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First winner for Gandhi

Gandhi, a son A.P. Indy standing at Royal Wux Farm in Chestertown, got his first winner when Sterling General was up in time in a four and a half-furlong maiden special weight at Charles Town on Feb. 2.

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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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May 15 2018 segment on WJZ TV

In case you missed it, here is WJZ's coverage of the recently released AHC Economic Impact study for Maryland.

Horse industry boosts Md. year round, not just at Preakness Time

For more than 250 years, horses have played a vital role in Maryland’s culture, spirit and history, going back to 1743, when the Maryland Jockey Club — the oldest sporting organization in North America — was chartered.

Read executive director Cricket Goodall's Op-Ed in The Baltimore Sun here

Maryland Horse Industry Adds $1.3 billion to Maryland’s Economy

Home to more than 100,000 horses, Maryland ranks No. 1 in terms of horses per square mile

Baltimore, Md. (May 14, 2018) – The 2018 Economic Impact Study produced by the American Horse Council confirms that Maryland’s horse industry adds more than $1.3 billion to Maryland’s economy. The report found that the horse industry total employment impact is more than 21,000 jobs, including a more than $500 million impact from the horse racing sector alone.

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