City of Laurel Stakes And Salute The Troops Promotion Highlight Nov. 9 At Laurel Park

City of Laurel Stakes And Salute The Troops Promotion Highlight Nov. 9 At Laurel Park

LAUREL, MD. 10-31-13---Mayor Craig A. Moe is pleased to announce that the City of Laurel will team with Laurel Park to celebrate the City of Laurel and the United States military at Laurel Park on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013.

In a promotion exclusively for City of Laurel residents, the day will feature free admission, general parking, a “Make a Bet on Us” voucher, prize giveaways and food and drink discounts. The live racing card will include the $100,000 City of Laurel Stakes for 3-year-olds.

All active and retired military (and a guest) will receive free admission and 25% discount on all food and beverages as part of a “Salute the Troops” promotion. There will be a Joint Service Color Guard between races and military vehicles on display. The day will benefit Horses for Heroes-Maryland Therapeutic Riding.

Laurel Park, which has been part of the community since 1911, will also have emergency service vehicles on hand. There will be local businesses present as well. 

Mayor Moe encourages the public to come out and see what Laurel Park has to offer. Doors open at 11 a.m. with first post at 12:35 p.m. For more information, visit

About Laurel Park

Laurel Park is a Stronach Group company, North America’s leading Thoroughbred racetrack owner/operator. The Stronach Group racetracks include Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream Park & Casino, Golden Gate Fields, Portland Meadows, Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course, home of the world-famous Preakness. The company owns and operates the Palm Meadows Training Center in Florida and is one of North America's top race horse breeders through its award-winning Adena Springs operation. The Stronach Group is one of the world's largest suppliers of pari-mutuel wagering systems, technologies and services. Its companies include AmTote, a global leader in wagering technology; Xpressbet, an Internet and telephone account wagering service; and Monarch Content Management, which acts as a simulcast purchase and sales agent of horseracing content for numerous North American racetracks and wagering outlets. The Stronach Group is also a major producer of televised horse racing programming through its HRTV cable and satellite network and is North America's premier supplier of virtual online horse racing games, as well as a leading producer of social media content for the horseracing industry.