Indiana Horse Racing Commission

Indiana Racing Commission Annual Report Shows License, Standardbred Foal Growth In 2017

Highlighting what has most likely been the most successful year for Indiana horse racing, the Indiana Horse Racing Commission (IHRC) has released its 2017 Annual Report. The report highlights the growth in licenses issued in the state of Indiana to more than 11,550, which is reflective of a steady increase in program participants in all […]

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Ownership Transfer Of Indiana Racetracks, OTBs Approved By Racing Commission

The Indiana Horse Racing Commission (IHRC) met on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, for a hearing to approve the transfer of ownership of the assets of Centaur Gaming to Caesars Entertainment. The commission approved the petition of the transfer of ownership of Hoosier Park Racing and Casino, Indiana Grand Racing & Casino and all Winner’s Circle […]

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Bucchero Named Indiana Horse Of The Year; Lauers And Swifty Farm Honored

The year 2017 was a good one for the Indiana Horse Racing Commission (IHRC) and the Indiana Thoroughbred Breed Development Program (ITBDP), as Indiana-breds graced the national stage and brought more awareness to the growth of the regional program. The three year-end award winners announced during the Indiana Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association’s annual banquet […]

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Fractional Ownership Seminar Scheduled For April 15 At Indiana Grand

The Indiana Horse Racing Commission (IHRC) is proud to announce their second seminar for 2018. On April 15, IHRC invites anyone interested in learning how they can get into horse racing, at a fraction of the cost, to a free fractional ownership seminar to be held at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in Shelbyville. The […]

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Commentary: Expect ‘Significant Upgrades’ After Caesars Purchase Of Centaur Properties

Earlier this week, Caesars Entertainment announced its plan to purchase Centaur Gaming, encapsulating both the Indiana Grand and Hoosier Park racinos in the state of Indiana. According to The Herald Bulletin, industry analysts expect to see positive changes in the two properties, provided that the Indiana Gaming Commission and Indiana Horse Racing Commission approve the deal. […]

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Indiana Breeding Shows Double-Digit Increases In Stallions, Mares Bred In 2017

When the Jockey Club released its report on mares bred in 2017, Indiana stood out as the state with the largest increase in mares bred and stallions standing in the state in the top 10. The numbers released in the October 25 press release were based on Reports of Mares Bred (RMB) received through October […]

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Indiana Thoroughbred Breed Development Program Deadlines Approaching

As the leaves start to change color in the Hoosier Heartland, it’s a reminder to all Thoroughbred owners and breeders looking to participate in one of the most lucrative regional breeding programs to get in their Indiana registration applications. Deadlines are fast approaching for the Indiana Thoroughbred Breed Development Program. Stallion owners looking to cash […]

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Licensing Issue Prompts Navarro Horse To Be Scratched From Indiana Grand Stakes

Loooch Racing Stables’ Duchess of Duke will be scratched from the $100,000 Merrillville Stakes at Indiana Grand on Wednesday because the Indiana Horse Racing Commission will not immediately license the horse’s trainer, Jorge Navarro, in the wake of the recent ruling against him in New Jersey for “conduct detrimental to racing.” Navarro and Randal Gindi […]

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Former Leading Rider At Ellis Park Suspended In Indiana For Alleged Possession of Electrical Device

Jockey Didiel Osorio has been summarily suspended by Indiana Horse Racing Commission stewards after allegedly being in possession of an illegal electrical device following the fifth race at Indiana Grand on Thursday. Osorio rode the winner, 7-10 favorite Deep Explorer, owned by Jeff Allen, Michael Thomas and Donald Habeeb and trained by Habeeb. According to […]

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