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Fantasy Owner’s Day at Laurel

Experience the thrill of Thoroughbred ownership on Fantasy Owner’s Day, Saturday, March 18 at Laurel Park. The event, sponsored by Maryland Jockey Club, Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and Maryland Horse Breeders Association, will allow participants to “walk in the shoes of one of the top owners in the region for a day of races.” Registration is free. The day includes a seminar and luncheon.

For more details and to register, click here.

First arrival for Northview Stallion Station’s Golden Lad

The first foal by Golden Lad, a multiple graded stakes winner standing at Northview Stallion Station in Chesapeake City, arrived at Sycamore Hall in Chesapeake City on Jan. 17. The chestnut colt out of Welcome Inn, a stakes-winning daughter of Orientate, is a half-brother to graded stakes-placed $396,599-earner Rockinn On Bye.

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Nicanor sires first winner

Shamrock Farm stallion Nicanor got his first winner from his first crop with Nicamore’s decisive score in a six-furlong maiden race at Laurel Park on Jan. 28.

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Ten Carat Rock gains first stakes win at Turf Paradise

Maryland-bred Ten Carat Rock, one of the longshots in the field of 10 to contest the $75,000 Cotton Fitzsimmons Mile Handicap at Turf Paradise, held off prohibitive favorite Power Ped through the stretch to win by a neck at 17-1 odds while covering the mile over firm turf in 1:35.73. It was the first stakes win in a 21-start career for the 6-year-old chestnut son of Rock Slide bred by Pamela Long Wofford.

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Blamed takes it all in the Royal Delta

Capping off a week in which she was named 2018 Maryland-bred champion 3-year-old filly, Cleber J. Massey’s Blamed put it all on the line and got her first win of 2019 by leading gate-to-wire in the $150,000 Royal Delta Stakes-G3 at Gulfstream Park on Saturday, Feb. 16. She was the fourth Maryland-bred stakes winner of the day, all in open company, the other three at Laurel Park.

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Enchanted Ghost rises to the occasion in the Maryland Racing Media Stakes

Mens Grille Racing’s Enchanted Ghost became a multiple stakes winner following her determined stretch run in the $100,000 Maryland Racing Media Stakes on the President’s Day holiday program Monday, Feb. 18 at Laurel Park.

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Las Setas gets first stakes win in Wide Country

Wayne A. Harrison, Robert T. Manfuso, and Katharine M. Voss’ Las Setas took command of the field from the start and pulled away to win the $100,000 Wide Country Stakes for 3-year-old fillies by five and a half lengths on Saturday, Feb. 16 at Laurel Park. She covered the seven furlongs in 1:22.99.

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