Keyword: Indiana

  • 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.

  • Mancini to Swifty Farms in Indiana

    Mancini, a half-brother to major sire Unbridled's Song, has been moved to Don and Dana Myers' Swifty Farms near Seymour, Ind.

  • Desert Warrior to Swifty in Indiana

    Desert Warrior, a multiple graded stakes-placed son of Deputy Minister, has been purchased by Randy Haffner for stallion duty at Don and Dana Myers' Swifty Farms near Seymour, Ind.

  • Equinox to Southern Indiana Equine

    Equinox, a 12-year-old son of Unbridled's Song, has been moved to stand at Southern Indiana Equine Clinic near Austin, Ind.

  • Zavata to Foot Fall Farm in Indiana

    Grade II winner Zavata has been acquired by Larry Ernst from Dixiana Farm near Lexington for stallion duty at his Foot Fall Farm near Palmyra, Ind.

  • Unbridled Express to Breakway in Indiana

    Unbridled Express, a grade I stakes-placed son of Unbridled's Song, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Breakway Farm near Dillsboro, Ind.

  • Buckle Down Ben

    Buckle Down Ben to Richwine

    Graded stakes winner Buckle Down Ben will stand in 2010 at Leigh Ann Richwine's Richwine Farm near Anderson, Ind.

  • KHRC Hires Director of Enforcement

    Patrick Adams has been hired by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission to serve as director of enforcement, a position the KHRC said has been vacant for almost two years because of budget woes.

  • Chief Seattle to WinRich in Indiana

    Chief Seattle, New York's leading sire in 2007, has been purchased by Tommy Wente's WinRich Farm for stallion duty at the North Vernon, Ind., farm.

  • Max's Pal On the Move to Indiana

    Max's Pal has been relocated to the Indiana Stallion Station near Anderson, Ind., for the 2010 breeding season. The 14-year-old son of Marquetry previously stood at Lambholm South near Reddick, Fla. He will be standing as the property of a syndicate and will stand for $1,500 live foal.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Two Feverish Horses Removed From Hoosier

    Hoosier Park Racing & Casino has detected two horses in the quarantine barn exhibiting fever, so as a precautionary measure, both horses were removed from the grounds and shipped to a secondary quarantine facility per recommendation of the Indiana State Board of Animal Health.

  • Hoosier Puts Bit More Pressure on Kentucky

    Hoosier Park Racing & Casino has announced purse increase that has put purses about 20% higher than they were when its meet began July 30. Thus far, the Indiana track has paid about $30,000 more a day than Turfway Park in neighboring Kentucky.

  • Quick Action Sires First Winner

    Stakes winner Quick Action was represented by his first winner when his son Eternally Fast won July 17 at Calder Race Course.

  • 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.

  • Snack, shown winning the 2005 WEBN.

    Snack Stakes Has Special Meaning for Lauer

    Mike Lauer would like nothing more than to win the Snack Stakes, which is named after one of the best Indiana-bred 3-year-olds to race. Snack was euthanized in March 2005 in a stakes that might have determined whether he would have participated in Triple Crown events.

  • Hap to Still Creek in Indiana

    Grade II winnner and millionaire Hap has been relocated for stallion duty to Still Creek Farm near Brookville, Ind.

  • Indiana Downs Ups the Ante, Competition

    More competition for Kentucky racing will come April 20 when Indiana Downs begins a 62-day meet featuring purse increases for most overnight races and an expanded stakes schedule worth more than $1 million.

  • 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.

  • Indiana Horseman Randy Graf Dead

    Randy Graf, who was a board member of the Indiana Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, died Jan. 13.

  • First Foal by El Nino Arrives

    The first foal by El Nino was foaled Jan. 12 at Eddie Martin's Martin Stables South near Reddick, Fla.

  • Slot Machine

    Is Racing Using Its Slots Money Wisely?

    As hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue from slot machines flows to horse racing, there is growing sentiment that perhaps the racing industry is failing to capitalize on the new wealth by solely pumping money into purses and breed development programs.

  • Evil Minister

    Evil Minister to Swifty Farms

    Graded stakes winner Evil Minister will enter stud in 2009 at Don and Dana Myers' Swifty Farms near Seymour, Ind., for a fee of $4,000.

  • High Fly to TW Stables

    Grade I winner High Fly has been relocated to TW Stables near Booneville, Ind., for the 2009 breeding season.

  • KY Identifies Problems, But Needs Money

    The Governor's Task Force on Racing in Kentucky is close to preparing and releasing a report pinpointing problems and offering recommendations that ultimately will require a lot of money -- something in short supply given an ongoing budget crunch.

  • 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.