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2nd: Who's in Town

$70,000 MISS WOODFORD S, Monmouth Park, 7/20, f, 3, Speightstown—Who's Cozy, by Cozzene. O-Richard L. Golden, B-Sycamore Hall Farm LLC.

1st: BEN'S CAT

$200,000 PARX DASH H-G3, Parx Racing, 7/12, g, 8, Parker's Storm Cat—Twofox, by Thirty Eight Paces. O-The Jim Stable, B-K.T. Leatherbury Assoc. Inc.

1st: AWESOME FLOWER

$100,000 LADY CANTERBURY S, Canterbury, 7/12, m, 5, Flower Alley—Formalities Aside, by Awesome Again. O-Kenneth L. and Sarah K. Ramsey, B-Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Bowman, Milton P. Higgins III and Three Chimneys Farm LLC.

1st: JU JU EYEBALLS

$60,000 KLASSY BRIEFCASE S, Monmouth Park, 7/13, f, 4, Gators n Bears—Savvy Lady, by Smarten. O-Mr Amore Stable, B-Mr. and Mrs. Donald P. Litz.

2nd: Won the War

$50,000 FORT DELAWARE S, Delaware, 7/12, g, 5, Scipion—Worthy of Silver, by Silver Ghost. O-Momentum Stud, B-Mr. and Mrs. Charles McGinnes.

2nd: Talk Show Man

$50,000 CAPE HENLOPEN Delaware, 7/12, g, 4, Great Notion—Mark Me Special, by Haymaker. O/B-Michael J. Harrison.

1st: JOY

$100,000 PERFECT STING S, Belmont Park, 7/4, f, 4, Pure Prize—Safe Journey, by Flatter. O/B-Dark Hollow Farm.

1st: MADAME GIRY

$75,000 BOB UMPHREY TURF SPRINT S, Gulfstream Park, 7/5, m, 5, Castledale-Ire—Ballet Partner-GB, by First Trump. O-Nutmeg Stable, B-Raintree Thoroughbred Farm Inc.

1st: JOINT CUSTODY

$50,000 STANTON S, Delaware Park, 6/26, g, 3, Outflanker—Paying Off, by Malibu Moon. O-Konrad M. Wayson, B-Janet Wayson.

2nd: Delaunay

$125,000 IOWA SPRINT H, Prairie Meadows, 6/27, g, 7, Smoke Glacken—Perilous Night, by Coronado's Quest. O-Maggi Moss, B-Fitzhugh LLC.

1st: AWESOME FLOWER

$100,000 WINDWARD S, Presque Isle Downs, 6/22, m, 5, Flower Alley—Formalities Aside, by Awesome Again. O-Kenneth L. and Sarah K. Ramsey, B-Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Bowman, Milton PHiggins III and Three Chimneys Farm LLC.

3rd: Purely Hot

$100,000 SATIN AND LACE S, Presque Isle Downs, 6/8, m, 6, Pure Prize—Wood Not, by Kissin Kris. O-Unlimited Equine LLC, B-Dr. and Mrs. A. Leonard Pineau.

3rd: A P Elvis

$60,000 JOHN MCSORLEY S, Monmouth Park, 6/8, g, 7, Dance With Ravens—Jamestown Romance, by Diligence. O-Daniel E. Lunceford, B-Echo Valley Farm and Jennifer Lunceford.

1st: DELAUNAY

$100,000 ARISTIDES S-G3, Churchill Downs, 5/31, g, 7, Smoke Glacken—Perilous Night, by Coronado's Quest. O-Maggi Moss, B-Fitzhugh LLC.

2nd: Joint Custody

$50,000 GROVER BUDDY DELP MEMORIAL S, Delaware Park, 5/28, g, 3, Outflanker—Paying Off, by Malibu Moon. O-Konrad M. Wayson, B-Janet Wayson.

3rd: Awesome Flower

$150,000 ARLINGTON MATRON S-G3, Arlington Park, 5/24, m, 5, Flower Alley—Formalities Aside, by Awesome Again. O-Kenneth L. and Sarah K. Ramsey, B-Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Bowman, Milton P. Higgins III & Three Chimneys Farm LLC.

1st: MOONSOX

$40,000 RADNOR HUNT CUP, Radnor, 5/17, g, 8, Mojave Moon—Sister Sox, by Deputed Testamony. O-Nelson & Traveller Stable, B-Richard C. Granville.

1st: BEN'S CAT

$100,000 JIM MCKAY TURF SPRINT S, Pimlico, 5/16, g, 8, Parker's Storm Cat—Twofox, by Thirty Eight Paces. O-The Jim Stable, B-K.T. Leatherbury Assoc. Inc.

2nd: Open the Bank

$100,000 JAMES W. MURPHY S, Pimlico, 5/17, g, 3, Fairbanks—Merriweather, by Opening Verse. O-Dimitri Racing Stable Inc., B-Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Bowman and Dr. Brooke Bowman.

2nd: Pret Say Eye

$75,000 ROLLICKING S, Pimlico, 5/16, f, 2, Ready's Image—Carleaville, by Carson City. O-D Hatman Thoroughbreds and Kingdom Bloodstock Inc., B-Mr. and Mrs. Charles McGinnes.

1st: PURELY HOT

$150,000 WHIMSICAL S-G3, Woodbine, 4/26, m, 6, Pure Prize—Wood Not, by Kissin Kris. O-Unlimited Equine LLC, B-Dr. and Mrs. A. Leonard Pineau.

1st: CELTIC KATIE

$75,000 GEISHA S, Pimlico, 4/26, m, 5, Posse—Katie's Love, by Not For Love. O-Lewis Family Racing Stable, B-Fred T. Lewis DVM.

2nd: Brenda's Way

$75,000 GEISHA S, Pimlico, 4/26, f, 4, Weigelia—Malibu Mystique, by Malibu Moon. O-Big Bertha Stable, B-Stephen E. Quick and WynOaks Farm LLC.

3rd: Addison Run

$75,000 GEISHA S, Pimlico, 4/26, f, 4, Unbridled's Song—Fleet and Fancy, by Touch Gold. O-Howard M Bender, B-Glade Valley Farms Inc. and Taylor Made Stallions Inc.

3rd: Top Striker

$50,000 QUEEN'S CUP MPC CHASE, Mineral Springs, 4/26, g, 5, Van Nistelrooy—Two's Cozy, by Cozzene. O-Mrs. George M. Sensor, B-Sycamore Hall Farm LLC.

1st: DARING DANCER

$100,000 APPALACHIAN S-G3, Keeneland, 4/17, f, 3, Empire Maker—Vienna Affair (GB), by Red Ransom. O/B-Sagamore Farm.

1st: HAMP

$100,000 HENRY S. CLARK S, Pimlico, 4/19, g, 4, Sky Mesa—Vienna Affair (GB), by Red Ransom. O/B-Sagamore Farm.

2nd: Foyle

$30,000 GRAND NATIONAL TIMBER S, Butler, 4/19, g, 9, Yarrow Brae—Londonderry, by Perfecting. O-Merriefield Farm, B-Mrs. C. Frank Hopkins.

3rd: More Than a Cruise

$200,000 SUGAR MAPLE S, Charles Town, 4/19, m, 5, More Than Ready—River Cruise, by Not For Love. O-Howard M. Bender, B-Sondra D. and Howard M. Bender.

3rd: Joint Custody

$100,000 FEDERICO TESIO S, Pimlico, 4/19, g, 3, Outflanker—Paying Off, by Malibu Moon. O-Konrad M. Wayson, B-Janet Wayson.

3rd: Madame Giry

$75,000 SAFARI QUEEN S, Gulfstream Park, 4/20, m, 5, Castledale (Ire)—Ballet Partner (GB), by First Trump (GB). O-Nutmeg Stable, B-Raintree Thoroughbred Farm Inc.

3rd: Grinding Speed

$30,000 MY LADY'S MANOR, Monkton, 4/2, g, 8, Grindstone—Cozelia, by Cozzene. O-Michael Wharton, B-Alan S. Kline, Mark T. Kline, Mitchell A. Kline and Madeline R. Kline.

1st: AUNT ELLEN

$75,000 TWIXT S, Pimlico, 4/5, f, 3, Pure Prize—Princess Hillary, by Maria's Mon. O/B­-Hickory Ridge Farm LLC.

1st: BEN'S CAT

$75,000 MISTER DIZ S, Pimlico, 4/5, g, 8, Parker's Storm Cat—Twofox, by Thirty Eight Paces. O­-The Jim Stable, B­-K T Leatherbury Assoc Inc.

2nd: C C Gold

$100,000 DAHLIA S, Pimlico, 4/5, f, 4, Touch Gold—Carson City Secret, by Carson City. O-­Howard M. Bender, B­-Sondra D. Bender and Howard M. Bender.

2nd: Sonny Inspired

$75,000 MISTER DIZ S, Pimlico, 4/5, g, 3, Artie Schiller—Argentesque, by Silver Deputy. O-­D Hatman Thoroughbreds, B­-Mr. and Mrs. Charles McGinnes.

2nd: Steady N Love

$75,000 TWIXT S, Pimlico, 4/5, f, 3, Not For Love—Slow and Steady, by Malibu Moon. O/B-­ZWP Stable & Non Stop Stable.

3rd: Relentless Move

$75,000 MISTER DIZ S, Pimlico, 4/5, g, 5, Outflanker—Sultry Rendevous, by Sultry Song. O-­David A. Ross Racing Stable LLC, B-­Linda Sue Gaudet.

3rd: Turf Craze

$75,000 TWIXT S, Pimlico, 4/5, f, 3, Freud—Miss Cozze, by Not For Love. O-David A.Ross Racing Stable LLC, B-­Henry H. Prieger and David Lester.

1st: TOP STRIKER

$50,000 CAROLINA CUP, Camden, 3/29. g, 5, Van Nistelrooy—Two's Cozy, by Cozzene. O-Mrs. George M. Sensor, B-Sycamore Hall Farm LLC.

1st: MORE THAN A CRUISE

$75,000 CONNIVER S, Laurel Park, 3/22. m, 5, More Than Ready—River Cruise, by Not For Love. O-Howard M. Bender, B-Sondra D. and Howard M. Bender.

2nd: Celtic Katie

$75,000 CONNIVER S, Laurel Park, 3/22. m, 5, Posse—Katie's Love, by Not For Love. O-Lewis Family Racing Stable, B-Fred T. Lewis DVM.

2nd: Count On Lou

$30,000 ST. PATRICK'S DAY STARTER H, Charles Town, 3/18. g, 8, by Marquetry—Irish Baroness, by Larrupin', O-Kyle Yost, B-Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Bowman.

3rd: Brenda's Way

$75,000 CONNIVER S, Laurel Park, 3/22. f, 4, Weigelia--Malibu Mystique, by Malibu Moon. O-Big Bertha Stable, B-Stephen E. Quick and WynOaks Farm LLC.

2nd: Joint Custody

$100,000 PRIVATE TERMS S, Laurel Park, 3/8. g, 3, Outflanker—Paying Off, by Malibu Moon. O-Konrad M. Wayson, B-Janet Wayson.

2nd: Delaunay

$100,000 DUNCAN F. KENNER S, Fair Grounds, 3/8. g, 7, Smoke Glacken—Perilous Night, by Coronado's Quest. O-Maggi Moss, B-Fitzhugh LLC.

3rd: Concealed Identity

$100,000 JOHN B. CAMPBELL H, Laurel Park, 2/22. g, 6, Smarty Jones—Richetta, by Polish Numbers. O-Linda S. Gaudet and Morris Bailey, B-Bowman and Higgins Stable and Patricia L. Chapman.

3rd: Action Andy

$65,000 SUPER S, Tampa Bay Downs, 2/22. g, 7, Gators n Bears—Love Me Twice, by Not For Love. O-Robert Gerczak, B-Carol Kaye.

3rd: Count On Lou,

MOUNTAIN STARTER H, Charles Town, 2/11. g, 8, Marquetry—Irish Baroness, by Larrupin'. O-Kyle Yost. B-Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Bowman.

2nd: Sonny Inspired

$75,000 CHRISTOPHER ELSER MEMORIAL S, Parx Racing, 2/8. g, 3, Artie Schiller—Argentesque, by Silver Deputy. O-D Hatman Thoroughbreds, B-Mr. and Mrs. Charles McGinnes. 

1st: KISS TO REMEMBER

BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS S, Fair Grounds, 2/1. f, 3, Big Brown—Taft Lil Queen, by Irish Open. O-Maggi Moss, B-Big Brown Syndicate and Mr. and Mrs. Charles McGinnes.

1st: DELAUNAY

F. W. GAUDIN MEMORIAL S, Fair Grounds, 1/25. g, 7, Smoke Glacken—Perilous Night, by Coronado's Quest. O-Maggi Moss, B-Fitzhugh LLC.

1st: RUSLANA

OBS SPRINT S, Ocala Training Center, 1/21. f, 3, City Zip—Big Cat Walks Late, by Stormy Atlantic. O-Mark Dodson, B-Ned Williams, Mike Matese and Dr. Morgan Dove.

2nd: Joint Custody

MIRACLE WOOD S, Laurel Park, 1/25. g, 3, Outflanker—Paying Off, by Malibu Moon. O-Konrad M. Wayson, B-Janet Wayson.

2nd: Steady N Love

WIDE COUNTRY S, Laurel Park, 1/25. f, 3, Not For Love—Slow and Steady, by Malibu Moon. O/B-Z W P Stable Inc. and Non Stop Stable.

1st: BROAD RULE

FIRE PLUG S, Laurel Park, 1/4., h, 6, Dixie Union—Illeria, by Stop the Music. O/B-Fitzhugh LLC.

2nd: Celtic Katie

NELLIE MORSE S, Laurel Park, 1/4., m, 5, Posse—Katie's Love, by Not For Love. O-Lewis Family Racing Stable, B-Fred T. Lewis DVM.

3rd: Jonesin for Jerry

MARSHUA S, Laurel Park, 1/4., f, 3, Great Notion—Derwin's Lady, by Langfuhr. O-Brad Gould Jr. and Hidden Hill Farm, B-Roland Farm.

3rd: Access to Charlie

NELLIE MORSE S, Laurel Park, 1/4., m, 6, Indian Charlie—Media Access, by Devil's Bag. O-Howard M. Bender, B-Sondra Bender and Howard M. Bender.

1st: JOINT CUSTODY

MARYLAND JUVENILE CHAMPIONSHIP S, Laurel Park, 12/28. , g, 2, Outflanker—Paying Off, by Malibu Moon. O-Konrad M. Wayson, B-Janet Wayson.

2nd: Fran's Buckaroo

MARYLAND JUVENILE CHAMPIONSHIP S, Laurel Park, 12/28. g, 2, M Eighty—Fran's Secretary, by Clever Secret. O-Chuckie Inc., B-George Swope.

3rd: Buck n' Ham Lane

MARYLAND JUVENILE CHAMPIONSHIP S, Laurel Park, 12/28. c, 2, Outflanker—Promenade Lane, by Woodman. O-Charles B. Johnston, et al, B-John Foster. 

1st: EIGHTTOFASTTOCATCH

BROAD BRUSH S, Laurel Park, 12/7. g, 7, Not For Love—Too Fast to Catch, by Nice Catch. O-Sylvia E Heft, B-Dark Hollow Farm and Herringswell Stable.

1st: JOINT CUSTODY

MARYLANDER S, Laurel Park, 12/7. g, 2, Outflanker—Paying Off, by Malibu Moon. O-Konrad M. Wayson, B-Janet Wayson.

3rd: Ainsley

CLAIMING CROWN GLASS SLIPPER S, Gulfstream Park, 12/7. f, 4, Officer—Surging Storm, by Storm Creek. O-Bruce Mendel, B-Alan S. Kline Revocable Trust.

1st: BEN’S CAT

FABULOUS STRIKE H, Penn National, 11/27. g, 7, Parker’s Storm Cat—Twofox, by Thirty Eight Paces. O-The Jim Stable, B-K.T. Leatherbury Assoc. Inc.

3rd: I Stand Alone

ZIA PARK DERBY, Zia Park, 11/27. g, 3, Dance With Ravens—Otherwise Perfect, by Lemon Drop Kid. O-Roger K. Beasley, B-Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Bowman, Quin Bowman and Rebecca Davis.

1st: EIGHTTOFASTTOCATCH

JENNINGS H, Laurel Park, 11/16. g, 7, Not For Love—Too Fast to Catch, by Nice Catch. O-Sylvia E. Heft, B-Dark Hollow Farm and Herringswell Stable.

2nd: Wild Louis

JENNINGS H, Laurel Park, 11/16. g, 4, Louis Quatorze—Wild Roan, by Wild Rush. O-Team Gaudet, B-PTK LLC.

3rd: Concealed Identity

JENNINGS H, Laurel Park, 11/16. g, 5, Smarty Jones—Richetta, by Polish Numbers. O-Linda S. Gaudet and Morris Bailey, B-Bowman and Higgins Stable and Patricia L. Chapman.

3rd: It’s a Bang

JAMES F. LEWIS III S, Laurel Park, 11/16. g, 2, Great Notion—Explosive Prospect, by Fortunate Prospect. O-Walter Vieser II, B-Country Roads Ltd.

3rd: Who’s in Town

SMART HALO S, Laurel Park, 11/16. f, 2, Speightstown—Who’s Cozy, by Cozzene. O-Richard L. Golden, B-Sycamore Hall Farm LLC.

1st: SLIP AND DRIVE

JAPAN RACING ASSOCIATION S, Laurel Park, 11/9. g, 5, Artie Schiller—The Green Owl, by Carson City. O-Jer-Mar Stable LLC, B-John T. Crane Jr. and Margaret M. Crane.

1st: ACCESS TO CHARLIE

GEISHA S, Laurel Park, 11/9. m, 5, Indian Charlie—Media Access, by Devil's Bag. O-Howard M. Bender, B-Sondra and Howard M. Bender.

2nd: Monster Sleeping

GEISHA S, Laurel Park, 11/9. f, 4, Oratory—Bold Questor, by Norquestor. O-Charles J. Reed, B-Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth C. Holt and Mr. Mark Vogel.

3rd: Mystic Love

GEISHA S, Laurel Park, 11/9. f, 3, Not For Love—Memories of Mystic, by Dixie Union. O-John and Rosalee C. Davison and Kenneth Greif, B-Dark Hollow Farm.

1st: FOYLE

PENNSYLVANIA HUNT CUP, Unionville, 11/2. g, 8, Yarrow Brae—Londonderry, by Perfecting. O-Merriefield Farm, B-Mrs. C. Frank Hopkins.

3rd: Awesome Flower

CHILUKKI S-G2, Churchill Downs, 11/2. f, 4, Flower Alley—Formalities Aside, by Awesome Again. O-Kenneth L. and Sarah K. Ramsey, B-Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Bowman, Milton P. Higgins III and Three Chimneys Farm LLC.

1st: EIGHTTOFASTTOCATCH

g, 7, Not For Love—Too Fast to Catch, by Nice Catch. O-Sylvia E. Heft, B-Dark Hollow Farm and Herringswell Stable. $150,000 MARYLAND MILLION CLASSIC S, Laurel Park, 10/19.

1st: MONSTER SLEEPING

f, 4, Oratory—Bold Questor, by Norquestor. O-Charles J. Reed, B-Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth C. Holt and Mr. Mark Vogel. $125,000 MARYLAND MILLION LADIES S, Laurel Park, 10/19.

1st: IT’S A BANG

g, 2, Great Notion—Explosive Prospect, by Fortunate Prospect. O-Walter Vieser II, B-Country Roads Ltd. $100,000 MARYLAND MILLION NURSERY S, Laurel Park, 10/19.

1st: JONESIN FOR JERRY

f, 2, Great Notion—Derwin’s Lady, by Langfuhr. O-Brad Gould Jr. and Hidden Hill Farm, B-Roland Farm. $100,000 MARYLAND MILLION LASSIE S, Laurel Park, 10/19.

1st: FOYLE

g, 8, Yarrow Brae—Londonderry, by Perfecting. O-Merriefield Farm, B-Mrs. C. Frank Hopkins. $50,000 INTERNATIONAL GOLD CUP TIMBER S, Great Meadow, 10/19.

1st: TOOTH N CLAW

c, 3, Gators N Bears—Sum Thin Bout Mary, by Valley Crossing. O-Richard F. Blue Jr., B-Bonita Farm. $50,000 MARYLAND MILLION STARTER H, Laurel Park, 10/19.

1st: VIANNEY LANE

m, 5, Partner’s Hero—Vianney, by Vicar. O-Taking Risks Stable LLC, B-James J. Allman and Virginia N. Allman. $50,000 MARYLAND MILLION DISTAFF STARTER H, Laurel Park, 10/19.

1st: THE BIEN’S GIFT

g, 4, Domestic Dispute—Wise Gift, by Whiskey Wisdom. O-Warren Luke, B-David Bienstock, Chuck Winner and Paul Mandabach. $5,800 MCFADDEN MEMORIAL SPRINT CLAIMING SERIES S, Portland Meadows, 10/16.

2nd: Ben’s Cat

g, 7, Parker’s Storm Cat—Twofox, by Thirty Eight Paces. O-The Jim Stable, B-K.T. Leatherbury Assoc. Inc. $125,000 MARYLAND MILLION TURF S, Laurel Park, 10/19.

2nd: Daydreamin Gracie

m, 5, Domestic Dispute—Matti’s Pic, by Piccolino. O-PTK LLC, B-Country Roads Ltd. $125,000 MARYLAND MILLION LADIES S, Laurel Park, 10/19.

2nd: Action Andy

g, 6, Gators N Bears—Love Me Twice, by Not For Love. O-Robert Gerczak, B-Carol Kaye. $100,000 MARYLAND MILLION SPRINT H, Laurel Park, 10/19.

2nd: Joint Custody

g, 2, Outflanker—Paying Off, by Malibu Moon. O-Konrad M. Wayson, B-Janet Wayson. $100,000 MARYLAND MILLION NURSERY S, Laurel Park, 10/19.

2nd: Steady N Love

f, 2, Not For Love—Slow and Steady, by Malibu Moon. O/B-ZWP Stable Inc. and Non Stop Stable. $100,000 MARYLAND MILLION LASSIE S, Laurel Park, 10/19.

2nd: Centripetal Motion

m, 6, Polish Miner—Bold Perfume, by Jeblar. O-Double Deez Stables Inc., B-Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Beck. $50,000 MARYLAND MILLION DISTAFF STARTER H, Laurel Park, 10/19.

2nd: Spicer Cub

g, 4, Louis Quatorze—Carni’s Luck, by Carnivalay. O-David H. Butts, B-Deborah A. Butts. $50,000 MARYLAND MILLION STARTER H, Laurel Park, 10/19.

3rd: Wild Louis

g, 4, Louis Quatorze—Wild Roan, by Wild Rush. O-Team Gaudet, B-PTK LLC. $150,000 MARYLAND MILLION CLASSIC S, Laurel Park, 10/19.

3rd: Target Sighted

g, 7, Not For Love—Cranberry Muffin, by Shelter Half. O-Jessica J. Campitelli, B-Mr. and Mrs. Charles McGinnes. $125,000 MARYLAND MILLION TURF S, Laurel Park, 10/19.

3rd: Fran’s Buckaroo

g, 2, M Eighty—Fran’s Secretary, by Clever Secret. O-Chuckie Inc., B-George Swope. $100,000 MARYLAND MILLION NURSERY S, Laurel Park, 10/19.

3rd: Ju Ju Eyeballs

f, 3, Gators N Bears—Savvy Lady, by Smarten. O-Mr Amore Stable, B-Mr. and Mrs. Donald P. Litz. $100,000 MARYLAND MILLION DISTAFF H, Laurel Park, 10/19.

3rd: Touring Hong Kong

f, 3, Cherokee’s Boy—Hongkong Tour, by Broken Vow. O-Sam Passero, B-Paul L. Fowler Jr. $50,000 MARYLAND MILLION DISTAFF STARTER H, Laurel Park, 10/19.

3rd: Who Dat Boy

g, 4, Cherokee’s Boy—Slow and Steady, by Malibu Moon. O-Gary R. Katz, B-ZWP Stable. $50,000 MARYLAND MILLION STARTER H, Laurel Park, 10/19.

1st: CROSSING AGAIN

GENESEE VALLEY HUNT CUP, Genesee Valley, 10/12. m, 11, Valley Crossing—Clever Mary, by Clever Champ. O-Keystone Thoroughbreds, B-Donald R. Reuwer Jr.

2nd: Madame Giry

FRANKLIN COUNTY S, Keeneland, 10/11. f, 4, Castledale (Ire)—Ballet Partner (GB), by First Trump. O-Nutmeg Stable, B-Raintree Thoroughbred Farm Inc.

1st: HAVELOCK

WOODFORD S-G3, Keeneland, 10/5. g, 6, Great Notion—Piconeach (NZ), by Spectacular Love. O/B-Silverton Hill LLC.

1st: ON THE CORNER

National Sporting Library Chronicle Cup Timber S, Mid, 10/5. g, 7, Smart Strike—Miss Otis, by One For All. O-Ivy Hill Stable, B-Henry T. Rathbun.

2nd: Ready for Action

FITZ DIXON JR. MEMORIAL JUVENILE S, Presque Isle Downs, 9/26. c, 2, Ready's Image—April Gator, by Green Alligator. O-You See Vee Gee Stable, B-Mr. and Mrs. Charles McGinnes.

1st: AWESOME FLOWER

HBPA S, Presque Isle Downs, 9/26. f, 4, Flower Alley—Formalities Aside, by Awesome Again. O-Kenneth L. and Sarah K. Ramsey, B-Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Bowman, Milton P. Higgins III and Three Chimneys Farm LLC.

1st: BEN’S CAT

LAUREL DASH S, Laurel Park, 9/21. g, 7, Parker’s Storm Cat—Twofox, by Thirty Eight Paces. O-The Jim Stable, B-K.T. Leatherbury Assoc. Inc.

1st: MADAME GIRY

JAMEELA S, Laurel Park, 9/21. f, 4, Castledale (Ire)—Ballet Partner (GB), by First Trump (GB). O-Nutmeg Stable, B-Raintree Thoroughbred Farm Inc.

2nd: Ju Ju Eyeballs

JAMEELA S, Laurel Park, 9/21. f, 3, Gators n Bears—Savvy Lady, by Smarten. O-Mr Amore Stable, B-Mr. and Mrs. Donald P. Litz.

3rd: Monster Sleeping

JAMEELA S, Laurel Park, 9/21. f, 4, Oratory—Bold Questor, by Norquestor. O-Charles J. Reed, B-Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth C. Holt and Mr. Mark Vogel.

3rd: Night Officer

LAUREL DASH S, Laurel Park, 9/21. h, 5, Officer—Perilous Night, by Coronado’s Quest. O-Chalk Racing, B-Fitzhugh LLC.

2nd: Jonesin for Jerry

SMALL WONDER S, Delaware Park, 9/14. f, 2, Great Notion—Derwin’s Lady, by Langfuhr. O-Brad Gould Jr. and John J. Robb, B-Roland Farm.

3rd: Change of Command

PTHA PRESIDENT’S CUP S, Parx Racing, 9/14. g, 6, Gators N Bears—Doctor Campbell, by Let’s Go Blue. O-Morris Stable LLC, B-Wayne Morris and Juanita Morris.

3rd: A and Out

TAX FREE SHOPPING DISTAFF S, Delaware Park, 9/14. f, 3, Outflanker—Little Andrea, by Count the Time. O-Rickman Racing LLC, B-Cynthia K. Rickman.

3rd: My T Swift

SMALL WONDER S, Delaware Park, 9/14. f, 2, Spring At Last—T. Swift, by Tomahawk. O/B-Skeedattle Associates.

2nd: Purely Hot

PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS MASTERS S G2, Presque Isle Downs, 9/9. m, 5, Pure Prize—Wood Not, by Kissin Kris. O-Tuozzo Racing LLC, B-Dr. & Mrs. A. Leonard Pineau.

2nd: Magical Moon

KENTUCKY DOWNS LADIES SPRINT S, Kentucky Downs, 9/7. f, 3, Malibu Moon—Lady Dora, by Lord At War (Arg). O-Columbine Stable LLC, B-James T. Dresher.

3rd: Broad Rule

DAMITRIUS S, Delaware Park, 9/4. h, 5, Dixie Union—Illeria, by Stop the Music. O/B-Fitzhugh LLC.

3rd: Ben’s Cat

TURF MONSTER H-G3, Parx Racing, 9/2. g, 7, Parker’s Storm Cat—Twofox, by Thirty Eight Paces. O-The Jim Stable, B-K.T. Leatherbury Assoc Inc.

3rd: Ju Ju Eyeballs

MISS WOODFORD S, Monmouth Park, 8/31. f, 3, Gators n Bears—Savvy Lady, by Smarten. O-Mr Amore Stable, B-Mr. and Mrs. Donald P Litz.

1st: Madame Giry

SMART AND FANCY S, Saratoga, 8/26. f, 4, Castledale (IRE)-Ballet Partner (GB), by First Trump (GB). B-Raintree Thoroughbred Farm, Inc. O-Nutmeg Stable.

2nd: Magical Moon

CORONATION CUP S, Saratoga, 8/12. f, 3, Malibu Moon—Lady Dora, by Lord At War (Arg). O-Columbine Stable LLC.

3rd: Joy

AUNTIE MAME S, Saratoga, 8/10. f, 3, Pure Prize—Safe Journey, by Flatter. O/B-Dark Hollow Farm. 

2nd: A P Elvis

MY FRENCHMAN S, Monmouth Park, 8/3. g, 6, Dance With Ravens—Jamestown Romance, by Diligence. O-Daniel E. Lunceford, B-Echo Valley Farm and Jennifer Lunceford.

3rd: Madame Giry

CARESS S, Saratoga, 8/2. f, 4, Castledale (Ire)—Ballet Partner (GB), by First Trump (GB). O-Nutmeg Stable, B-Raintree Thoroughbred Farm Inc.

3rd: Night Officer

MY FRENCHMAN S, Monmouth Park, 8/3. h, 5, Officer—Perilous Night, by Coronado’s Quest. O-Chalk Racing, B-Fitzhugh LLC.

1st: Richard's Kid

COUGAR II H-G3, Del Mar, 7/26. h, 8, Lemon Drop Kid—Tough Broad, by Broad Brush. O-D. Kenney, Triple B Farms (Boghossian), Westside Rentalscom, et al, B-Fitzhugh LLC.

2nd: Respectful Wishes

WHITE CLAY CREEK S, Delaware Park, 7/27. f, 2, Fairbanks—Respectful, by Honour and Glory. O-No Guts No Glory Stable, B-Bowman & Higgins Stable.

1st: Ju Ju Eyeballs

JUST SMASHING S, Monmouth Park, 7/21. f, 3, Gators n Bears—Savvy Lady, by Smarten. O-Mr Amore Stable, B-Mr. and Mrs. Donald P. Litz.

3rd: Hello Lover

JAMES MARVIN S-G3, Saratoga, 7/19. g, 7, Not For Love—Chemise, by Secret Hello. O-Kasey K Racing Stable, Stuart Sackowitz and David Gherman, B-Linda D. Newton.

1st: Awesome Flower

LADY CANTERBURY S, Canterbury Park, 7/13. f, 4, Flower Alley—Formalities Aside, by Awesome Again. O-Kenneth L. and Sarah K. Ramsey, B-Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Bowman, Milton P. Higgins III and Three Chimneys Farm LLC.

1st: Joy

CHRISTIANA S, Delaware Park, 7/10. f, 3, by Pure Prize—Safe Journey, by Flatter. O/B-Dark Hollow Farm.

2nd: Target Sighted

KITTEN’S JOY S, Colonial Downs,7/13. g, 7, Not For Love—Cranberry Muffin, by Shelter Half. O-Jessica J. Campitelli, B-Mr. and Mrs. Charles McGinnes.

3rd: Tell a Great Story

DELAWARE OAKS-G2, Delaware Park, 7/13. f, 3, Bluegrass Cat—Roadtohanna, by Not for Love. O/B-Sagamore Farm.

3rd: Wild Jacob

MYSTIC LAKE MILE S, Canterbury Park, 7/13. g, 5, Eurosilver—Let’s Coast, by Cozzene. O-Stanley C. Mankin, B-Bohemia Stable.

1st: Ben's Cat

PARX DASH H-G3, Parx Racing, 7/5. g, 7, Parker’s Storm Cat—Twofox, by Thirty Eight Paces. O-The Jim Stable, B-K.T. Leatherbury Assoc. Inc.

1st: Change of Command

ELKWOOD S, Monmouth Park, 7/5. g, 6, Gators n Bears—Doctor Campbell, by Let’s Go Blue. O-Morris Stable LLC, B-Wayne Morris and Juanita Morris.

2nd: Mass Destruction

MR. PROSPECTOR S, Monmouth Park, 7/7. g, 6, Great Notion—Explosive Prospect, by Fortunate Prospect. O-Walter Vieser II, B-Country Roads Ltd.

2nd: Jake Rattle N Roll

PUNCH LINE S, Colonial Downs, 7/6. g, 8, Bop—Brenta, by Compelling Sound. O-Beverly Bower and Christine Bricker, B-Friends of Brenta LLC.

3rd: Broad Rule

HOCKESSIN S, Delaware Park, 7/4. h, 5, Dixie Union—Illeria, by Stop the Music. O/B-Fitzhugh LLC.

3rd: Queen Chatanika

BUCKLAND S, Colonial Downs, 6/29. m, 5, Seeking Daylight—Hannerly, by Dancing Count. O-Goldstream Racing Stable, B-James B. Steele Jr.

2nd: Delauney

IOWA SPRINT H, Prairie Meadows, 6/28. g, 6, Smoke Glacken—Perilous Night, by Coronado’s Quest. O-Maggi Moss, B-Fitzhugh LLC.

1st: London Lane

COLONIAL TURF CUP S-G2, Colonial Downs, 6/22. g, 6, Langfuhr—Travelling, by Miswaki. O-Howard M. Bender, B-Sondra Bender and Howard M. Bender.

3rd: Hello Lover

DONALD LEVINE MEMORIAL H, Parx Racing, 6/22. g, 7, Not For Love—Chemise, by Secret Hello. O-Kasey K Racing Stable and Brier Creek Farm LLC, B-Linda D. Newton.

3rd: Change of Command

DA HOSS S, Colonial Downs, 6/22. g, 6, Gators n Bears—Doctor Campbell, by Let’s Go Blue. O-Morris Stable LLC, B-Wayne and Juanita Morris.

1st: Tell a Great Story

GO FOR WAND S, Delaware Park, 6/15, f, 3, Bluegrass Cat—Roadtohanna, by Not for Love. O/B-Sagamore Farm.

1st: Ju Ju Eyeballs

CRANK IT UP S, Monmouth Park, 6/15. f, 3, Gators n Bears—Savvy Lady, by Smarten. O-Mr Amore Stable, B-Mr. and Mrs. Donald P. Litz.

2nd: Slip and Drive

BROOKS FIELDS S, Canterbury Park, 6/16. h, 5, Artie Schiller—The Green Owl, by Carson City. O-Jer-Mar Stable LLC, B-Margaret M. and John T. Crane Jr.

3rd: Wild Jacob

BROOKS FIELDS S, Canterbury Park, 6/16., g, 5, Eurosilver—Let’s Coast, by Cozzene. O-Stanley C. Mankin, B-Bohemia Stable. 

1st: Purely Hot

 SATIN AND LACE S, Presque Isle Downs, 6/9. m, 5, Pure Prize—Wood Not, by Kissin Kris. O-Tuozzo Racing LLC, B-Dr. and Mrs. A. Leonard Pineau. 

1st: Ben's Cat

JIM MCKAY TURF SPRINT S, Pimlico, 5/17. (g, 7) Parker’s Storm Cat—Twofox, by Thirty Eight Paces. O-The Jim Stable, B-K.T. Leatherbury Associates Inc. 

1st: Night Officer

AROUND THE CAPE S, Belmont Park, 5/16. (h, 5) Officer—Perilous Night, by Coronado’s Quest. O-Chalk Racing, B-Fitzhugh LLC. 

1st: Pass You Bye Bye

DECATHLON S, Monmouth Park, 5/11. (c, 4) Rock Slide—Pie I’d, by You and I. O-Rickman Racing LLC, B-Cynthia K. Rickman. 

1st: Delaunay

CHURCHILL DOWNS S-G2, Churchill Downs, 5/4. (g, 6) Smoke Glacken—Perilous Night, by Coronado’s Quest. B-Fitzhugh, O-Maggi Moss, LLC. 

1st: Grinding Speed

VIRGINIA GOLD CUP, The Plains, 5/4. (g, 7) Grindstone—Cozelia, by Cozzene. B-Alan S. Kline, Mark T. Kline, Mitchell A. Kline and Madeline Kline, O-Michael Wharton.

1st: Daydreamin Gracie

SHINE AGAIN S, Pimlico, 4/27. (f, 5yo), Domestic Dispute - Matti's Pic by Piccolino. B - Country roads Ltd. 

1st: Eighttofasttocatch

HENRY S CLARK S, Pimlico, 4/20. (g, 7), Not for Love - Too Fast to Catch by Nice Catch. B - Dark Hollow Farm & Herringswell Stable. 

1st: Bold Affair

PRIMONETTA S, Pimlico, 4/20. (f, 5), Two Punch - Hunka Hunka Lori Z by Colonial Affair. O/B-Charles J. Reed & Michael Zanella.

1st: Moonsox

MY LADY’S MANOR TIMBER S, Monkton, 4/13. (g, 7) Mojave Moon—Sister Sox, by Deputed Testamony. O-Nelson and Traveller Stable, B-Richard C. Granville.

1st: Havelock

SHAKERTOWN S-G3, Keeneland, 4/13. (g, 6) Great Notion—Piconeach (NZ), by Spectacular Love. O/B-Silverton Hill LLC.

1st: Ben's Cat

MISTER DIZ S, Pimlico, 4/6. (g, 7) Parker’s Storm Cat—Twofox, by Thirty Eight Paces. O-The Jim Stable, B-K.T. Leatherbury Assoc. Inc.

1st: Irish Exchange

LANGHORNE S, Parx Racing, 3/26. (f, 4) Exchange Rate—Silver N Satin, by Silver Deputy. O-Stony Brook Stables, B-At Last Farm LLC.

1st: Bold Affair

CONNIVER S, Laurel Park. 3/23. (m, 5) Two Punch—Hunka Hunka Lori Z, by Colonial Affair. O/B-Charles J. Reed and Michael Zanella.

1st: Delaunay

DUNCAN F. KENNER S, Fair Grounds, 3/9. (g, 6) Smoke Glacken—Perilous Night, by Coronado’s Quest. O-Maggi Moss, B-Fitzhugh  LLC. 

1st: Walkwithapurpose

CAESAR’S WISH S, Laurel Park, 3/2. (f, 3) Candy Ride (Arg)—Lightning Lydia, by Broad Brush. O/B-Sagamore Farm.

1st: Concealed Identity

JOHN B. CAMPBELL H, Laurel Park, 2/16. (g, 5) Smarty Jones—Richetta, by Polish Numbers. O-Linda S. Gaudet and Morris Bailey, B-Bowman & Higgins Stable and Patricia L. Chapman. 

1st: Walkwithapurpose

WIDE COUNTRY S, Laurel Park. 2/2. (f, 3) Candy Ride (Arg)—Lightning Lydia, by Broad Brush. O/B-Sagamore Farm.

1st: Delaunay

(g, 6) Smoke Glacken—Perilous Night, by Coronado’s Quest. O-Maggi Moss, B-Fitzhugh LLC. $75,000 F.W. GAUDIN MEMORIAL S, Fair Grounds, 1/26.

1st: Broad Rule

(h, 5) Dixie Union—Illeria, by Stop the Music. O/B-Fitzhugh LLC. $125,000 FIRE PLUG S, Laurel Park, 1/21.

1st: Bold Affair

(m, 5) Two Punch—Hunka Hunka Lori Z, by Colonial Affair. O/B-Charles J. Reed and Michael Zanella. $125,000 WHAT A SUMMER S, Laurel Park, 1/12.

1st: Barbecue Eddie

(g, 9) Stormy Atlantic—The Green Owl, by Carson City. O-Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, B-Margaret Addis. AL MAKTOUM CHALLENGE ROUND 1-G2, Meydan, 1/10.

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Gallorette on Hoofprints Walk of Fame at Saratoga

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Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred honored at AHP

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Tony Dutrow to Judge 80th Yearling Show

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Friday, June 13, 2014

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Maryland connections at the American Horse Council's June Issues Forum

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MARC El ShinDig fundraiser includes mechanical horse simulator

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Maryland-bred champions of 2013

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Jim McKay Maryland Million Day - Oct. 18

Save the date! The 29th renewal of Jim McKay Maryland Million Day is set for Saturday, Oct. 18, at Laurel Park. Widely celebrated as "Maryland's Day at the Races," Jim McKay Maryland Million Day features races for Maryland-sired horses with purses and awards totaling over $1 million. 

 
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2013 TASS Awards

The Thoroughbred Alliance Show Series (TASS) awards banquet, held Feb. 1 at The Carriage Room at Laurel Park, recognized the top show horses to participate in the Thoroughbred-only horse show series in the Mid-Atlantic region in 2013.

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Maryland racing commission implements new contract to enhance safety of horses and athletes

BALTIMORE, MD (February 6, 2014) – In Maryland's continuing effort to comply with the Mid Atlantic Uniform Medication and Drug Testing program which requires laboratories to be fully accredited, the Maryland Board of Public Works approved a 5-year contract with Truesdail Laboratories of Tustin California on Wednesday, February 5, 2014.

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First foals for Redeemed

The first foals by Northview Stallion Station sire Redeemed are arriving, with two reported on the ground.

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Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda been Maryland-bred Horse of the Year

The task isn't always easy when voting for year-end awards, including Maryland-bred champions. Often a deserving candidate is left high and dry, especially when choosing the top honor of Horse of the Year.

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Notes from the President: Morning in Annapolis

Legislators sleep in boarding houses during "The Session." They walk across the grounds to and from the State House like professors at a courtly red-brick college, living amid columned Colonial-era buildings of great authority.

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Remembering Tom Voss

The death of Maryland horseman Tom Voss left a void not only for those who knew and admired him in Maryland, but also those who benefited by his support.

The family has suggested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation, of which Voss was a longtime friend and supporter. Contact TRF at (518) 226-0028, visit the website, or mail to P.O. Box 834, Saratoga Springs, N.Y. 12866

Kiss to Remember has stakes-winning debut

Maggi Moss’ Kiss to Remember, a 3-year-old daughter of Big Brown trained by Tom Amoss and ridden by Rosie Napravnik, ran to her odds when capturing the $60,000 Battle of New Orleans Stakes at Fair Grounds on Saturday, Feb. 1.

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Country Life Farm Stallion Show Feb. 8

The stallions at Country Life Farm—Friesan Fire, Cal Nation and Freedom Child—will be shown on Saturday, Feb. 8, from noon to 3 p.m. at the renovated stallion barn at the Bel Air farm.

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Maryland-breds among Triple Crown nominees

The early nominations to the 2014 Triple Crown have been announced, and of the 413 3-year-olds listed, five are Maryland-breds.

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Heritage Stallions contest

Heritage Stallions in Chesapeake City is offering the "It’s Your Lucky Day Drawing" for a a free season to one of its stallions.

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Experimental Free Handicap

The Jockey Club has released the 2013 Experimental Free Handicap, a weight-based assessment of the previous year’s leading 2-year-olds, with the weights compiled for a hypothetical race at 1 1/16 miles on dirt.

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Cal Nation has first foal

Country Life Farm reports that the first foal for Cal Nation was born at 3 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 30. The filly, out of the Fuzzbuster mare Hartbreak, is bred and owned by local veterinarian Dr. Michael J. Harrison.

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Petionville to Murmur Farm in Maryland

Petionville has arrived at Audrey Murray's Murmur Farm in Darlington, Md., for the 2014 breeding season after standing in Pennsylvania the past two years.

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Thoroughbred Incentive Program Announces 2013 Performance Awards Winners

The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.), which encourages the retraining of Thoroughbreds into other disciplines upon completion of careers in racing or breeding, today announced the winners and other placings from its 2013 performance awards pilot program.

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Ruslana wins stakes debut in OBS Sprint

The chestnut 3-year-old filly Ruslana got her first stakes win in the $50,000 OBS Sprint at the Ocala Training Center as the 3-2 favorite in the field of seven.

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Delaunay back in great form at Fair Grounds

Maggi Moss’s Delaunay, Horse of the Meet last season at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots but absent from competition for almost six months, proved the best once more on Saturday, Jan. 25 in the $60,000 F. W. Gaudin Memorial, beating arch rival Gantry by three and a quarter lengths.

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Reminder: MHIF Grant Applications due Jan. 30

The deadline for 2014 Maryland Horse Industry Foundation (MHIF) grant applications is Jan. 30, 2014.

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A Weekend of Open Houses

We spent the majority of our weekend in beautiful Chesapeake City, Maryland. If you didn't know, Chesapeake City is a hot spot for stallions in Maryland. Both Northview Stallion Station and the brand new for 2014 Heritage Stallions hosted open houses on Saturday and Sunday respectively.

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Should have been Maryland-bred Horse of the Year?

Sometimes timing is everything.

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A visit to New Jersey

Country Life Farm vanned their freshman stallion Freedom Child to Cream Ridge, N.J., on Sunday, Jan. 12 to take part in the Birch Creek Farm Stallion Show. This might be the first time a new stallion has taken his show on the road.

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Maryland Horse World Expo in Timonium, Jan. 17-19

Come out to the Maryland Horse Expo to visit The Maryland Horse Breeders Association and Million Million booth!

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Tom Bowman joins Heritage Stallions

Veterinarian Tom Bowman, co-founder and former partner in Northview Stallion Station, has joined his son, Dr. Brooke Bowman, and longtime Maryland horseman Louis Merryman as a partner in Heritage Stallions, Inc.

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Maryland stallion shows among Jan. 18 weekend "things to do"

Two stallion shows are scheduled in Chesapeake City the weekend of Jan. 18.

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University of Maryland breeding program kicks into its second season

How do you top an amazing year like we had in 2013? That's the question I keep asking myself in this New Year.

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Notes from the President: An Afternoon Off

For two hours on a Thursday before Christmas, 40 students of the Maryland horse industry enjoyed an afternoon off from the daily grind, to attend a two-hour refresher course on racing and breeding in Maryland. The "class" consisted of the boards of directors of the Maryland Horse Breeders Association and the Maryland Million Ltd.

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Baltimore Bob joins stallion roster at Shamrock Farm

Multiple stakes winner Baltimore Bob, a son of Malibu Moon from the immediate family of recent stakes winners Action Andy and Baltimore Belle, has moved from Florida to stand at Shamrock Farm in Woodbine, Md.

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Life Happened brings $750,000 at Keeneland January sale

Maryland-bred Life Happened, dam of multiple graded stakes winner Vyjack, sold for $750,000 early on the first day of at Keeneland's January Horses of All Ages sale, the top price of the sale through early Monday afternoon, Jan. 6.

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Broad Rule repeats in Fire Plug Stakes

Fitzhugh LLC’s homebred Broad Rule ran down the speed and captured the $100,000 Fire Plug Stakes for the second year in a row on Saturday, Jan. 4 at Laurel Park.

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Birch Creek Farm and Country Life Farm join together for a stallion show on Jan. 12

Birch Creek Farm in Cream Ridge, N.J., and Maryland's Country Life Farm will be joining together to showcase stallions from each farm on Sunday, Jan. 12 from 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

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Send foal reports!

Spread the word about new arrivals by submitting reports and photographs of your 2014 foals.

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Joint Custody gallops in Maryland Juvenile Championship

Konrad M. Wayson's Joint Custody overcame a stumbling start and survived a heated duel down the backstretch before galloping to victory in the $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Championship on Saturday, Dec. 28.

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Maryland's Colts are Back!

Today, Maryland Horse Breeders Association (MHBA) leadership celebrated Purple Friday with the launch of the "Maryland's Colts are Back" campaign.

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Notes from the President: Hope on the Horse Farms

Rapidly write the truth.

That hope has returned to the horse farms and the families of Maryland.

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Mystic Love tops Fasig-Tipton Midlantic December sale

Mystic Love, the Maryland-bred champion 2-year-old filly of 2012, topped the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic December mixed sale held on Monday afternoon, Dec. 9, in Timonium.

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Joint Custody front-running winner of Marylander Stakes

Konrad M. Wayson's Joint Custody broke alertly, quickly assumed the lead and then turned back all comers as he raced to victory in the seven-furlong Marylander Stakes for 2-year-olds on Saturday, Dec. 7 at Laurel to record his first stakes win.

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Eighttofasttocatch gets third stakes win in a row in Broad Brush Stakes

When the expected competition failed to show up, Sylvia Heft's Eighttofasttocatch had it his own way once again as he galloped to victory in the $100,000 Broad Brush Stakes on Saturday Dec. 7.

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MHIF Grant Applications due Jan. 30

The deadline for 2014 Maryland Horse Industry Foundation (MHIF) grant applications is Jan. 30, 2014. Applications can be submitted via regular mail, e-mail or online.

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Maryland's Colts are Back!

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