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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 […]

Posted in: INDIANA
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 […]

Posted in: LOUISIANA
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 […]

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Texas Team Scores Special Win with Terra’s Angel at Del Mar

Texas Team Scores Special Win with Terra’s Angel at Del Mar

When Terra’s Angel won the $100,000 Del Mar Juvenile Fillies Turf Stakes on Monday in Southern California, it was special because it was the first Del Mar win for jockey Sasha Risenhoover and first stakes win at the track for Texas trainer trainer Dallas Keen. It was also special for Texas owners Terry Eoff and […]

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Indiana Grand Jockeys Visit Hospital in Support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Indiana Grand Jockeys Visit Hospital in Support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Eddie Perez and Erica Murray represented the jockey colony at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino Thursday, Sept. 7 during the annual visit to Riley Hospital for Children in downtown Indianapolis. The trip is conducted by the jockeys with support from The Jockey’s Guild and Indiana Grand to bring awareness to Childhood Cancer Awareness Month during […]

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Local Firefighter “Aims” High on Super Derby Day at Louisiana Downs

Local Firefighter “Aims” High on Super Derby Day at Louisiana Downs

An overflow field of 2-year-old fillies will travel one mile in the $60,000 Happy Ticket, one of the seven turf stakes on Saturday’s Super Derby program at Louisiana Downs. The race is wide-open with many lightly-raced fillies competing in stakes company for the first time. Aim Spot broke her maiden at first asking at Louisiana […]

Posted in: LOUISIANA, TEXAS
Texas-bred Shes Our Fastest Wins Evangeline Downs Princess Stakes

Texas-bred Shes Our Fastest Wins Evangeline Downs Princess Stakes

The $50,000 Evangeline Downs Princess took place on Saturday night and the winner was the invader from Prairie Meadows, Shes Our Fastest. Shane Laviolette, who had ridden the 2-year-old filly in her maiden-breaking win in Iowa, came to Evangeline Downs to score the victory. Shes Our Fastest started slowly as “Shine” Young Futurity winner She’screative set a […]

Posted in: LOUISIANA, OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
Oklahoma-bred Lady Ivanka Wins Grade 1 Spinaway at Saratoga, Earns Breeders’ Cup Berth

Oklahoma-bred Lady Ivanka Wins Grade 1 Spinaway at Saratoga, Earns Breeders’ Cup Berth

Oklahoma-bred Lady Ivanka ran down Maya Malibu in deep stretch and fended off her rival by three-quarters of a length to capture the 126th running of the Grade 1, $350,000 Spinaway for 2-year-old fillies on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course. Owned by Michael Dubb, Bethlehem Stables, Michael Imperio and Susan Montanye, Lady Ivanka started her […]

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Texas-bred Ivan Fallunovalot Nearly Sets Track Record in Remington Park Victory

Texas-bred Ivan Fallunovalot Nearly Sets Track Record in Remington Park Victory

Ivan Fallunovalot returned to Remington Park, coming off a nearly six-month layoff, apparently fresh and ready to roll. The 7-year-old cruised to an easy $40,000 allowance win by 5-3/4 lengths on Saturday night under a hand-ride by jockey Luis Quinonez. Owned by Lewis Mathews Jr. of Bismarck, Ark. and trained by Tom Howard, Ivan Fallunovalot […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
Heritage Place Extends Nomination Deadline For Thoroughbred Sale

Heritage Place Extends Nomination Deadline For Thoroughbred Sale

Consignors now have through Saturday, Sept. 2 to enter their horses into the 6th annual Heritage Place Thoroughbred Yearling & Mixed Sale. The sale is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 8 at Heritage Place in Oklahoma City. The sale is open to Thoroughbred yearlings and also contains a session of mixed age horses as well. Heritage […]

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