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  • Wine & Equine scheduled for May 9 April 23, 2018
    The MHBA and MTHA are jointly sponsoring a fund raiser for Anne Arundel COunty Executive candidate Steuart Pittman on Wednesday, May 9, 5-7 pm in The Paddock at Laurel Park. Details and rsvp here.
  • Country Life Farm’s Friesan Fire gets Grade 1 winner in Army Mule April 10, 2018
    Army Mule, a 4-year-old son of Friesan Fire sold for $825,000 as a 2-year-old at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic May sale, turned in a sensational performance in his stakes debut in Aqueduct’s Carter Handicap-G1 on April 7, powering away to a six and a quarter-length victory in 1:20.94 for seven furlongs, less that a second off […]
  • First foal for Barbados April 10, 2018
    A colt out of the Northern Afleet mare Quiet Run, born at Shamrock Farm in Woodbine on March 22, is the first foal for Barbados. A son of champion sprinter Speightstown, Barbados stands at Shamrock, who is also the breeder of the foal. Read More ...
  • Maryland Thoroughbred Seminar Series kicks off April 21 April 3, 2018
    The Maryland Thoroughbred Seminar Series, a joint effort between the Maryland Horse Breeders Association and The Racing Biz to welcome and educate newcomers in all facets of the Thoroughbred industry, will host its first event April 21 at GreenMount Farm in Reisterstown. Read More ...
  • Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred April 2018 issue now online April 3, 2018
    The digital edition of the April issue of Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred is now posted online and hard copies are in the mail. Read More ...
  • Maryland Thoroughbred Career Youth Program March 13, 2018
    The first annual Mini-Maryland Thoroughbred Career Program, for youth ages 14 and older, is being coordinated by the University of Maryland Extension 4-H Horse Program in partnership with the Maryland Horse Breeders Association. Read More ...
  • 2018 Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred/The Racing Biz Top Midlantic-bred Poll March 13, 2018
    For the first time ever, all five 3-year-olds in the Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred/The Racing Biz Top Midlantic-bred Poll hail from one state – all are Maryland-breds, led by Still Having Fun. Read More ...
  • MHBA now offering Thorough Fax stats for Maryland-breds and Maryland stallion online February 23, 2018
    Maryland-Bred weekly entries and results as well as those for current active Maryland sires may now be found on the MHBA home page, Read More ...
  • Maryland-bred champions of 2017 announced at inaugural Renaissance Awards February 13, 2018
    Skeedattle Associates’ Just Howard, winner of the Grade 3 Commonwealth Derby at Laurel Park as part of a four-race win streak over the summer of 2017, took home top honors as Maryland-bred Horse of the Year, champion 3-year-old male and champion turf horse. The announcments were made at the inaugural Renaissance Awards, a cooperative effort […]
  • 2017 Maryland Breeder, Broodmare and Stallion of the Year Awards February 6, 2018
    Breeder of the Year: HOWARD M. BENDER Longtime Maryland breeder Howard Bender, one of the state’s most admired and respected figures, earned his fifth Maryland Breeder of the Year award posthumously for a year in which runners he bred earned more than $1.2 million and included Maryland-bred champion finalists Blu Moon Ace and Just Howard. […]