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R Star Stallions Announces Complimentary Stud Fees for Indiana Stallions Taprize and What Now
By April 15, 2020 Read More →

R Star Stallions Announces Complimentary Stud Fees for Indiana Stallions Taprize and What Now

Taprize and What Now, who both stand in Indiana at R Star Stallions, are joining the movement complementing stud fees for contracts of 2019 and 2020. “As breeders, we understand the investment involved,” said Leigh Ann Hopper, who operates R Star with husband Kerry. “We are working to offer our breeders the very best opportunities, […]

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American Racehorse to Pause Publication of Print Magazine Due to COVID-19

American Racehorse to Pause Publication of Print Magazine Due to COVID-19

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, American Racehorse is pausing the publication of its print magazine. We hope to resume printing in the near future and look forward to reporting on the return of racing in the region. In the meantime, we will continue to provide coverage on our website and social media. Our next […]

Purse Increase Reflected in First Condition Book for Indiana Grand Meet

Purse Increase Reflected in First Condition Book for Indiana Grand Meet

Indiana Grand Racing & Casino will kick off its 18th season of Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing Tuesday, April 14 and the action just got a little sweeter for the participants. The first condition book is now available and reflects a significant purse increase. Thoroughbred purses have received an eight percent increase for all open […]

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2020 Indiana Thoroughbred Program Eyes Growth of More Than $2.4 Million

2020 Indiana Thoroughbred Program Eyes Growth of More Than $2.4 Million

Thanks to Indiana General Assembly approval last year, Indiana racinos introduced table games as an option for players in January. Because of this action, new revenue from this wagering has allowed the Indiana Thoroughbred Breed Development Advisory Committee to craft a 2020 racing program rewarding more breeders with more races and more money. The 2020 […]

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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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