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Two-Time Indiana Horse Of The Year Lady Fog Horn Retired

Two-time Indiana Horse of the Year Lady Fog Horn is retiring. The five-year-old homebred daughter of Zavata left Indiana Grand Tuesday, Oct. 31 to begin the next phase of her career in the brood mare ranks. Lady Fog Horn made her first start at Indiana Grand August 23, 2014 for Stuart Grant’s The Elkstone Group […]

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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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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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Jockeys Clawson, Parker To Challenge Indiana Pacers In ‘Kings Of The Court’

Jockeys Katie Clawson and DeShawn Parker know a thing or two about competing on the track. They will transpose that trait over to the basketball court Friday, July 14 for a special “Kings of the Court” competition with Lance Stephenson and Joe Young of the Indiana Pacers. The event is part of a special Indiana Derby eve […]

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Oaklawn: Apprentice Clawson Scores First Riding Double Friday

Apprentice jockey Katie Clawson had her first career riding double Friday, winning the first race aboard Fireupthejet ($14.20) for trainer Randy Morse and the fifth race aboard Goingtogive’emhale ($36.20) for trainer James Victor Hale. “It was something I was shooting for,” Clawson said Saturday morning. Clawson, 20, worked as exercise rider for trainer Kellyn Gorder […]

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Clawson Moves Tack To Oaklawn, Eye On 2017 Eclipse Awards

Among Katie Clawson’s goals in 2017 is to win enough races to be in the conversation for an Eclipse Award as the country’s champion apprentice jockey. That journey for Clawson, 19, is scheduled to begin at Oaklawn, where she will ride for the first time during the 57-day meeting that opens Jan. 13.  A native […]

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Apprentice Katie Clawson Getting New View Of Keeneland

Thanks to her time spent as an exercise rider, Katie Clawson certainly knows her way around Keeneland. She received a different view of the track last Saturday when she rode in a race here for the first time, finishing fourth aboard The Farm on 4’s homebred stakes winner Whateverybodywants in the third race. “It was […]

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‘It’s Worth It:’ Apprentice Clawson Finds Success In The Saddle After Broken Neck

Katie Clawson, who began her career as a jockey toward the end of Churchill Downs meet, gained her third victory, guiding Ronald Gasaway’s Total Immersion to victory in Sunday’s second race for $4,000 claimers. Total Immersion also gave Kellyn Gorder his 400th win as a trainer. “He was game. He did everything,” Clawson told Gorder […]

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Katie Clawson Relishes ‘Amazing’ First Riding Victory

Churchill Downs’ G.H. MUMM Winner’s Circle was greeted with a new face when 19-year-old jockey Katie Clawson guided Street Thunder, owned by Tom Grether Farms and trained by Kellyn Gorder, to a victory in Friday’s fifth race for the first victory of her career. Clawson, a 10-pound bug from Brazil, Ind., has kicked off her […]

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