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Return of the Fair Hill Races Still on Hold

Originally published in the Spring 2023 Fair Hill Bugle With discussions ongoing about a memorandum of understanding and land use agreement with the State of Maryland, owner of the Fair Hill property, the Fair Hill Foundation will not pursue the Fair Hill Races card this May, Foundation President Charles C. Fenwick, Jr. announced in mid-February. […]

Anticipation Grows Around Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill

Excitement is building around the second annual Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill, scheduled for October 13-16, 2022. One of only two 5 Star Three-Day eventing equestrian competitions in the U.S. and seven in the world, the Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill is expected to draw even more international athletes than last year. Event […]

Repairs to Infield Arenas Cancel Memorial Day Fair Hill Races

Facing necessary repairs to the three new infield arenas, members of the Board of Directors of the Fair Hill Foundation have made the decision to cancel the 86th running of the Fair Hill Races in Spring 2022. “Of course, we are disappointed the Races won’t be run this Memorial Day weekend,” Fair Hill Foundation President […]

Maryland 5 Star equestrian competition brings international attention to Cecil

From Kent County News article by Matt Hooke October 22, 2021 FAIR HILL — After four days displaying the athletic prowess and grace of horses, one of the most prestigious equestrian events in the world, the Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill ended on Sunday, Oct.17. The winner Boyd Martin, lives around 25 minutes away […]

‘A fall Preakness’

Maryland 5 Star equestrian event draws top world competitors From The Baltimore Sun October 14, 2021 By Nathan Ruiz When Jeff Newman describes the significance of the Maryland 5 Star equestrian competition, the event’s president and CEO leans on his background directing tennis tournaments. “It’s the equivalent of bringing a new Grand Slam to the […]

Lots to Do at the Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill

Many Attractions to be Held Alongside World-Class Equestrian Competition October 12, 2021 From Maryland 5 Star Press Release Baltimore, Maryland – The 2021 Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill will have something for everyone with great shopping, demonstrations, live music, kids’ activities, and more being held alongside the world-class equestrian competition at the newly constructed […]