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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 […]

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Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Invited to Free Marketing and Advertising Seminar at Indiana Grand

Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Invited to Free Marketing and Advertising Seminar at Indiana Grand

On July 15, the Indiana Horse Racing Commission (IHRC) is hosting a FREE marketing and advertising seminar for all Thoroughbred owners and breeders to help them understand the basics of advertising. From learning how important it is to have a professional conformation photo to how to know where to aim your advertising dollars, experts in […]

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Rodney Prescott scores win 3,500 at Indiana Grand

Rodney Prescott scores win 3,500 at Indiana Grand

Rodney Prescott, Indiana’s all-time leading jockey, scored his 3,500th career victory at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino Friday, June 2. The win was one of two on the day for the Portland, Ind. native who earned the milestone win aboard Stand On It trained by Wayne Mogge in the fourth race. The win also marked […]

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Coach Bob Knight Named Honorary Chairperson for Indiana Grand’s 2017 Indiana Derby

Coach Bob Knight Named Honorary Chairperson for Indiana Grand’s 2017 Indiana Derby

Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in Shelbyville, Ind. has officially announced Coach Bob Knight as the honorary chairperson for the 23rd running of the Grade 3, $500,000 Indiana Derby, held on Saturday, July 15. The Indiana Derby, Indiana’s richest horse race, highlights a 2017 stakes schedule that includes more than $4 million in purses. Knight, […]

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Jockeys donate 365 pounds of peanut butter to veterans at Indiana Grand

Jockeys donate 365 pounds of peanut butter to veterans at Indiana Grand

Peanut butter is one of the hottest commodities in the store available at Hoosier Veterans Assistance Foundation (HVAF). When their supply was getting low, members of the Community Outreach program at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino found out about the need and implemented a team member peanut butter drive during the month of May. The […]

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Grand Gesture Stable offers unique racehorse ownership opportunity at Indiana Grand

Grand Gesture Stable offers unique racehorse ownership opportunity at Indiana Grand

Indiana Grand Racing & Casino has implemented a new racehorse ownership opportunity for the general public this season. Grand Gesture Stable offers 50 shares at $300 per share to individuals seeking to learn more about racing and the intricate details of owning part of a Thoroughbred racehorse. The horse selected for this unique ownership opportunity […]

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Ron Captures Sagamore Sired Stakes at Indiana Grand for Second Stakes Win

Ron Captures Sagamore Sired Stakes at Indiana Grand for Second Stakes Win

Ron was an impressive 2-year-old last season at Indiana Grand. He was tagged as the heavy favorite in the fourth running of the $100,000-added Sagamore Sired Stakes on Wednesday, May 24 and he didn’t disappoint, turning in a strong performance in the rain for the win. Ridden by Leandro Goncalves, Ron started his journey in […]

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Defining Hope Wins Swifty Sired Stakes at Indiana Grand

Defining Hope Wins Swifty Sired Stakes at Indiana Grand

Defining Hope and jockey Malcolm Franklin returned to their stakes winning ways to win the $100,000-added Swifty Sired Stakes for 3-year-old Indiana-sired fillies on Wednesday, May 24 at Indiana Grand. Dominant in that category last season, Defining Hope now has three stakes wins to her credit for trainer Barb McBride and owner-breeder Colette Marie Vanmatre […]

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Indiana Grand Jockey Cheyanna Patrick Graduates from Univ. of South Florida, Makes Plans for Law School

Indiana Grand Jockey Cheyanna Patrick Graduates from Univ. of South Florida, Makes Plans for Law School

Hard work, dedication, and perseverance are all good traits of a jockey. They are also good traits for a college student and ones that Jockey Cheyanna Patrick applied to her degree in criminology with a minor in Spanish. The 20-year-old graduated from the University of South Florida (USF) in Tampa Saturday, May 6 and will […]

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Apprentice Katie Clawson in Contention as Top Jockey at Indiana Grand

Apprentice Katie Clawson in Contention as Top Jockey at Indiana Grand

Apprentice jockey Katie Clawson is off to a roaring start at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino. The 20-year-old resident of Brazil, Ind. is in contention for the top spot among the leading Thoroughbred riders this season, which could put her in line to make history in the state of Indiana. Born in Arizona, Clawson had […]

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