2020 RRP Thoroughbred Makeover: Maryland-bred entries

The Retired Racehorse Project's 2020 Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium will take place October 7-10, 2020 in Lexington, Ky. at the Kentucky Horse Park.
Maryland-bred entries - click on the horse's name to view their Thoroughbred Makeover profile

 Name Pedigree Breeder Trainer Record Earnings RRP Owner/Trainer Feature post
Above It All Scipion-Underneath It All Richard Blue, Jr. Ann W. Merryman 0-1-0/12 starts $12,902 Sheryl Thornley  
Arktikos Great Notion-After All, by Olmodavor Nelly M. Cox and Retreat Farm N/A N/A N/A Bonnie Stetson  
Axel Woes Love of Money-Winning Grace James E. Bryant & Linda P. Davis Jasmine Napravnik 0-0-0/3 starts $3,360 Jalin Stable/Jazz Napravnik  
Broken Hobbles Seville (GER)-Willi's Sweet Girl
Quantum Racing, Inc.
Robin L. Graham 0-0-0/6 starts $4,120 Erin Butler  
Chief Tarhe Old Fashioned-Princess Hillary Hickory Ridge Farm Jose Corrales 4-1-3/41 starts $85,484 Amy Smith Click here
Friesing Waters Friesan Fire-Atlantic Tide Country Life Farm & Atlantic Tide LLC Michael J. Trombetta 1-1-2/15 starts $47,653 Amy Moreshead Click here
Full of Drama Great Notion-Economic Stimulus Larry E. Rabold Demelza McMahon 1-1-1/10 starts $18,870 Mikala Huemmer  
Go Money Go Love of Money-Go Lion Go Dr. & Mrs. Thomas Bowman & Rebecca Davis Louis V. Ruberto 18-8-15/63 starts $197,289 Hannah Ruberto Click here
Grand Teton Seville (GER)-Melisma's Valley Audrey R. Murray Cynthia G. Reese 0-0-0/3 starts $1,000 Louise Atkins  
Legend's Hope Not For Love-Lunar's Legend Two Legends Farm & David Wade Edward Maher 4-5-4/45 starts $156,388 Barbara Horneffer/Jazz Napravnik  
Lily Rae Plan-A Love Theme Dr. & Mrs. Bruce C. Wells Flint W. Stites 2-0-0/13 starts $29,857 Ariel Piper Click here
Phlash Phelps Great Notion-Love Me Twice Carol A. Kaye Rodney Jenkins MSW 7-4-4/24 starts $434,801 Sabrina Morris Click here
Scoop N Nailz Rock Slide-Marzes James B. Steele Alexandra Hillegass 3-1-3/23 starts $32,780 Amanda Conklin  
Talk Show Man Great Notion-Mark Me Special Michael J. Harrison DVM Hamilton A. Smith MSW 8-2-7/40 starts $456,556 Michael Harrison/Lindy Gutman Click here

Membership Options

Type of Membership Benefits Cost
Breeder/Owner Member
  • Full voting privileges
  • Discounts on Maryland-bred registration fees
  • Access to Maryland Thoroughbred Club events at no additional charge
  • Usage of MHBA Weekly Bulletin Classifieds
  • Yearly Subscription to Trainer Magazine
  • Opportunity to join Atlantic Federal Credit Union
Business Associate Member
  • First access to Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Access to Maryland Thoroughbred Club events at no additional charge
  • Annual Business Member profile in the MHBA Weekly Bulletin and Maryland Horse Monthly newsletter
  • Listing on the MHBA Website
Club Member
  • Invitations to a wide range of events – farm tours, social events, race days, happy hours and more.
  • Exclusive insider information on happenings in the Thoroughbred world
  • Invitations to events held by affiliated clubs 
  • Be a part of the Thoroughbred Scene!


$100,000 MIRACLE WOOD S, Laurel Park, 2/16, g, 3, Stay Thirsty—What Will Be, by Anees. O-Runnymede Racing LLC, B-Avla Pitts.

Reception with Speaker Michael E. Busch

Please join the Maryland Horse Breeders Association and Maryland Million Ltd. for an evening reception with Speaker Michael E. Busch on Monday, December 12, 2016, 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm, at Yellowfin Steak & Fish House, 2840 Solomons Island Road, Edgewater, MD 21037.

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Hosts - $2,500 | Leaders - $1,000 | Guests - $500

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$100,000 MARYLAND MILLION NURSERY S, Laurel Park, 10/17, g, 2, Dance With Ravens—Tanca, by Polish Numbers. O-Wayne Harrison, Robert Manfuso and Katharine M. Voss, B-Robert T. Manfuso and Katharine M. Voss.


$75,000 DONNA FREYER S, Parx Racing, 11/16, f, 2, Bullsbay—Miss Lombardi, by Unbridled Jet. O-Kathleen Willier, B-H. Graham Motion.

Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred honored at AHP

The editors, writers and photographers of Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred received eight honors in the American Horse Publications' annual awards contest for 2013, taking home four first-place awards Saturday evening, June 21, in Charleston, S.C.

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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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