Tag: Maryland Horse Racing

Maryland racing’s big day at the Belmont

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Spring Quality wins the Grade 1 Woodford Reserve Manhattan Stakes for Maryland-based trainer H. Graham Motion. Image still via YouTube.

The big news out of Belmont Park over the weekend was Justify’s win in the Belmont Stakes to become the 13th winner of horse racing’s Triple Crown. On Sunday, the storyline shifted to controversy, with some wondering if longshot Restoring Hope blocked early challengers from getting near Justify in the one-and-a-half-mile race.

Here’s another angle to consider: Maryland racing played the role of spoiler in two of the stakes races on the undercard.

Extraordinary Equestrians Prepare for Thundering April Steeplechase Races

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Gas Can Eddy and Bethany Baumgarner in the lead

What could be more Maryland than a fine Saturday in April spent picnicking on the grass while taking in some thrilling steeplechase races?

Extraordinary Equestrians Gear up for April Races

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What could be more Maryland than a fine Saturday in April spent picnicking on the grass while taking in some thrilling steeplechase races?

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