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Shackled Love scores first stakes win in Private Terms

ZWP Stable and Non Stop Stable’s homebred Shackled Love served as a great source of pride for his connections as he won his stakes debut in the $100,000 Private Terms, for 3-year-olds, by a half-length at Laurel Park on Saturday, March 13.

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Whereshetoldmetogo gets there in the Not For Love Stakes

A picture of consistency, Whereshetoldmetogo kicked off his 6-year-old campaign with a dominating two and a half-length victory in the $75,000 Not For Love Stakes, for Maryland-bred/Maryland-sired 4-year-olds and upward, at Laurel Park on Saturday, March 13.

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Maryland-bred champions and industry leaders celebrated virtually during 2020 Renaissance Awards

Reisterstown, Md.—The fourth annual Renaissance Awards, a collaborative effort between the Maryland Horse Breeders Association, Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and Maryland Jockey Club, which recognizes excellence in Thoroughbred racing and breeding in Maryland in the past year, went virtual this year. Throughout the week of Feb. 22, awards were presented through the MHBA’s social media accounts to the top Maryland owner, trainer, jockey, breeder, broodmare and stallion, Backstretch Workers of the Year, one for Pimlico Race Course and one for Laurel Park, MTHA’s Unsung Hero, as well as the champion Maryland-breds of 2020.

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2020 Maryland Thoroughbred Industry Renaissance Awards

Throughout the week of Feb. 22, the Maryland Horse Breeders Association will announce the 2020 Maryland-bred Champions and Industry Award winners via social media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram). Once they're announced, they'll be listed below.

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Finalists announced for 2020 Maryland Thoroughbred Industry Renaissance Awards

The fourth annual Renaissance Awards, a cooperative effort between the Maryland Horse Breeders Association, Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and Maryland Jockey Club, will look a bit different this year as the top Maryland owner, trainer and jockey, Maryland stallion, broodmare and breeder, as well as the champion Maryland-breds of 2020 will be presented virtually this month. Special awards will be presented to Pimlico and Laurel Backstretch Employees of the Year as well as to an industry Unsung Hero.

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Join the MHBA team!

The Maryland Horse Breeders Association is hiring a Registrar, Membership, Circulation Services employee.

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Maryland-bred Candy Ride (Arg) filly sells for $600,000 at Saratoga

A chestnut filly by Candy Ride (Arg) headlined the Maryland-bred contingent at this year’s Fasig-Tipton Saratoga selected yearling sale, held at the Humphrey S. Finney sales pavilion on Aug. 8-9 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. She sold for $600,000 to Patrick Lawley-Wakelin, agent, for Robert “Shel” Evans.

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Simply Super gets up to win Hickory Tree

Simply Super became the first Maryland-bred member of the class of 2020 to win a stakes when on Tuesday, Aug. 9, he captured the $150,000 Hickory Tree at Colonial Downs by a half-length.

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First stakes winner for Holy Boss

Anchor & Hope Farm stallion Holy Boss was represented by his first stakes winner on Saturday, Aug. 6, at Laurel Park, when Vance Scholars captured the Bald Eagle Derby by two and a half lengths. 

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