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Newest Issue of American Racehorse Online with Features on Ruffian and Santa Fe Downs
By April 29, 2019 Read More →

Newest Issue of American Racehorse Online with Features on Ruffian and Santa Fe Downs

The Spring 2019 issue of American Racehorse magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue includes long-form articles the real story of Ruffian and the ups and downs of Santa Fe Downs.  The issue also includes racing and breeding news from Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio and around the region. The […]

American Racehorse to Suspend Print Publication After Spring Issue
By March 27, 2019 Read More →

American Racehorse to Suspend Print Publication After Spring Issue

American Racehorse magazine will suspend its print publication following the upcoming spring issue in April. The magazine, which originally launched in 2012 as Southern Racehorse, covers Thoroughbred racing and breeding in the Southwest, Midwest and Midsouth regions of the country. “I have truly enjoyed publishing the magazine for the past 6 ½ years, but as […]

First Indiana-Sired Foal for Leading Stallion Ready’s Image
By February 26, 2019 Read More →

First Indiana-Sired Foal for Leading Stallion Ready’s Image

The first Indiana-sired foals by leading stallion Ready’s Image have been born at Springcliff Farm in Martinsville, Indiana. Grade 2 winner Ready’s Image, on lease from Calumet Farm, is currently standing his second season in Indiana at Dr. Roger Beam’s Midwest Equine and Veterinary Clinic in Trafalgar. The 2005 stallion by More Than Ready covered […]

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Newest Issue of American Racehorse Now Online with Features about Lexington (the horse), Oklahoma’s C.R. Trout, Track Superintendents, Social Media, Healthy Foals and More
By February 18, 2019 Read More →

Newest Issue of American Racehorse Now Online with Features about Lexington (the horse), Oklahoma’s C.R. Trout, Track Superintendents, Social Media, Healthy Foals and More

The Winter 2019 issue of American Racehorse magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue includes articles about Lexington, one of America’s first great racehorses and stallions; the important and sometimes overlooked work done by track superintendents, Oklahoma horseman C.R. Trout, how to keep your newborn foal healthy, and ways horse racing can capitalize […]

Multiple Graded Stakes Winner Blueskiesnrainbows Relocated to Oklahoma
By January 25, 2019 Read More →

Multiple Graded Stakes Winner Blueskiesnrainbows Relocated to Oklahoma

Blueskiesnrainbows (English Channel-Cho Cho San, by Deputy Minister) has moved to stand the 2019 breeding season in Sallisaw, Oklahoma, the home base of owner Kelly Mitchell’s Bad Boy Racing. He will stand for a fee of $2,500. Blueskiesnrainbows, a multiple graded stakes-winner of over $672,500, will stand at Sunlight Farm, which is managed by equine […]

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$700,000 Track Renovation Underway at Indiana Grand
By December 10, 2018 Read More →

$700,000 Track Renovation Underway at Indiana Grand

At the conclusion of the 16th season of Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing Wednesday, Nov. 7, the track maintenance crew immediately began renovation on the one-mile dirt racetrack at Indiana Grand Racing and Casino. The $700,000 project is expected to be completed in March 2019 when the barn area opens for training. Several consultants have been […]

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2019 Racing Dates Approved for Indiana Grand
By December 6, 2018 Read More →

2019 Racing Dates Approved for Indiana Grand

The Indiana Horse Racing Commission (IHRC) held its regular monthly meeting at Indiana Grand Wednesday, Dec. 5. Included on the agenda was the approval of racing dates for 2019 at both Indiana Grand and Harrah’s Hoosier Park. Both racetracks provided a presentation, including operational and marketing plans for 2019 as well as racing dates, and […]

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2019 American Racehorse Stallion Register Now Online
By December 5, 2018 Read More →

2019 American Racehorse Stallion Register Now Online

The 2019 American Racehorse Stallion Register, featuring dozens of stallions from around the Southwest and Midwest, is now online and will be arriving in mailboxes soon. To view the complete Stallion Register as a flip book, click here. Or to view the online version with links to individual stallions, click here. If you are not […]

Quality of Stallions Continually on the Rise in Indiana
By November 20, 2018 Read More →

Quality of Stallions Continually on the Rise in Indiana

New stallions to the Indiana Thoroughbred Breed Development Program are making headlines already, with breeding season just months away. Grade 1 winner I Want Revenge is now calling the Indiana Stallion Station in Anderson, Ind., home. Purchased by Jeff and Suzy Jeans from the November Keeneland Sale earlier this month, the Stephen Got Even stallion […]

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New Issue of American Racehorse Online with Articles about Equine War Hero Sgt. Reckless, Man O’ War Project, New Stallions and More
By November 1, 2018 Read More →

New Issue of American Racehorse Online with Articles about Equine War Hero Sgt. Reckless, Man O’ War Project, New Stallions and More

The Fall 2018 issue of American Racehorse magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue includes articles about equine war hero Sgt. Reckless, how horses can help veterans with PTSD, Seabiscuit’s DNA being used to research racehorse tendencies, new Thoroughbred stallions around the region and much more.  The issue also includes racing and breeding […]

Indiana Horse Racing Represents Niche at Equestricon
By October 31, 2018 Read More →

Indiana Horse Racing Represents Niche at Equestricon

The Indiana Horse Racing Commission realizes that one of the biggest struggles for the horse racing industry is growing a following that includes not only owners and breeders, but fans. That’s why, when the second annual international horse racing convention, fan festival and trade show came to Louisville in conjunction with the Breeders’ Cup World […]

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Outriders Provide Safety During Races at Indiana Grand
By October 30, 2018 Read More →

Outriders Provide Safety During Races at Indiana Grand

It takes a village of individuals to run a successful racing program. Some of these people are very skilled at their positions, including Indiana Grand’s three outriders, John Neal, Tiffany Belden and Wesley Campbell. The trio ensures safety and coordination on the track at all times and each one is a vital part of the […]

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Hoosier Breeding Farms Open Stall Doors to Owners Looking to Bring Mares to Indiana
By October 10, 2018 Read More →

Hoosier Breeding Farms Open Stall Doors to Owners Looking to Bring Mares to Indiana

For the second year, the Indiana Horse Racing Commission, and its three breed development programs, has activated a Broodmare Boarding List to help breeders who are looking to participate in one of the commission’s lucrative breed development programs in 2019. The database was the brainchild of marketing director Megan Arszman because she saw a need […]

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Indiana Breeders Represented in Thoroughbred Makeover Competition
By October 2, 2018 Read More →

Indiana Breeders Represented in Thoroughbred Makeover Competition

A breeder will spend hours, if not days, choosing the right cross for their mare, making sure all the boxes are checked for desired traits. Those efforts are then progressed to caring for the mare throughout the breeding and pregnancy–11 months of nerves and excitement. The resulting foal may be raced under that breeder’s silks, […]

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Final “Grand Mornings at the Track” this Saturday at Indiana Grand
By September 21, 2018 Read More →

Final “Grand Mornings at the Track” this Saturday at Indiana Grand

The final installment of “Grand Mornings at the Track,” presented by the Indiana Horsemen’s Benevolence and Protective Association (HBPA), is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 22. The final session of 2018 will include a visit to the starting gate and the third floor of the grandstand, which includes the stewards stand and audio visual department. “Grand […]

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New Owners Experience First Win with AJ Pacer at Indiana Grand
By September 21, 2018 Read More →

New Owners Experience First Win with AJ Pacer at Indiana Grand

To most, the fourth race of the day at Indiana Grand was a regular claiming event, but for three individuals, the race was one that they will never forget. Joni Patterson, Richard Hyde and Don Kehrt earned their first win as new Thoroughbred owners at Indiana Grand. The trio of owners had the opportunity to […]

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DNA Analysis of Seabiscuit May Yield Insights Into His Prowess
By September 20, 2018 Read More →

DNA Analysis of Seabiscuit May Yield Insights Into His Prowess

Seabiscuit was not an impressive looking horse and was considered to be quite lazy, preferring eating and sleeping to exercise. The horse had been written off by most of the racing industry after losing his first 17 races, however, he eventually became one of the greatest Thoroughbred champions of all time. A grandson of Man […]

Posted in: INDIANA, OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
Latest Issue of American Racehorse Featuring Articles on Citation’s Triple Crown and Alphabet Soup’s Cancer Fight Now Online

Latest Issue of American Racehorse Featuring Articles on Citation’s Triple Crown and Alphabet Soup’s Cancer Fight Now Online

The Summer 2018 issue of American Racehorse magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue of American Racehorse magazine features articles about the mysterious fate of General Custer’s war horse Victory, a profile of Endeavor Farm, a look at what Thoroughbreds can do on the polo field and much more. It also includes […]

Strong Contender Gets First Indiana-Sired Winner

Strong Contender Gets First Indiana-Sired Winner

Indiana stallion Strong Contender was represented by his first Indiana-sired winner on Tuesday at Indiana Grand as his 2-year-old son S S Trooper won an open maiden special weight race. Bred and owned by Marvin Johnson and Doug Schmuecker and trained by Johnson, S S Trooper sat in second under jockey Fernando De La Cruz […]

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Axelrod Wins Indiana Derby, New Record Set for Handle

Axelrod Wins Indiana Derby, New Record Set for Handle

If a race was predicted at the start, Axelrod would not have been a strong contender for the win in the 24th running of the Grade 3, $500,000 Indiana Derby. However, it is how you finish that matters and Axelrod was full of momentum when he hit the wire, nabbing Trigger Warning for the win. […]

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