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Over 170 Riders Participate In Canter For The Cause Event at Pimlico Benefits TAA

More than 170 riders from across the Mid-Atlantic region, ranging in age from 2 to 80, took part in the sixth annual Canter for the Cause at Pimlico Race Course Sunday, June 2, to raise awareness and funds for the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA). Sponsored by the Maryland Jockey Club and The Equiery, Canter for the […]

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Crow Hopes Warrior’s Charge Will Bring Her Full Circle In Preakness

You can almost hear the smile in Liz Crow’s voice as she recalls the first time she came to Pimlico Race Course in a professional setting – partially because it wasn’t all that long ago but mostly because it seems like a lifetime has passed since. In 2007, the Bethesda, Md. native had just landed […]

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Georganne Hale To Receive Maryland Million Unsung Hero Award

Georganne Hale has been selected to receive the 2018 Joe Kelly Maryland Million Unsung Hero Award. Presented annually by the Board of Directors of the Maryland Million Ltd., this award honors the memory of Joe Kelly and celebrates important characteristics that are valuable but often unrewarded. It recognizes honesty, hard work and humility – qualities […]

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From Outrider To Racing Analyst, Tullock Talks Horses All Day Long

Not since his days training such outstanding stakes winners as Buster’s Daydream, Sensibly Chic and Abbondanza has Tim Tullock spent as much time talking horses as he does in his current gig. A full-time outrider during morning training at Laurel Park, Tullock trades in his radio, protective vest and riding boots each live-racing afternoon for […]

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‘Canter For The Cause’: Pimlico Event Raises $10,000 For TAA, Susan G. Komen

Riders from throughout the Mid-Atlantic cantered, walked and trotted their horses across legendary Pimlico Race Course Sunday morning as part of Canter For The Cause while raising awareness and money for the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance and Susan G. Komen Maryland. Riders brought their ponies, Thoroughbred, Clydesdales and Standardbreds to Pimlico to walk in the footsteps of such champions as […]

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Georganne Hale Named Vice President Of Racing Development In Maryland

The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that longtime Vice President of Racing and Racing Secretary Georganne Hale has been named Vice President of Racing Development. Hale, the first and only woman to serve as racing secretary at a major North American racetrack when promoted to the position in 2000 by the Maryland Jockey Club, will […]

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Maryland Jockey Club To Pay For Shipping From Parx To Laurel

The Maryland Jockey Club announced today it will pay shipping expenses to Laurel for horsemen stabled at Parx throughout the month of August. Parx is closed from August 10 through September 2. The decision by the Maryland Jockey Club is designed to increase field size at renovated Laurel Park and provide more opportunity for mid-Atlantic […]

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Jenny Bowman Promoted To Racing Secretary At Penn National

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course is pleased to announce the promotion of Jenny Bowman to the position of Racing Secretary. Jenny fills the role left vacant with the retirement of David Bailey, and she joins Georganne Hale and Alison De Luca as one of the few women to occupy this vital position at […]

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Preakness Superstitions: Maryland Jockey Club Provides Misspelled Saddle Towel

In case California Chrome’s connections are superstitious, the Maryland Jockey Club has provided them with both a standard saddle towel and a misspelled one for the upcoming Preakness Stakes. The misspelled option is a reference to a Derby week debacle in which the horse’s training towel read “Califorina Chrome.” According to the Louisville Courier-Journal, such mistakes […]

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EQUINE VIRUS RESTRICTS HORSE MOVEMENT AT LAUREL

(From Maryland Jockey Club press release)   LAUREL, MD. 11-14-08—The Maryland Jockey Club Friday announced until further notice no horses will be allowed to ship into Laurel Park except those from the Bowie Training Center on a Maryland Jockey Club shuttle. The limitations were instituted after a two-year-old filly in Barn 1 at Laurel tested […]

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