5-year-old Richard's Kid was named Maryland-bred horse of the year for 2009. Other winners include three runners sired by leading Maryland sire Not For Love.
- Dark Bay or Brown Filly
- Born 2004
- MD -Bred
|Trainer||Flint W. Stites|
|Owner||Concepts Unlimited Stable and Smith, Catherine J.|
|All Giving View Five-Cross Pedigree||Allen's Prospect||Mr. Prospector|
|Slew the Dragoness||Slew City Slew|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Peter Walsh||Derry Meeting Farm, agent||$19,000|
|Two-year-old||Concepts Unlimited & C.J. Smith||Gabriel Dixon, agent||$75,000|
Sweet Goodbye will attempt to become the latest female to bowl over the boys when she takes her six-for-eight lifetime record into the $200,000 Jim McKay Maryland Million Classic at Laurel Park Sept. 26.
Game Face, a romping winner of the Princess Rooney Handicap (gr. I) last out and five-time graded stakes winner, will carry top weight of 122 pounds as the even-money morning-line favorite in the $150,000 Honorable Miss (gr. II) Aug. 9 at Saratoga.
Jockey Jonathan Joyce, who had not visited the winner's circle in more than a month, had a stellar day at Laurel Park on Feb. 18 when he won a career-best five races.