LAUREL, MD. 09-17-13---He was one of the industry’s top oddsmakers and the face of the Maryland simulcast signal for 11.5 years, so when Frank Carulli retired from the Maryland Jockey Club and moved to Las Vegas after the Pimlico Race Course spring meet concluded in June, it took two Towson University graduates to fill his position.
LAUREL, MD. 09-13-13---Thirty-six sprinters have been nominated to the 22nd running of the $350,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash at Laurel Park next Saturday, Sept. 21. The fall meeting begins two days earlier after a 14-week break from live racing at the major Maryland tracks.
September 12, 2013---Kicking off with the Laurel Park Fall 2013 race meeting (Sept. 19-Dec. 31) a new Maryland-bred program will begin. It is designed to enhance the breeding and ownership of Maryland-bred horses. Modeled on successful regional incentive programs, it expands the opportunities for Maryland-bred horses.
LAUREL, MD. 09-11-13---Eclipse Award-winning jockey Ramon Dominguez, who retired in June due to the severity of injuries sustained in a spill at Aqueduct in January, will make a special appearance at Laurel Park next Saturday, Sept. 21. Live racing returns to the major Maryland tracks two days earlier after a 14-week break.
LAUREL, MD. 07-16-13---The Maryland Jockey Club unveiled the 2013 Laurel Park fall schedule today after reaching agreement with both the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and Maryland Horse Breeders Association. The schedule was approved by the Maryland Racing Commission earlier this afternoon at its monthly meeting.
Laurel Park Accredited, Pimlico Race Course Re-Accredited Following On-Site Inspections
04-26-13--The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Laurel Park in Laurel, Md., has been fully accredited by the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance and that Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore has been re-accredited by the Alliance following a complete review of all racing operations at the two Maryland Jockey Club (MJC) facilities.
LAUREL, MD., 03-30-13---The Laurel Park winter meeting ended today with apprentice rider Yomar Ortiz and veteran trainer Hugh McMahon winning individual titles. The 50-day stand began at the central Maryland track on January 1.
LAUREL, MD. 03-29-13---Apprentice jockey Chelsey Keiser won for the first time when she guided Smileforthecamera to victory in today’s fourth race at Laurel Park.
On her first opportunity to ride Joan Everett’s $15,000 claimer, the 6-5 favorite, Keiser allowed Smileforthecamera to drop back to last before guiding him outside for a run at the leaders. The son of Eddington veered in but was able to avoid trouble and reached the front with a sixteenth of a mile to the finish line.
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