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Pie time at Laurel Park!

Pie time at Laurel Park!

Thanksgiving day is upon us, which means it’s time to renew one of the great racing traditions: the pie giveaway at Laurel Park.

Maryland racing to recognize grooms

Maryland racing to recognize grooms

A new partnership between the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and Md. Jockey Club will recognize grooms each racing day.

Pimlico to host two 2022 meets

Pimlico to host two 2022 meets

The Maryland Racing Commission Oct. 28 awarded 168 racing dates for 2022 to the Md. Jockey Club, with Pimlico set to host meets in both May and August.

Trish Bowman’s baptism by fire

Trish Bowman’s baptism by fire

In her short tenure as Maryland Jockey Club stakes coordinator, 29-year-old Trish Bowman had to navigate a career’s worth of challenges.

Foal crop off 3 percent from 2020

Foal crop off 3 percent from 2020

The number of foals born in 2021 is 3.3 percent lower than in 2020, the Jockey Club estimates, with Maryland just one of three top states to see growth.

Over 250 “Canter for a cause”

Over 250 “Canter for a cause”

A big group of riders came out for Canter for a Cause to ride at Pimlico while supporting Thoroughbred aftercare.

Joe Kelly Unsung Hero award winner named

Joe Kelly Unsung Hero award winner named

Maryland Million has named the winner of the 2021 Joe Kelly Unsung Hero Award, which celebrates important characteristics that are valuable but often unrewarded.

Canter for a Cause returning to Pimlico

Canter for a Cause returning to Pimlico

The popular Canter for a Cause, which benefits Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, gives amateurs a chance to ride on Pimlico’s storied oval.

Md. Racing Commission to ban corticosteroids

Md. Racing Commission to ban corticosteroids

The Maryland Racing Commission, acting on the advice of its health and safety committee, committed to eliminating raceday thresholds of corticosteroids.

Breeder Richard Golden passes

Breeder Richard Golden passes

Richard Golden, a successful breeder and co-founder of Northview Stallion Station, has passed away at 82.

Sheldon Russell to undergo surgery

Sheldon Russell to undergo surgery

Jockey Sheldon Russell, injured in a pre-race accident at Laurel Park September 9, will have surgery on his right foot.

Md Horse Library joins state horse parks

Md Horse Library joins state horse parks

The Maryland Horse Library, housed at the Horse Breeders Association headquarters, has been named part of the Maryland Horse Park system.

Jock Sheldon Russell out with foot injury

Jock Sheldon Russell out with foot injury

Jockey Sheldon Russell will be out indefinitely after suffering a foot injury when tossed from his mount prior to Thursday’s final race at Laurel Park.

Md Hall of Fame inducts three

Md Hall of Fame inducts three

The Maryland Thoroughbred Hall of Fame will induct three horses this year, the first time since its inaugural year it has added more than two.

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