Keyword: Silmaril

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  • Sweet Goodbye

    Goal for Sweet Goodbye is $1M in Earnings

    The connections of Maryland-based Sweet Goodbye, who won the $250,000 Sugar Maple Stakes at Charles Town April 16, have a goal in mind: hitting the $1 million mark in earnings with the 6-year-old mare.

  • Lexi Star Retired, to be Bred

    Ten months after Silmaril retired with a victory in the What A Summer Stakes, her multiple stakes winning stablemate Lexi Star also went out a winner in an allowance feature at Laurel Park Nov. 12.

  • 2007 Eclipse Award-winning steeplechaser Good Night Shirt was honored with similar divisional honors by the Maryland Horse Breeders Association.

    Heros Reward Cleans Up in Maryland

    Heros Reward was named 2007 Maryland-bred Horse of the Year, as well as champion older male, sprinter, and turf runner, in the annual poll conducted by the Maryland Horse Breeders Association.

  • Silmaril is a rare gem; a durable stakes winner with a wide open breeding future.

    Silmaril Was a Hardy Campaigner

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter <p>Most veteran campaigners at the racetrack are geldings. So a mare that proves hardy enough to run in stakes company year after year is something truly special. Such is the case with Silmaril, who retired from racing Jan. 12 after winning the What a Summer Stakes at Laurel Park. The daughter of Diamond was a stakes winner for five consecutive years and retired as Maryland's 17th equine millionaire. Now, her future as a broodmare is wide open.

  • Silmaril Surprises Favorites in Endine Stakes

    Silmaril, a veteran mare who loves to win races, rallied from last to first in the home stretch to upset the field in the $200,000 Endine Stakes (gr. III) for fillies and mares at Delaware Park Sept. 8.

  • G City Gal

    G City Gal Looking Strong for Endine Stakes

    It looks to be G City Gal's time for victory as she tops a field of seven in the Sept. 8 Endine Stakes (gr. III) for fillies and mares at Delaware Park.

  • Ginger Punch, Rafael Bejarano aboard, wins the First Flight Handicap.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D1652306%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Ginger Punch Takes Wing in First Flight

    Stronach Stable's odds-on choice Ginger Punch rebounded from a neck loss in the Ogden Phipps Handicap (gr. I) last month to easily win Sunday's $147,000 First Flight Handicap (gr. II) for fillies and mares at Belmont Park.

  • Ginger Punch Favored in First Flight

    The Stronach Stables entry of Sugar Swirl and Ginger Punch gives trainer Bobby Frankel a strong hand in the $150,000 First Flight Handicap (gr. II) for fillies and mares at seven furlongs Sunday at Belmont Park.

  • Teammate edges out Sugar Shake in the Shuvee Handicap.

    Jerkens Needs Teammate to Win Fifth Shuvee

    Hall of Fame trainer H. Allen Jerkens recorded his fifth win in the $150,000 Shuvee Handicap (gr. II) for fillies and mares at Belmont Park Saturday when Joseph Allen's Teammate outfought favored Sugar Shake to win by one-half length.

  • Oprah Winney Has Last Word in Barbara Fritchie

    New York shipper Oprah Winney fought off all comers to record her first graded stakes win, a front-running three-quarters of a length victory over Silmaril in the $285,000 Barbara Fritchie Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. II) for fillies and mares at Laurel Park Saturday.

  • Summerly, winning the 2005 Kentucky Oaks, will close out her career on Thanksgiving Day.

    Summerly to End Career in Falls City Handicap

    WinStar Farm's Summerly, winner of the 2005 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), will bid for a victorious conclusion to her racing career when she faces seven rivals on Thanksgiving Day in the 91st running of the $300,000-added Falls City Handicap (gr. II) at Churchill Downs.

  • Summerly, winning the 2005 Kentucky Oaks, will close out her career on Thanksgiving Day.

    Summerly to End Career in Falls City Handicap

    WinStar Farm's Summerly, winner of the 2005 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), will bid for a victorious conclusion to her racing career when she faces seven rivals on Thanksgiving Day in the 91st running of the $300,000-added Falls City Handicap (gr. II) at Churchill Downs.

  • Due scores upset win in Maryland Million Classic.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fgallery_id%3D6823%26process%3Dgallery%26provider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D599731%26sequencenum%3D%26page%3D&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    24,836 See Due Post Maryland Million Upset

    Due carried Rosie Napravnik from last to first while scoring an upset victory in the $250,000 Maryland Million Classic. The 3-10 favorite Cherokee's Boy faded to fifth in his 48th and final start.

  • Pool Land, In the Gold Clash in Dupont BC

    A field of nine is set to go in the Allaire DuPont Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. III) Friday at Pimlico, led by trainer Todd Pletcher's Doubledogdare Stakes winner Pool Land and trainer Nick Zito's grade I winner In the Gold.

  • Ashado Upset at Pimlico by Silmaril

    Ashado, sent off at 2-5 and with only three competitors to beat, went down to defeat at the hands of hometown hope Silmaril in the $107,400 Pimlico Breeders' Cup Distaff Handicap (gr. III) Friday afternoon.

  • Sensibly Chic, Cativa Square Off Again in Distaff

    Trainer Tim Tullock Jr. believes that Sensibly Chic has a few points in her favor that will help her extract revenge upon Cativa when they hook up at Aqueduct on Saturday afternoon in the 51st running of the $150,000-added Distaff Breeders' Cup (gr. II).

  • Bear Fan Favored to Defend Barbara Fritchie Title

    Bear Fan has been installed as the even-money morning-line favorite by Laurel Park handicapper Frank Carulli as the 6-year-old daughter of Pine Bluff attempts to defend her title in Saturday's $200,000 Barbara Fritchie Handicap (gr. II).

  • Silmiral Tops Maryland Foes Again in Geisha

    Silmaril lived up to the expectations of her trainer and the public at Pimlico when she drove to a popular victory in Saturday's $100,000 Geisha Handicap for Maryland-bred fillies and mares.