Racing News

Phlash Phelps Seeks Reversal of Fortune in Maryland Million Turf

Racing Luck Has Eluded Maryland’s 2015 Grass Champion in 2016
LAUREL, MD – Hillwood Stables’ Phlash Phelps enjoyed a perfect season in 2015, winning all four of his starts, two of them stakes including the Maryland Million Turf, and was rewarded by being named Maryland’s champion turf horse. 

Ben’s Cat Looks to Recapture Winning Form in Maryland Million Sprint

Popular 10-Year-Old Multiple Stakes Winner Has Lost Career-High Four Straight
LAUREL, MD – There will be plenty at stake when popular multiple stakes-winning gelding Ben’s Cat makes his return to Saturday’s 31st annual Jim McKay Maryland Million Day program at Laurel Park in the $100,000 Sprint.

‘Admiral’ On Board for Title Defense in Maryland Million Classic

$150,000 Purse Richest of Nine Stakes on ‘Maryland’s Day at the Races’
LAUREL, MD – Last fall, Admirals War Chest had lost five consecutive races before turning an out-of-town Maryland Million prep victory into his mild, front-running upset of the day’s richest race.

Three Decades Later, Maryland Million Continues to Thrive

Laurel Park to Host 31st Annual ‘Maryland’s Day at the Races’ Saturday

Maryland Million Draw to be Livestreamed Wednesday on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

Lucky Viewer Can Win Apple Watch
Event Begins at 4:30 p.m. from Laurel Park
31st Maryland Million Saturday, Oct. 22
LAUREL, MD – The Maryland Jockey Club will livestream Wednesday’s Maryland Million Happy Hour Draw beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

Consistent Capuano Carries Success into Maryland Million; Trainer of Over 3,200 Career Victories Owns Most Wins in Million History

Trainer of Over 3,200 Career Victories Owns Most Wins in Million History
 LAUREL, MD – Since taking out his trainer’s license at the age of 18, Dale Capuano has quietly gone about his business. Soft but well-spoken, intelligent and talented, he has never sought the spotlight though there have been many times when the spotlight sought him.

Laurel Park Jockeys Trading Irons for Wheels in Sulky-Cycle Challenge; Boyce, Carrasco, Gomez, Toledo Face Harness Drivers Oct. 20 at Rosecroft

Boyce, Carrasco, Gomez, Toledo Face Harness Drivers Oct. 20 at Rosecroft
Events Benefit Boys & Girls Club and Capital Guardian Youth
Meet & Greet with Fans Begins at 5:45 p.m.
LAUREL, MD – Four of the Maryland Jockey Club’s leading riders will trade their irons for wheels when they take part in a Sulky-Cycle Challenge Thursday, Oct. 20 as part of Trotoberfest at Rosecroft Raceway.

Laurel Park Gearing Up for Maryland Million Celebration

185 Nominees to Nine Stakes on Saturday, Oct. 22
Position Draw 4 P.M. Wednesday, Oct. 19 at TIPS Restaurant
Maryland Club in Baltimore Hosting Gala Friday, Oct. 21
Return of Marylandia Highlights Million Day Festivities
New Second Floor Lounge, Box Suites, Ruffian Room and Bar 

Showalter Hits Home Run in Laurel Saturday Feature; Multiple Carryovers for Sunday’s Nine-Race Program

El Areeb Impresses in Maiden Triumph
Multiple Carryovers for Sunday’s Nine-Race Program
Week 6 Qualifier in MJC Players’ Challenge Contest Sunday
Premier Parlay Wager Offered on NFL Sundays
LAUREL, MD – Making his second start in two weeks off a 10-month layoff, Maryland homebred Showalter swept to the lead at the top of the stretch and kept going for a decisive victory in Saturday’s featured ninth race at Laurel Park.

Ben’s Cat Puts in Final Work Saturday for Maryland Million

26-Time Stakes Winner Nominated to Both Sprint and Turf Oct. 22
LAUREL, MD – The Jim Stable’s Ben’s Cat, whose 26 lifetime stakes victories include three in the Maryland Million, had his final work Saturday morning for the 31st edition of ‘Maryland’s Day at the Races’ set for Saturday, Oct. 22 at Laurel Park.