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2020 Yearling Show Purse Premiums

The top earners for the 2020 MHBA Yearling Show Purse Premium, $40,000 in bonus awards from the Maryland-bred Fund presented to the highest-earning 2 and 3-year-olds shown at the annual MHBA yearling show, have been tabulated.

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MHBA Yearling Show Success: Sharing and Project Whiskey

The Maryland Horse Breeders Association’s Annual Yearling Show has served as a stepping stone to success for many Maryland-bred Thoroughbreds since it was first held in 1932, and the crop of participants in last year’s show was no exception, as two 2-year-olds racing this year found stakes victories within days of one another: Sharing and Project Whiskey.

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Chanceland Farm’s Midshipman filly named 2019 Champion at MHBA Yearling Show

Robert T. Manfuso and Katharine M. Voss’s homebred filly by Midshipman out of Lemons and Limes, by Lemon Drop Kid, stood out above the rest as judge Michael Stidham selected her as Grand Champion of the 85th annual Maryland Horse Breeders Association’s Yearling Show, held on Sunday, June 30 at the Timonium Fairgrounds horse show ring in Timonium, Md.

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Robert T. Manfuso homebred Fed Biz colt named champion of 2018 MHBA Yearling Show

Perennial yearling show participant Robert T. Manfuso took home the Chanceland Farm Challenge Trophy for grand champion when his Fed Biz colt out of the Elusive Quality mare Proficient was picked by judge Rick Violette at the 84th annual Maryland Horse Breeders Association’s Maryland-bred yearling show, held on Sunday, June 24 at the Timonium Fairgrounds horse show ring in Timonium, Md.

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Rick Violette to judge 2018 MHBA Yearling Show

Grade 1-winning New York-based trainer Rick Violette will judge the 84th annual Maryland Horse Breeders Association Yearling Show. Open to all yearlings eligible for Maryland-bred registration, the show will be held at the Maryland State Fairgrounds’ Horse Show Ring in Timonium on Sunday, June 24. Entries close Friday, June 1.

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Yearling Show Purse Premium results – racing in 2017

The top earners for the $40,000 MHBA Yearling Show Purse Premium, a bonus award from the Maryland-bred Fund presented to the highest-earning 2 and 3-year-olds shown at the annual MHBA yearling show, have been tabulated. Every yearling shown, regardless of class standing, is eligible for these cash awards which are split and distributed twice-$20,000 divided among the exhibitors of the four show contestants who earn the most money at 2 and another $20,000 divided among the exhibitors of the four highest-earning at 3. All earnings are verifiable by The Jockey Club.

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Chanceland Farm entrants take top awards at 2017 MHBA Yearling Show

Robert T. Manfuso and Katharine Voss’s homebred colt by Noble Mission (GB) out of Island Bound, by Speightstown, was Eclipse Award-winning trainer Dale Romans’ pick for Grand Champion at the 83rd annual Maryland Horse Breeders Association’s Maryland-bred yearling show, held on Sunday, June 25 at the Timonium Fairgrounds horse show ring in Timonium, Md.

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John Servis to judge MHBA Yearling Show

Kentucky Derby-winning trainer John Servis, who sent out Maryland-bred Yearling Show graduate Cathryn Sophia to win this year’s $1 million Kentucky Oaks-G1, will judge the 82nd annual Maryland Horse Breeders Association Yearling Show. Open to all yearlings eligible for Maryland-bred registration, the show will be held at the Maryland State Fairgrounds’ Horse Show Ring in Timonium on Sunday, June 26.

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Manfuso and Voss retire challenge trophy with 2015 MHBA Yearling Show champion

For the third time in the past five years a yearling exhibited by Robert T. Manfuso and Katharine M. Voss was selected as champion of the Maryland Horse Breeders Association’s Maryland-bred yearling show, held for the 81st time on Sunday, June 28 at the Timonium Fairgrounds horse show ring in Timonium, Md. The three-win feat marks the retirement of the Foxharbor Farm Challenge Trophy, which has been presented to the owner of the champion yearling since 2011.

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Forthegreatergood named 2021 Thoroughbred Makeover Champion

Forthegreatergood, trained by Laura Sloan, is your 2021 Thoroughbred Makeover Champion, sponsored by Churchill Downs!

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Murmur Farm freshman sire Blofeld gets first winner

Crabs N Beer, the first Blofeld runner to get to the races, became his first winner when dominating a maiden race on Saturday, Oct. 16 at Delaware Park.

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Maryland-breds ready to take on RRP Thoroughbred Makeover

After the event's postponement in 2020, the Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium, presented by Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA), will take place Oct. 12-17 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. Maryland is well-represented this year with 26 Maryland-breds entered to compete in a variety of disciplines. 

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