Indiana Racing

Breakway Farm to Host Virtual Tour Tuesday

Located in Central Indiana, Breakway Farm is offering a virtual farm tour and stallion showcase on its Facebook page Tuesday starting at 12 p.m. EDT. In operation since 1995, Breakway Farm is the home to some of Indiana's top stallions and is presenting two new stallions, Calculator and Charming Kitten, to potential breeders. Calculator (In Summation--Back To Basics, by Alphabet Soup) was the winner of the GIII Sham S. at Santa Anita in 2015 and Grade I placed and retired with lifetime earnings of more than $694,000. "Calculator is a...

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Indiana Racing Commission Approves Transfer in Ownership of Tracks

The Indiana Horse Racing Commission (IHRC) approved the transfer in ownership of Caesar's Entertainment Corporation and its direct and indirect subsidiaries to Eldorado Resorts Inc. during a meeting at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in Shelbyville July 13. The meeting concluded with the Commission's conditional approval of the ownership transfer which includes Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing and Casino, Indiana Grand Racing & Casino and all Winner's Circle Off-Track Betting facilities. "While we appreciate everyone's trust in the Commission's ability to maintain Indiana's high caliber racing program, we recognize the relationship...

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Indiana Horse Racing Commission Outlines Key Dates for Reopening of State’s Tracks

Fitting into a five-phase reopening plan for the state of Indiana outlined by its governor, the Indiana Horse Racing Commission has announced four major dates to pay attention to for the reopening of the state's racetracks. The dates are as follows: May 11--Essential travel restrictions are lifted (local non-essential travel allowed). Horses currently located in Indiana will be allowed to begin moving onto the backside of both racetracks. This applies only to those trainers with horses currently located in-state. Please contact Harrah's Hoosier Park or Indiana Grand's racing office to...

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Indiana Grand, Hoosier Park Closing for 14 Days

Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino, Indiana Grand Racing & Casino and Winner's Circle Race, Sports, Pub locations in Downtown Indianapolis, New Haven and Clarksville, Indiana will be closing for at least 14 days beginning at 6:00 a.m. Monday. parent company Caesars Entertainment announced. The Indiana Gaming and Indiana Horse Racing Commissions also announced that all licensed gaming and racing operations in Indiana will close at 6:00 a.m. Monday. "There have been no reported cases of COVID-19 at Caesars Entertainment's Indiana gaming and racing properties to date. This decision is...

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Indiana Grand to Honor Late VP Schuster During 2020 Meet

The 18th season of Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing at Indiana Grand will begin Tuesday, Apr. 14, but for the first time in the history of the track, one person will be noticeably missing. Jon Schuster, longtime vice president and general manager, passed away in late 2019 and Indiana Grand will hold several tributes to him when racing resumes. "Jon was such an integral part of the progress of Indiana Grand dating back to the very first season," said Mike Rich, senior vice president and general manager. "He was very...

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