2021 Maryland Thoroughbred Hall of Fame inductees selected

For the first time since the inaugural year in 2013, more than two horses will be inducted into a class of the Maryland-bred Thoroughbred Hall of Fame. Selected for the class of 2021 are national champions Conniver, Devil’s Bag and J. O. Tobin, voted in by a committee of Maryland racing industry members coordinated by the Maryland Horse Breeders Association and Maryland Racing Media Association.

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Introduced takes control in $100,000 Incredible Revenge

Colts Neck Stables’ Introduced was clearly in her element as she rallied past Running Memories and Miss Auramet in mid-stretch to score by three-quarters of a length in the $100,000 Incredible Revenge Stakes, for fillies and mares, 3 & up, at Monmouth Park on Saturday, Aug. 14.

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Bonita Farm stallion Kobe’s Back gets freshman first

Freshman sire Kobe’s Back was represented by his first winner when Heat Merchant closed relentlessly to get up for a three-quarter-length score in a six-furlong maiden special weight over Woodbine’s all-weather surface on Sunday, Aug. 15.

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Maryland-bred Army Mule yearling colt brings $275,000 at Saratoga

A chestnut colt from the first crop of Army Mule bred by Wasabi Ventures Stables LLC, Vandelay Stables LLC, Michael J. Dzik and Greenspring Mares, sold for $275,000 as the only Maryland-bred entered in Fasig-Tipton’s 100th Saratoga Selected Yearlings sale, held Aug. 9 and 10 at the Humphrey S. Finney sales pavilion in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

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Leading Mid-Atlantic freshman sire Divining Rod gets stakes winner

In less than a month, Country Life Farm stallion Divining Rod went from getting his first winner, to four winners and taking the top spot among freshman sires in the region, to his first stakes winner, the latter coming when his son Local Motive grabbed the lead in Colonial Downs’ stretch and crossed the wire first ahead of eight rivals in the $100,000 Hickory Tree Stakes on Aug. 2.

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Cavalier Cupid secures victorious stakes debut in Keswick

Big Lick Farm’s homebred Cavalier Cupid made a fierce run down the stretch to score by a length in the $100,000 Keswick Stakes, for Virginia-restricted 2-year-old fillies, and notch her first career stakes victory at Colonial Downs on Monday, Aug. 2.

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Jaxon Traveler runs away with Zia Park Sprint

Sprint veteran Jaxon Traveler rekindled his best form on Tuesday, Nov. 28, when he won the Zia Park Sprint Stakes by five and a half lengths in near track record time.

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Post Time determined in City of Laurel win

Hillwood Stable LLC’s Post Time had to work a little bit harder than normal, but prevailed in the City of Laurel Stakes at Laurel Park on Saturday, Nov. 25, for his first open stakes victory.

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Seven's Eleven draws off to win Howard and Sondra Bender Memorial

Maryland Million Sprint champion Seven’s Eleven validated his form and added another stakes win to his resume on Friday, Nov. 24, when he dominated the Howard and Sondra Bender Memorial Stakes for Maryland-bred or Maryland-sired sprinters at Laurel Park.

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