Richard Golden’s homebred Clever Mind made an auspicious career debut Oct. 21 at Laurel Park, rallying from last to capture the $100,000 Maryland Million Nursery by 2 lengths.

Clever Mind wins 2017 Maryland Million NurseryA Graham Motion-trained juvenile son of Northview Stallion Station’s freshman sire Buffum, Clever Mind is out of Two’s Cozy, dam of 2016 Maryland-bred champion steeplechaser Top Striker. Clever Mind was offered at the 2016 Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Fall Yearling sale, but returned home a $100,000 RNA.

Read more about the running of the Maryland Million Nursery here

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May 15 2018 segment on WJZ TV

In case you missed it, here is WJZ's coverage of the recently released AHC Economic Impact study for Maryland.

Horse industry boosts Md. year round, not just at Preakness Time

For more than 250 years, horses have played a vital role in Maryland’s culture, spirit and history, going back to 1743, when the Maryland Jockey Club — the oldest sporting organization in North America — was chartered.

Read executive director Cricket Goodall's Op-Ed in The Baltimore Sun here

Maryland Horse Industry Adds $1.3 billion to Maryland’s Economy

Home to more than 100,000 horses, Maryland ranks No. 1 in terms of horses per square mile

Baltimore, Md. (May 14, 2018) – The 2018 Economic Impact Study produced by the American Horse Council confirms that Maryland’s horse industry adds more than $1.3 billion to Maryland’s economy. The report found that the horse industry total employment impact is more than 21,000 jobs, including a more than $500 million impact from the horse racing sector alone.

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