Racing News

Alwaysmining Digs Deep to Capture $100,000 Heft

Please Flatter Me Stays Perfect in $100,000 Gin Talking
LAUREL, MD – Runnymede Racing’s Alwaysmining, three weeks removed from his first career stakes win, overcame an inside post and a game favorite to his inside to register a gutsy 1 ½-length victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Heft Stakes. 

Altissimo Seeking New Heights in $100,000 Dave’s Friend

Ness Hopes to Cure Second-itis (29 to be Exact) with Our Super Freak in Gin Talking
Jockey Race Undecided as Laurel Fall Meet Nears Conclusion
LAUREL, MD – Though he has made 32 starts over the past three racing seasons, with 13 visits to the winner’s circle, Nancy Lavrich and Ronald Zielinski’s Altissimo will be entering new territory Saturday in the $100,000 Dave’s Friend at Laurel Park.

Four Bettors Cash $29,000 Each on Friday’s Stronach 5

LAUREL, MD – Four bettors had all five winners in Friday’s Stronach 5, resulting in a payout for each of $29,068.30.
The Stronach 5, which included races from Gulfstream Park, Golden Gate Fields and Santa Anita Park, included a $51.20 winner at Gulfstream, a $16.60 winner at Golden Gate and a $10.60 winner in the last leg from Santa Anita Park. 
There was a $132,149 bet into the national Pick 5 with an industry-low 12-percent takeout.

John Jones Targets Three-Peat in $75,000 Jennings

Crabcakes, Limited View Clash in $75,000 Politely
Among Six Stakes Worth $550,000 in Purses Saturday, Dec. 29

LAUREL, MD – Winless in seven starts this year, Matthew Schera’s multiple stakes winner John Jones looks to end that drought in a familiar place as he goes after his third consecutive victory in the $75,000 Jennings Stakes Saturday at Laurel Park.

Stronach 5 Returns Friday with Three on the Turf, $50,000 Guaranteed Pool

Santa Anita Turf Anchors National Pick 5, Two on the Turf from Gulfstream     
67 Entered for Stronach 5 at Golden Gate, Santa Anita & Gulfstream
Free Past Performances Link
LAUREL, MD – The Stronach 5 returns Friday with a $50,000 guaranteed pool, three turf races, and the return of Santa Anita Park and Golden Gate Fields into the national pick 5 with an industry-low 12-percent takeout.

Home Track Suits Laki in $100,000 Dave’s Friend

Full Field of 14 to Line Up for $100,000 Thirty Eight Go Go
Alwaysmining Looks to Strike Gold Again in $100,000 Heft
No Mo Lady Seeks Stakes Breakthrough $100,000 Gin Talking

She’s Stunning Goes the Distance in Laurel Saturday Feature

20-Cent Rainbow 6 Solved for $31,286 Jackpot Payoff
LAUREL, MD – Jaime Bravo-Estrada’s She’s Stunning repelled a challenge from 18-1 long shot Reality Queen at the head of the stretch and pulled away to a front-running 1 ¼-length victory in Saturday’s featured third race at Laurel Park.

Christmastide Day Stakes Attract 151 Nominations

Six Stakes Worth $550,000 in Purses Saturday, Dec. 29
Multiple Graded Winner Something Awesome Tops 31 in Dave’s Friend
LAUREL, MD – Laurel Park will wrap up its 2018 stakes schedule Saturday, Dec. 29 with a Christmastide Day program of six stakes worth $550,000 in purses which attracted a total of 151 nominations.

Stronach 5 Returns $2,916 to 37 Winners

LAUREL, MD – Thirty-seven bettors walked away with $2,916.90 each for selecting the correct winners in Friday’s Stronach 5.
The national pick 5 with an industry-low 12-percent takeout featured three races from Gulfstream Park’s Championship Meet and two from Laurel Park. The lowest price winner in the five-race sequence was $8.20 – coming in the last leg at Gulfstream – while the highest price winner was $17.40

Past Performances, All-Star Ticket for Friday’s Stronach 5

$50,000 Guaranteed Pool, 61 Entries         
LAUREL, MD – Past performances and an All-Star Ticket are now available for Friday’s Stronach 5, a national pick 5 with an industry-low 12-percent takeout and a $50,000 guaranteed pool.