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HOOSIER PARK PICKS FREE Hoosier Park PICKS Here you will find our free Hoosier Park tips when the track is running live. Please check back on live racing dates. We offer one entire free tipsheet for a random track each day. The Indiana Horse Racing Commission has licensing offices at Indiana Grand (Shelbyville, IN) and Hoosier Park (Anderson, IN). These offices are staffed year round, but public office hours vary by season. You may apply for or renew your license online! If you have been licensed in Indiana in past years, PLEASE have your license number available.

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Located in Anderson, Indiana, Hoosier Park is a racetrack that caters to the needs of both thoroughbred and standardbred racing. A relatively new track, Hoosier Park was opened on 1 September 1994 after a few years of planning and organising, as well as roughly $13 million dollars which was spent on construction. Hoosier park was opened to a crowd of 7,633 in the middle of the standardbred racing season.

Hoosier Park is owned and operated by Churchill Downs Incorporated. When the idea of building the track was initially proposed, there were fears that there would not be enough interest in racing in the area to recover costs. This, combined with disputes with the Indiana racing authorities, made the establishment and construction of Hoosier Park a lengthy business. However, despite fears, the track has proved to be immensely popular – so popular in fact, that there are plans for expansion.

The racetrack itself is a 7/8-mile dirt oval that is very straightforward and simplistic in design. There is no turf course available at present though if support increases, this could definitely be a feature in the future. The first Indiana Derby was run on the track in 1995 and the track has hosted several thoroughbred stakes every year since. These include The City of Anderson Stakes, the Richmond Stakes, The Indiana Breeder’s Cup Oaks, the Indiana Derby, The Merrillville Stakes, the Indiana Futurity, the Indiana Stallion Stakes for fillies and the Indiana Stallion Stakes.

Thus far the Hoosier Park has certainly proved to be a popular addition to the horse racing fraternity. It is a popular destination for gamblers; a popular track amongst jockeys and is especially great for young horses. However, the track is still young and it has a long journey ahead to catch up to some of the legendary tracks that are currently in existence.

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The Indiana Horse Racing Commission has licensing offices at Indiana Grand (Shelbyville, IN) and Hoosier Park (Anderson, IN). These offices are staffed year round, but public office hours vary by season.

You may apply for or renew your license online! If you have been licensed in Indiana in past years, PLEASE have your license number available. If you don’t know your number, please contact one of the licensing offices to find it. 21 + 3 blackjack rules. Once your account is set and verified, simply follow the steps for applying online. At the end of the online process you will have the option to pay at that time or pay later. By clicking “submit”, your information will be forwarded to the licensing office, however, license review and processing will only begin once payment has been made. Once the review process has been completed and your license has been issued, we will e-mail you a receipt (if no photo is on file) or we will mail you a receipt and an ID badge utilizing the photo already on file for you.

If you prefer, paper applications are available here or by calling our office to request one be mailed to you. Once you have completed the correct application, office staff will review it to assure that it is complete and ready for review by commission officials.

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Indiana requires every licensee be fingerprinted. During a review of your application, officials will determine your fingerprint status and contact you if you need to submit fingerprints. Upon payment (licensing offices accept cash, money orders or major credit cards) of your application, it will be submitted for review and approval. Once your license has been approved and issued, you’re eligible to have a photo taken and a photo ID badge will be created. You may use this badge to access the backside of the racetrack you are racing at.

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Please note: The Indiana Horse Racing Commission does NOT offer temporary licenses.

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Keep in mind you may enter a horse prior to being licensed; however, an application (using either the online or paper process) must be submitted and approved prior to first post of the day your horse is racing. If your application does not include payment or is incomplete, your application will be put on hold until the necessary information is received. To ensure this doesn’t happen, please be sure to review all sections of the application prior to submission.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our licensing process, please let us know. We value your feedback and hope to be able to utilize your input to make your licensing experience as quick and effortless as possible. Please e-mail us at [email protected] .

Standardbred Qualifying Races: Please note that track rules require all Drivers and Trainers be licensed prior to qualifying your horse. Contact the licensing office to make arrangements to apply prior to your qualifying race if you will not be at the track before your qualifying race. Once the race meet begins, the licensing office will not be open prior to qualifying races. Please reference our public office hours for assistance.