Stallion Showcase 2019 by Maryland Horse Breeders Association

November 28, 2019

Photo: Force the Pass courtesy- Wasabi Ventures Stallions

Laurel Park will host Stallion Showcase Day 2019 on Saturday, Nov. 30 ahead of a full day of racing, featuring a quartet of $100,000 stakes.

The showcase will begin at 8:00 a.m. in Laurel’s historic paddock where eight breeding farm representatives will speak on behalf of the stallions standing on their farms for the 2020 season. There will be appearances by two Grade 1-winning stallions: Anchor and Hope Farm’s Imagining (Giant’s Causeway) and Wasabi Ventures Stallions’ Force the Pass (Speightstown).

Representatives from Northview Stallion Station, Country Life Farm, Bonita Farm, Shamrock Farm, Murmur Farm and Legacy Farm Stallions will speak at the showcase.

Free breakfast will be included for guests, with everyone invited to a complimentary luncheon hosted by the Maryland Jockey Club in the Ruffian Room (second floor of the Clubhouse) at noon, where stallion representatives will be available to meet and greet.

SCHEDULE

Laurel Park Paddock – Complimentary breakfast included

8:00 a.m. Murmur Farm

8:15 a.m. Shamrock Farm

8:30 a.m. Winding Creek Farm

8:40 a.m. Legacy Farm Stallions

9:00 a.m. Wasabi Ventures Stallions featuring Force The Pass

9:30 a.m. Bonita Farm

10:00 a.m. Anchor and Hope Farm featuring Imagining

10:30 a.m. Northview Stallion Station

11:00 a.m. Country Life Farm

Ruffian Room – Complimentary lunch included (2nd floor clubhouse)

12:00 p.m. Meet & Greet Luncheon

First post 12:25 p.m. for a full day of racing featuring a quartet of $100,000 stakes.

Please REGISTER and RSVP for breakfast, lunch, or both. Click for tickets, info and links.

Northview Stallion Station in Chesapeake City, MD, will hold an open house Sunday, Dec. 1, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

Available for inspection at the farm will be the Classic-placed Irish War Cry (Curlin), MGSW Madefromlucky (Lookin At Lucky), three-time Maryland stallion of the year Great Notion (Elusive Quality), Golden Lad (Medaglia d’Oro), the leading Midlantic-based freshman sire, Bandbox (Tapit) and Redeemed (Include), among the leading sires in Maryland from 2016-2018.

Since 1929, the Maryland Horse Breeders Association (MHBA) has been the leading horse industry advocate within the state of Maryland.

The MHBA functions as an informational resource for horse breeders and owners, the media, community and governmental organizations, and the general public.

As a service organization, the MHBA provides industry information, educational opportunities and legislative representation to its nearly 1,000 breeder-owner members, which include Thoroughbred breeders, owners of race horses, steeplechase and hunt enthusiasts, and others with horse involvement.

The main purposes of the MHBA have always been to encourage, promote, protect and improve the horse breeding industry in Maryland. While emphasis traditionally has been placed on the production of Thoroughbred race horses, the MHBA encourages all sports relating to the use of horses.

Edited Press Release

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