Racing News

El Areeb Sharp in Five-Furlong Breeze Sunday at Laurel

Video of Work, Cal Lynch Interview
Last Work for Multiple Grade 3 Winner Before G3 Gotham March 4
LAUREL, MD – M M G Stables’ multiple Grade 3 winner El Areeb signaled his readiness for the $350,000 Gotham (G3) March 4 at Aqueduct with a sharp five-furlong breeze over Laurel Park’s main track Sunday morning.

Laurel-Based El Areeb Headed to Gotham (G3) March 4

Multiple Grade 3 Winner Among Leading Contenders on Triple Crown Trail
Rainbow 6 Carryover of $22,800 for Return to Live Racing Saturday
LAUREL, MD – M M G Stables’ multiple Grade 3 winner El Areeb, based at Laurel Park with trainer Cal Lynch, will return to Aqueduct Racetrack for his next start in the $300,000 Gotham (G3) March 4.

Fantasy Owners’ Day Coming to Laurel Park; Experience the Thrill of Owning a Racehorse

Experience the Thrill of Owning a Racehorse 
Unique Day Features Seminar, Lunch, Access to Winner’s Circle and Paddock
LAUREL, MD – The Maryland Jockey Club will play host Saturday, March 18 to one of Thoroughbred racing’s most unique and innovative events – Fantasy Owners’ Day at Laurel Park.

Twelve Starter Stakes Worth $640,000 on Monday

Special Presidents’ Day Card Features Nonstop Stakes
Claiming Crown Tiara Winner Marabea Returns in Mary Todd

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Twelve starter stakes, worth a total of $640,000 in purse money, are on the menu for the Presidents’ Day card at Gulfstream Park Monday.

The 12-race card kicks off at noon.

High Ridge Road Stays Perfect at Laurel in Barbara Fritchie (G2)

New York Shipper Earns First Graded Win in $300,000 Sprint

LAUREL, MD – Making up ground with every stride down the middle of the stretch, Martin Schwartz’s High Ridge Road kept her perfect record at Laurel Park intact with a dramatic neck victory over Grade 1 winner By the Moon in the $300,000 Barbara Fritchie (G2) Saturday at Laurel Park.

Imperial Hint Goes the Distance in General George (G3)

Holds Off Stallwalkin’ Dude to Give Trainer First Graded Stakes Victory

LAUREL, MD – A slight stumble out of the gate wasn’t enough to slow Raymond Mamone’s Imperial Hint, who went straight for the lead and turned away a brief challenge from multiple stakes-winning millionaire Stallwalkin’ Dude in the stretch to win the $250,000 General George (G3) Saturday at Laurel Park.

Laurel Park’s Fritchie Day Handles Record $4.9 Million

LAUREL, MD – Laurel Park’s Winter Carnival Saturday– featuring six stakes worth $850,000 including the $300,000 Barbara Fritchie (G2) and $250,000 General George (G3) – handled a record $4.928 million.

Last year the Maryland Jockey Club ran the Barbara Fritchie on Winter Carnival and the General George on the Monday after the Carnival. Total handle on Winter Carnival Day was $3.062 million while total handle on General George Day was $1.927 million.

Bodhisattva Springs Upset in $75,000 John B. Campbell

Winter Extends Streak to Three in $75,000 Maryland Racing Media

LAUREL, MD – Four weeks after closing to be second behind Page McKenney in the Native Dancer, late-running Bodhisattva turned the tables on the popular claimer-turned-millionaire with a 22-1 upset of Saturday’s $75,000 John B. Campbell at Laurel Park.