- Category: News
- Published: Monday, May 20 2013
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Pass You Bye Bye, racing in the colors of Cynthia Rickman’s Rickman Racing LLC, kicked off Monmouth Park’s 68th season on Saturday, May 11 with a stirring finish in the Decathlon
The more than 400 juveniles offered at this year’s FasigTipton Midlantic May sale will be out to show off their talent at the Under Tack Shows on Wednesday, May 15 and Thursday, May 16 over the Timonium race track in Timonium. Each day’s works begin at 10 a.m.
Maryland-bred Thoroughbred Hall of Fame (MTHOF) celebrations and commemorations will be held at Pimlico Race Course during its program on Saturday, May 11.
Over a sloppy track against last year’s champion sprinter and Breeders’ Cup Sprint-G1 winner Trinniberg, Delaunay shot to the head of the class among the nation’s sprint elite with a dominating performance in the $400,000 Churchill Downs Stakes-G2 on the Derby Day card on Saturday, May 4.
Michael Wharton’s Grinding Speed’s affinity for Great Meadow in Virginia was proven once again with a dazzling six and a three-quarters-length score in the course’s rich spring timber fixture, the $75,000 Virginia Gold Cup, on Saturday, May 4.
Tuscalee, a durable gelding whose 37 steeplechase victories remain an all-time record, last week became the seventh Maryland-bred to win election into the National Racing Hall of Fame.
PTK LLC’s Daydreamin Gracie swept by the pacesetter and stormed to an eight-length victory in the $50,000 Shine Again Stakes at Pimlico on Saturday, April 27.
Maggi Moss’s Delaunay, a Maryland-bred son of Smoke Glacken who swept all three of Fair Grounds’ major stakes for older sprinters, was named Horse of the Meet and sprinter of the meet for the 141st Thoroughbred racing season.
Before he died last November at age 94, newspaperman and historian Joe Kelly spent nearly 70 years spreading words and wisdom, grace and humor throughout the Pimlico Race Course press box.
Leighton Farm in Upper Marlboro will host a series of clinics designed to re-train and place retired racing Thoroughbreds.