• High Noon Rider wins the Better Talk Now as the longest shot on the board.Posted 3 hours ago
  • It's all Stellar Wind in Del Mar's Torrey Pines.Posted 1 day ago
  • Lady Shipman both Smart and Fancy in winning another one at the Spa.Posted 1 day ago
  • Keen Ice shocks American Pharoah in the Travers.Posted 2 days ago
  • Flintshire flaunts his class in the Grade 1 Sword Dancer.Posted 2 days ago
  • Nothing but a walk in the park for Private Zone in the Grade 1 Forego.Posted 2 days ago
  • Runhappy runs them off their feet in the Grade 1 King's Bishop.Posted 2 days ago
  • Unbridled Forever storms to victory in the Grade 1 Ballerina.Posted 2 days ago
  • Sheer Drama makes her claim as the East's best mare with a Personal Ensign win.Posted 2 days ago
  • Lubash runs by King Kreesa to score in the West Point.Posted 3 days ago
HRN Original Blog:
Hoosier State of Mind
Posted Saturday, August 15, 2015
The 26th running of the $700,000 Beverly D. would add another chapter of controversy to Arlington Million day history.
Posted Monday, August 10, 2015
Son of a Nut is quickly making noise in the Hoosier State. The 3 year old son of Unbridled Express is undefeated in 4 starts at Indiana Grand Race Course. The Greenhill homebred has passed every test trainer Jeff Greenhill has thrown at him in his 4 starts. His biggest test will be Wednesday in the $150,000 Governor's Stake at Indiana Grand.
Posted Sunday, July 19, 2015
Tiz Shea D gave a strong performance in taking the Indiana Derby by 1 1/4 lengths over Ohio Derby winner Mr. Z and Divining Rod.
Posted Friday, July 17, 2015
Mr. Z headlines the 21st running of the $500,000 Indiana Derby (G2).
Posted Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Indiana Grand is raising the stakes for the Indiana Derby Festival. Thursday begins a great weekend of stakes racing and activities that culminate with the 21st running of the $500,000 added (G2) Indiana Derby.
Posted Sunday, June 14, 2015
Saturday at Churchill Downs fans flocked to the twin spires to get a glimpse of the Triple Crown Champion American Pharoah, and for moments and memories that will last forever.
Posted Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Son of a Nut and Nevertoomanykisses showed grit and determination in scoring in the $85,000 Sagamore Sired Stakes and the $85,000 Swiftly Sired Fillies Stakes at Indiana Grand on Wednesday night.
Posted Saturday, March 21, 2015
The $150,000 Bourbonette Oaks (G3) was a coming out party for the Pin Oak Stud homebred, Don’t Leave Me.
Posted Friday, October 03, 2014
Watch as Hoosier State of Mind teams up with Indiana Grand's own Rachel Asbury along with expert handicappers, Erik Fannin and Roger Browning as we guide you through handicapping the three major stakes races at Indiana Grand on Saturday
Posted Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Saginaw's legacy lives on through the Saginaw Paddock at Old Friends Retirement Facility.
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Meet Scott Dick 















My journey into the sport of kings has been different than most. I do not boast a royal pedigree, and in fact, before my interest in horse racing, my family thought the Kentucky Derby was the only race of the year! I'm the son of a minor league baseball player and a homemaker, which doesn't exactly scream grade I winner.

My passion for the sport started about 8 years ago.I was watching as Funny Cide was making his triple crown run. The “Gutsy Gelding” had my eyes glued to the television with each of his triple crown races. After watching Funny Cide on TV. I decided to make a trip down to our local track, Indiana Downs.This would be an experience that would change my life.

I looked over the program, while having no idea what I was doing,I decided to put my 5 dollars on a horse named Apollonea. As the gates broke and the announcer began his race call, I heard the words Apollonea to the lead. My excitement grew as I watched my horse lead all the way around the track, eventually drawing to win by an easy five lengths. Apollonea paid 58.00 to win, I was hooked from that point on.

For the past 8 years my life has been horse racing.  I've tried to educate myself on every aspect of the sport and learn about it's past. The incredible run of the Super Filly Rachel Alexandra would also change my life. It was my intense passion and love for Rachel that would bring me to meet some of the greatest  people in the world. I owe a lot to Rachel and this sport for introducing me to such wonderful people.

I want this blog to show that Indiana Racing stacks up with any track, anywhere! It will also show what great value can be found in Indiana for the bettors, and not to mention, the incredible purses for the owners and trainers.

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