Indiana Grand

Indiana Grand Set To Race April Through November In 2018

The Indiana Horse Racing Commission approved Indiana Grand’s 2018 racing dates during their regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 6. Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing will be held beginning Tuesday, April 17 through Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. The 120-day season will provide live racing Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday with first post set at 2:05 […]

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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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Undefeated Gladyousawme Scores In Louisiana Legacy At Delta

Delta Downs closed out its fifth week of racing on Saturday night with the $150,000 Louisiana Legacy serving as the featured event. The one-mile test for 2-year-old Louisiana-breds was taken by Klein Racing’s Gladyousawme, who pushed his brief record to three wins in as many starts while taking his stakes debut under jockey Roberto Morales. After breaking […]

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Caesars Entertainment Acquires Centaur Properties Indiana Grand, Hoosier Park For $1.7 Billion

Caesars Entertainment Corporation today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Centaur Holdings, LLC for $1.7 billion in cash, including $1.625 billion at closing and $75 million in deferred consideration. As a result of the transaction, Caesars will add Hoosier Park Racing and Casino in Anderson, Ind.,, and the Indiana Grand Racing […]

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Indiana Grand: Jockey Katie Clawson Wins Juan Saez Leading Apprentice Award

Apprentice Jockey Katie Clawson came out of the gate strong at the beginning of the 2017 season and was atop the standings for the majority of the 2017 racing season. The 20-year-old from Brazil, Ind. announced her retirement from riding in late September and completed the meet with 71 wins, which not only earned her […]

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Pedroza Bests Parker By One To Be Crowned Top Rider At Indiana Grand

It came down to the final afternoon of racing to determine a winner, but Marcelino Pedroza had a strong showing once again, turning in a riding double and capturing his first leading jockey title at Indiana Grand. The 24-year-old second generation jockey from Panama topped the standings with 109 wins for the year, just one […]

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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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Jockey Torres Returns To Action A Winner At Indiana Grand

After a spill at Fair Grounds in late March that has left him sidelined recovering from injuries, Cisco Torres returned to the winner’s circle in his first day back in action Tuesday, Oct. 24. Torres, who was scheduled to make his return to riding Wednesday, was a late rider change aboard two horses in the first […]

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Former Saddle Bronc Rider Celebrates 2,000th Thoroughbred Training Victory

Indiana’s all-time leading trainer Gary Patrick recently hit a new milestone in his career, scoring his 2,000th win at JACK Thistledown Racino Saturday, Oct. 21 with Pure Justice. Indiana Grand Racing & Casino recognized Patrick and his wife, Cindy, during a special winner’s circle presentation at the track following the first race of the day Tuesday, […]

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Report: McMahon Suspended 30 Days After Positive Drug Test

According to Daily Racing Form, rider C.J. McMahon has been suspended 30 days by stewards at Indiana Grand after a drug test came back with levels of methamphetamine and THC. McMahon was tested at Indiana Grand on Sept. 26. His suspension began Oct. 10 and will run through Nov. 8. As a result of the test, […]

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