London Lane takes Grade 2 Colonial Turf Cup

Searching for his first career stakes win and making only his second start of 2013, Howard Bender’s London Lane was totally dismissed in the $300,000 Colonial Turf Cup-G2 on Saturday evening, June 22, going off at odds of 50-1 in a field of eight. But the Larry Murray-trained 6-year-old gelding found the distance and the Colonial turf to his liking to post one of the greatest upsets in the track’s history.

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Tell a Great Story thrills in Go For Wand Stakes

Making her stakes debut a memorable one, Sagamore Farm’s Tell a Great Story battled favorite Ile St. Molly the length of the stretch and got her nose down at the wire to win the Delaware Park’s Go For Wand Stakes on Saturday, June 15.

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MAHR All Thoroughbred show a big hit in Bel Air

The second annual MidAtlantic Horse Rescue All Thoroughbred Benefit Horse Show, held Saturday, June 1 at Heavenly Waters Park in Bel Air was “Super,” said MAHR co-founder and executive director Beverly Strauss. “We had even more entries than last year and ran til dark.”

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MHBA Board of Directors election results

The Maryland Horse Breeders Association (MHBA) membership has selected four new members and one incumbent to the Board of Directors, as announced at the annual meeting held in the Vista Room at the Timonium Fairgrounds in Timonium on Wednesday, May 22.

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Maryland-bred champions and industry leaders celebrated virtually during 2023 Renaissance Champion Awards

Winners of the seventh annual Renaissance Champion Awards, a collaborative effort between the Maryland Horse Breeders Association and the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association which recognizes excellence in Thoroughbred racing and breeding in Maryland in the past year, were announced the week of Feb. 26 on the MHBA’s social media accounts. 

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Speedyness lives up to his name in Miracle Wood win

Speedyness earned his first stakes victory in the Miracle Wood for 3-year-olds on Saturday, Feb. 24 at Laurel Park, winning by one and a half lengths after getting pressed on the early lead.

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Miss Harriett prevails in Wide Country

Reigning Maryland Million Lassie champion Miss Harriett added another stakes victory to her record on Saturday, Feb. 24 at Laurel Park when scoring in the Wide Country Stakes by three-quarters of a length.

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