Racing News

Taking a ‘Page’ from Ben’s Cat in $100,000 Richard W. Small

G3 Winner Page McKenney Aims for 14th Career Stakes Win
Miss Nosy Goes for Fourth Straight Win in $75,000 Geisha
LAUREL, MD – Never having met on the track but linked by longevity and success, 7-year-old Grade 3-winning gelding Page McKenney fittingly makes his return to Laurel Park on Ben’s Cat Day in Saturday’s $100,000 Richard W. Small.

Ben’s Cat “A Magnificent Animal”

Bobblehead, Poster Giveaways, Autograph Signing Among Events
Live Racing to Include Six Stakes Worth $575,000 in Purses 
LAUREL, MD – By the time he had invested half a century into a training career that dates back to 1959 and continues to this day, trainer King Taylor Leatherbury had long since stopped waiting for his ‘super horse.’

Barry Lee Stays Home for $100,000 James F. Lewis III

Undefeated Trio Top Full Field of 13 in $100,000 Smart Halo
LAUREL, MD – On the road for his last three starts, all in stakes, Sagamore Farm’s Barry Lee returns to the site of his impressive summer debut victory for Saturday’s $100,000 James. F. Lewis III on Ben’s Cat Day at Laurel Park. 

$100,000 City of Laurel Possible Starting Point for El Areeb

Shimmering Aspen Looks to Rebound in $100,000 Safely Kept
LAUREL, MD – M M G Stables’ “bigger and stronger” multiple Grade 3 winner El Areeb is entered to make his first start since being knocked off the Triple Crown trail this spring in Saturday’s $100,000 City of Laurel on Ben’s Cat Day at Laurel Park.

El Areeb, Page McKenney Among 154 Nominees to Ben’s Cat Day Stakes

G1 Grass Winner Ascend Nominated to Richard W. Small on Dirt
Six Stakes Worth $575,000 in Purses on Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11
Autographs, Giveaways Part of Tribute to Late Legend Ben’s Cat

Rainbow 6 Solved for $35,515 Payout Saturday at Laurel

Super Hi-5 Carryover of $6,110 for Sunday’s Opener
LAUREL, MD – One lucky bettor solved the 20-cent Rainbow 6 wager for a jackpot carryover payoff of $35,551 Saturday at Laurel Park.
Shecor, sent off at 25-1, was the lone horse eligible to take down the jackpot heading into the 11th race finale, rallying from last to first to split horses in deep stretch and get up by a neck over Menorah Lora in the six-furlong maiden claimer.

Richer Winter-Spring Stakes Meet On Tap at Laurel in 2018

$300,000 Barbara Fritchie (G2), $250,000 General George (G3) Feb. 17
Owners Fantasy Day March 17 with Six Stakes Worth $450,000
$125,000 Federico Tesio ‘Win and You’re In’ for Preakness (G1)
$125,000 Weber City Miss ‘Win and You’re In’ for Black-Eyed Susan (G2)
13 of 22 Stakes Worth $2.25 Million Receive Purse Increases from 2017

Bet the Breeders’ Cup at Laurel Park Nov. 3 & 4

On-Track Dining Hosting Buffets Each Day
Post Time 12:30 P.M. for Laurel’s Live-Race Programs
LAUREL, MD – In addition to live racing, fans at Laurel Park will be able to watch and wager on all 13 Breeders’ Cup races from Del Mar Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3 and 4.

Vouch Goes the Distance in Career Debut at Laurel Monday; Rainbow 6 Carryover $18,372 for Return of Live Racing Friday, Nov. 3

Juvenile Yes It’s True Colt Routs Fellow Maidens by 8 ¼ Lengths
Prince Lucky May Be Headed to Triple Crown Trail After Allowance Win
Multiple Stakes-Placed Flash McCaul Ends Long Drought
Rainbow 6 Carryover $18,372 for Return of Live Racing Friday, Nov. 3

Laurel’s Rainbow 6 Carryover Monday $14,000

Karamanos Wins Three, Vindictive Ways a Winner
LAUREL, MD – Laurel Park’s Rainbow 6 will have a carryover of $14,358.12 when racing resumes Monday afternoon.
First race post time for Monday’s nine-race program is 12:30 p.m. The Rainbow 6 begins in the fourth race with a $16,000 claimer. 
Multiple winning tickets with six winners Sunday returned $1,891.38.