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Horses and Harford are forever inseparable

Horses and Harford are forever inseparable

Horses and Harford County have been synonymous for most of the county's 242-year history, and the Sport of Kings has a proud local heritage with some of the greatest thoroughbred champions of the past 150 years having strong local ties.

The county was once home to two race tracks in Bel Air and Havre de Grace and while both have been closed for decades, their memories live on in the hearts of many older residents, who have in turn handed down stories about both to succeeding generations.

The Bel Air track, which operated from the 1870s to 1960, was on the site of present day Harford Mall and was part of a larger county fairgrounds. Originally about a half-mile, the track...

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