Indiana Derby

Axelrod Flies Late To Nail Photo In Indiana Derby

For the second year in a row, a Southern California shipper will be taking home the trophy for the G3 Indiana Derby. Slam Dunk Racing’s Axelrod came flying down the center of the track in the final eighth of a mile of the $500,000 contest, just getting his nose down first at the wire. Florent […]

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Indiana Grand Turf Course Named In Honor Of Centaur’s Rod Ratcliff

The racing program for the 24th running of the Indiana Derby, Indiana’s richest horse race, was kicked off by an official welcome from Rod Ratcliff, chairman and CEO of Centaur Gaming and Jim Brown, president and COO of Centaur Gaming after the first race. A surprise presentation was made to Ratcliff as Indiana Grand’s seven-eighths […]

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Weekend Lineup: Indiana Derby, Delaware ‘Cap

The G2 Delaware Handicap and G3 Indiana Derby are the highlights of this Saturday’s graded stakes action in the United States. Dual Grade 1 winner Elate will make her 4-year-old debut in the $750,000 Delaware ‘Cap, taking on a well-matched field of eight other fillies and mares over 1 1/4 miles. The biggest threats are […]

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‘He’s Going To Become Special’: Albarado High On King Zachary For Indiana Derby

When Robby Albarado suffered a broken ankle in a gate mishap two weeks before last year’s Kentucky Derby, the jockey said that horse owner Tom Conway sent a text telling him not to worry, that “your Derby horse is in Dale’s barn.” Conway, a Louisville attorney, was referring to the 2018 Derby, trainer Dale Romans […]

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Paulick Report 7/12 News Minute Presented By Woodbine Racetrack

Stay up-to-date with the latest happenings in the world of horse racing with the Paulick Report News Minute. In today’s edition, some news from New Jersey on the initial revenue numbers from sports betting at Monmouth Park. Plus, the humorous name origin of an Indiana Derby contender whose connections are looking for a repeat in […]

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O’Neill Chases Back-To-Back Indiana Derby Victories With Blame The Rider

Doug O’Neill will try to keep up his lofty stats in graded stakes at Indiana Grand. The California-based trainer had never run a horse here when he finished a close second in last year’s Indiana Oaks with Mopotism and immediately afterward won the Indiana Derby with Irap. Now the two-time Kentucky Derby-winning trainer is back […]

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California Invaders Try To Knock Off King Zachary In Indiana Derby

A field of nine has been drawn for the 24th running of the Grade III $500,000-guaranteed Indiana Derby Saturday at Indiana Grand. The race, slated as the ninth on the 10-race card, will have an estimated post time of 9:48 p.m. ET. The first race post is 5:30 p.m. King Zachary comes into the race off […]

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Paulick Report 7/11 News Minute Presented By Woodbine Racetrack

Catch up on the latest happenings in Thoroughbred racing with the Paulick Report News Minute. In today’s edition, post positions were drawn for the $500,000 Indiana Derby, a Grade 3 event that is one of six stakes on Saturday’s big night at Indiana Grand. Plus, sports betting news involving FanDuel, which says it has major […]

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Conway, Romans Carry High Hopes For Indiana Derby Favorite King Zachary

Trainer Dale Romans long has said that King Zachary is as good as any 3-year-old in his large Churchill Downs-based stable. Owner Tom Conway has been talking up his homebred son of two-time Horse of the Year Curlin long before King Zachary ever ran. Now King Zachary takes another step toward backing up their beliefs […]

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$500,000 Indiana Derby Attracts 47 Nominees; Pair From O’Neill Barn, Five From Baffert

The Grade III $500,000-guaranteed Indiana Derby, presented by Miller Lite, has drawn nominations from 47 3-year-old colts and geldings. Indiana’s richest horse race will be the featured event Saturday, July 14, among six stakes races on the evening card totaling more than $1.1 million. Heading the list of nominations is a pair of horses from […]

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