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.
Will Carson and Jerry Pint's Heza Wild Guy failed in his attempt to win his fourth consecutive A.J. Foyt Stakes at Indiana Downs July 13 but did earn enough money to become the all-time leading Indiana-bred money winner.
Will Carson and Jerry Pint's Heza Wild Guy, now in his ninth season of racing, has a chance to become the top Indiana-bred money winner of all time July 13 in the A.J. Foyt Stakes at Indiana Downs.
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.
The Indiana Horse Racing Commission and the Indiana Thoroughbred Breed Development Advisory Committee has named M Y Stable's Basin Banannie as its Horse of the Year and leading 3-year-old filly.
With Curlin around, Zanjero will never be the star of Steve Asmussen's highly successful stable, but the Winchell Thoroughbreds' 3-year-old colt has enjoyed a tremendously productive sophomore season. He punctuated his year by exceeding the $1 million mark in earnings with a convincing victory in the $510,600 Indiana Derby (gr. II) at Hoosier Park on the night of Oct. 6.
Nine 3-year-olds will go to postward in the 13th running of the $500,000-added Indiana Derby (gr. II). Scheduled as the ninth race on the 12-race card Oct. 6, the estimated post time for the Derby is 9:50 p.m. EDT.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Are N Aide||Joseph D. Davis||
|Heza Wild Guy||Marvin A. Johnson||
|Kuttin the Breeze||Tianna Richardville||
|Living Bread||Mazie F. Brown||
|Mo Faster||Ronald G. Brown||
|Need Money Dad||Michael E. Lauer||
|Our Lucky Sox||Gregory D. Foley||
|Royaly Luckey||George Leonard, III||
|Sahmmy Davis Jr||Randy L. Klopp||
|Squeaky Rich||Thomas E. Bischoff||
|Tee's Prospect||George Leonard, III||
|Unloosened Bit||Tracey J. Wisner||
|Unreachable Star||Tim Glyshaw||
|Wait On Tate||Jackie Christenson||
Upcoming Stakes Entries
|Joe Hirsch Turf Classic S. (gr. IT)||BEL|
|Gallant Bloom H. (gr. II)||BEL|
|Pilgrim S. (gr. III)||BEL|
|Vosburgh S. (gr. I)||BEL|
|Beldame S. (gr. I)||BEL|