from a Maryland Horse Breeders Association release

The Maryland Horse Breeders Association announced today that trainer Kenny McPeek will be the judge at the 79th Annual Yearling Show on June 30 at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium.

McPeek has experience and knowledge about all aspects of the horse industry. He has trained multiple graded stakes winners, in addition to managing racing partnerships, acting as a bloodstock advisor and owning Magdalena Farm in Lexington, Ky. During his career he has discovered and/or trained many quality racehorses including Curlin, Noble’s Promise, Harlan’s Holiday, Take Charge Lady and Tejano Run.

The MHBA Yearling Show is open to all yearlings eligible for Maryland-bred registration, and will be held Sunday, June 30 at the Fairgrounds’ Horse Show Ring. Show graduates include Hall of Famer and Eclipse Award winner Safely Kept, Eclipse Award-winning juveniles Smart Angle and Declan’s Moon, and millionaires Urbane and Cherokee’s Boy.