Racing News

Two Notch Road Aims for Knockout in $60,000 Punch Line

Away We Go Tops Field of 11 in $60,000 Oakley
Eleven Juveniles Share Spotlight in $60,000 Jamestown
 
LAUREL, MD – Three weeks after coming within a half-length of his first graded stakes victory, 9-year-old gelding Two Notch Road has his sights set on a third straight win in the $60,000 Punch Line Stakes Saturday at Laurel Park.
 

Super Allison Trying New Ground in G2 Commonwealth Oaks; Stakes Winner Making Grass, Graded Debut in $150,000 Turf Test

Stakes Winner Making Grass, Graded Debut in $150,000 Turf Test
 
LAUREL, MD – Already this year Matt Shera’s Super Allison owns a stakes win and pair of victories against her elders from seven starts. She’ll face her toughest test yet Saturday at Laurel Park, making her grass and graded stakes debut in the $150,000 Commonwealth Oaks (G3).
 

Force the Pass Seeks Return to Form in G2 Commonwealth Turf Cup

Grade 1 Winner Chasing First 2016 Victory in $200,000 Stakes
 
LAUREL, MD – Colts Neck Stables’ homebred Force the Pass had a 3-year-old season to remember in 2015, winning four of eight starts including the Belmont Derby Invitational (G1) and never finishing worse than third while banking more than $1.1 million in purse earnings.
 

Allen’s Family, Racing Legacy Come Together Saturday at Laurel; Bert Allen Stakes Named for Late Father of Maryland-Based Trainer

Bert Allen Stakes Named for Late Father of Maryland-Based Trainer 
 
 LAUREL, MD – Even if he didn’t have a starter on the card, trainer Ferris Allen wouldn’t dream of being anywhere else but Laurel Park on Saturday for its 11-race Commonwealth Day program.
 

Rose Brier Targets Third Straight Win in $60,000 Bert Allen

Complete St. Back to Defend Title in $60,000 Brookmeade
 
LAUREL, MD – Though he has raced and won at multiple tracks up and down the East Coast, Panic Stable’s Rose Brier is never more at home than in Maryland. The 7-year-old gelding has made four of his 34 career starts at both Laurel Park and historic Pimlico Race Course, all of them wins, each of them in stakes.
 

American Patriot Brings Strong Credentials into $200,000 Commonwealth Derby

Grade 1 Stakes-Placed Colt among 10 Entered in Grade 2 Turf Event
            
LAUREL, MD – WinStar Farm LLC’s American Patriot was among 10 3-year-olds entered Wednesday in Saturday’s $200,000 Commonwealth Derby (G2), bringing Grade 1 stakes-placed credentials into the 1 1/8-mile turf stakes presented by the Virginia Equine Alliance at Laurel Park.
 

Laurel’s Commonwealth Day Stakes Draw 219 Nominations

Sept. 24 Card Offers Eight Stakes, Three Graded, Worth $850,000 in Purses
 
LAUREL, MD – A total of 219 horses were nominated to eight stakes, three of them graded, worth $850,000 in purses on Commonwealth Day, Saturday Sept. 24, at Laurel Park.
 

Jet Majesty Soars to Laurel Feature Win Saturday; Late Pick 5 Hit for $30,682; Rainbow 6, Super Hi-5 Carryovers Sunday

Dancing Lucy Edges Summer Frock in Co-Feature 
Maryland-Breds Sweep Saturday Juvenile Maiden Races
Late Pick 5 Hit for $30,682; Rainbow 6, Super Hi-5 Carryovers Sunday 
Week 2 Qualifier in MJC Players’ Challenge Contest Sunday
 

Stakes Winner John Jones Returns to Win Laurel Friday Feature; Rainbow 6, Late Pick 5, Super Hi-5 Carryovers for Saturday

Rainbow 6, Late Pick 5, Super Hi-5 Carryovers for Saturday
 
LAUREL, MD – Racing for the first time since his 43-1 upset of Ben’s Cat in the six-furlong Mister Diz Stakes on turf Aug. 20, John Jones made a successful return to the dirt with a decisive victory in Friday’s featured seventh race at Laurel Park.
 

University of Maryland Equine Program Breeds Success

2-Year-Old Maryland’s Best Provides Latest Win 
 
LAUREL, MD – Over the years, the University of Maryland’s equine studies program has continued to provide its students with the knowledge and hands-on experience to move on to successful careers in and around the thoroughbred industry.