October 2013 Newsletter Available

newsletter2013 10The October 2013 edition of the Horsemen's Newsletter is now online and available for download. To view this edition click herearrow

The Horsemen's Newsletter is published monthly by the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association and is mailed to each licensed owner and trainer in the state of Maryland.

Maryland Horsemen's Assistance Fund Hosts Event To Benefit Paralyzed Exercise Rider

The Maryland Horsemen's Assistance Fund (MHAF) in conjunction with The Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association will be presenting a special fundraiser at The Corner Stable Columbia on Thursday, October 17 from 6-9 p.m. to benefit a special fund created for longtime exercise rider Jose Villegas who was recently seriously injured during a morning training session at Laurel Park.

The Corner Stable Columbia, owned by longtime thoroughbred owner Charles ‘Chip’ Reed, has graciously offered to donate 15 percent of all gross receipts from 6-9 p.m. that evening for the fund, designed to assist Villegas since his untimely injury. Villegas, who spent over 20 years in Maryland as a conditioner for trainer Dickie Small, was about to breeze a two-year-old colt for another trainer when the horse stumbled and tossed Villegas.

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September 2013 Newsletter Available

newsletter2013 9The September 2013 edition of the Horsemen's Newsletter is now online and available for download. To view this edition click herearrow

The Horsemen's Newsletter is published monthly by the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association and is mailed to each licensed owner and trainer in the state of Maryland.

 

 

August 2013 Newsletter Available

newsletter2013 8The August 2013 edition of the Horsemen's Newsletter is now online and available for download. To view this edition click herearrow

The Horsemen's Newsletter is published monthly by the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association and is mailed to each licensed owner and trainer in the state of Maryland.

July 2013 Newsletter Available

newsletter2013 7The July 2013 edition of the Horsemen's Newsletter is now online and available for download. To view this edition click herearrow

The Horsemen's Newsletter is published monthly by the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association and is mailed to each licensed owner and trainer in the state of Maryland.

Former MTHA Board Member Phil Capuano Passes

capuanoPHILEsteemed Maryland horsemen and longtime Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association Director Phillip Capuano passed away on Friday, May 10, 2013 at the age of 80.

Phil Capuano’s entire life was dedicated to Maryland racing. An owner and breeder since 1962, he was an integral founder of the organization while tirelessly advocating for backstretch issues as a longtime Chairman of the MTHA’s Backstretch Committee at Bowie.

In 1995, Mr. Capuano received the MTHA’s award for Outstanding Service to Maryland Horsemen.

Capuano is survived by his wife, Connie, who also works in the family’s horse operations, and two highly successful Maryland trainers, Dale and Gary.

Family and Friends will gather at the Robert E. Evans Funeral Home, 16000 Annapolis Road, Bowie, MD on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 from 2 to 6 pm. Services and interment will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Chesapeake.

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