Racing News

V. I. P. Code Springs $74 Upset in $100,000 Private Terms

Highlights Five Stakes Worth $450,000 on St. Patrick’s Day Card
LAUREL, MD – Everest Stables Inc. homebred V. I. P. Code, the second-longest shot in a field of seven at odds of 35-1, swept to the lead turning for home and powered down the stretch to spring a $74.40 upset in the $100,000 Private Terms Saturday at Laurel Park.

Rainbow 6 Carryover Grows to $82,248 for St. Patrick’s Day Card

Private Terms for 3-Year-Olds Tops Five Stakes Worth $450,000 in Purses 
LAUREL, MD – With a little luck of the Irish, one lucky bettor could take down the 20-cent Rainbow 6 after it went unsolved Friday at Laurel Park, swelling the carryover jackpot to $82,248 for Saturday’s stakes-filled 11-race St. Patrick’s Day program highlighted by the $100,000 Private Terms for 3-year-olds.

Struth, Lewisfield Meet Again in $75,000 Not For Love

Multiple Stakes Winner My Magician Favored in $75,000 Conniver
Among Five Stakes Worth $450,000 in Purses Saturday, March 17
LAUREL, MD – When they last met, Struth was all that came between Lewisfield and his first career stakes victory. On Saturday, the late-developing gelding with star potential will try to turn the tables on his multiple stakes-winning rival in the $100,000 Not For Love at Laurel Park.

G3 Winner Something Awesome Returns in $100,000 Harrison Johnson

One of Five Stakes Worth $450,000 in Purses Saturday, March 17
LAUREL, MD – Stronach Stable’s homebred Something Awesome was up for the challenge when facing graded company for the first time, rallying from well back to win the seven-furlong General George (G3) Feb. 17 in just his third career stakes attempt.

Limited View Stretching Out in $100,000 Beyond the Wire

Multiple Stakes-Winning Sprinter Faces Seven Other 3-Year-Old Fillies
Among Five Stakes Worth $450,000 in Purses Saturday, March 17
LAUREL, MD – After putting her brilliance on display with five wins from seven starts sprinting, three of those victories coming in stakes, Limited View will stretch out to a mile for her latest engagement in Saturday’s $100,000 Beyond the Wire at Laurel Park.

Still Having Fun Facing New Challenge in $100,000 Private Terms

Multiple Stakes Winner Tops Field of Nine 3-Year-Olds
One of Five Stakes Worth $450,000 in Purses Saturday, March 17
LAUREL, MD – Gary Barber, Wachtel Stable and Terp Racing’s Still Having Fun, a winner of back-to-back stakes to open his sophomore campaign, will attempt to extend his streak to three straight making his two-turn debut in Saturday’s $100,000 Private Terms at Laurel Park.

Live Racing Returns Friday with $74,400 Rainbow 6 Carryover

Champion Jockey Toledo Picks Up First Win in Comeback
LAUREL, MD – The 20-cent Rainbow 6 went unsolved Sunday at Laurel Park, creating a jackpot carryover of $74,400.54 for when live racing returns with an eight-race program Friday, March 16.
Two horses, Summer Run (5-1) and True Arch (16-1), were live to take down the jackpot heading into the ninth-race finale, won by The Great Ronaldo ($6.80). Summer Run finished fifth.

Rainbow 6 Carryover Swells to $62,695 for Sunday

Limited View Blazes Half-Mile Saturday for March 17 Stakes
MJC Hosts Second Annual Students on Track Program Saturday
LAUREL, MD – The 20-cent Rainbow 6 saw its carryover jackpot swell to $62,695.08 for Sunday after going unsolved on Saturday’s nine-race program.

Champion Jockey Toledo Returns to Ride Friday at Laurel

Maryland’s Leading Rider in 2017 Out Since Jan. 21 Spill
Rainbow 6 Carryover Grows to $52,584 for Saturday
LAUREL, MD – Jevian Toledo, Maryland’s leading rider in 2015 and 2017, made his return to the irons with a pair of mounts Friday at Laurel Park.

Brian Conley Captures MJC Handicapping Tournament

Earns $3,780 in Prize Money and Berth in Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge
LAUREL, MD – Brian Conley of Columbia, Md. finished with a balance of $2,192 to edge Coleen Curley and capture the spring session of the Maryland Jockey Club’s Champions Handicapping Tournament held Saturday, March 3 at Laurel Park.