Cradle of American RacingColonial 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.
|Placed By||Maryland Historical Trust|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 8:12am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 348964 N 4314461|
|Decimal Degrees||38.96611667, -76.74333333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 57.967', W 76° 44.6'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 57' 58.02" N, 76° 44' 36.00" W|
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|Area Code(s)||301, 410|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2800 Sun Way, Bowie MD 20715, US|
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