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Full house watches first ever Exotic Animal Racing at Indiana Grand

Full house watches first ever Exotic Animal Racing at Indiana Grand

A full house of racing fans came out to Indiana Grand Saturday, July 24 to witness a first of its kind in the state of Indiana. The track hosted ostrich, camel and zebra racing during the third All-Quarter Horse Day for 2021. Zebras were first to step onto the track. The four entrants were ridden by Indiana Grand jockeys and […]

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Track Supers Field Day Returns After One-Year Hiatus with Strong Attendance

Track Supers Field Day Returns After One-Year Hiatus with Strong Attendance

More than 100 attendees representing approximately 70 tracks, training centers and farms convened at Indiana Grand Racing and Casino for the 20th renewal of Track Superintendents’ Field Day on June 14-15. The event was cancelled last year due to COVID-19, and this year’s gathering turned into one of the largest yet. Track Supers Field Day […]

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Agenda Set for Track Supers Field Day as Registrations Increase

Agenda Set for Track Supers Field Day as Registrations Increase

After a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the 20th Annual Track Superintendents’ Field Day is set to be held June 14-15 at Indiana Grand Racing and Casino and registrations are on pace for possible record attendance. Organizers have announced the agenda for the gathering that brings together track superintendents and staff to discuss best practices […]

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Speakers Announced for Track Supers Field Day at Indiana Grand

Speakers Announced for Track Supers Field Day at Indiana Grand

A strong lineup of speakers has been announced for the 20th annual Track Superintendents Field Day set for June 14-15 at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino. The meeting brings together track superintendents and staff to discuss best practices related to track maintenance, safety and operational issues for racing and training facilities. Among the speakers on […]

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Track Supers Field Day Set for June 14-15 at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino
By February 22, 2021 Read More →

Track Supers Field Day Set for June 14-15 at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino

The organizers of the Track Superintendents Field Day are pleased to announce that the 20th edition of the event will be held June 14-15, 2021, at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino. The event brings together track superintendents and staff annually to discuss best practices related to track maintenance, safety and operational issues for racing and […]

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Grade 1 Winner and Millionaire Discreet Lover Retired to Stand at R Star Stallions in Indiana
By February 10, 2021 Read More →

Grade 1 Winner and Millionaire Discreet Lover Retired to Stand at R Star Stallions in Indiana

Discreet Lover, a Grade 1 winner who earned nearly $1.5 million, has been retired from racing to stand at Kerry and Leigh Ann Hopper’s R Star Stallions in Anderson, Indiana. He will stand for a fee of $2,000, with special considerations for approved mares. A son of four-time graded stakes winner Repent, Discreet Lover proved […]

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Cowboy Culture to Stand at Midwest Equine Clinic in Indiana
By January 5, 2021 Read More →

Cowboy Culture to Stand at Midwest Equine Clinic in Indiana

Quality Road’s graded stakes-winning son  Cowboy Culture enters stud in 2021 at Dr. Roger Beam’s Midwest Equine Clinic in Trafalgar, Indiana. Undefeated in his first three starts for Repole Stable, Cowboy Culture won the historic Arlington Classic-G3 by a widening 5 3/4 lengths. He also was a runaway winner of the $200,000 Centaur Stakes at […]

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New Year Thoroughbreds
By January 4, 2021 Read More →

New Year Thoroughbreds

By Michael Fenrich Every January 1 Thoroughbreds celebrate a birthday. Horses are foaled or born on different dates, but to recognize their racing age they turn a year older on January 1. The two-year-olds turn three, as they train and run toward the Kentucky Derby. Last year in 2020, the Triple Crown was reorganized and […]

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First Annual Indiana Thoroughbred Alliance Stallion Service Auction
By December 18, 2020 Read More →

First Annual Indiana Thoroughbred Alliance Stallion Service Auction

Just in time for the holidays and right before the end of the 2020 tax write-off period, the Indiana Thoroughbred Alliance (ITA) presents their first annual Stallion Service Auction, hosted on Starquine.com. The auction will kick off at 11 am EST December 18 and run until 7 pm EST December 21, with a preview day […]

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Meals on Wheels receives $5,000 donation from Indiana Grand Racing & Casino
By December 8, 2020 Read More →

Meals on Wheels receives $5,000 donation from Indiana Grand Racing & Casino

Many homebound individuals might not receive the appropriate nutrition if it weren’t for Meals on Wheels. Indiana Grand Racing & Casino recognizes the impact the organization has on the local community and has provided a $5,000 donation to the group, which is fueled by volunteer support. “We are so grateful for any donation we receive,” […]

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Jockeys donate toys to local children’s event at Indiana Grand
By November 24, 2020 Read More →

Jockeys donate toys to local children’s event at Indiana Grand

The jockey colony at Indiana Grand is very generous each year at the end of the season. The group pulls together to donate toys to the local “Breakfast with Santa” event set for Saturday, Dec. 12. With a tough year leading up to the holidays, the jockeys have stepped up even more this season, donating […]

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Indiana Grand Sets All-Time Record Handle for 2020 Racing Season
By November 24, 2020 Read More →

Indiana Grand Sets All-Time Record Handle for 2020 Racing Season

Indiana Grand Racing & Casino completed its 18th season of Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing Thursday, Nov. 18. The abbreviated 96-day season offered 92 days of combined Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing along with four days dedicated directly to the sprinters to set a new record of $198,960,722 Record numbers were posted throughout the season. The […]

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Free Pedigree Seminar Presented by Indiana Thoroughbred Alliance
By November 20, 2020 Read More →

Free Pedigree Seminar Presented by Indiana Thoroughbred Alliance

The Indiana Thoroughbred Alliance (ITA), a newly founded group dedicated to helping educate, inspire and support those interested in the Indiana horse racing industry, is proud to announce their first educational event. On Saturday, December 5, the ITA will present “Pedigree Research and Purposeful Pedigrees” with guest speaker, Robert Keck, Bloodstock Consultant at Kentucky’s Crestwood […]

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ITOBA Fall Mixed Sale Posts Positive Results, Texas Red Yearling Tops Sale
By November 4, 2020 Read More →

ITOBA Fall Mixed Sale Posts Positive Results, Texas Red Yearling Tops Sale

The ITOBA Fall Mixed Sale was held Saturday, October 31, and posted positive results despite the impact of COVID-19 forcing the sale to relocate from its traditional location at Indiana Grand Racing and Casino to nearby Smith Training Stables in Fountaintown, Indiana. A total of 69 horses went through the ring, with 66 selling for […]

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Grade 3 winner Cowboy Culture to Stand at Whitney Farms in Indiana
By October 20, 2020 Read More →

Grade 3 winner Cowboy Culture to Stand at Whitney Farms in Indiana

(from press release) Quality Road’s graded stakes-winning son Cowboy Culture enters stud in 2021 at Whitney Farms in Monrovia, Indiana. Undefeated in his first three starts for Repole Stable, Cowboy Culture won the historic Arlington Classic-G3 by a widening 5 3/4 lengths. A winner of six races from ages two to four, he retired sound […]

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Unbridled Express Leads Indiana Stallions in 2019
By October 9, 2020 Read More →

Unbridled Express Leads Indiana Stallions in 2019

Unbridled Express has honed the power of three in his breeding career, siring three stakes winners in the state of Indiana and hitting the top of the Indiana sire list after three years of being in the top 10 last year. The 16 year old gray son of Unbridled’s Song earned $117,696.80 in Indiana stallion […]

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Nearly 80 Head Consigned to ITOBA Fall Mixed Sale, Catalog Now Online
By October 5, 2020 Read More →

Nearly 80 Head Consigned to ITOBA Fall Mixed Sale, Catalog Now Online

The Indiana Thoroughbred Owner’s and Breeder’s Association is pleased to announce that the catalog for the ITOBA Fall Mixed Sale is now online with a total of 79 head, including 64 yearlings, one weanling, nine horses of racing age and five broodmares, all in foal. Normally held at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino, this auction […]

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American Racehorse to Resume Printing with Stallion Register Issue
By September 15, 2020 Read More →

American Racehorse to Resume Printing with Stallion Register Issue

American Racehorse is pleased to announce that it will resume printing with the 2021 Stallion Register issue, which will be distributed in December 2020. Plans are still being made to hopefully resume regular issues of the magazine in 2021. For more information about advertising in the Stallion Register, click here. The advertising deadline for the […]

Harrah’s Hoosier Park and Indiana Grand Donate $50,000 to IMPD Mounted Patrol Unit
By August 31, 2020 Read More →

Harrah’s Hoosier Park and Indiana Grand Donate $50,000 to IMPD Mounted Patrol Unit

Officials from Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino and Indiana Grand Racing & Casino presented the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department’s Mounted Patrol Unit a $50,000 contribution to aid a capital fund for a new equine facility. Following today’s donation, the unit has raised nearly $200,000 towards a goal of $1 million. The presentation took place […]

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Wiseman transitions from show jumping to race riding  at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino
By August 18, 2020 Read More →

Wiseman transitions from show jumping to race riding at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino

Horses have always been part of his life. It was just a matter of time before apprentice jockey Isaiah Wiseman got his start in the Thoroughbred industry, a plan he had from a young age. “My dad (Jason Wiseman) is a farrier and I was born in Lexington (Kentucky), so I was raised around the […]

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