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Shackled Love scores first stakes win in Private Terms

ZWP Stable and Non Stop Stable’s homebred Shackled Love served as a great source of pride for his connections as he won his stakes debut in the $100,000 Private Terms, for 3-year-olds, by a half-length at Laurel Park on Saturday, March 13.

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Whereshetoldmetogo gets there in the Not For Love Stakes

A picture of consistency, Whereshetoldmetogo kicked off his 6-year-old campaign with a dominating two and a half-length victory in the $75,000 Not For Love Stakes, for Maryland-bred/Maryland-sired 4-year-olds and upward, at Laurel Park on Saturday, March 13.

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Maryland-bred champions and industry leaders celebrated virtually during 2020 Renaissance Awards

Reisterstown, Md.—The fourth annual Renaissance Awards, a collaborative effort between the Maryland Horse Breeders Association, Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and Maryland Jockey Club, which recognizes excellence in Thoroughbred racing and breeding in Maryland in the past year, went virtual this year. Throughout the week of Feb. 22, awards were presented through the MHBA’s social media accounts to the top Maryland owner, trainer, jockey, breeder, broodmare and stallion, Backstretch Workers of the Year, one for Pimlico Race Course and one for Laurel Park, MTHA’s Unsung Hero, as well as the champion Maryland-breds of 2020.

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2020 Maryland Thoroughbred Industry Renaissance Awards

Throughout the week of Feb. 22, the Maryland Horse Breeders Association will announce the 2020 Maryland-bred Champions and Industry Award winners via social media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram). Once they're announced, they'll be listed below.

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Finalists announced for 2020 Maryland Thoroughbred Industry Renaissance Awards

The fourth annual Renaissance Awards, a cooperative effort between the Maryland Horse Breeders Association, Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and Maryland Jockey Club, will look a bit different this year as the top Maryland owner, trainer and jockey, Maryland stallion, broodmare and breeder, as well as the champion Maryland-breds of 2020 will be presented virtually this month. Special awards will be presented to Pimlico and Laurel Backstretch Employees of the Year as well as to an industry Unsung Hero.

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I Get It collects first stakes win in $100,000 Sanibel Island

Gary Barber’s aptly named I Get It got it in the $100,000 Sanibel Island Stakes, as she went from last to first in a massive rally down the stretch at Gulfstream Park on Saturday, March 27 in the race for 3-year-old fillies.

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Maryland-bred Uncle Lino filly sells for $200,000 at March OBS 2-year-old sale

The first 2-year-old sale of the year was held March 16-17 in Ocala, Fla., as five Maryland-breds went through the ring at the Ocala Breeders’ March sale, with four selling, one for six-figures.

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Maryland Horse Foundation Launches $1 Million Capital Campaign to Establish the Maryland Horse Library & Education Center

Renovation will honor the history of horses in Maryland, while looking to the future to serve as a hub for learning and collaboration.

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