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Amy’s Challenge Wins Shakopee Juvenile as Canterbury Park Closes Another Successful Meet

Amy’s Challenge Wins Shakopee Juvenile as Canterbury Park Closes Another Successful Meet

The $75,000 Shakopee Juvenile, which featured three of the fastest 2-year-old Thoroughbreds in North America, lived up to the hype on the final day of the meet Saturday at Canterbury Park as the two favorites, Amy’s Challenge and Mr. Jagermeister, battled to the finish line with Amy’s Challenge and jockey Jareth Loveberry prevailing by three-quarters […]

Breeders’ Cup Winner Champagne Room Heads Nominees for Remington Park Oaks

Breeders’ Cup Winner Champagne Room Heads Nominees for Remington Park Oaks

The Grade 3 Oklahoma Derby is not the only race at Remington Park on Sept. 24 that expects to feature a Grade 1 stakes winner in the starting gate. The $200,000 Remington Park Oaks is the likely next start for Champagne Room, winner of the Grade 1, $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies in 2016. […]

Oklahoma Derby Field Expected to Draw Multiple Graded Stakes Winners, Kentucky Derby Alums

Oklahoma Derby Field Expected to Draw Multiple Graded Stakes Winners, Kentucky Derby Alums

The nomination list for the 2017 Oklahoma Derby has been released by the Remington Park racing office. The list of 38 contains many accomplished 3-year-olds who have won graded races of every level, including many runner who competed on the Triple Crown trail earlier this year. The Grade 3, $400,000 Oklahoma Derby headlines a program […]

C.R. Trout Sweeps Both Divisions of Oklahoma Stallion Stakes at Remington Park

C.R. Trout Sweeps Both Divisions of Oklahoma Stallion Stakes at Remington Park

C.R. Trout enjoyed a three-win evening at Remington Park on Friday, saddling a trio of winners including the victors in both $50,000 divisions of the Oklahoma Stallion Stakes. Trout, an owner/trainer/breeder from Edmond, Okla. won the fillies division of the Oklahoma Stallion Stakes with Sunday Night Miss. He then followed that with a score from […]

Texas-bred Patrona Margarita Upsets Grade 2, $200,000 Pocahontas at Churchill Downs

Texas-bred Patrona Margarita Upsets Grade 2, $200,000 Pocahontas at Churchill Downs

Craig D. Upton’s Texas-bred homebred Patrona Margarita shook things up in Saturday’s 49th running of the Grade 2, $200,000 Pocahontas Stakes for 2-year-old fillies as she scored a 23-1 upset win by 3 ¾ lengths over Kelly’s Humor at Churchill Downs. Ridden by Brian Hernandez Jr. and trained by Bret Calhoun, Patrona Margarita ran 1 […]

Yesterday’s Runner is a Star of Tomorrow at Indiana Grand

Yesterday’s Runner is a Star of Tomorrow at Indiana Grand

There are so many important factors involved in the care of a Thoroughbred, too many to count. But one that many people don’t take into consideration is providing a secure home for them after their racing career is over. Fortunately for those at Indiana Grand, there is a special person that many count on to […]

Harry’s Holiday Moves to Indiana to Stand 2018 Season

Harry’s Holiday Moves to Indiana to Stand 2018 Season

Justice Farms’ stakes-winning and Grade 3-placed stallion Harry’s Holiday makes the move to Dr. Amy Youngblood’s Southern Indiana Equine for the 2018 season to participate in the Indiana Thoroughbred Breed Development Program. Harry’s Holiday is by multiple Grade 1 winner and $3.6-million earner Harlan’s Holiday and is a three-quarter brother to the successful stallion and […]

Bucchero, Jersey Justice, Bibbidibobbidi Boo and Peyton’s Pass Win $100K Indiana-bred Stakes at Indiana Grand

Bucchero, Jersey Justice, Bibbidibobbidi Boo and Peyton’s Pass Win $100K Indiana-bred Stakes at Indiana Grand

Bucchero is back in $100,000 Brickyard Stakes After traveling to various tracks for stakes action, Indiana’s top older male returned to defend his title in the 21st running of the $100,000 Brickyard Stakes Wed. Sept. 13 at Indiana Grand. The flashy chestnut horse, piloted by Fernando De La Cruz, posted a time of 1:09.36 to […]

Delta Downs Cancels $1-million Delta Jackpot, Other Stakes Due to Hurricane Harvey Impact

Delta Downs Cancels $1-million Delta Jackpot, Other Stakes Due to Hurricane Harvey Impact

Delta Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel announced that it is altering its stakes schedule for the upcoming 2017-18 Thoroughbred season due to the regionwide impact of Hurricane Harvey. The 84-day meet is scheduled to get underway on October 18. At the recommendation of the Louisiana HBPA Board of Directors, Delta Downs has decided to cancel […]

Indiana Breeders and Owners Learn Marketing Lessons from IHRC Seminars

Indiana Breeders and Owners Learn Marketing Lessons from IHRC Seminars

This summer, owners and breeders participating in the Indiana Horse Racing Commission’s (IHRC) Indiana Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse Breed Development Programs were invited to learn about the basics and key points to marketing and advertising their farms and stallion at Indiana Grand Race Course and Casino. Concepts such as tackling social media, building an eye-catching […]