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  • First reported Maryland-bred foal and first for Country Life stallion Mosler January 17, 2018
    The Dance With Ravens mare Touch the Birds, owned by Becky Davis in partnership with her parents Tom and Chris Bowman, foaled a filly by Mosler on Jan. 5 at Roland Farm in Chesapeake City. The filly is the first Maryland-bred foal reported to the MHBA in 2018, and the first for her sire, a […]
  • Maryland Thoroughbred Industry 
Renaissance Awards January 17, 2018
    Baltimore, Md.—In a cooperative effort between the Maryland Horse Breeders Association, Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and Maryland Jockey Club, an annual event has been created to recognize the best of Maryland racing and breeding from the previous year. The Maryland Thoroughbred Industry Renaissance Awards will be presented to the top Maryland owner, trainer and jockey, […]
  • Timely victories give Indian Paint’s ‘owners’ top prize in Challenge January 5, 2018
    From Fantasy Owners Day website A timely and successful trip to Pennsylvania in September proved the deciding move that gave Gunpowder Farms’ Indian Paint the top spot in the 2017 Fantasy Ownership Challenge sponsored by the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, Maryland Jockey Club and Maryland Horse Breeders Association. Read More ...
  • Late legend Ben’s Cat wins 2017 Secretariat Vox Populi Award December 22, 2017
    (From Secretariat.com press release) The late Ben’s Cat, four-time Maryland-breed Horse of the Year and beloved equine hero, has been awarded the 2017 Secretariat Vox Populi Award, or “Voice of the People,” with record-breaking voter participation. The award, created by Secretariat’s owner Penny Chenery, annually recognizes the horse whose popularity and racing excellence best resounded […]
  • Upswing at Fasig-Tipton Midlantic December Mixed sale December 6, 2017
    Returning to its customary December slot on the calendar for the first time since 2014, the Midlantic December Mixed Sale posted gains in gross, average, and median over its contemporary, the Midlantic Winter Mixed Sale held this past January. Multiple stakes-placed 3-year-old Carradine (Hip 256) topped the sale at $105,000, puchased by his trainer Linda […]
  • Classic-placed Divining Rod to Country Life Farm December 6, 2017
    Country Life Farm, Antony Beck’s Gainesway Farm, and Roy and Gretchen Jackson’s Lael Stables have formed a partnership to stand the Jacksons’ homebred Divining Rod at the Bel Air, Md., farm in 2018. The 5-year-old dark bay son of Tapit will stand for $5,000. Gainesway Farm, where the legendary Tapit stands, will be sending 10 […]
  • Maryland horse industry political fundraiser set for Dec. 15 December 6, 2017
    The MHBA is sponsoring a fundraiser reception jointly with the MTHA and MJC for Maryland House of Delegates Speaker Michael E. Busch on Friday, Dec. 15 in the Directors’ Room at Laurel Park. Read More ...
  • Voting open for Secretariat Vox Populi Award November 29, 2017
    Online voting is now open for the eighth annual winner of the Secretariat Vox Populi Award. Among this year’s nominees is the late Maryland-bred Horse of the Year Ben’s Cat. Read More ...
  • Editorial to stand at Roland Farm November 21, 2017
    Climax Stallions will stand Editorial, a winning half-brother to champion Uncle Mo, the nation’s top young sire the past three years, at Roland Farm in Warwick, Md., in 2018. A stud fee of $3,500 has been set for the son of world-renowned sire War Front. Read More ...
  • Maryland horse industry political fundraiser November 14, 2017
    The MHBA is sponsoring a fundraiser reception jointly with the MTHA and MJC for Maryland House of Delegates Speaker Michael E. Busch on Friday, Dec. 15 in the Directors’ Room at Laurel Park. Read More ...