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Holly Robinson Wins Joe Kelly Unsung Hero Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Timonium, MD – October 14, 2013

Catherine H. Robinson is the winner of the inaugural Joe Kelly Unsung Hero award. Better known as Holly, she has been involved with Thoroughbred horses since she was a teenager and went to work for Mikey Smithwick on his farm in Hydes, Md.

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2013 Maryland Million pre-entries include three-time champion Ben’s Cat

A total of 118 pre-entries, barring late mail or emails after regular business hours on closing day, Thursday, Oct. 17, were named to the nine stakes races which comprise the 2013 Jim McKay Maryland Million. The 28th running of the event will take place at Laurel Park next Saturday, Oct. 19. First post is 12:15 p.m.

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On the Corner takes National Sporting Library Chronicle Cup

Ivy Hill Stable’s On the Corner scored his second victory in a week when he rallied to prevail by one and three-quarters lengths in the $35,000 National Sporting Library Chronicle Cup, the featured timber race of the Virginia Fall Races in Middleburg on Saturday, Oct. 5.

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2014 Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred Stallion Issue reminder

Stallion owners are encouraged to submit confirmations and updates on their stallions to Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred no later than Oct. 15 to ensure inclusion in the annual stallion directory free stallion roster listing, which comes out in the December issue of the magazine.

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Maryland-bred champions and industry leaders celebrated virtually during 2023 Renaissance Champion Awards

Winners of the seventh annual Renaissance Champion Awards, a collaborative effort between the Maryland Horse Breeders Association and the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association which recognizes excellence in Thoroughbred racing and breeding in Maryland in the past year, were announced the week of Feb. 26 on the MHBA’s social media accounts. 

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Speedyness lives up to his name in Miracle Wood win

Speedyness earned his first stakes victory in the Miracle Wood for 3-year-olds on Saturday, Feb. 24 at Laurel Park, winning by one and a half lengths after getting pressed on the early lead.

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Miss Harriett prevails in Wide Country

Reigning Maryland Million Lassie champion Miss Harriett added another stakes victory to her record on Saturday, Feb. 24 at Laurel Park when scoring in the Wide Country Stakes by three-quarters of a length.

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