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Grade 3 Indiana Derby Attracts 44 Nominations

Grade 3 Indiana Derby Attracts 44 Nominations

The 23rd running of the Grade 3, $500,000 Indiana Derby at Indiana Grand has closed with 44 nominations. The list includes nine horses that saw action in Triple Crown races earlier this year with Irap showing early indications that he will make the trip to the Hoosier State for Indiana’s richest race Saturday, July 15. […]

Posted in: INDIANA
Lady Fog Horn Preps for Indiana Derby Night at Indiana Grand

Lady Fog Horn Preps for Indiana Derby Night at Indiana Grand

It was the first time this season that racing fans at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino got to watch Lady Fog Horn over her home track and she didn’t disappoint. Indiana’s two-time Horse of the Year circled the field to win the $45,000 allowance race over the turf with Indiana Grand’s leading jockey Katie Clawson […]

Posted in: INDIANA
Catalog for Minnesota Thoroughbred Association Yearling Sale Now Online

Catalog for Minnesota Thoroughbred Association Yearling Sale Now Online

The Minnesota Thoroughbred Association is always looking for ways to enhance our annual yearling sale, both for consignors and buyers! This year’s new addition to the marketing line up is an interactive, online catalog programmed by ThoroughbredCatalog.com. We’re excited about the potential of this new service and hope that you’ll find it helpful as you […]

Posted in: MINNESOTA
Tinners Way, Last Son of Secretariat and Former Texas Stallion, Dies at Age 27

Tinners Way, Last Son of Secretariat and Former Texas Stallion, Dies at Age 27

Tinners Way, a multiple Grade 1 winner and the last colt born of the great Secretariat, has died. The 27-year-old stallion was euthanized July 5 at Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Farm in Georgetown, KY., where he had been pensioned since 2010 after standing stud in Texas. Michael Blowen, founder and President of Old Friends, […]

Posted in: TEXAS
Team USA Wins World Jockey Challenge at Indiana Grand

Team USA Wins World Jockey Challenge at Indiana Grand

Despite a sweep by Team Mexico in the final Quarter Horse race of the night, the team from the United States retained the title in the fourth annual World Jockey Challenge at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino Saturday, June 24. The event covered all 10 races with 35 jockeys vying for points for their respective […]

Posted in: INDIANA
Texas-breds Patrona Margarita, Rockin Royalty Entered in $100,000 Debutante Stakes at Churchill Downs

Texas-breds Patrona Margarita, Rockin Royalty Entered in $100,000 Debutante Stakes at Churchill Downs

Two Texas-breds have won the $100,000 Debutante Stakes at Churchill Downs in recent years, and two horses from the Lone Star State are entered in Friday’s renewal of the historic race under the iconic twin spires of the Louisville track. The field of 13 2-year-old fillies includes Rockin Royalty, a daughter of Early Flyer, and […]

Posted in: TEXAS
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