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Handicapping: Grayson Grass Challenge Returns At Horseshoe Indianapolis

Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation and Horseshoe Indianapolis announced Wednesday that they will be partnering for the third consecutive year for the “Grayson Grass Challenge” to raise money for the foundation. The Grayson Grass Challenge is a five-week handicapping contest starting Tuesday, Aug. 2, whereby participants in the challenge submit selections on two specified races held […]

Extreme Heat: Horseshoe Indianapolis Moves Up Wednesday Post Time

Due to extreme heat forecast for Wednesday, July 20, Horseshoe Indianapolis in Shelbyville, Ind., will move it’s 11-race program to begin at 10:25 a.m. Approval was received for the post time move by the Indiana Horse Racing Commission Monday. The move will alleviate racing during the hottest part of the day Wednesday to assist with […]

Owner-Trainer Richard Finucane Celebrates Homebred Stakes Winner

Creative Credit, ridden by Tommy Pompell, earned her first career stakes win in the second running of the $100,000 Clarksville Stakes Wednesday, July 13, at Horseshoe Indianapolis. The duo covered the five-furlong turf race to set a new stakes record of :55.50 seconds. Pompell had Creative Credit ready to go as soon as the gates […]

Actuator Goes From Maiden Winner To Graded Stakes Winner In Indiana Derby

It was a big step up into stakes action for Actuator, and the 3-year-old colt handled it with ease, winning the 28th running of the $300,000 Indiana Derby (G3) Saturday at Horseshoe Indianapolis. Ridden by James Graham, the $2,200 yearling purchase is now a graded stakes winner for his connections during a new record handle […]

Actuator Can Justify O’Connor’s Faith In $2,200 Yearling In Indiana Derby

Gavin O’Connor, then working with the young Thoroughbreds at WinStar Farm, just had a feeling about a bay son of 2012 Kentucky Derby runner-up Bodemeister. He decided that after spending years working to identify diamonds in the rough for his bosses’ clients, maybe it was time he took a gamble on such a horse for […]

Nobody Listens Goes All The Way In Brickyard

Nobody Listens had everyone’s attention Wednesday, June 29, in the 26th running of the $100,000 Brickyard Stakes at Horseshoe Indianapolis. The flashy grey gelding, ridden by Joe Ramos, used a power move early and was on his way to his first career stakes win. The outside post 11 didn’t deter Nobody Listens a bit. The […]

Hungarian Princess Rules In Checkered Flag Stakes

Hungarian Princess and Sammy Bermudez rallied home to their second straight stakes victory Wednesday, June 29, in the 26th running of the $100,000 Checkered Flag Stakes at Horseshoe Indianapolis. The duo was unstoppable, winning by more than four lengths for the title. Hungarian Princess drew an inside post and broke from post two in the […]

Honey Red, 2021 ITOBA Fall Mixed Sale Topper, Breaks Maiden At Horseshoe Indianapolis

Honey Red, the all-time highest priced yearling sold at the 2021 Indiana Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (ITOBA) Fall Mixed Sale, is now a race winner. Honey Red was highly sought after in last year’s yearling sale in Indiana, bringing $48,000 through the sales ring. The impressive daughter from the first crop of Indiana’s richest […]

Mowins Continues Indiana Success In Hoosier Breeders Sophomore Stakes

Mowins was exceptional last year at two and was a two-time stakes winner. He proved he’s going to be just as tough as a 3-year-old with an impressive win in the 14th running of the $100,000 Hoosier Breeders Sophomore Stakes Wednesday, June 22 at Horseshoe Indianapolis. Veteran Jockey Jon Court was aboard Mowins for the […]

‘I Was Riding For My Dad’: DeShawn Parker Records 6,000th Career Win

Tuesday, June 21, will be a date that forever sticks with Jockey DeShawn Parker. He rallied home aboard For Mama to score his 6,000th career win, a feat that only 20 other jockeys have accomplished in the history of Thoroughbred racing. Parker started off his night two wins away from the milestone and connected with […]