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Internationally-acclaimed Tenor Anthony Kearns to Perform at the 2018 Jim McKay Maryland Million Day Celebrations

2017 October 21 Anthony Kearns Maryland Million 1BALTIMORE - World-renowned tenor Anthony Kearns will sing the National Anthem and “God Bless America” at the 2018 Jim McKay Maryland Million Day at Laurel Park on Saturday, October 20, 2018, it was announced.

This is the fourth year Kearns will sing at this extraordinary day of racing for Maryland-sired Thoroughbred horses, started in 1986. The Jim McKay Maryland Million Day is a one-day stakes program offering purses and awards of more than $1 million, and is second only to the Preakness Stakes in Maryland racing events.

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Maryland Million Matchmaker Stallions Announced

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2018 Race

Blofeld

Murmur Farm

Lassie

Scipion

Murmur Farm

Lassie

Holy Boss

Anchor & Hope Farm

Sprint

Long River

Anchor & Hope Farm

Sprint

Street Magician

R. Larry Johnson

Ladies'

Despite the Odds

R. Larry Johnson

Ladies'

Barbados

Shamrock Farm

Turf

Baltimore Bob

Shamrock Farm

Turf

Mosler

Country Life

Distaff

Divining Rod

Country Life

Distaff

Golden Lad

Northview Stallion Station

$11,000 Turf Starter

Madefromlucky

Northview Stallion Station

$11,000 Turf Starter

Alliance

Bonita Farm

$11,000 Distaff Turf Starter

Kobe's Back

Bonita Farm

$11,000 Distaff Turf Starter

Editorial

Climax Stallions

Classic

Hangover Kid

Murmur Farm

Classic

Outflanker

Shamrock Farm

Nursery

Imagining

Anchor & Hope Farm

Nursery

Terms & Conditions:

Each stallion owner/manager names stallions they are willing to include in the promotion.

The owner AND breeder of the winner of designated races are eligible to select a breeding to one of the two stallions named on that designated race.

No preference is given to the owner or breeder, so it is possible that both the owner and breeder will select the same stallion.

The seasons are offered no-guarantee and require that the selected mare be suitable for breeding.The seasons are not for resale and are non-transferable.

It will be up to the stallion owner/manager to contact the winning owner and breeder after Maryland Million Day and give them a deadline for their selection.

Questions? Contact the Maryland Million office at (410) 252-2100.

Jim McKay Maryland Million Day Parking Map

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Maryland Million Village Ticket Holders - Trackside Club, VIP Tent, Traditional Club, Trackside VIP, Country Life Tent

  • Contact the Maryland Million Office at (410) 252-2100

All Others - General Admission, Horsemen, Clubhouse Fest, etc.

  • Contact Laurel Park at (301) 725-0400

 

 

Jailbreak Brewing Co. Produces Special Can for Jim McKay Maryland Million Day

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Maryland Million Ltd. and The Maryland Jockey Club are thrilled to partner with Jailbreak Brewing Company to provide on-track patrons with an exclusive branded can celebrating Jim McKay Maryland Million Day. Be sure to join us and enjoy this delicious Amber Ale on Maryland’s Day at the Races, Oct 20 at Laurel Park!

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2018 Gala Live Auction Preview

Here's a sneak peek of the 2018 Maryland Million Live Auction items, which will be available for bidding upon at the Maryland Million Gala & Auction, Friday, Oct 19. Auction proceeds benefit the Maryland Horse Industry Foundation - learn more about the MHIF. Still need your Gala tickets?  Purchase Gala Tickets.

Questions? Contact Jordyn at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (410) 252-2100 ext. 113.

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Greg Daney Wins 2018 Maryland Million Art Contest

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Maryland Million Ltd. would like to congratulate Greg Daney, the winner of the 2018 Maryland Million Art Competition!

The winning piece is an acrylic on canvas of Docent (Waquoit—Dormir, by Halo) winning the 2002 Maryland Million Classic at Pimlico with jockey Jeremy Rose celebrating as they cross the wire. A three-time winner on Jim McKay Maryland Million Day (2001 Maryland Million Sweepstakes, 2002/2003 Maryland Million Classic), Docent was victorious in a multitude of stakes races and was also multiple-graded stakes placed. Docent retired to Elberton Hill Farm in Darlington, Md., after winning 16 of his 36 starts, with impressive career earnings of $802,704.

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DEADMAU5 to Headline First Ever Clubhouse Festival at Maryland Million

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Laurel, Maryland: August 21, 2018 - The Stronach Group, owners of Laurel Park, announced today the addition of the Clubhouse Festival to the upcoming Maryland Million race day on Saturday, October 20, 2018.

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Maryland Million Hat Contest Returns for 2018

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Maryland Million Ltd. will partner with Christine A. Moore Millinery – The Official Milliner of Jim McKay Maryland Million Day – and the Alzheimer’s Association – the charitable partner of Jim McKay Maryland Million Day - for the second annual Maryland Million Hat Contest on October 20 at Laurel Park.

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Massive Weekend for Maryland Million Maiden Fillies

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No Refunds cruises home in the first race at Laurel Park on Saturay, June 30.

A total of seven Maryland Million-eligible fillies broke their maidens at Laurel Park this weekend (June 29-July 1, 2018). The winners were highlighted by Buffum's two-year-old daughter, No Refunds, who took a Maiden Special Weight sprint for fillies on Saturday, June 30. Buffum's son, Clever Mind, won the 2017 Maryland Million Nursery - keep an eye out for this one on October 20th! 

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Maryland Million Art Competition Deadline July 31st

Calling all artists! We’re searching for a MASTERPIECE (photograph, painting, drawing, etc) to display on the cover of the 2018 Maryland Million Gala invitation and event program. 

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