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  • Twisted Tom (7-10) scores a hard-earned win in the New York Derby.Posted 44 minutes ago
  • Proctor's Ledge (6-1), with first-time Lasix, rolls on the turf in the Lake George.Posted 23 hours ago
  • Dream It Is (4-1) romps in the Grade 3 Schuylerville at Saratoga.Posted 23 hours ago
  • Indycott (7-5) wins the opener, as they're off at Saratoga!Posted 1 day ago
  • Bowies Hero (3-1) much the best in the Oceanside Stakes on opening day at Del Mar.Posted 2 days ago
  • Irap (7-5) romps home a big winner of the Indiana Derby.Posted 6 days ago
  • Eagle (5-2) rides the rail to victory in the Schaefer Memorial.Posted 6 days ago
  • West Coast (2-5) powers home nicely in the Los Alamitos Derby.Posted 6 days ago
  • Songbird (1-9) wins the Delaware Handicap by only a length.Posted 6 days ago
  • Disco Partner (7-5) runs away from his Forbidden Apple competition.Posted 6 days ago
Saratoga and Del Mar 2017
HRN Original Blog:
Hoosier State of Mind
Posted Thursday, April 13, 2017
This Saturday at Keeneland Race Course a group of stellar fillies and mares, led by Lady Eli will compete on the lawn in the $350,000 (G1) Jenny Wiley.
Posted Friday, March 24, 2017
Not to be outdone by their male counterparts the ladies will have their turn to shine in the $100,00 (G3) Bourbonette Oaks.
Posted Tuesday, November 01, 2016
Here are six reasons why Beholder will win the Breeders' Cup Distaff.
Posted Wednesday, September 07, 2016
On a beautiful late summer day in the Hoosier State, the stars of the sport invaded Shelbyville, Indiana to compete on the grass in a pair of $200,000 stakes races for three-year-olds at Indiana Grand.
Posted Wednesday, July 13, 2016
A star-studded full field of 12 will look to strut their stuff in the 22nd running of the $500,000 added (G2) Indiana Derby.
Posted Tuesday, July 12, 2016
When a racing fan hears the word "Derby" typically one thing comes to mind, the Kentucky Derby. The Kentucky Derby is the most prestigious and historical event in racing, quite simply it's legendary. Though the Indiana Derby has only been around since 1995, it has produced some exciting finishes and some legendary horses.
Posted Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Turfway Park is home to the $500,000 Spiral Stakes on Saturday, with 50 big Kentucky Derby points going to the winner, virtually ensuring the victor a spot in the Kentucky Derby.
Posted Saturday, October 31, 2015
The Breeders’ Cup is offering a $3,000,000 guarantee to its all stakes late pick 4. The late pick 4 that starts in race 8 includes the Breeders’ Cup Mile, the Breeders’ Cup Turf, the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, and the gem of them all the Breeders’ Cup Classic. There’s an old saying that goes “money talks and b.s. walks,” it is put up or shut up time and I’m ready to cash-in on this massive guaranteed pool.
Posted Wednesday, October 28, 2015
The Sprint is a race historically filled with early speed and this year’s field is no different with some seven horses showing early speed.
Posted Monday, October 26, 2015
Finding the Key” Finding the Key is a phrase I use quite often use in terms of my betting strategy for the Breeders’ Cup. Consider the “Key” your source to riches, your “Golden Ticket” to the Chocolate Factory you might say. The Key can also open the door to disappointment if it’s the wrong key. But either way my Breeders’ Cup success will be determined on how many “Keys” open the door to the Winner’s Circle.
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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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