Racing News

Bloody Point is Sharp in Career Debut

Capuano Saddles Three Winners, Bracho Wins First at Laurel       

Tricks to Doo Eventful Maiden Winner Friday at Laurel

$600,000 Colt Wins Despite Broken Rein, Loses Rider After Race
Tizarunner, Liz’s Cable Girl Capture Co-Featured Allowances
Multiple Carryovers for Saturday’s 11-Race Program

Maryland Jockey Club Applies for 171 Race Days in 2018

Business Growth, Interest Continues to Build     
LAUREL, MD – The Maryland Jockey Club today applied for 171 race days in 2018, an increase of nine days over 2017.

Multiple Laurel Stakes Winner Imperial Hint Targets Breeders’ Cup

General George (G3) Winner Pre-Entered in $1.5 Million Sprint Nov. 4
Rainbow 6 Carryover at $8,834 for Return of Live Racing Friday

Laurel-Loving Honor the Fleet Dominant Winner in Monday Feature; Rainbow 6 Carryover for Return of Live Racing Friday, Oct. 27

G3-Placed Colt Pointed to $100,000 City of Laurel Stakes Nov. 11 
Twocubanbrothersu Earns 19th Career Victory in Co-Feature
Rainbow 6 Carryover for Return of Live Racing Friday, Oct. 27
LAUREL, MD – Frank V. DeMarco’s Grade 3-placed Honor the Fleet had a successful prep for his return to stakes competition next month, dominating his elders with a front-running 6 ¾-length victory in the featured fifth race Monday at Laurel Park.

Stablemates Frigid Sister, Last True Love Sweep Sunday Feature; Rainbow 6 Carryover for 11-Race Monday Program

More’n Likely Takes Inside Trip to Stay Unbeaten in Co-Feature
Rainbow 6 Carryover for 11-Race Monday Program
LAUREL, MD – Frigid Sister, in her second career start, made a last-to-first move on the extreme outside to power past pacesetting stablemate Last True Love and head a Steve and Debbie Jackson homebred exacta in Sunday’s featured eighth race at Laurel Park.

Attendance, In-State Handle Climb on Maryland Million Day

LAUREL, MD - Attendance and in-state handle was up Saturday at Laurel Park on Jim McKay Maryland Million Day.
A festive crowd of 22,682 watched the 32nd running of the Million, up 4.4 percent over last year. Total handle on Million Day was $4.377 million compared to $4.476 in 2016. In-state handle was $566,086, up 2.8 percent over the previous year.

Maryland Million Classic Win a ‘Bonus’ for Hometown Juarez

Bonus Points Gives Maryland-Born Jockey Third Win on Card
$150,000 Stakes Highlights ‘Maryland’s Day at the Races’ 
LAUREL, MD – Jockey Nik Juarez, born and raised an hour north of Laurel Park, put an exclamation point on his three-win afternoon by guiding Three Diamonds Farm’s Bonus Points to a come-from-behind 2 ¾-length victory the $150,000 Maryland Million Classic.

Spartianos Prevails in $125,000 Maryland MillionTurf Blanket Finish

My Sistersledge Ekes Out Win in $125,000 Maryland Million Ladies
LAUREL, MD – Everything fell in place for Nik Juarez in Saturday’s $125,000 Maryland Million Turf at Laurel Park. The up-and-coming jockey knew he couldn’t have given the Spartianos a better chance of winning, but he didn’t know for sure that the gutsy 5-year-old gelding had prevailed in an exciting four-horse blanket finish until well after crossing the finish line.

Crabcakes Stays Hot in $100,000 Maryland Million Distaff

Stretches Out Against Older Horses for Third Straight Win
LAUREL, MD – Morgans Ford Farm’s Crabcakes, facing older horses for the second straight race, put away pacesetting She Rolls in mid-stretch and held off a late run from My Magician to extend her win streak to three in the $100,000 Maryland Million Distaff Saturday at Laurel Park.