Joseph the Catfish

Peterman, Rescuer of Joseph the Catfish, Named Indiana Grand Starter

Steve Peterman has joined the team at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino as starter. Peterman brings in more than 27 years of experience in his field and has already begun his position as the track’s official starter effective July 10. Peterman replaces John Jamison, who left late in July to become the track superintendent at […]

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‘Follow That Horse!’ Details Emerge About Turfway Horse’s Escape

A maiden runner’s unscheduled detour made headlines on Sunday when he apparently escaped the Turfway Park track and went running through the streets of Florence, Kentucky. Officials say the horse, Joseph the Catfish, who was making his first start, has only one eye, which may explain his visibly stressed demeanor before and during the race. The […]

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Horse Leaps Barrier at Turfway Park, Heads for Highway

First time starter Joseph the Catfish evidently decided racing was not for him during Turfway Park’s tenth race on Saturday. After getting a poor start, officials say the 3-year-old son of Mineshaft went wide and settled at the back of the pack, appearing green and nervous. Entering the final turn, the Joseph the Catfish took rider […]

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