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Winter 2020 Issue of American Racehorse Now Online
By February 26, 2020 Read More →

Winter 2020 Issue of American Racehorse Now Online

The Winter 2020 issue of American Racehorse magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue includes articles two of horse racing’s most popular social media stars, Southern Phantom and California Chrome, along with extensive pictorials for both.  The issue also includes racing and breeding news from Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio […]

Bucchero’s First Foal a Filly Born at Golden Legacy Stables in Florida
By January 16, 2020 Read More →

Bucchero’s First Foal a Filly Born at Golden Legacy Stables in Florida

Bucchero – standing at Pleasant Acres Stallions – sired his first reported foal January 14, 2020 when a filly was born at Golden Legacy Stables in Ocala, FL. Bucchero is the all-time leading Indiana-bred with earnings of nearly $950,000. The filly is out of Goldenlegacy’shope – an unraced Kentucky mare out of Laurel Lassie (IRE) […]

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NTRA Advantage Surpasses $1 Billion in Sales, Industry Savings Estimated at $180 Million and Counting
By December 11, 2019 Read More →

NTRA Advantage Surpasses $1 Billion in Sales, Industry Savings Estimated at $180 Million and Counting

NTRA Advantage, the equine purchasing program available to member organizations, individuals and affiliates, has surpassed the billion-dollar threshold in sales, the NTRA announced today. Advantage sales have resulted in an estimated $180 million in savings to industry stakeholders and individual customers since the program’s inception on 2002. The majority of sales over the past 17 […]

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Table Games Set to Launch January 1 at Indiana Grand
By December 11, 2019 Read More →

Table Games Set to Launch January 1 at Indiana Grand

In less than 23 days, Indiana Grand Racing & Casino will be part of history as live table games come to Central Indiana. More than 40 tables are currently being installed on the 200,000 square foot casino floor, offering in excess of 300 seats. Live table games are set to launch to the public at […]

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New Incentive for New Mares Registered in Indiana for 2020
By December 11, 2019 Read More →

New Incentive for New Mares Registered in Indiana for 2020

The Indiana Thoroughbred Breed Development Program is providing up to $2,000 in incentives for new mares purchased and brought into the state of Indiana for the 2020 foaling season. It’s the first step for the growth of breeding and racing in Indiana supported by an increase in funding from the implementation of table games at […]

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2020 American Racehorse Stallion Register Now Online
By December 4, 2019 Read More →

2020 American Racehorse Stallion Register Now Online

The 2020 American Racehorse Stallion Register is now online and will be mailing soon. This year’s edition features more than 60 stallions from around the Midwest and Southwest region. To view the online edition, click here. If you are not an American Racehorse subscriber and not a member of one of the state breeder associations […]

Fall 2019 Issue of American Racehorse Now Online
By November 23, 2019 Read More →

Fall 2019 Issue of American Racehorse Now Online

The Fall 2019 issue of American Racehorse magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue includes articles about one of horse racing’s biggest fans, the incredible Secretariat statue in Lexington, the near Triple Crown of Majestic Prince and how to train problem horses.  The issue also includes racing and breeding news from Texas, Oklahoma, […]

Finding Haven for a Retired Indiana-bred
By November 20, 2019 Read More →

Finding Haven for a Retired Indiana-bred

The end of the racing season at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino sees trainers moving tack to the next track and horses either head to the farm for vacation or to the next race meet. It is also seen as the informal retirement period for racehorses. For trainer Tim Glyshaw and his client, Ironhorse Racing […]

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New WTIU Documentary Explores the Story of Horses in Indiana
By November 14, 2019 Read More →

New WTIU Documentary Explores the Story of Horses in Indiana

Which state is home to some of the most famous racing horses in history and has an equine industry that contributes over $2 billion to the gross domestic product of that state? You may be surprised to learn that it’s not Kentucky, but its neighbor to the north—Indiana. A new documentary from WTIU Public Television […]

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Super effort by Super Jen in Indiana Stallion Stakes
By October 8, 2019 Read More →

Super effort by Super Jen in Indiana Stallion Stakes

Super Jen and Marcelino Pedroza Jr. turned in a super effort to take the top spot in the 22nd running of the $100,000 Indiana Stallion Stakes for two-year-old fillies Tuesday, Oct. 8 at Indiana Grand. The duo topped a field of 10 in a time of 1:13.19 for the six-furlong event. Sandy’s Newsgirl ridden by Fernando […]

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First Runhappy Foals in Indiana Bring Sire Full Circle
By September 26, 2019 Read More →

First Runhappy Foals in Indiana Bring Sire Full Circle

Eclipse Award winning stallion Runhappy (Super Saver – Bella Jolie) has created many fans across the country, including Indiana. His name has been synonymous with horse racing in Kentucky and New York, and soon it’ll start to be in Indiana. Two foals from his 2019 crop were born in Indiana and registered with the Indiana […]

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Catalogs now available for ITOBA Fall Mixed Sale at Indiana Grand
By September 24, 2019 Read More →

Catalogs now available for ITOBA Fall Mixed Sale at Indiana Grand

Sale catalogs for the 2019 Indiana Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (ITOBA) Fall Mixed Sale are now available. The sale, set for Monday, Oct. 28 at 1 p.m., will be held in the Receiving Barn at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino. A total of 69 hip numbers have been assigned for entrants into the sale. […]

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2020 American Racehorse Stallion Register Information
By September 13, 2019 Read More →

2020 American Racehorse Stallion Register Information

The 2020 American Racehorse Stallion Register, to be published in December 2019, is the only resource for breeders that covers the Southwest, Midwest and Midsouth regions. The Stallion Register will go to EVERY member of the state breeder associations in Texas, Oklahoma, Indiana, Ohio, Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan, Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and South […]

Indiana Grand Racing & Casino Opens State’s First Sports Book
By September 4, 2019 Read More →

Indiana Grand Racing & Casino Opens State’s First Sports Book

Indiana’s first sports wagering facility, Winner’s Circle Race Sports Pub, is now open. Governor Eric Holcomb placed the first official wager just after 12 p.m. leading into a ribbon cutting ceremony with state and local dignitaries for the historic event Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019 at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino. Soon after, the facility was […]

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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 […]

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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