Racing News

Zee Bros Wins De Francis Dash For Lukas At Odds Of 29-1

LAUREL, MD. 11-15-14---Zayat Stables LLC’s Zee Bros, dismissed at odds of 29-1, proved to be the swiftest of all in the $350,000 Frank J. DeFrancis Memorial Dash. The De Francis Dash was the marquee race in Saturday’s Fall Festival of Racing at Laurel Park, which featured six stakes.

Stormin Monarcho Much The Best In The Richard Small Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 11-15-14---Lawrence P. Roman’s Stormin Monarcho enjoyed a perfect trip, stalking the leaders until he was asked to go, then spurting to the lead and drawing off to win in the $100,000 Richard W. Small Stakes at Laurel Park.

Who's In Town Takes Command In Safely Kept Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 11-15-14---Richard L. Golden’s Who’s In Town tipped off the rail, steered out five wide into the stretch and took command of the $100,000 Safely Kept Stakes for 3 year old fillies at Laurel Park.

Griff Rallies To Take City Of Laurel Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 11-15-14---Last down the backstretch and moving through traffic to the top of the lane, Sea Gull Associates Griff steered out to the middle of the course and got up to take the $100,000 City Of Laurel Stakes for 3 year-olds.

Cinco Charlie Impressive In James Lewis Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 11-15-14---L. William & Corinne Heiligbrodt’s Cinco Charlie became a three-time stakes winner this afternoon when he blew away his competition in the $100,000 James F. Lewis III Stakes for 2-year olds at Laurel Park.

Lake Sebago Surprises In The Smart Halo Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 11-15-14---Tim E. O’Donohue Racing Stables LLC’s Lake Sebago emerged from a scramble to capture the $100,000 Smart Halo Stakes for 2-year old fillies, the first of six stakes races on Saturday’s nine-race card at Laurel Park.

Cintron Injured In Sixth Race Spill

LAUREL, MD. 11-14-14---Laurel Park’s sixth race saw three horses and riders involved in a spill.

Fall Festival Of Racing Features More Than 110 Runners

LAUREL, MD. 11-13-14---The Laurel Park racing office produced one of the best cards of the year on Saturday afternoon. The nine-race Fall Festival of Racing card drew 113 entries with eight of the races garnering double-digit fields. The day is headlined by the $350,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash and features five $100,000 stakes races.

Ten Sprinters Entered In Saturday's De Francis Dash

LAUREL, MD. 11-12-14---Ten sprinters have been entered in Saturday’s 23rd running of the $350,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash at Laurel Park, including local star Ben’s Cat.

Maryland Jockey Club To Race 149 Days In 2015

LAUREL, MD. 11-11-14---Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course will conduct 149 days of racing in 2015 after the Maryland Racing Commission approved an agreement by the Maryland Jockey Club (MJC), Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (MTHA) and Maryland Horse Breeders Association (MHBA) at its monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon at Laurel Park.