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 [...]

Oaklawn Veterans Face Off in Bayakoa Stakes

Farrell training at Churchill Downs - Coady Photography A couple of local veterans and an accomplished stakes winner from Dubai are among the seven fillies and mares set to face off in the $150,000 Bayakoa Stakes (gr. III) on Saturday at Oaklawn Park. The 8.5-furlong event is part of a series of filly and mare races at Oaklawn that continues with the March 17th Azeri Stakes (gr. II) and concludes with the prestigious $700,000 Apple Blossom Handicap (gr. I) [...]

California trio head east for Raven Run Stakes

Chalon wins the Jersey Stakes at Belmont Park June 11, 2017. Coglianese Photos. The Californian trio of Miss Sunset, Classy Tune, and Chalon head east to take on a good field of 3-year-old fillies headed by Tequilita in the seven-furlong Raven Run Stakes (G3) at Keeneland Oct. 21. California-bred Miss Sunset, from the Jeff Bonde stable, heads east for the first time. To date she’s had 10 starts for six wins, including five stakes races, the most recent [...]