Racing News

Juveniles Return to Spotlight in Laurel Stakes Saturday

Clever Mind Goes After Second Stakes Win in $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Futurity
Limited View Heads Competitive $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship Field
Older Horses Take Stage in $100,000 Willa On the Move, $75,000 Howard Bender

Monongahela Steps Up to Take Laurel Monday Feature

Rainbow 6 Carryover for Return of Live Racing Friday, Dec. 8

Lucy N Ethel, Mrs McDougal Nominated to $100,000 Willa On the Move

Graded Stakes Winners Among 25 Nominees to Open Six-Furlong Sprint
One of Four Stakes Worth $375,000 in Purses Saturday, Dec. 9
LAUREL, MD – Graded stakes winners Lucy N Ethel and Mrs McDougal top 25 horses nominated to the $100,000 Willa On the Move, one of four stakes worth $375,000 in purses set for Saturday, Dec. 9 at Laurel Park.

Motion Maidens Graduate in Style Friday at Laurel; Trainer Sweeps Trio of 2-Year-Old Dirt Races

Trainer Sweeps Trio of 2-Year-Old Dirt Races
LAUREL, MD – Fair Hill-based trainer Graham Motion was on hand to watch his horses sweep all three maiden races for 2-year-olds, running first and second in two of them, on Friday’s nine-race program at Laurel Park.

Trainer Martin Hopes ‘Slipper’ Fits for Win Machine Mended

Filly Riding Season-High Nine-Race Win Streak into Claiming Crown
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – It took some convincing and a cross-country trip of more than 3,000 miles, but trainer John Martin has settled on the next spot for his stable star to attempt to extend what has grown into the longest win streak by any Thoroughbred in the country this year.

Nominations Close Thursday, Nov. 30 for First December Stakes

Four Stakes for Juveniles, Older Horses Worth $375,000 Saturday, Dec. 9
LAUREL, MD – Nominations close Thursday, Nov. 30 for the first of 10 stakes to be held at Laurel Park in December.
Four stakes worth $375,000 in purses are scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 9 as Laurel winds down the current fall meet which runs through Sunday, Dec. 31.

Multiple Carryovers for Return of Live Racing Friday Dec. 1

Moon Virginia Rises Late to Capture Eighth Race Feature
LAUREL, MD – There will be carryovers in the 20-cent Rainbow 6 and $1 Super Hi-5 wagers when live racing returns to Laurel Park with a nine-race program Friday, Dec. 1.
No one had all six winners in the Rainbow 6 Sunday, growing the jackpot carryover to $8,636.79. Tickets with five of six winners were worth $899.58.

Fanniebellefleming Proves Best in $50,000 Donna Freyer

Whirlin Curlin Springs Upset in $50,000 Christopher Elser Memorial
LAUREL, MD – Lee Christian’s Fanniebellefleming, cut back to sprinting off a disappointing effort at a mile last out, edged clear of favorite Kapalua Starlight in mid-stretch and pulled away to a 2 ¼-length victory in Saturday’s $50,000 Donna Freyer Stakes at Laurel Park.

Rainbow 6, Super Hi-5 Carryovers for Friday Program

First Race Post Time 12:30 P.M.
Trujillo Wins Two 
LAUREL, MD – Fans celebrated the Thanksgiving holiday with coffee, donuts, cider, apple and pumpkin pie Thursday at Laurel Park, but no single bettor was able to solve the 20-cent Rainbow 6 wager creating a $5,171.78 jackpot carryover for Friday’s 10-race program.
First race post time is 12:30 p.m.

Stakes Winner Wise Gal Tries Dirt in $50,000 Donna Freyer

Stakes-Placed Kitchen Fire Targets $50,000 Christopher Elser Memorial
LAUREL, MD – Eric J. Wirth homebred Wise Gal, already a stakes winner on turf, will test dirt for the first time as the horse to beat in Saturday’s $50,000 Donna Freyer Stakes at Laurel Park.