Jordyn Egan

One-of-a-Kind Maryland Horse Library and Education Center Officially Open to Public

Located in the heart of historic Reisterstown, Md., just down the road from Sagamore Farm, Hall of Fame steeplechase trainer Jack Fisher's Kingfisher Farm, and GreenMount Farm, the birthplace of 2021 Horse of the Year Knicks Go (Paynter), sits the newly opened Maryland Horse Library and Education Center. The one-of-a-kind facility, honoring the robust history of horses in Maryland and serving as a hub for educating the next generation, is housed in the Maryland Horse Breeders Association (MHBA)'s building. The stately brick structure with large, white columns, was originally built...

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Thoroughbred Education And Research Foundation Awards $10,000 To The Maryland Horse Foundation

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) has awarded $10,000 to the Maryland Horse Foundation (MHF) to be used for a work experience program, the returning of the Maryland Thoroughbred career program, and continued promotion of "We are grateful to the TERF Trustees for their continued support," says Jordyn Egan, acting MHF Director of Development. "This funding will allow the Maryland Horse Foundation to carry on with our educational programs in 2022/2023." To learn more about the Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation and/or make a tax-deductible donation to support...

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Countdown Is On for Inaugural Horse Racing Women's Summit

The inaugural edition of the Horse Racing Women's Summit (HRWS) is just three weeks away and the planning committee behind the buzzed-about event is so enthusiastic about spreading the word that they say down with the TDN to share how the multi-day summit is gaining national attention and discuss why it is important that the event will be bringing in women from all facets of the industry. "The Horse Racing Women's Summit is designed to empower, connect and remove barriers in leadership in racing," said Jodie Vella-Gregory, a member of...

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Owens, Forney Retire from TOC; Egan Named Executive Director

Jack Owens, the longest-serving board member of the Thoroughbred Owners of California, and executive director Mary Forney, will retire from the organization effective July 1. Jordyn Egan will assume the executive director role effective July 20. An owner and breeder of Thoroughbreds for more than 30 years, Owens races predominately in Northern California. His legal acumen has been invaluable to the TOC Board over the years, and he has worked tirelessly to advance and protect the interests of owners at the legislative and regulatory levels and in negotiations with other...

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Timm, Grovendale Debut New Partnership at Keeneland

Last month, James Keogh announced that Chance Timm would be joining him at his Grovendale Sales in a new partnership designed to expand their footprint in the sales consignment arena. Most industry people have dealt professionally with Timm at one time or another over his 15 years in the business, but while he has had some high-profile jobs, by and large, he has kept his head down and flown pretty much under the radar. He has preferred, as he says, to deflect the attention to the people he worked for...

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Maryland Stallion Season Auction Opens Jan. 3

The Maryland Horse Foundation will host an online stallion season auction Jan. 3-7, featuring no-guarantee seasons for 20 Maryland-based stallions. Stallions with seasons in the auction are: Alliance, Barbados, Blofeld, Bourbon Courage, Editorial, Fortune Ticket, Friesan Fire, Holy Boss, Hoppertunity, Imagining, Irish War Cry, Kobe's Back, Long River, Madefromlucky, Mosler, Outflanker, Rainbow Heir, Street Magician, Super Ninety Nine, and Uncle Lino. "We are grateful to the Maryland stallion community for generously supporting the auction again this year," said Jordyn Egan, MHF director of development. "Purchasing a season is another great...

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