Racing News

Ageless Ben’s Cat Takes Aim at Fifth Graded Stakes

10-Year-Old Gelding Making 57th Career Start Saturday
LAUREL, MD – Having raced three times in less than five weeks to open his 10-year-old campaign, multimillionaire Maryland-bred gelding Ben’s Cat is set to make his 57th career start in Saturday’s Parx Dash Handicap (G3).

McCarthy Returns to Action on Holiday Monday Card

Rainbow 6 Solved for $24,250 Payout
Super Hi-5 Carryover When Live Racing Resumes July 9
LAUREL, MD – After missing half of Saturday’s card and all of Sunday with a sore right knee, Maryland’s leading jockey Trevor McCarthy returned to ride on Monday’s special July 4 holiday program at Laurel Park.

Sore Knee Sidelines McCarthy Sunday at Laurel

Leading Rider Uncertain to Ride Monday’s July 4 Holiday Program

LAUREL, MD – Jockey Trevor McCarthy, injured in a post-race spill Saturday at Laurel Park, took off his mounts Sunday and remains day-to-day with a sore right knee, according to agent Scott Silver.

McCarthy Wins Three, Injured in Post-Race Spill

Sunday’s Rainbow 6 Carryover Reaches $14,099
Brunch, Kids Zone Highlight Weekly Sunday Funday
50-Cent Early Pick 5 Added to Wagering Menu             
LAUREL, MD – Maryland’s leading rider Trevor McCarthy took off his final three mounts with a sore knee after being unseated following the fourth race Saturday at Laurel Park.

Thoroughbreds a Family Affair for Hornings

Future Looks Bright for Maryland Breeder-Owners                         

Laurel Park to Host All-American BBQ on July 4; Special Live Holiday Racing Program Begins at 1:25 p.m.

Special Live Holiday Racing Program Begins at 1:25 p.m.                           
LAUREL, MD – Along with a special live holiday racing program on Monday, July 4, Laurel Park will play host to an All-American BBQ to wrap up opening weekend of the 24-day summer meet.

Summer at Laurel Park Begins Friday

New LED Board Part of Continued Upgrades
Weekend Racing Continues Through Sunday, August 21       
Twilight Entertainment, Drink and Food Specials
Kids Zone and Brunch on Sunday

Total, Average & In-State Handles Increase at Laurel’s Winter-Spring Meet

Average Handle Up 34.5 Percent; In-State Wagering Up 25 Percent
LAUREL, MD – The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that Laurel Park’s recently-concluded winter-spring meet registered increases in total and average handle, as well as export and in-state wagering on Laurel’s live product.

McCarthy, Magee Claim Laurel Park Titles

Winter-Spring Meet Concludes 54-Day Stand Sunday
LAUREL, MD – Jockey Trevor McCarthy and trainer Kieron Magee were crowned champions as Laurel Park concluded its 54-day winter-spring meet Sunday afternoon.

Laurel Park Hosting ‘Triple Crown Kickoff Party’ May 7

Special 12:15 P.M. Post Time for Live Race Program
LAUREL, MD – In addition to holding its own live race program, Laurel Park will play host to a ‘Triple Crown Kickoff Party’ on May 7 complete with dining and drink specials, giveaways and simulcast of the 142nd Kentucky Derby (G1).
There will be a DJ and barbecue on the track apron, official Triple Crown drinks and dining buffets offered throughout the track. For reservations, call 301.725.0770.