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Maryland-breds shine at delayed Fasig-Tipton 2-year-old sale

Maryland-breds were well represented at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training sale held Monday and Tuesday, June 29 and 30, in Timonium, with 10 selling for six figures. A $650,000 chestnut colt by current first-crop sire Not This Time, purchased by Lauren Carlisle, agent, led the Maryland-bred group.

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Three Maryland-breds sell for six-figures at June OBS 2-year-old sale

Amidst the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that created an ever-changing landscape for Thoroughbred sales across the country, seven Maryland-breds went through the ring at Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2020 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, with six selling, three for six-figures. The sale, rescheduled from its original dates in April, was held June 9-12 in Ocala, Fla.

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2020 MHBA Board of Directors election results

The Maryland Horse Breeders Association membership has selected one incumbent member, a 2019 presidential appointee and three new members to the 2020 Board of Directors. Dictated by MHBA bylaws, the annually held election fills five open seats on the board. Those elected will serve for the next three years. Bill Reightler, who served on the board from 2010 to 2015 and 2017 to 2019, is this year’s only incumbent.

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Michael Matz to judge 2020 MHBA Yearling Show

Two-time classic-winning trainer Michael Matz will judge the 86th annual Maryland Horse Breeders Association Yearling Show. Open to all yearlings eligible for Maryland-bred registration, the show has been rescheduled for 2020 and will be held Sunday, July 19 at the Maryland State Fairgounds’ Horse Show Ring in Timonium. Entries are due by June 20.

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Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred honored at 2020 AHP Equine Media Awards

Vinnie Perrone’s tribute to the late race-caller Dick Woolley was one of seven awards for the magazine for material published in 2019 and presented at the American Horse Publications Equine Media Awards May 30. The awards presentation was held virtually after the association’s equine media conference and awards program, originally scheduled for May 28-30 in Lexington, Ky., was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Double Crown wins stakes debut in Roar Stakes

Reeves Thoroughbred Racing’s Double Crown survived a late run from Grade 2 winner Green Light Go and a jockey’s objection to capture his first stakes in the $75,000 Roar at Gulfstream Park on Saturday, May 16.

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New home for MHBA in historic Reisterstown

The Maryland Horse Breeders Association (MHBA) is pleased to announce that it will be moving to a permanent home at 321 Main Street in historic Reisterstown. The MHBA has had offices in Baltimore County since its founding in 1929. This area is home to many horse-related activities, including the Maryland Hunt Cup, Maryland Grand National, the Green Spring Hunt Club and Shawan Downs. 

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First foal arrives for Winding Creek Farm's No Never No More

The first foal for No Never No More, the only son of Scat Daddy standing in the region, was born the morning of March 12 at Winding Creek Farm in Union Bridge for breeder Designated Hitters Racing LLC. The dark bay colt is out of the Munnings mare Sister Pat, who also has a 2-year-old bay colt by Goldencents.

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Maryland-breds shine at delayed Fasig-Tipton 2-year-old sale

Maryland-breds were well represented at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training sale held Monday and Tuesday, June 29 and 30, in Timonium, with 10 selling for six figures. A $650,000 chestnut colt by current first-crop sire Not This Time, purchased by Lauren Carlisle, agent, led the Maryland-bred group.

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Field Pass romps to victory in Audubon Stakes

Three Diamonds Farm’s Field Pass was fiercely competitive in the $100,000 Audubon Stakes for 3-year-olds, leading the field gate-to-wire to win by a length on Saturday, June 20 at Churchill Downs.

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Three Maryland-breds sell for six-figures at June OBS 2-year-old sale

Amidst the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that created an ever-changing landscape for Thoroughbred sales across the country, seven Maryland-breds went through the ring at Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2020 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, with six selling, three for six-figures. The sale, rescheduled from its original dates in April, was held June 9-12 in Ocala, Fla.

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