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Tickets are still available for the Yearling Show Crab Feast, to be held this year on Saturday, June 27 starting at 6 p.m. at Bonita Farm in Darlington, Md.

Everyone is invited to the fun and casual annual event: tickets are $50 per person and $10 for children under 12. In addition to crabs, items on the menu include beef, chicken, salads and beverages (including beer).

Donato Lanni, renowned bloodstock agent and this year’s yearling show judge, will be among the guests.

Last date to purchase tickets is Friday, June 22. Contact the MHBA office at (410) 252-2100 or click 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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