The Belair Stud Farm

The Belair Stud Farm (HM17ZU)

Location: Bowie, MD 20715 Prince George's County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 57.967', W 76° 44.6'

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Cradle of American Racing

Colonial Manor where breeding for the turf was carried on for three centuries. Laying the foundation of American thoroughbred racing. Samuel Ogle original owner, imported the stallion "Spark", the filly "Queen Mab" and other prize horses. His brother-in-law, Benjamin Tasker Jr., continuing family tradition, bred "Othello" and "Selima", prides of the colonies. Belair Stud Farm blood flows in the veins of almost every American racehorse of distinction. William Woodward, Sr., last private owner, fielded Triple Crown winners "Gallant Fox", 1930, and "Omaha", 1935. Operation of the farm continued until 1955.
HM NumberHM17ZU
Placed ByMaryland Historical Trust
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Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 8:12am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 348964 N 4314461
Decimal Degrees38.96611667, -76.74333333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 57.967', W 76° 44.6'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 57' 58.02" N, 76° 44' 36.00" W
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Area Code(s)301, 410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2800 Sun Way, Bowie MD 20715, US
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