It wasn’t one of the top races of the day.  Just a starter handicap — nothing glamorous here.

But Chris Miccio, co-owner, with his wife Cindy, of Maryland Million Distaff Starter Handicap winner Vianney Lane summed up what a lot of racing people were thinking Saturday.  “We’ve been doing the Maryland Million for many years,” he said.  “We really want to support the Maryland Million. It’s important for racing in this state.”

Below, the day in words and pictures.

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