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La Castiglione wins Arizona Downs Distaff

La Castiglione further established herself as the Queen of the Desert on Monday, Aug. 15, when the 4-year-old filly won the Arizona Downs Distaff for her second consecutive stakes win and fifth straight overall victory. 

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2022 Maryland Thoroughbred Hall of Fame inductees selected

Speed was the name of the game for the two horses selected for induction into the Maryland-bred Thoroughbred Hall of Fame in 2022. Eclipse Award-winning sprinters Star de Naskra and Smoke Glacken are the newest inductees after a vote by a committee of Maryland racing industry members coordinated by the Maryland Horse Breeders Association and Maryland Racing Media Association.
 

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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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Vance Scholars upsets Bald Eagle Derby

An eight and a half-month layoff proved no deterrent for Vance Scholars on Saturday, Aug. 6, when he won his 3-year-old debut in the $100,000 Bald Eagle Derby at Laurel Park by two and a half lengths in a 12-1 upset.

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First stakes winner for Editorial

Anchor & Hope Farm stallion Editorial continued his fast start at stud when Alottahope became his first stakes winner in rousing fashion on Saturday, July 30 at Laurel Park.

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Alottahope much the best in Star de Naskra

In the first eight starts of his career, Alottahope had shown plenty of promise, but had yet to win a stakes race. That changed in the Star de Naskra Stakes at Laurel Park on July 30, which he won by 15 lengths in a dominant performance.

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Post Time impressive in Maryland Juvenile

Post Time solidified his chances for a championship title at Laurel Park on Saturday, Dec. 3, by winning the Maryland Juvenile Stakes by three and three-quarters lengths for his third victory in as many career starts.
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Malibu Moonshine prevails in Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship

In a performance similar to her only other start, Malibu Moonshine came from behind to win the Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship for Maryland-bred and/or sired fillies at Laurel Park on Saturday, Dec. 3.
 
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La Castiglione takes Glendale

A return to turf proved no problem for La Castiglione, as she won the Glendale Stakes by a length at Turf Paradise on Nov. 26 for her third stakes win of the year.
 
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