Indiana Grand

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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Indiana Grand Diaries: Far More Than A Fraction

Several racetracks around the country have started fractional ownership clubs, which offer people shares of a racehorse at a low, fixed cost without the liability of full ownership. The idea is to give fans a taste of the ownership experience. Indiana Grand launched a new fractional ownership group this year called Grand Gesture Stable, and […]

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Indiana Grand, Hoosier Park Sponsor Fundraising Campaign For Animal Disaster Relief

At the beginning of September, Centaur Gaming hosted a weeklong fundraising campaign in support of disaster relief efforts for pets and animals affected by Hurricane Harvey. Over the course of the week, guests at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino and Indiana Grand Racing & Casino donated a total of $24,890 to be split between the […]

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Apprentice Clawson ‘Happy With Less Of A Spotlight,’ Concludes Riding Career

At one point this summer the leading jockey at Indiana Grand, apprentice Katie Clawson has decided not to continue pursuing her riding career. According to drf.com, Clawson recently suffered a head injury during morning training hours, and has only ridden one race since the incident. The 20-year-old insists she is not disappointed by the decision, because […]

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Pompell Rides 2500th Winner Friday At Indiana Grand

It didn’t take long for Tommy Pompell to secure his 2,500th trip to the winner’s circle. Pompell came into the Friday card at Indiana Grand just one win away from the milestone and easily defeated the field of nine aboard Tornada in the second race of the day. Owned by Clabar Mor Stable LLC and Haran […]

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Jockey, Valet, And A Whole Lot More: Rechy Defines Hard Work At Indiana Grand

Within the horse racing industry, it isn’t uncommon for one person to have several jobs within the industry simultaneously. But one special individual takes that concept to a whole new level. Jockey Ramon Rechy’s alarm goes off without fail at 4:30 a.m. One of his first duties is taking his seven-month-old daughter, Alejandra, to daycare. After that, […]

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Indiana Grand Cancels Tuesday Races Due To ‘Unsafe Track Conditions’

After horses for the first race on the Tuesday card at Indiana Grand left the paddock over a track rated “sloppy,” jockeys met and decided not to ride because of track conditions, according to paddock analyst Nancy Ury-Holthus’ Twitter account. The nine-race card was summarily cancelled. Weather forecasts for the remainder of Tuesday afternoon called […]

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Jockey Club Steward Encourages New York Gaming Commission To Reconsider Accepting Navarro Entries

On Thursday, drf.com reported that embattled trainer Jorge Navarro would be allowed to run horses at New York Racing Association racetracks, despite having been told by stewards in Indiana and by Laurel Park management in Maryland he could not presently run horses in those states. In addition, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission said it would require […]

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Indiana’s Paulus ‘Tireless’ In Rehoming Off-Track Thoroughbreds

There are so many important factors involved in the care of a Thoroughbred, too many to count. But one that many people don’t take into consideration is providing a secure home for them after their racing career is over. Fortunately for those at Indiana Grand, there is a special person that many count on to […]

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Skychai, Sand Dollar Sent Out ‘Special’ Homebred Tres Equis In Saturday’s Iroquois

Dr. Harvey Diamond’s Skychai Racing and David Koenig’s Sand Dollar Stable are familiar with the “Road to the Kentucky Derby” process, most recently supplementing Fast and Accurate to Kentucky Derby 143 after his Spiral Stakes (Grade III) victory. But the Louisville-based stable has a new rooting interest this year with homebred Tres Equis in Saturday’s […]

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