Racing News

Proforma Grades High in Saturday’s Inaugural King Leatherbury

LAUREL, MD– DARRS Inc.’s Proforma is scheduled to make his 2019 debut in Saturday’s $100,000 King T. Leatherbury Stakes at Laurel Park, where the gelded son of Munnings will hold the distinction of being the only horse in the field to have a graded-stakes victory on his resume.

Las Setas Looks to Extend Streak in Weber City Miss

3-Year-Old Filly Stake Part of Spring Stakes Spectacular Program

LAUREL, MD – Robert Manfuso, Wayne Harrison and Katharine Voss’ multiple stakes-winning homebred Las Setas will attempt to stretch both her speed and her streak as the horse to catch in Saturday’s $125,000 Weber City Miss at Laurel.

Alwaysmining Continues to Pay Dividends for Runnymede

Multiple Stakes Winner Strong Favorite for Saturday’s Federico Tesio

LAUREL, MD – As the racing manager for Greg and Caroline Bentley’s Runnymede Racing, Joe Cassidy is always on the lookout for a good horse. After watching a Maryland-bred son of Stay Thirsty break his maiden in handy fashion last summer at Laurel Park, he thought he found one.

Thursday Marks Return of Juvenile, Turf Racing to Laurel

Never Enough Time Cruises to Sunday Feature Triumph
Rainbow 6 Carryover Grows to $18,252 for Thursday

LAUREL, MD – Live racing returns to Laurel Park with an eight-race program Thursday, April 18 that marks the seasonal debut of both juvenile and turf racing to the Maryland calendar.

Alwaysmining Has Final Breeze Saturday for $125,000 Federico Tesio

Still Dreaming, Half-Brother to Nyquist, Captures Saturday Feature
Rainbow 6, Late Pick 5, Super Hi-5 Carryovers for Sunday Card

LAUREL, MD – Runnymede Racing’s multiple stakes winner Alwaysmining went a half-mile in 49 seconds Saturday morning at the Fair Hill Training Center in Elkton, Md. in his final tuneup for the $125,000 Xpressbet Federico Tesio Saturday, April 20 at Laurel Park.

Jockey McCarthy Enjoys Five-Win Friday at Laurel

Champion Rider Guides Moon Virginia to Feature Race Upset
Rainbow 6 Carryover Grows to $12,797 for Saturday Card

LAUREL, MD – Trevor McCarthy, Maryland’s leading rider in 2014 and 2016 coming off back-to-back meet championships, coasted home an 8 ½-length winner in the ninth-race finale aboard 3-5 favorite True to Jeanine to complete a five-win afternoon Friday at Laurel Park.

Friday’s Stronach 5 Returns $2,228

LAUREL, MD – There were 76 winners in Friday’s Stronach 5, each receiving $2,228.60.

Alwaysmining Tops Nominees to Xpressbet Federico Tesio

Multiple Stakes Winners Among Noms to $125,000 Weber City Miss
Spring Stakes Spectacular Features Seven Stakes Worth $750,000
Saturday, April 20 Program Marks Opening of 2019 MATCH Series

LAUREL, MD – Runnymede Racing’s Alwaysmining, who extended his win streak to five races with his fourth consecutive stakes triumph last month, heads a list of 15 sophomores nominated to the $125,000 Xpressbet Federico Tesio Saturday, April 20 at Laurel Park.

Citi Party Stays Perfect with Feature Victory Thursday

Maryland-Bred Likely Stakes-Bound Improving to 3-0
Trainer Mike Trombetta Registers Three-Win Day
Rainbow 6 Carryover $10,988 for Friday Program

LAUREL, MD – Gary Barber and Team Valor International’s undefeated filly Citi Party likely earned herself a date with stakes company following her popular 7 ½-length romp in Thursday’s featured sixth race at Laurel Park.

Friday’s Stronach 5

One Hour, Five Races, Four Tracks, $100,000 Guaranteed Pool
Free Past Performances

LAUREL, MD – Friday’s Stronach 5, with an industry-low 12-percent takeout and a $100,000 guaranteed pool, will include two turf races from Gulfstream Park and a maiden special weight event from Santa Anita Park for 3-year-old fillies.