Racing News

Called To Serve Lives Up To The Hype In The Broad Brush Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 12-31-12---Under confident handling, Marc Ferrell’s Called to Serve waited behind the leaders, tipped to the outside and pounced, winning as his rider pleased in the $125,000 Broad Brush Stakes, the co-feature on New Year’s Eve at Laurel Park.

Walkwithapurpose Impressive In Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship Score

LAUREL, MD. 12-31-12--- Sagamore Farm’s Walkwithapurpose took the lead when no other filly wanted it and was on cruise control the rest of the way to win the $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship this afternoon at Laurel Park.

Il Villano Romps In Dave's Friend Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 12-29-12---Chuck Russo’s Il Villano had it all his own way in the six-furlong, $100,000 Dave’s Friend Stakes, the co-feature this afternoon at Laurel Park.

Alpha Mike Foxtrot Rallies To Win Maryland Juvenile Championship

LAUREL, MD. 12-29-12---Larry Knight Jr.’s Alpha Mike Foxtrot appeared to be a certain loser as the field raced down the backstretch in the $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Championship, but around the turn and going to the finish line it was another story as he rallied over the sloppy track to win going away.

Two Stakes Top New Year's Eve Card At Laurel Park

LAUREL, MD. 12-28-12---Laurel Park offers live racing on both New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. The December 31 program includes two stakes, the $125,000 Broad Brush Stakes and the $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship.

Two Stakes Highlight Saturday's Program At Laurel Park

LAUREL, MD. 12-27-12---Laurel Park’s Saturday program includes both the $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Championship and the $125,000 Dave’s Friend Stakes.

Laurel Park Cancels Live Racing After Second Race


LAUREL, MD. 12-26-12---Laurel Park cancelled live racing after the second race on Wednesday, Dec. 26 due to inclement weather. Laurel and its sister track, Pimlico Race Course, will remain open for simulcasting.

Live racing is scheduled to resume Thursday, Dec. 27 with a 12:35 p.m. EST post time.

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Onepointhreekarats Draws Off To Win Thirty Eight Go Go Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 12-22-12---Live Oak Plantation’s Onepointhreekarats carried Jeremy Rose to a convincing victory in today’s feature race at Laurel Park, the $104,250 Thirty Eight Go Go Stakes.

Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship Is A Wide Open Affair

LAUREL, MD. 12-21-12---The leader among 2-year-old state-breds in both divisions will be determined in next week, starting with the Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship on Wednesday afternoon at Laurel Park.

Six fillies will race 7-1/2 furlongs in the mid-week week feature. All six are maiden winners but Walkwithapurpose has two wins on her resume.

Bold Affair Is Heavily Favored To Win Thirty Eight Go Go Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 12-20-12---On paper and over the Laurel Park main track, Bold Affair appears to tower over eight other fillies and mares entered to start in Saturday’s $125,000 Thirty Eight Go Go Stakes.

Already the winner of three stakes at Laurel Park this year, Bold Affair (4-5) won the Conniver in March and scored back-to-back victories in the Maryland Million Distaff Handicap and the Geisha Stakes. Toss in victories in the Skipat and Pimonetta Stakes at Pimlico this past spring and the Howard Wolfendale trainee boasts a record of nine wins in fifteen lifetime starts. Abel Castellano Jr. has the mount on the chestnut daughter of Two Punch.