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Indiana Grand’s Fernando De La Cruz Prepares for Ride of a Lifetime at the Breeders’ Cup

Indiana Grand’s Fernando De La Cruz Prepares for Ride of a Lifetime at the Breeders’ Cup

When horses enter the starting gate at Del Mar Saturday, Nov. 4 for the Grade 1, $1 million Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint, the journey will mark a lifetime of work to reach that level for one jockey. Fernando De La Cruz, two-time leading jockey at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino, will be making his Breeders’ […]

“Regular Guy” Tim Glyshaw Makes It Big with Pair in the Breeders’ Cup

“Regular Guy” Tim Glyshaw Makes It Big with Pair in the Breeders’ Cup

Louisville-based trainer Tim Glyshaw knows his horses are up against it when he saddles his first starters in the Breeders’ Cup Saturday: Bucchero in the $1 million Turf Sprint and Bullards Alley in the $4 million Turf at Del Mar. With 20 years in horse racing, Glyshaw knows his chosen sport is a numbers game: […]

Indiana Thoroughbred Numbers Grow as Program Flourishes

Indiana Thoroughbred Numbers Grow as Program Flourishes

When The Jockey Club released its report on mares bred in 2017, Indiana stood out as the state with the largest increase in mares bred and stallions standing in the state in the top 10. The numbers released in the October 25 press release were based on Reports of Mares Bred (RMB) received through October […]

Indiana-bred Bucchero Headed to the Breeders’ Cup From Indiana Grand

Indiana-bred Bucchero Headed to the Breeders’ Cup From Indiana Grand

The Indiana Thoroughbred breeding program has grown by leaps and bounds since the implementation of pari-mutuel racing in the state beginning in 1995. As progress has been made, it has been mentioned many times that, ‘one of these days, an Indiana-bred will make it to the Breeders’ Cup.’ That day has arrived as Bucchero left […]

Huntstown upsets in $150,000 To Much Coffee Stakes at Indiana Grand

Huntstown upsets in $150,000 To Much Coffee Stakes at Indiana Grand

Huntstown and jockey DeShawn Parker rallied between horses in the lane to post a one-half length win in the $150,000-guaranteed To Much Coffee Stakes. The race, now in its 20th running, is named after the Thoroughbred mare, To Much Coffee, that established a track record in only the second year of pari-mutuel racing in the […]

Express Run dominates in $150,000 Frances Slocum Stakes at Indiana Grand

Express Run dominates in $150,000 Frances Slocum Stakes at Indiana Grand

Express Run and Jockey Jon Court just missed in their last outing in the $100,000 Richmond Stakes at Indiana Grand but their start in the 21st running of the $150,000-guaranteed Frances Slocum Stakes had a different outcome. The seasoned mare sat patiently before making a strong move around the final turn, opening up to a […]

Saturday Launch to stand at Baker Ranch in Texas

Saturday Launch to stand at Baker Ranch in Texas

Saturday Launch, the first North American winner sired by Grade 1 winner Any Given Saturday, has been retired from racing and will stand stud at Baker Ranch near Iredell, Texas. He will stand for a fee of $1,000 as property of TTA lifetime member Stephen Baker, who campaigned the horse throughout his career. Saturday Launch […]

OTBO Sale Deadline Extended Until October 27

OTBO Sale Deadline Extended Until October 27

The Ohio Thoroughbred Breeders & Owners have announced that they will be extending the date for sale entries to Friday, October 27. The mixed sale will be held Sunday, December 3 at Majestic Farm in Batavia, Ohio starting at 1:00 p.m. “I think it is going strong at this point,” said Dan Mahaney, whose sales […]

Minnesota Racing Commission Awards Nearly $50,000 for Retired Racehorses

Minnesota Racing Commission Awards Nearly $50,000 for Retired Racehorses

The Minnesota Racing Commission (MRC) authorized disbursement of $46,000 to three 501(c)(3) nonprofit racehorse adoption, retirement and repurposing organizations at its August meeting. The recipients include: Bowman Second Chance Thoroughbred Adoptions, This Old Horse and Finger Lakes Thoroughbred Adoption Program. These new funds were generated by legislation passed in 2015 to direct fines collected via […]

A.P. Indy Stallion Revolving Relocated to Stand in Texas

A.P. Indy Stallion Revolving Relocated to Stand in Texas

Revolving, a winning son of A.P. Indy and a leading second-crop sire in Florida, has been relocated to Texas for the 2018 breeding season and will stand at Double S Thoroughbreds in Poynor. He will stand for a fee of $1,000 as the property of 224 Thoroughbreds LLC under the ownership of Mark A. Davenport. […]