HALLANDALE BEACH, FL - Horse Racing League celebrated its first winner over the weekend when Brown Laddie, racing for Team Ginger Punch, was placed first in his racing debut at Hoosier Park.

Trained by Neil Howard, Brown Laddie, a 2-year-old colt by Big Brown, covered six furlongs in 1:11.92 while overcoming a rough trip in a maiden special weight event Oct. 26.

"I was very pleased with Brown Laddie's debut race," Howard said. "He broke alertly, tracked the leaders in hand, and responded when asked. I was very impressed with his willingness to fight on after getting soundly bumped. He acts like a colt with a promising future."

Jack Brothers, CEO and President of Horse Racing League, was delighted with Brown Laddie's winning debut.

"Terrific debut winner for Team Ginger Punch," Brothers said. "Brown Laddie showed a lot of poise in the post parade and looked like a seasoned horse in his race. Kudos to trainer Neil Howard and his staff for prepping Brown Laddie for his maiden victory."

The Horse Racing League is an exciting and unique concept that allows racing fans a behind-the-scenes look at the development and racing careers of top Thoroughbreds. Fans can closely follow and monitor 120 Thoroughbreds from six teams bearing the names of champion Thoroughbreds from the Stronach Stable. Horse Racing League also builds awareness for the sport of Thoroughbred racing by providing fans the opportunity to participate in fractional ownership of top-class Thoroughbreds while expanding the industries ownership base.

Updates and general information on each team along with its Thoroughbreds are available at horseracingleague.com.

"It's very satisfying to see one of our Horse Racing League teams reach the winner's circle already considering we've had just a handful of juvenile starters," Brothers added. "As several more of our 2-year-olds near readiness, I look forward to enjoying additional excitement and successes with our Horse Racing League partners and followers.

"We invite everyone to enjoy the experience and follow along."