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Indian Maid

Indian Maid
Sire Rinaldo
Dam Bold Verse
Grandsire Challenger
Damsire Bold And Bad
Gender Mare
Foaled 1956
Country United States
Color Bay
Breeder Elmer Heubeck, Jr.
Owner Mary D. Keim
Trainer Howard C. Hoffman
Record 66: 24-15-10
Earnings US$303,457
Indian Maid is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Bold Verse by Rinaldo. She was born around 1956 in the United States, and was bred by Elmer Heubeck, Jr..
Major wins
Florida Breeders' Futurity (1958)
Hawthorne Juvenile Handicap (1958)
Land of Lincoln Stakes (1958)
Falls City Handicap (1959, 1960, 1961)
Yo Tambien Handicap (1959, 1960)
Beverly Handicap (1960)
Modesty Handicap (1960, 1961)
Columbiana Handicap (1961)
Indian Maid Handicap at Hawthorne Race Course
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Indian Maid (foaled 1956 in Florida) was an American Thoroughbred filly racehorse who won three consecutive editions of the Falls City Handicap at Churchill Downs.

Owned by former pioneering female trainer Mary Keim of Evanston, Illinois, as a two-year-old Indian Maid's 1958 wins included the Florida Breeders' Futurity, then in Chicago, the Land of Lincoln Stakes and the Hawthorne Juvenile Handicap in which she defeated colts. [1]

At age three, Indian Maid won the first of her three straight Falls City Handicaps and the first of two consecutive Yo Tambien Handicaps at Hawthorne Race Course. In 1960, the four-year-old mare had her best year, winning four important stakes and finishing second to Royal Native in the balloting for American Champion Older Female Horse honors.

Indian Maid returned to race at age five in 1961. In February she won the Columbiana Handicap at Florida's Hialeah Park Race Track then in March her third consecutive Falls City Handicap in Kentucky. She won her second straight Modesty Handicap at Chicago's Washington Park Race Track and even though had given away between nine and twenty pounds to her rivals, the June 3rd issue of the Chicago Daily Tribune still pointed out that Indian Maid "only too often, has frightened away potential challengers in major races." [2]

Retired to broodmare duty, Indian Maid was bred to prominent stallions such as Nashua and Bald Eagle. Of her ten foals, the most successful runner was Mr. Pow Wow, sired by Round Table.



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