Daddy Justice secures win in Paul Tinkle ITOBA Stallion Season Colts & Geldings Stake at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino
Show Me Indy takes center stage in ITOBA Stallion Season Fillies at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino
Daddy Justice was the horse selected by the bettors to win the second running of the $75,000-added Paul Tinkle ITOBA Stallion Season Colts and Geldings Stake Wednesday, Aug. 26 and he didn’t disappoint. The three-year-old son of Lantana Mob turned away his opponents in the stretch to win by one and three-quarter lengths with 2015 Leading Jockey Albin Jimenez aboard. Read more
Show Me Indy took center stage in the second running of the $75,000 ITOBA Stallion Season Fillies Stakes Wednesday, Aug. 26. The three-year-old filly, one of the favorites in the race, made her second time around two turns a winning effort for Albin Jimenez, 2015 leading jockey at Indiana Grand. Read more
Amongst the many great stallion seasons that were available for auction, there were also donation opportunities listed, one for the PDJF, another for, our own Oriana Rossi. ITOBA has committed to matching the first $1,000 collected for each cause. We hope that you will join with us aiding our fallen athletes. Scroll down to donate today via secure PayPal link.
Donation Opportunities Still Available
Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF) - a public charity that provides financial assistance to some 60 former jockeys who have suffered catastrophic on-track injuries.
ITOBA, in conjunction with Indiana Grand, will present the PDJF with a check during the 2016 Jockeys and Jeans event at Gulfstream Park on February 28.
Oriana Rossi -
Oriana Rossi is the all-time winning female jockey at Indiana Grand, ranked 16th on the list with 103 wins and more than $2.3 million in earnings. She has 292 career wins with more than $5 million in purse earnings recorded during her career.
Oriana was injured on July 22, 2015 when the horse she was riding fell over a fallen horse and sent her flying to the ground.
IHRC Announces Program Improvements Effective for the 2016 Season
Indiana’s Thoroughbred Industry- Now is the Time to Invest
With the 2016 breeding season underway and the race meet quickly approaching, now is the time to get involved in Indiana’s Thoroughbred horse racing industry, specifically Indiana’s Thoroughbred Breed Development Program. During 2015, over $15.6 million was distributed to owners, breeders and stallion owners participating in the program. Due to legislative action taken last year, the program will offer even more for 2016. - Read More
Indiana Grand Releases 2016 Stakes Calendar
SHELBYVILLE, Ind.; – Feb. 25, 2016 – A total of 36 Thoroughbred stakes races valued at more than $4.4 million will be featured during the 2016 racing season at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino. The season, which gets underway Tuesday, April 19, will be highlighted by the 22nd running of the Grade II $500,000-added Indiana Derby slated for Saturday, July 16. - Read More