Archives of Turf

Fair Hill Races Not Scheduled for 2021 to Allow New Turf Course to Develop

Elkton, Maryland – The Fair Hill Races will not be held in May 2021 to allow the new turf surface to fully mature, The Fair Hill Foundation announced today. While the new track is lush and green, turf experts say it needs more time before it is ready for flat and jump racing events. Through […]

Breeders’ Cup Features Four Fair Hill Products

Lexington, Ky. — Fair Hill has four training center products running on Friday and Saturday in the Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Keeneland. Alda and Invincible Gal race today on Future Stars Friday, Wet Your Whistle and Mean Mary race on Saturday. All races are televised live on NBC Sports Network. Friday, November 6 Alda […]

First Gallop Takes Place on New Turf Course at Fair Hill

Trainer Graham Motion Preps Breeders’ Cup Contenders on Historic Track Recently Enhanced with New Surface, Realignment, and Irrigation System   Elkton, Md. –  The new Turf Course at Fair Hill was used for the first time yesterday since improvements to the track were completed this year. Fair Hill-based trainer, Graham Motion galloped his three 2020 Breeders’ Cup contenders, Mean […]

Steeplechase Giants Planning New Fair Hill Races Timber Course

This article was originally published in the Fair Hill Foundation’s July 2020 Newsletter Three legends of steeplechasing – Charlie Fenwick, Turney McKnight, Dixon Stroud – will design the new timber course at Fair Hill, Fair Hill Foundation Vice Chair and Campaign Chair, Jack S. Griswold, announced this week. “Each of these individuals has designed their […]

From Fair Hill to Royal Ascot

Watch Sharing Race in The Coronation Stakes Saturday Morning on NBC Fair Hill trainer Graham Motion’s 2019 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf champion, Sharing, is taking her talents to Royal Ascot on Saturday.  After breezing six furlongs at 1:14.60 in her final work at Fair Hill last Friday, she will be running in the Group […]

Fair Hill-Based Trainers and Horses Win Renaissance Awards

The annual Renaissance Awards recognize the best of Maryland racing and breeding from the previous year and are a cooperative effort between the Maryland Horse Breeders Association, Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and Maryland Jockey Club. Fair Hill-based trainers and horses were awarded for their successful 2019 campaigns on the track. Sharing (Speightstown – Shared Account), […]

Two Fair Hill Training Center Products Nominated for Eclipse Awards

Last week the nominees for the 49th Eclipse Awards were announced. The Fair Hill Foundation would like to pay recognition to two nominees who are products of the Fair Hill Training Center and considered top Thoroughbreds in the world. Congratulations to their teams, and all nominees with many connections, on a successful 2019 on the […]