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  • Sumacha'hot comes on late to win the Jim McKay Maryland Million Classic.

    Maryland Million Classic Goes to $5K Claimer

    Sumacha'hot, a Maryland-bred who was claimed for $5,000 a year ago, came charging down the stretch to win the $190,000 Jim McKay Maryland Million Classic, the Sept. 26 headliner on Laurel Park's 12-race Maryland Million Day card.

  • Sweet Goodbye takes on the boys in the Jim McKay Maryland Million Classic.

    Sweet Goodbye Faces Boys in Jim McKay Classic

    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.

  • Hermosillo's Hesse Upset Tops NJ Festival

    Hermosillo lit up the tote board on New Jersey Thoroughbred Festival Day at Monmouth Park Aug. 23, winning the $100,000 Charles Hesse III Handicap and paying $72.40 to give Eddie Broome his fourth winner of the day as a breeder.

  • Wild Gams, 2008 New Jersey-bred Horse of the Year

    Wild Gams Takes Top Honors in NJ

    New Farm's homebred Wild Gams, a two-time stakes winner last year, has been named 2008 New Jersey-bred Horse of the Year. Wild Gams also garnered honors as champion handicap female.

  • Pennsylvania Derby winner Anak Nakal headlines the Hal's Hope.

    Hal's Hope: Anak Nakal Makes 4 YO Debut

    Four Roses Thoroughbreds' Anak Nakal, who was prominent on the Triple Crown trail in 2008 and later won the Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II), will make his 4-year-old debut against 13 rivals during Gulfstream Park's opening day $100,000 Hal's Hope Handicap (gr. III) Jan. 3.

  • Cuba earned $393,180 in 2008 to help his sire Not For Love top the $6-million mark in 2008 progeny earnings.

    Not For Love Sets Record

    Not For Love, who stands at Richard Golden and Dr. Tom Bowman's Northview Stallion Station near Chesapeake City, Md., has ranked as Maryland most prominent sire for years. But what he has accomplished this year is truly exceptional.

  • Cuba and Pedro Cotto Jr. cruise to victory in the Jim McKay Maryland Million Classic.

    Maryland Million Classic: Cuba All Alone

    Cubahad an easy time of it against four overmatched rivals as he powered to a four-length victory in the $279,000 Jim McKay Maryland Million Classic at Laurel Park Oct. 4. More than $1.6 million was available in purses at the Maryland track.

  • Cuba is the 6-5 morning line favorite for the Maryland Million Classic.

    Cuba is Maryland Million Classic Choice

    The $300,000 Maryland Million Classic, headline event of the 23rd annual showcase for the offspring of Maryland sires Oct. 4, drew the top three finishers from the race last year, including defending champion Evil Storm.

  • Two-Time Grade I winner Commentator leads a field of seven for the Massachusetts Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D5274581%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Commentator Odds-On For MassCap

    Commentator, a two-time grade I winner for Hall of Fame trainer Nick Zito, leads a field of seven for the $500,000 Massachusetts Handicap Sept. 20 at Suffolk Downs.

  • Gottcha Gold is back to defend his title in the Philip H. Iselin Breeders' Cup Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D3879918%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Tough Task Awaits Gottcha Gold in Iselin

    Beaten at short prices over the track in his last two starts, Gottcha Gold is back to defend his title in the $300,000 Philip H. Iselin Breeders' Cup Stakes (gr. III) at Monmouth Park Aug. 16, and he could well be favored again.

  • Trainer Eugene Navarro Dies at 92

    Eugene Navarro passed away in Hallandale, Fla. Nov. 27. The longtime horseman who trained grade I winner Charon was 92.

  • One for Rose Bests Males Again in Seagram Cup

    Tucci Stables' champion mare One for Rose captured her second straight Seagram Cup (Can-III) Saturday at Woodbine, besting a field of older colts and geldings in the $161,500 (Canadian) feature.

  • Alleged Ruler Faces Champs in Seagram Cup

    Alleged Ruler, a 4-year-old son of A.P. Indy, takes on five rivals, including champions One for Rose and Wake at Noon, in Saturday's $161,100 Seagram Cup (Can-III) at Woodbine.

  • Veteran Country Be Gold Fights On in Excelsior

    Veteran Country Be Gold, winner of the Jan. 30 Aqueduct Handicap (gr. III), has new owners but the same trainer, Steve Kappes, as he prepares for Saturday's $200,000 Excelsior Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. III) at the New York track.

  • Cuba Added to Wood Mix; Value Plus Shipping In

    Trainer Tom Bush confirmed Monday morning that Cam Allard's Cuba will run in Saturday's $750,000 Wood Memorial (gr. I) at Aqueduct. The Not For Love colt had been listed as a possible starter before working five furlongs in 1:01 2/5, breezing, over a "good" Belmont Park training track Sunday morning with blinkers on.