Indiana Derby

Barbados Native Will Saddle First Grade 1 Starter With Math Wizard In Pennsylvania Derby

Trainer Saffie Joseph Jr. visited Parx once as a fan. The third generation horseman, a native from Barbados, returned for the second time this week and will saddle Math Wizard in Saturday’s Grade 1, $1 million Pennsylvania Derby. The Kentucky-bred colt by Algorithms stretched his legs over the Parx main track Friday to get acclimated […]

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Pennsylvania Derby: Red-Hot Mr. Money ‘Certainly Ready To Run’

Allied Racing Stable’s multiple graded stakes winner Mr. Money continued his march toward next Saturday’s $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (GI) at Parx with a spirited two-minute lick early Friday morning at Churchill Downs. Trained by Bret Calhoun, Mr. Money will ride a four-race win streak into the Pennsylvania Derby – the marquee race at Parx […]

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Mr. Money Continues To Roll In West Virginia Derby

Allied Racing Stable’s Mr. Money had to deal with a loose horse when winning the G3 Indiana Derby last out, but he had no such challenges in Saturday’s G3 West Virginia Derby. Looking loaded for bear the whole way around the course, the 3-year-old son of Goldencents made short work of the field to win […]

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Mr. Money Negotiates Loose Horse En Route To Indiana Derby Victory

Allied Racing Stable’s Mr. Money endured an eventful trip in Saturday evening’s Grade 3 Indiana Derby, with jockey Gabriel Saez working out a clean trip despite a loose horse en route to a three-length victory. A 3-year-old son of Goldencents, Mr. Money has now won three graded stakes in a row for trainer Bret Calhoun. […]

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Outside Post ‘Not A Big Concern’ For Indiana Derby Favorite Mr. Money

Trainer Bret Calhoun admits he would feel worse about his 6-to-5 favorite Mr. Money breaking from the extreme outside in Saturday night’s $500,000, Grade 3 Indiana Derby had it not been for the colt’s last start. It wasn’t that Mr. Money had a challenging post to overcome in Churchill Downs’ Grade 3 Matt Winn Stakes […]

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Weekend Lineup: Saratoga Kickoff

The prestigious Saratoga meeting is underway earlier than ever and waste no time getting down to top-level business with the Grade 1 Diana Stakes taking place on Saturday. Arlington Million preview day is also on tap at Arlington International Racecourse while the Grade 2 Delaware Handicap boasts a field that includes Grade 1 winners Blue […]

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UAE Derby Runner-Up, ‘Road Warrior’ Gray Magician Bound For Indiana Derby

The two-hour ship from Churchill Downs to Indiana Grand for Saturday night’s $500,000 Indiana Derby should feel like a mere sprint to Gray Magician, runner-up in the $2.5 million UAE Derby in Dubai. After starting his career out in Southern California, the 3-year-old dark gun-metal gray trekked to Maryland and back, to Dubai and back […]

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Favored Mr. Money Has To Overcome Outside Post In Indiana Derby

The field is set for the 25th running of the Grade 3 $500,000-guaranteed Indiana Derby at Indiana Grand in Shelbyville, Ind., Saturday, July 13. Mr. Money, the talented 3-year-old son of Goldencents, has been tagged as the morning line favorite at odds of 6-5 despite the outside post 11 in the race. Mr. Money, owned […]

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‘Come-From-Behind’ Roiland Seeks Indiana Derby Upset

Tom Amoss — who tied for the 2018 Indiana Grand trainers title and won the crown outright in 2017 — tries to win the $500,000, Grade 2 Indiana Derby for the first time Saturday, sending out James and Mary Durlacher’s Roiland. The son of Successful Appeal is a deep closer whose biggest credential is his […]

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Mr. Money Using Indiana Derby As ‘Building’ Block For Bigger Stakes

Allied Racing’s Mr. Money, who off a pair of Grade 3 stakes victories at Churchill Downs stamped himself as one of the fastest and most-improved 3-year-olds in the country, is headed to Saturday night’s $500,000 Indiana Derby at Indiana Grand. Regular rider Gabriel Saez has the mount. Trainer Bret Calhoun had debated running Mr. Money, […]

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