Keyword: Maryland

  • Eighttofasttocatch is in control in the Maryland Million Classic Stakes.

    Eighttofasttocatch Takes 2nd Maryland Million

    Sylvia E. Heft's Eighttofasttocatch led from start to finish and won the $150,000 Maryland Million Classic Oct. 19 at Laurel Park for the second time in the past three years. Last year the son of Not For Love finished fifth.

  • Second-Career National Symposium Oct. 5-6

    The inaugural Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium, dedicated to developing second careers for retired Thoroughbred racehorses, will be held in Baltimore. Twenty-six trainers from the U.S. and Canada will participate.

  • MHAF Hosts Fundraiser to Help Injured Rider

    The Maryland Horsemen's Assistance Fund, with The Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association, presents a fundraiser at The Corner Stable in Columbia, Md., Oct. 17 to benefit a fund for injured exercise rider Jose Villegas.

  • Quality Road Colt Tops Midlantic Sale

    A Quality Road colt consigned by CandyLand, agent, was purchased by Bortolazzo Stables for $250,000 to top the Sept. 30 Fasig-Tipton Midlantic fall yearling sale in Timonium, Md.

  • Ben's Cat (left) overcomes Mr. Online to win the Laurel Dash.

    Ben's Cat Prevails in Laurel Dash

    The Jim Stable's Ben's Cat was put to the test while being floated extremely wide down the lane and still got up to register victory Sept. 21 in the $100,000 Laurel Dash Stakes at Laurel Park.

  • Fasig-Tipton Touts Maryland Incentives

    Fasig-Tipton says the recent announcement of major incentive increases to the owners and breeders of Maryland-breds could make the 87 Maryland-breds among the 390 yearlings in the Midlantic fall yearling sale more appealing.

  • Orb<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2013-Triple-Crown/Kentucky-Derby-139/29213460_Rcqkd4#!i=2493507617&k=b9hVvb3">Order This Photo</a>

    Orb to Arrive at Saratoga Aug. 11

    Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Orb is scheduled to arrive at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 11 to finish his preparations for the Aug. 24 Travers Stakes (gr. I).

  • Deadline Nears for Simulcast Video Award

    The deadline for entries for the best simulcast production is Aug. 16, the Thoroughbred Racing Associations said. The winner will be announced at the International Simulcast Conference scheduled for Oct. 7-9 in Lexington.

  • Dual Grade I Winner Sewickley Dies

    Sewickley, a dual grade I winner and sire, died July 10 in Marylandat the age of 28. According to his owner, the cause of death was complications due to colic.

  • Pimlico to Host Thoroughbred Horse Show

    On July 13, Pimlico will host the second annual Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show, featuring retired racehorses showing under their Jockey Club names. The show is part of the Thoroughbred Alliance Show Series.

  • Pimlico Racing

    Total Handle Up, Average Down at Pimlico

    Seven more live racing dates during the spring meet at Pimlico Race Course led to an increase in total pari-mutuel handle, but the daily average declined, the Maryland Jockey Club reported June 11.

  • Hip No. 396, a Malibu Moon colt, topped the final session and the sale at $450,000.

    Numbers Soar at Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale

    In what has proved to be a robust season for 2-year-olds in training sales, buyers continued to demonstrate a willingness to spend on quality juvenile prospects during the final session of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale.

  • Shug McGaughey Morning After the Preakness

    Hall of fame trainer Shug McGaughey shares his thoughts on Orb's fourth-place finish in the May 18 Preakness (gr.I) on the morning of May 19, and speaks of plans for the future including a potential Bemont Stakes (gr.I) run.

  • Departing at Pimlico<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2013-Triple-Crown/Preakness-Stakes-138/29423277_98XmS6#!i=2516160248&k=Qck7zw9">Order This Photo</a>

    Looking at Fresh Contenders in the Preakness

    From a field of 19 for the Kentucky Derby, the runners now number nine for the Preakness. This year Departing, Titletown Five, and Govenor Charlie opted to forego the Run for the Roses to chase black-eyed Susans instead.

  • Rear of old grandstand at Pimlico

    Pimlico Renovation Plans Still in the Works

    The Maryland Jockey Club expects to begin construction on new barns at Laurel Park this year as part of a long-term capital improvement plan, but it is holding off on announcing details of renovations at Pimlico Race Course.

  • Weather Could Impact Preakness Attendance

    With the forecast calling for a high temperature of 70 degrees and a strong possibility of rain for the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), the Maryland Jockey Club could be hard-pressed to surpass last year's record crowd of 121,309.

  • Rosie Napravnik and Mylute won an allowance race in December.

    Preakness is Napravnik's Homecoming

    Rosie Napravnik remembers galloping horses at Pimlico Race Course before she even earned her jockey's license. On May 18 aboard Mylute, she'll become just the third woman to ever ride in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I).

  • Mary Russ-Tortora brings Haywired home in front in the Lady Legends for the Cure Race. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2013-Triple-Crown/Preakness-Stakes-138/29423277_98XmS6#!i=2517684094&k=ZhHN77J">Order This Photo</a

    Russ-Tortora Beats Jitters, Wins Lady Legends

    Mary Russ-Tortora retired as a professional jockey in 1994, and even though she had ridden in the "Lady Legends for the Cure" the past three years, she was extremely nervous in the starting gate for the race at Pimlico.

  • Pimlico: May 17 Undercard Stakes Rundown

    Dance the Bristol continued her roll with a strong win in the $100,000 Skipat Stakes at Pimlico Race Course May 17, then I'm Mom's Favorite got up in the shadow of the wire in the $100,000 Ms. Preakness Pink Warrior.

  • Immortal Eyes will attempt to get his first victory at Pimlico Race Course in the Maryland Sprint Handicap.

    Immortal Eyes Has MD Sprint 'Cap in Sights

    Robert Abbo Racing Stable's Immortal Eyes, a top Mid-Atlantic region sprinter with 13 victories and 12 seconds in 41 starts, will attempt to get his first victory at Pimlico Race Course in the May 18 Maryland Sprint Handicap.

  • Departing at Pimlico on May 16.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2013-Triple-Crown/Preakness-Stakes-138/29423277_98XmS6#!i=2516000772&k=hfbp7nk">Order This Photo</a>

    Departing Sees Pimlico for First Time

    Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider's Illinois Derby (gr. III) winner Departing got his first taste of Pimlico Race Course the morning of May 16 by galloping 1 1/2 miles under exercise rider Trina Pasckvale.