Racing News

Grade I Winner By the Moon Takes $100,000 Caesar’s Wish

LAUREL, MD –Jay Em Ess Stable’s homebred By the Moon, winner of the Frizette (G1) last fall, returned to the winner’s circle Saturday when she drew away from six other 3-year-old fillies to win the $100,000 Caesar’s Wish Stakes at Laurel Park by four lengths.

Bridget’s Big Luvy Goes Gate-To-Wire In Private Terms

LAUREL, MD., 03/21/15 -Trainer Jeremiah Englehart admitted it’s a “special time of year” for anyone with a promising 3-year-old colt. And it turned a little more special for Englehart Saturday afternoon when he watched Tom O’Grady’s Bridget’s Big Luvy go gate-to-wire over a muddy track at Laurel Park to win the $100,000 Private Terms Stakes.

Laurel to Offer $100,000 Guaranteed Pool for Saturday’s Jackpot Pick 5

LAUREL, MD., 03/20/15 – Laurel Park will offer its bettors a $100,000 guaranteed pool for Saturday’s Jackpot Pick 5.

Gonzalez Feeling Confident With Printasticat in Conniver Stakes

LAUREL, MD., 03/19/15- Somraj Singh and MCA Racing Stable’s Printasticat will look to run her win streak to four in Saturday’s $100,000 Conniver Stakes, a 7-furlong contest for Maryland breds, at Laurel Park.

Page McKenney Looks To Continue Success In Harrison E. Johnson Memorial

LAUREL, MD., 03/19/15 – The ever consistent Page McKenney heads a field of eight runners set to go to the post in the $100,000 Harrison E. Johnson Memorial Stakes Saturday at Laurel Park.

By the Moon Returns In Saturday's $100,000 Caesar's Wish

LAUREL, MD., 03/18/15 - With a Grade I victory on her resume, Jay Em Ess Stable's 3-year-old homebred By the Moon is expected to attract lots of attention Saturday when she goes to post in the $100,000 Caesar's Wish Stakes at Laurel Park.

Combat Diver Returns To Laurel For Saturday's $100,000 Private Terms

One of Four Stakes on Saturday Card

LAUREL, MD., 03/18/15 - Trainer Gary Contessa is very optimistic about the future of Combat Diver.

Contessa, who will saddle the 3-year-old son of Line of David in Saturday's $100,000 Private Term Stakes at Laurel, admits he has a game plan going into the 1 1/8-mile event.

Merryman Ready For Trip To Dubai With Valiant Boy


                                        Arabian Star Works "Perfect" at Laurel

LAUREL, MD., 03/18/15 - Along with champions such as California Chrome and Main Sequence, Valiant Boy is headed to Dubai for the $30 million World Cup on Saturday, March 28.

Maryland Jockey Club Investing $7 Million At Laurel Park

Improvements Include New Barns for 300 Horses,
150 Flat Screen Televisions & Surveillance Equipment

LAUREL, MD– The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that approximately $7 million in improvements at Laurel Park – including new barns for 300 horses and a new washroom – could be completed within the next month.

Russell Wins Four At Laurel

McCarthy Wins First Race Since Return

LAUREL, MD- Jockey Sheldon Russell, who won his 1,000th career race last weekend, rode four winners on Laurel Park's 10-race program Saturday afternoon.