Chasin' for Children Pony Races Enhances Sunday Racing

Chasin' for Children Pony Races Enhances Sunday Racing

BALTIMORE, 04-07-13---Pimlico Race Course presented the second annual Chasin’ for Children Pony Races between races Sunday afternoon. Forty-eight runners took part in the six races.


Race 1-Holwood Farm Shuffle (Lead Line Trot)
Winner: Buddy
Jockey: August Martin
Trainer: Cindy Faherty




Race 2-Scooby Doo Shuffle (Lead Line Trot)
Winner: Olney Taffy
Jockey: Molly Stout
Trainer: Lia McGuirk





Race 3-St. Timothy’s School Sprint (Small Ponies)
Winner: Missy
Jockey: Kellie Witte
Trainer: Kellie Witte





Race 4-Harford Hills Sprint (Shetland Ponies)
Winner: Olney Mardi Gras
Jockey: Hannah O’Brien
Trainer: Lia McGuirk





Race 5-Mikey Smithwick Memorial Dash (Medium Ponies)
Winner: Count Chocula
Jockey: Anastasia Vialov
Trainer: Betty McCue





Race 6-Monkton Mad Dash (Large Ponies)
Winner: Class Day
Jockey: Gabrielle Bernier
Trainer: Suzanne Stettinius



About Pimlico Race Course

Historic Pimlico Race Course, home of the Preakness® Stakes, the middle jewel in horse racing's famed Triple Crown, first opened its doors on October 25, 1870, and is the second oldest racetrack in the United States. Pimlico has played host to racing icons and Baltimoreans have seen the likes of legendary horses such as Man o’ War, Seabiscuit, Secretariat, Affirmed and Cigar thunder down the stretch in thrilling and memorable competition. For more information on Pimlico, visit

Pimlico Race Course is a Stronach Group company, North America’s leading Thoroughbred racetrack owner/operator. The Stronach Group racetracks include Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream Park & Casino, Golden Gate Fields, Portland Meadows, Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course, home of the world-famous Preakness. The company owns and operates the Palm Meadows Training Center in Florida and is one of North America's top race horse breeders through its award-winning Adena Springs operation. The Stronach Group is one of the world's largest suppliers of pari-mutuel wagering systems, technologies and services. Its companies include AmTote, a global leader in wagering technology; Xpressbet, an Internet and telephone account wagering service; and Monarch Content Management, which acts as a simulcast purchase and sales agent of horseracing content for numerous North American racetracks and wagering outlets. The Stronach Group is also a major producer of televised horse racing programming through its HRTV cable and satellite network and is North America's premier supplier of virtual online horse racing games, as well as a leading producer of social media content for the horseracing industry.