A total of 37 Thoroughbred Stakes with purses in excess of a record $4.65 million will be offered during the upcoming 2020 racing season at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino. The schedule is headed by the Grade III $500,000-guaranteed Indiana Derby set for Saturday, July 11.
Indiana Derby Night will once again feature six total stakes leading up to the evening’s premier event, the 26th running of the Grade III Indiana Derby. Purses for the evening will topple over the $1.1 million mark. In addition to the Derby, the Grade III $200,000-guaranteed Indiana Oaks will be featured, and the Jonathan B. Schuster Memorial will be held, named in honor of the former vice president and general manager at Indiana Grand who passed away in late 2019. The $100,000 Listed stakes race was formerly known as the Warrior Veterans and will be contested over the turf course at one and one-sixteenth miles.