Hello Beautiful Shines, Prendimi Grinds in Maryland Million Wins

One-to-five favorite Hello Beautiful (Golden Lad) glided unopposed through the Laurel Park homestretch in the $100,000 Distaff S. to win a Maryland Million Day stakes for the third consecutive year while 12-1 frontrunner Prendimi (Dance With Ravens) uncorked a gritty display of tenacity to finally break through in his third attempt to win the  $150,000 Classic S., the feature event on Saturday's eight-stakes card for the offspring of in-state stallions. A trio of Maryland stallions registered two-win days on the 36th annual Jim McKay Maryland Million program: Great Notion, the...

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Ketner Sweeps NJ Thoroughbred Festival Card

Dr. Mark Ketner was celebrating a rare feat at the conclusion of Monmouth's New Jersey Thoroughbred Festival Sunday--the Colts Neck-based vet foaled all 10 winners on the card. "It was pretty crazy," Ketner said. "We have kind of an unusual practice. I have a farm practice with a racetrack practice based here in Monmouth County. Most of the Jersey-breds are foaled here in Monmouth County, and we've just been lucky enough to have some of the same farms for many years--they're all good farms and they're all right here." Highlights...

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