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Whistle Stop, Retrospection Win Six-Figure Stakes at Indiana Grand

Whistle Stop, Retrospection Win Six-Figure Stakes at Indiana Grand

It was time for Whistle Stop to step up and blow her own horn and that is just what she did in the ninth running of the $100,000 Hoosier Breeders Sophomore Stakes for fillies Wednesday, June 21 at Indiana Grand. Whistle Stop blew by the competition in the stretch to rally home for her third […]

Posted in: INDIANA
Remington Park Announces 2017 Stakes Schedule

Remington Park Announces 2017 Stakes Schedule

The 2017 Thoroughbred season at Remington Park begins on Friday, Aug. 25. The season’s schedule of 31 stakes events will include the Grade 3, $400,000 Oklahoma Derby and the top 2-year-old race of the season, the Springboard Mile. The Oklahoma Derby will headline a huge afternoon of 10-stakes races on Sunday, Sept. 24 with total […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
Colorado Silver Cup Yearling Sale Set for Aug. 5

Colorado Silver Cup Yearling Sale Set for Aug. 5

The Colorado Thoroughbred Breeders Association will conduct its annual Silver Cup Yearling Sale on Saturday, Aug. 5, at Arapahoe Park Racetrack. Sale graduates are eligible for the $50,000-estimated Silver Cup Futurity, to be run in 2018 at Arapahoe Park. In addition, fillies have preference to run in the Arapahoe Debutante, a $30,000 stake that offers […]

Posted in: COLORADO
Former Jockey Beverly Burress Posting Solid Stats as an Owner and Trainer at Louisiana Downs

Former Jockey Beverly Burress Posting Solid Stats as an Owner and Trainer at Louisiana Downs

Becoming a jockey was a dream come true for Beverly Burress, who was born in Shreveport, Louisiana and grew up in Jones, Oklahoma. Both her dad, Bobby Burress, and uncle, Billy, had ridden the Louisiana circuit before embarking on second careers as trainers. She got her license in 2005 and rode for eight years. Burress […]

Posted in: LOUISIANA
Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Invited to Free Marketing and Advertising Seminar at Indiana Grand

Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Invited to Free Marketing and Advertising Seminar at Indiana Grand

On July 15, the Indiana Horse Racing Commission (IHRC) is hosting a FREE marketing and advertising seminar for all Thoroughbred owners and breeders to help them understand the basics of advertising. From learning how important it is to have a professional conformation photo to how to know where to aim your advertising dollars, experts in […]

Posted in: INDIANA
Rodney Prescott scores win 3,500 at Indiana Grand

Rodney Prescott scores win 3,500 at Indiana Grand

Rodney Prescott, Indiana’s all-time leading jockey, scored his 3,500th career victory at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino Friday, June 2. The win was one of two on the day for the Portland, Ind. native who earned the milestone win aboard Stand On It trained by Wayne Mogge in the fourth race. The win also marked […]

Posted in: INDIANA
First Winner for Louisiana Stallion Bind Comes at Evangeline Downs

First Winner for Louisiana Stallion Bind Comes at Evangeline Downs

Freshman Louisiana stallion Bind was represented by his first winner on June 2 at Evangeline Downs when his daughter Meter scored a five-length victory against maiden special weight company. The Louisiana-bred filly, who runs for breeders Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider, was ridden by Colby Hernandez for trainer Al Stall. She clocked 4 ½ furlongs […]

Posted in: LOUISIANA
Prairie Meadows Racing Club’s How About Him Wins Debut

Prairie Meadows Racing Club’s How About Him Wins Debut

Since trainer Kelly Von Hemel claimed the gray gelding, How About Him, on May 12, the 95 members of the inaugural Prairie Meadows Racing Club (the Club) had been patiently waiting for their horse’s big debut. On Saturday, May 27, How About Him competed in his first race as the Club’s horse. He faced seven […]

Posted in: IOWA
Welder Named Horse of the Meet at Will Rogers Downs for the Second Consecutive Year

Welder Named Horse of the Meet at Will Rogers Downs for the Second Consecutive Year

Another successful Thoroughbred meet comes to a close at Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs. This property has been in operation for 11 consecutive years. The spring meet followed a more traditional calendar, running through Preakness on Saturday, May 20. The 33-day meet offered 10 races per scheduled day and featured stakes races guaranteeing more than […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
Coach Bob Knight Named Honorary Chairperson for Indiana Grand’s 2017 Indiana Derby

Coach Bob Knight Named Honorary Chairperson for Indiana Grand’s 2017 Indiana Derby

Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in Shelbyville, Ind. has officially announced Coach Bob Knight as the honorary chairperson for the 23rd running of the Grade 3, $500,000 Indiana Derby, held on Saturday, July 15. The Indiana Derby, Indiana’s richest horse race, highlights a 2017 stakes schedule that includes more than $4 million in purses. Knight, […]

Posted in: INDIANA