negative for the infection in these horses.

  • Hoosier Quarantines Barn; Strangles Suspected

    Hoosier Park Racing and Casino took precautionary measures Sept. 12 when symptoms of a case of Streptococcus equi (strangles), a contagious bacterial disease, was suspected in a Thoroughbred racehorse on the backstretch at the facility.

  • Indiana HBPA Clarifies Release From Coalition

    The Indiana Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association said it was part of a discussion to assist racetracks by surrendering a portion of horsemen's revenue from slot machines but isn't a member of the coalition that issued a June 16 release to that effect.

  • HANA's Top-10 Tracks - #4 Hoosier Park

    The Horseplayers Association of North America regularly rates the 65 Thoroughbred racetracks in North America. Featured exclusively on BloodHorse.com is a countdown of the top 10 tracks. Hoosier Park is #4.

  • Tin Cup Chalice scoots home in the Indiana Derby.

    Tin Cup Chalice Beats Pyro in Indy Derby

    Remarkable gelding Tin Cup Chalice earned his first victory outside of New York Oct. 4 at Hoosier Park, as he sprinted to an early lead and held off Pyro and Acai in deep stretch to win the $514,000 Indiana Derby (gr. II) by a length.

  • Longtime Hoosier Park Exec Moore Leaving

    Rick Moore, general manager at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino, is leaving the Indiana track after 14 years, officials announced Aug. 29, opening day of the Thoroughbred meet. His last day will be Sept. 12.

  • Indy-Bred Purses Get $800,000 Bump

    The Indiana Horse Racing Commission approved a plan Aug. 14 that calls for significant increases to purses offered through the Thoroughbred Breed Development program at the upcoming Hoosier Park meet.

  • Hoosier Park's casino grossed $15.7 million in June 2008, its first month of operations.

    Indy Tracks: $26M in Slots Revenue

    The slots era in Indiana is off to a strong start as the casinos at both Hoosier Park and Indiana Downs combined to pull in a little more than $26 million in adjusted gross receipts during the first month of operation.

  • Indiana Downs Opens Slots Facility

    The temporary "Indiana Live!" slot-machine casino at Indiana Downs opened to the public June 9, ushering in a richer future for the state's horsemen. But purses won't be going up any time soon.

  • Indiana Jocks Receive Mount Fee Increase

    Jockeys riding at Indiana Downs and Hoosier Park will receive a two-stage increase in their losing mount fees beginning Monday, May 26 at Indiana Downs.

  • With Slots on Way, Changes in Indiana

    Steroids, new emergency rules for horse racing, and updates on racetrack casino construction at Hoosier Park and Indiana Downs dominated the discussion during the March 11 Indiana Horse Racing Commission meeting.

  • Ellis Park

    Ellis Park Owner Vows to Battle On

    Ron Geary said he is facing a myriad of economic pressures in making Ellis Park a viable operation, but the owner of the Henderson, Ky., racetrack vows to fight the challenges with every resource before he considers closing the facility.

  • Tara Hemmings won the seventh annual female jockeys challenge at Hoosier Park.

    Hemmings Wins Jockey Challenge

    Tara Hemmings won two of the five legs of the Female Jockey Challenge to earn 13 points and the title in this year's event at Hoosier Park.