The Maryland Thoroughbred Hall of Fame is poised to announce its 2014 class — its second ever.


With just one class of inductees, there are still numerous good Maryland-breds waiting their turn.

Over the next few days, we at The Racing Biz will revisit a few of the moments from the 2013 induction.  Over on the right, check out our interview with David and JoAnn Hayden, breeders of Safely Kept, a member of the class of 2013.


  • Race record: 31-24-2-3, earnings of $2,194,206
  • Career highlights: Eclipse Award, champion sprinter of 1989; won 1990 Breeders’ Cup Sprint; inducted into National Racing Hall of Fame, 2011
  • Pedigree: Horatius-Safely Home, by Winning Hit, bred in Maryland by David and JoAnn Hayden.