logo1

The 2-year-old filly Eve rallied from far back to score her first victory at Laurel Park on Sunday, Dec. 6, winning by three and a half lengths at one mile. Owned by Bonita Farm and Daniel T. Doane and trained by Kevin Boniface, she is the first winner from the first crop of Etched, who stands at the Boniface family’s Bonita Farm in Darlington. The filly, one of 19 foals of racing age for her sire, is out of winning Cross Over Please (by Valley Crossing) and was bred by Bonita Farm.

Etched retired to stud after a career in which he won the Meadowlands Cup-G2, Monmouth Cup-G2 and Nashua Stakes-G3, and earned $587,586 from 11 starts. He is a son of Forestry out of Breeders’ Cup Distaff Stakes-G1 winner Unbridled Elaine, and a half-brother to graded/group winners Out of Bounds and Emotionless. His second dam, stakes winner Carols Folly, also produced Grade 1 winner Glitter Woman (dam of Grade 1 winner Political Force).
Etched, now 10, stands for $3,500 live foal.

Etched2015 46

More News

2018 MHBA Board of Director election results

The Maryland Horse Breeders Association membership selected three new members and two incumbents to the Board of Directors, as announced June 12. Dictated by MHBA bylaws, the annually held election fills five open seats on the board. Those elected this year will serve for the next three years. Michael Harrison, Christy Holden and Theresa Wiseman join incumbents Kent Murray and David Wade. Holden was elected for the first time; Wiseman was a president appointee in 2017.

Read more ...

Late Maryland sire Tritap gets first winner

The first two runners from the first crop of the late Heritage Stallions’ sire Tritap started May 12 at Pimlico and finished first and fourth in a waiver maiden claimer for 2-year-old fillies.

Read more ...

Maryland highlights at Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-year-old sale

A colt by classic sire Bodemeister out of Maryland-bred champion Plum (by Pure Prize) bred by Dark Hollow Farm topped the Maryland-bred offerings at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic May 2-year-old sale held May 21-22 at the Timonium Sales Pavilion in Timonium.

Read more ...