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River Dancer, son of Pioneerof the Nile, to stand at Breakway Farm in Indiana
By December 8, 2017 Read More →

River Dancer, son of Pioneerof the Nile, to stand at Breakway Farm in Indiana

Breakway Farm is proud to announce the arrival of River Dancer, the talented graded stakes performer sired by Pioneerof the Nile, for stallion duty in 2018. “We are thrilled to stand the first son of Pioneerof the Nile in Indiana,” said the farm in a news release. “Not only is this handsome horse impeccably bred, […]

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Racing Dates approved for 2018 at Indiana Grand
By December 8, 2017 Read More →

Racing Dates approved for 2018 at Indiana Grand

The Indiana Horse Racing Commission approved the 2018 racing dates during their regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 6. Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing will be held beginning Tuesday, April 17 through Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. The 120-day season will provide live racing Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday with first post set at 2:05 p.m. […]

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Prayer for Relief to Stand at R Star Stallions in Indiana
By November 30, 2017 Read More →

Prayer for Relief to Stand at R Star Stallions in Indiana

R Star Stallions has announced that Prayer for Relief, a multiple graded stakes winner of more than $2.2 million, will stand the 2018 season at the Anderson, Indiana, farm for the 2018 breeding season. He will stand for a fee of $3,000. Prayer for Relief broke his maiden as a 2-year-old and placed in the […]

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Two-Time Indiana Horse of the Year Lady Fog Horn Retires
By November 17, 2017 Read More →

Two-Time Indiana Horse of the Year Lady Fog Horn Retires

Two-time Indiana Horse of the Year Lady Fog Horn is retiring. The five-year-old homebred daughter of Zavata left Indiana Grand Tuesday, Oct. 31 to begin the next phase of her career in the broodmare ranks. Lady Fog Horn made her first start at Indiana Grand August 23, 2014 for Stuart Grant’s The Elkstone Group and […]

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Newest Issue of American Racehorse Now Online Featuring Man o’ War, the Perils of Riding Racehorses and More
By November 10, 2017 Read More →

Newest Issue of American Racehorse Now Online Featuring Man o’ War, the Perils of Riding Racehorses and More

The Fall 2017 issue of American Racehorse (formerly Southern Racehorse) magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue of American Racehorse magazine features articles about the legendary Man o’ War on the 100th anniversary of his birth, a look at the perils of riding racehorses with some amazing photos plus much more. The […]

Indiana Grand’s Fernando De La Cruz Prepares for Ride of a Lifetime at the Breeders’ Cup

Indiana Grand’s Fernando De La Cruz Prepares for Ride of a Lifetime at the Breeders’ Cup

When horses enter the starting gate at Del Mar Saturday, Nov. 4 for the Grade 1, $1 million Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint, the journey will mark a lifetime of work to reach that level for one jockey. Fernando De La Cruz, two-time leading jockey at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino, will be making his Breeders’ […]

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“Regular Guy” Tim Glyshaw Makes It Big with Pair in the Breeders’ Cup

“Regular Guy” Tim Glyshaw Makes It Big with Pair in the Breeders’ Cup

Louisville-based trainer Tim Glyshaw knows his horses are up against it when he saddles his first starters in the Breeders’ Cup Saturday: Bucchero in the $1 million Turf Sprint and Bullards Alley in the $4 million Turf at Del Mar. With 20 years in horse racing, Glyshaw knows his chosen sport is a numbers game: […]

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Indiana Thoroughbred Numbers Grow as Program Flourishes

Indiana Thoroughbred Numbers Grow as Program Flourishes

When The Jockey Club released its report on mares bred in 2017, Indiana stood out as the state with the largest increase in mares bred and stallions standing in the state in the top 10. The numbers released in the October 25 press release were based on Reports of Mares Bred (RMB) received through October […]

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Indiana-bred Bucchero Headed to the Breeders’ Cup From Indiana Grand

Indiana-bred Bucchero Headed to the Breeders’ Cup From Indiana Grand

The Indiana Thoroughbred breeding program has grown by leaps and bounds since the implementation of pari-mutuel racing in the state beginning in 1995. As progress has been made, it has been mentioned many times that, ‘one of these days, an Indiana-bred will make it to the Breeders’ Cup.’ That day has arrived as Bucchero left […]

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Huntstown upsets in $150,000 To Much Coffee Stakes at Indiana Grand

Huntstown upsets in $150,000 To Much Coffee Stakes at Indiana Grand

Huntstown and jockey DeShawn Parker rallied between horses in the lane to post a one-half length win in the $150,000-guaranteed To Much Coffee Stakes. The race, now in its 20th running, is named after the Thoroughbred mare, To Much Coffee, that established a track record in only the second year of pari-mutuel racing in the […]

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