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Indiana-bred Bucchero Wins Grade 2 Woodford Stakes at Keeneland

Indiana-bred Bucchero Wins Grade 2 Woodford Stakes at Keeneland

Ironhorse Racing Stable LLC’s Indiana-bred Bucchero became a graded stakes winner on Saturday as he scored a 26-1 upset in the Grade 2, $200,000 Woodford Stakes presented by Keeneland Select at Keeneland Race Course. Ridden by Fernando De La Cruz, the son of Kantharos won by 1 ¾ lengths in a time of 1:03.06 for […]

Broodmare Boarding Database Available for Owners Looking to Bring Mares to Indiana

Broodmare Boarding Database Available for Owners Looking to Bring Mares to Indiana

With the November 1 deadline for registering mares for the Indiana Thoroughbred Breed Development Program looming, the program and the Indiana Horse Racing Commission has started a database for those seeking a barn to ship their mare for the 2018 foaling season. In order to be part of the Indiana-bred program, a Thoroughbred mare must […]

Vazquez Reaches Milestone with Five-Win Night at Remington Park

Vazquez Reaches Milestone with Five-Win Night at Remington Park

Jockey Ramon Vazquez needed two wins going into Thursday night at Remington Park in order to reach 1,000 triumphs in the United States. He achieved that mark and went beyond with a five-win evening. The four-time defending leading jockey at Remington Park, Vazquez entered the night with 998 wins since beginning his career in the […]

Oaklawn Names Hal Wiggins Integrity Officer for 2018 Season

Oaklawn Names Hal Wiggins Integrity Officer for 2018 Season

Oaklawn Jockey Club has named Hal Wiggins, one of the most respected horsemen and racing officials in the Midwest, to the newly created position of Racing Integrity Officer. In this new position, Wiggins will serve as a liaison between Oaklawn Management, the Board of Stewards and key Arkansas Racing Commission staff, working to ensure Oaklawn’s […]

Paisley, Crafty Spector, Joyous Lady, Mo Money Win $100,000 Stakes at Indiana Grand

Paisley, Crafty Spector, Joyous Lady, Mo Money Win $100,000 Stakes at Indiana Grand

Following is a recap of the four $100,000 stakes held October 4 at Indiana Grand. Paisley prevails in $100,000-added Indiana Stallion Stakes Filly Division It’s always exciting when a horse “breaks its maiden,” but the win was just a little sweeter when Paisley accomplished it for owner-trainer-breeder Marvin Johnson. The two-year-old chestnut daughter of Drinkwiththedevil […]

Large Supplement Added to Equine Sales Company’s Yearling and Mixed Sale

Large Supplement Added to Equine Sales Company’s Yearling and Mixed Sale

A supplement of 26 head has been added to the upcoming Equine Sales Company Open Yearling and Mixed Sale. With the additional entries, the total catalogue now comprises a total of 221 offerings. The sale will be held Sunday, October 15, at 10 a.m. in Opelousas, Louisiana. “With this supplement we have surpassed the total […]

Ohio Stallion Twinspired Sires First Winner

Ohio Stallion Twinspired Sires First Winner

Twinspired of Poplar Creek Horse Center LLC in Bethel, Ohio, had his first winner on September 21 when Ohio-bred Pure Justice won a maiden special weight race at Belterra Park. Pure Justice had been on the rise in her two previous starts, as she debuted with a fourth-place effort and then finished second in her […]

Catalog Now Online for ITOBA Fall Sale

Catalog Now Online for ITOBA Fall Sale

More than 60 head have been consigned to the Indiana Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association Fall Sale set for Sunday, October 15, at 2 p.m. at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino. The catalog is online at www.itobasales.com. The mixed sale includes yearlings, broodmares and horses of racing age. ITOBA is pleased to announce the addition […]

Ivan Fallunovalot Leads Charge of Five Texas- and Oklahoma-breds to Win Stakes on Oklahoma Derby Undercard

Ivan Fallunovalot Leads Charge of Five Texas- and Oklahoma-breds to Win Stakes on Oklahoma Derby Undercard

While plenty of horses shipped in from outside the Southwest to have success at Remington Park on the track’s biggest day of racing, including Untrapped winning the $400,000 Oklahoma Derby (G3) and Champagne Room taking the $200,000 Remington Park Oaks, the local contingent more than held its own with horses bred in Texas and Oklahoma […]

Untrapped Wins Oklahoma Derby, Gives Hall of Famer Steve Asmussen His First Win

Untrapped Wins Oklahoma Derby, Gives Hall of Famer Steve Asmussen His First Win

Steve Asmussen, a national Hall of Famer trainer, has won virtually everything a conditioner can win in the horse racing business: the Eclipse Award; most wins in the nation; Breeders’ Cup races and 12 seasonal training titles at Remington Park. Nearly everything, except a victory in the Grade 3, $400,000 Oklahoma Derby. Asmussen had never […]