Racing News

Friday Stronach 5: All Turf & Mandatory Payout

$100,000 Guaranteed Pool, Industry-Low 12-Percent Takeout
Races from Laurel Park, Golden Gate and Gulfstream Park
Free Past Performances, All-Star Ticket

LAUREL, MD – Friday’s Stronach 5 will feature five turf races from Laurel Park, Golden Gate Fields and Gulfstream Park with a $100,000 guaranteed pool, industry-low 12-percent takeout, and mandatory payout.

Miss Guided Looks to Extend Family Tradition in $75,000 Miss Disco

Sophomores Seek Stakes Success in $75,000 Star de Naskra
Among Four Stakes Worth $300,000 in Purses on Maryland Pride Day

LAUREL, MD – Cal MacWilliam and Neil Teitelbaum’s Miss Guided, a homebred daughter of their multiple graded-stakes winning mare Miss Behaviour, will get her chance to build on the family name in the $75,000 Miss Disco.

Stablemates My Sistersledge, Monte Crista Top $75,000 All Brandy

Trombetta-Trained Pair Tackles Fellow Stakes Winner Ghoul’s Night Out

LAUREL, MD – Sharing status as stakes winners as well as a love for Laurel Park, Mike Trombetta-trained stablemates My Sistersledge and Monte Crista will share the starting gate for the first time in Saturday’s $75,000 All Brandy Stakes.

Multiple G3 Winner Just Howard Seeks Maryland Mojo in $75,000 Find

Bonus Points, English Minister Among Rivals in 1 1/16-Mile Turf Stakes

LAUREL, MD – Skeedattle Stable’s multiple Grade 3 winner Just Howard, winless in four straight tries in his home state, looks to recapture some of that past Maryland magic when he tops a field of six in Saturday’s $75,000 Find Stakes on Maryland Pride Day at Laurel Park.

Apprentice Correa has Summer Riding Title in his Sights

Puerto Rico Native Leads Bug Riders Nationally in Wins

LAUREL, MD – For the second straight year, the road to the Eclipse Award for champion apprentice jockey is winding its way through Maryland.

Julio Correa, a 25-year-old native of Caguas, Puerto Rico, notched seven wins in the last four racing days to enter the final weekend of Laurel Park’s summer stand as its leading rider, having passed Trevor McCarthy, who has won four straight meets since returning to Maryland full-time last fall.

Square Shooter Gutsy Winner of Laurel Saturday Feature

Sunday Card Features Eight Races, Rainbow 6 & Late Pick 5 Carryovers

LAUREL, MD – Gold Square’s Square Shooter, dropping out of stakes company for the first time in five starts dating back to last summer, dug in tenaciously through the stretch to fend off stakes winner Fielder and capture Saturday’s featured seventh race at Laurel Park.

Friday’s Stronach 5 Returns $3,259

LAUREL, MD – Friday’s Stronach 5, featuring races from Gulfstream Park and Laurel Park with an industry-low 12-percent takeout, rewarded 27 bettors each with $3,259.20.

The Stronach 5 kicked off with Laurel Park’s eighth race and the 2-5 shot Quit Your Moanin ($2.80) winning the opening leg and ended with Grey Manners ($8.80) winning the ninth race and closing leg at Gulfstream Park. Both races scheduled on Gulfstream’s turf course were moved to the main track due to afternoon showers in South Florida.

Apprentice Correa Takes Jockey Lead with Two-Win Day

Rainbow 6 Carryover Stands at $26,402 for Saturday Card

LAUREL, MD – Five-pound apprentice Julio Correa wrested the lead from Trevor McCarthy in the race for the summer meet jockey title with a two-win afternoon Friday at Laurel Park.

Please Flatter Me Getting Time Off Before Fall Campaign

Multiple Stakes Winning-Filly Seventh in G1 Test at Saratoga

LAUREL, MD – Heider Family Stables, Madaket Stables and Doheny Racing Stable’s Maryland-based multiple stakes winner Please Flatter Me will be getting some time off following her off-the-board finish in the Test (G1) Aug. 3 at Saratoga.

Multiple G3 Winner Just Howard Tops Maryland Pride Day Nominations

Four Maryland-Bred/Sired Stakes Worth $300,000 in Purses Saturday, Aug. 17

LAUREL, MD – Skeedattle Stable’s multiple graded-stakes winner Just Howard tops 65 Maryland-bred/sired horses nominated to four stakes worth $300,000 in purses on the Maryland Pride Day program Saturday, Aug. 17 at Laurel Park.