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Indiana HBPA’s “Grand Mornings at the Track” returns Saturday to Indiana Grand

Indiana HBPA’s “Grand Mornings at the Track” returns Saturday to Indiana Grand

Indiana Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association’s (HBPA) popular Saturday morning program “Grand Mornings at the Track” returns to Indiana Grand Saturday, June 23. The interactive program is free and open to guests of all ages, providing a look at different aspects of Thoroughbred racing in the state of Indiana. The “Grand Mornings at the Track” […]

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Brandi Steele Off to a Winning Start as a Trainer at Indiana Grand

Brandi Steele Off to a Winning Start as a Trainer at Indiana Grand

Each year, several new trainers emerge on the backstretch at Indiana Grand. This season, a familiar face, Brandi Steele, is back in a different capacity and is off to a great start, winning three of her first six starts as a trainer. Steele, the longtime assistant trainer for Mike Lauer, Indiana’s all-time leading stakes winner, […]

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Indiana-Bred Racehorses Help Fuel Other Champions at KER

Indiana-Bred Racehorses Help Fuel Other Champions at KER

It’s not often you hear of racehorses having a secondary job while still in training and competitively racing, but a handful of Indiana-bred Thoroughbreds are pulling double duty on the track and in the research barn for owner Dr. Joe Pagan, owner of Kentucky Equine Research (KER). “We have a unique racing program,” says Dr. […]

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Indiana Fractional Ownership Seminar Inspires New Owners
By April 20, 2018 Read More →

Indiana Fractional Ownership Seminar Inspires New Owners

A gloomy spring day couldn’t deter more than 30 people from attending Indiana’s first fractional ownership seminar, held on April 15 at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in Shelbyville. Those in attendance came excited to learn about new opportunities in racehorse ownership and network with like-minded individuals. Attendees listened to presenters Anthony MacDonald from TheStable.ca […]

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Latest Issue of American Racehorse featuring General Custer’s War Horse, Polo for Thoroughbreds Now Online
By April 19, 2018 Read More →

Latest Issue of American Racehorse featuring General Custer’s War Horse, Polo for Thoroughbreds Now Online

The Spring 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 […]

Indiana Thoroughbreds Honored for Remarkable 2017
By April 16, 2018 Read More →

Indiana Thoroughbreds Honored for Remarkable 2017

The year 2017 was a banner year for the Indiana Horse Racing Commission (IHRC) and the Indiana Thoroughbred Breed Development Program (ITBDP), as Indiana-breds graced the national stage and brought more awareness to the growth of the regional program. The three year-end award winners announced during the Indiana Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association’s annual banquet […]

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Indiana Horse Racing Commission Offers Fractional Ownership Seminar
By March 30, 2018 Read More →

Indiana Horse Racing Commission Offers Fractional Ownership Seminar

The Indiana Horse Racing Commission (IHRC) is proud to announce their second seminar for 2018. On April 15, IHRC invites anyone interested in learning how they can get into horse racing, at a fraction of the cost, to a free fractional ownership seminar to be held at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in Shelbyville. The […]

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Indiana Breeders Pack Hospital to Learn About Foaling and Reproduction Emergencies
By February 21, 2018 Read More →

Indiana Breeders Pack Hospital to Learn About Foaling and Reproduction Emergencies

The Indiana Horse Racing Commission (IHRC) and Centaur Equine Specialty Hospital (CESH) were proud to host more than 65 horse racing breeders and owners for an information-packed afternoon on February 16 in Shelbyville, Ind. The veterinarians of CESH presented a seminar on foaling and reproduction emergencies to better prepare breeders for the already-busy foaling season. […]

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Stakes Purses Top $4.3 Million for Thoroughbred Meet at Indiana Grand
By February 9, 2018 Read More →

Stakes Purses Top $4.3 Million for Thoroughbred Meet at Indiana Grand

A total of 35 Thoroughbred stakes will be included for the 2018 racing season at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino. More than $4.3 million in total purses will be offered during the 120-day meet that begins Tuesday, April 17 and runs through Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. The 24th running of the Grade III $500,000 Indiana […]

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More Stallions Calling Indiana Home for 2018 Breeding Season
By February 8, 2018 Read More →

More Stallions Calling Indiana Home for 2018 Breeding Season

The number of Thoroughbred stallions moving to Indiana for the 2018 breeding season is at its highest in three years with 93 stallions (to date). Stallion owners are enticed by the Indiana Thoroughbred Breed Development Program’s lucrative incentive programs and the growth in quality stock in the state. River Dancer joined the stallion roster at […]

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