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Trained by Tianna Richardville, who owns a farm in Shelbyville, Wildcard Prado won four straight races from mid-July to mid-September for Don and Vickie House.

Wildcard Prado was nothing less than spectacular this past season at Indiana Grand. The seven-year-old gelding led all Thoroughbred horses in wins with six trips to the winner’s circle.

Trained by Tianna Richardville, Wildcard Prado won four straight races from mid-July to mid-September for Don and Vickie House of House Thoroughbreds in Modoc, Ind. The couple has been raising and racing Thoroughbreds at their farm since 1989, but Wildcard Prado has been a standout for them. They raised him from a baby and have had him during his entire racing career.

“He’s such a wonderful horse,” said Vickie during the blanket presentation for Wildcard Prado. “He is very easy going and lets you pet him and kiss on him all the time. He just loves it.”

Wildcard Prado completed his campaign at Indiana Grand for the 2021 racing season with six wins in 12 starts and purse earnings of more than $75,000. The son of Fort Prado now has 12 career wins and boosted his career earnings mark to just under the $200,000 mark. Richardville, who owns a farm in Shelbyville, took over training duties for the gelding this season.

“He’s been a lot of fun this year,” added Richardville. “He peaked at the right time and really enjoys his job. He has to be the first out of the barn in the morning. He will nicker at you until he gets your attention. I want to thank the House’s for the opportunity to train him this year.”

The 20th season of Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing is set to resume Tuesday, April 19 and run through Wednesday, Nov. 23. Racing will be held Monday through Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. with Thursday racing beginning at 3:30 p.m. A total of 12 Saturday racing programs will be held in 2022.

For more information on events and racing, go to www.indianagrand.com.