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Competitors "tune up" in preparation for the Pimlico show this weekend

Totally Thoroughbred Show at Pimlico Saturday

(Press Release) The Maryland Jockey Club will host the second annual Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show on the Pimlico Race Course infield on Saturday, July 13. The event starts at 9 a.m. Admission is free. The inaugural event, last July, featured nearly 800 entries and raised $16,500 for the official charitable beneficiaries. The Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show is the brainchild of Maryland Jockey Club racing secretary Georganne Hale and Stacie Clark-Rogers, manager of the Adena Springs Retirement Program. “I didn’t have a clue how big it was going to be,” Hale said. “Heading into it I thought we might get 20 horses total but […]

Mattie, whose Mattie Fund carries on by helping other hard-luck horses

Angel Acres launches Ebay fundraiser

With a two-pronged approach this month, Angel Acres Horse Haven Rescue kicks off a fundraising event for horses in need, through the Ebay online marketplace. The rescue will auction a glamorous trip for two to Los Angeles to see the American Music Awards and hobnob with stars afterwards, and will also raise funds through a prominent Ebay listing for shoppers at checkout. Bidding for the American Music Awards package runs from July 8-15. The winner will receive two airline tickets to Los Angeles for the Nov. 24 music awards, as well as tickets to the show and two passes for […]