Average Handle Up 34.5 Percent; In-State Wagering Up 25 Percent
LAUREL, MD – The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that Laurel Park’s recently-concluded winter-spring meet registered increases in total and average handle, as well as export and in-state wagering on Laurel’s live product.
Special 12:15 P.M. Post Time for Live Race Program
LAUREL, MD – In addition to holding its own live race program, Laurel Park will play host to a ‘Triple Crown Kickoff Party’ on May 7 complete with dining and drink specials, giveaways and simulcast of the 142nd Kentucky Derby (G1).
There will be a DJ and barbecue on the track apron, official Triple Crown drinks and dining buffets offered throughout the track. For reservations, call 301.725.0770.
Maryland-Bred Adds to Legend with 31st Career Victory
LAUREL, MD – Multi-millionaire Maryland-bred Ben’s Cat began another chapter in his illustrious racing career with a determined rally on the far outside to open his 10-year-old season with a narrow victory Sunday at Laurel Park.
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Aktabantay made the journey from England to Santa Anita in 2014 to run in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1), only to be scratched due to an injury sustained in a stall mishap.
The British-bred colt didn’t get to compete in the $1 million race for 2-year-olds, but his connections came away from the experience with an observation that eventually led them to send him back to the U.S. for a 2016 campaign.
Headlines One-Mile Turf Allowance in First Start Since March 2015
LAUREL, MD – A carefully crafted plan to bring Grade 3 winner Metaboss back to the races will culminate late Friday afternoon at Laurel Park, when the 4-year-old colt launches his comeback in a one-mile optional claiming allowance over the Kelso Turf Course.
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