Keying King Zachary in the Indiana Derby

King Zachary winning the Matt Winn Stakes (gr. III) - Coady Photography In the months following the conclusion of the Triple Crown, there are plenty of rich stakes races available for talented three-year-olds that might not be at the very top of the division. One of the best is the $500,000 Indiana Derby (gr. III) at Indiana Grand, which will be held for the 25th time on July 14th. Some very talented horses have won this race through the [...]

Indiana Derby Among Six Stakes Races on Saturday at Indiana Grand

King Zachary winning the Matt Winn Stakes (gr. III) - Coady Photography If the thought of a Saturday evening filled with quality, competitive horse racing sounds fun to you, then you’re in luck! The upcoming July 14th card at Indiana Grand includes six stakes races, two of them graded, and the racing action will continue until past 10:00 p.m. Eastern. Let’s take a quick look at the major races on the card…. Race 4: Mari Hulman George Stakes Seven [...]

Mask Seeks Rebound in Easy Goer Stakes

Mask winning the Mucho Macho Man Stakes - Photo by Kenny Martin/Coglianese Photography It might not offer the spotlight and prestige of the Belmont Stakes, but Saturday’s  $150,000 Easy Goer Stakes at Belmont Park is a pretty good consolation prize for three-year-olds that weren’t quite good enough to run in the “Test of Champions.” But that’s not to say that one of the eight entrants in the Easy Goer won’t enjoy a high level of success down the road. [...]