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Delaunay sweeps major sprint stakes at Fair Grounds

3/11/13

Arriving at Fair Grounds last November, Maggi Moss’s Delaunay took aim at the track’s three major sprint stakes. The Tom Amoss trainee swept them all, wrapping it up with the $150,000 Duncan F. Kenner on Saturday, March 9, in what may have been his most impressive performance to date.

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Foxhall Farm Trophy Chase

3/11/13

On Oct. 30, 1920, renowned American sportsman Foxhall P. Keene initiated a race over timber at his Monkton home, Foxhall Farm. Keene’s intent was to encourage participation in the sport.

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Talk Show Man tops Great Notion exacta in Maryland Million Turf

Blocked by a wall of horses for nearly six furlongs, Dr. Michael Harrison’s 8-year-old homebred Talk Show Man found room on the far outside turning for home and used the length of the stretch to run down favored Phlash Phelps for a half-length victory in the $125,000 Maryland Million Turf at Laurel Park on Saturday, Oct. 20. It was a Great Notion exacta, as the sons of Northview Stallion Station’s leading Maryland sire returned $9.90 for the $1 exacta as the race’s two favorites.

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Maryland-bred offerings at Kentucky fall mixed sales

A total of 60 Maryland-breds are catalogued to the major fall breeding stock sales in Lexington, Ky. Two are headed to Fasig-Tipton’s marquee November Sale on Sunday, Nov. 4. And 58 can be found in the Keeneland November Breeding Stock sale, which runs from Monday, Nov. 5 through Friday, Nov. 16.

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Maryland Breeding Industry 2018 Breeders’ Cup connections

Friday:
Knicks Go (Race 9: Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile-G1, MD-bred)
Distant Shore (Race 4: Street Sense S, MD-bred)

Saturday:
Still Having Fun (Race 2: Cherokee Run S, MD-bred)
Ruby Notion (Race 4: Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint, MD-sired) 

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First-year Tapit sons Bandbox, Tritap, get first stakes winners on Maryland Million Day

Bandbox and the late Tritap, both sons of Tapit who entered stud in Chesapeake City in 2015 – at Northview Stallion Station and Heritage Stallions, respectively – got their first stakes winners in their first crops at Laurel Park on Maryland Million Day, Oct. 20.

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