Admirals War Chest became the fifth back-to-back winner of the $150,000 Maryland Million Classic Oct. 22 at Laurel Park with a dominating gate-to-wire triumph in the 1 1/8-mile stakes for Maryland-sired horses.
- Bay Colt
- Born 2011
On Oct. 22 at Laurel Park late bloomer Phlash Phelps will shoot for his second straight victory in the Maryland Million Turf.
Alex and JoAnn Lieblong's The Big Beast, who finished second in a pair of grade I sprints in 2015 at Saratoga Race Course, was named Maryland-bred Horse of the Year in the annual poll.
Jack's in the Deck and jockey Forest Boyce won a stretch duel with 3-5 favorite Ben's Cat for a game nose victory in the $100,000 Maryland Million Sprint at Laurel Park Oct. 17.
|Owner||Hillwood Stable LLC|
|Breeder||Carol A. Kaye|
|Phlash Phelps View Five-Cross Pedigree||Great Notion||Elusive Quality|
|Love Me Twice||Not For Love|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Ellen M. Charles||Sally Thomas, agent||$85,000|