In the 88th annual Maryland Horse Breeders’ Association (MHBA) yearling show, a Bandbox colt, a Hillwood Stable homebred, took top honors.
Anchor and Hope Farm’s exciting roster of young stallions includes Fortune Ticket, a full-brother to Gun Runner, and several others.
Knicks Go, the Maryland-bred Breeders’ Cup Classic winner, will make one more start, the Pegasus World Cup, which trainer Brad Cox calls “bittersweet.”
Galawi, a regally bred but lightly raced son of Dubawi, will stand stud at Maryland’s Northview Stallion Station for the 2022 season.
Engage, a mutliple graded stakes-winning sprinter, will stand at Northview Stallion Station for 2022, the farm announced.
Flashy Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Knicks Go, a Maryland-bred, may have one more trick up his sleeve before retirement: a start in the Pegasus World Cup.
Knicks Go flew early, Aloha West flew late, and Maryland-breds stole the show on Breeders’ Cup Saturday with a pair of wins.
While the just-released report of of mares bred showed essentially flat national numbers, the MId-Atlantic saw a 15% drop.
This year’s Maryland Million could mark coming-out parties for several first-crop stallions seeking to get a leg up in the race to see who’s next.
Maryland-based sire Blofeld had his first winner Oct. 16 when Crabs N Beer scored at Delaware Park.
The top line numbers were strong in day one of the two-day Fasig-Tipton Midlantic fall yearling sale, with Maryland-breds leading the way.
Maryland-bred Knicks Go, winner of the G1 Pegasus World Cup earlier this year, has been installed as the favorite in Saturday’s G1 Whitney at Saratoga.
Freshman sire Holy Boss had his first starter and first winner Wednesday at Delaware Park as Show’em Who’s Boss romped.
With a roster of five, including two that already have stakes winners, Anchor and Hope Farm offers the most exciting young stallion roster in Maryland.
Stallion Force the Pass, who stood for a single season in Maryland before being sold to Saudi Arabia, had his first foal, a filly, February 4.
Stakes winners Hello Hot Rod and Pickin’ Time are among six horses bred in the Mid-Atlantic who have been nominated to the Triple Crown.
Sharing, the Maryland-bred who scored in the 2019 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf, has been retired.
Maryland’s Anchor and Hope Farm announced stud fee reductions for 2021 for its roster of four stallions.
Knicks Go, a Maryland-bred, simply ran his rivals off their feet to post a dominant win in track-record time in the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile at Keeneland.
Knicks Go ran second in the 2018 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile and will try it again in Saturday’s Mile. As in 2018 breeders Angie and Sabrina Moore will be there.