“He was the man.” Looking back at 10-year-old La Reine’s Terms’ Win in the Maryland Million Turf

La Reine's Terms, two-time winner of the Maryland Million Turf. Photo Jim McCue/Maryland Jockey Club.

La Reine’s Terms, two-time winner of the Maryland Million Turf. Photo Jim McCue/Maryland Jockey Club.

Saturday’s Maryland Million Turf boasts no shortage of experience among the 11 horses entered; Bullheaded Boy is the lone 3-year-old in the field, and a quartet of 8-year-olds will attempt to put the other relative youngsters to shame and grab the winner’s share of the $125,000 purse.

But even if one of those veterans—Roadhog, Havelock, Barrel of Love, or A P Elvis—makes it to the winner’s circle, no doubt a certain 20-year-old dark bay in Frederick will chew lazily on a mouthful of grass, lift his head to look east, and sniff, “Young’un.”

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