LAUREL, MD. 02-16-13---The Maryland Jockey Club honored jockey Abel Castellano Saturday afternoon for finishing atop the standings at Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course last year. Castellano finished 2012 with 132 victories at Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park,11 more than 2011 champion Sheldon Russell.He teamed up with top conditioner Jamie Ness for 69 victories.
LAUREL, MD. 02-15-13---Laurel Park’s SprintFest weekend features a pair of graded sprints and the $125,000 John B. Campbell Handicap. Six older horses are entered in the 1-1/8 mile Campbell, the sixth race on Saturday’s card.
LAUREL, MD. 02-14-13---Trainer Bob Baffert has won Maryland’s marquee race, the Preakness Stakes (G1), five times during his Hall of Fame career, but he had never sent a starter to Laurel Park until Brigand won the City Of Laurel Stakes on December 8.
LAUREL, MD. 02-13-13---Trainer Michael Hushion has won two of the previous five Barbara Fritchie Handicaps, winning with Golden Dawn (2008) and Harissa (2011). This Saturday, the Belmont Park-based conditioner is sending graded stakes winners Nicole H and My Wandy’s Girl south in search of another Grade 2 score.
LAUREL, MD. 02-07-13---Saturday’s $125,000 Miracle Wood Stakes at Laurel Park has attracted eight 3-year-olds, including three stakes winners.
Vegas No Show has been tabbed the 7-5 morning line favorite in the one mile test. The son of Hard Spun has tested stakes company in his last five outings, with a win in the Dover Stakes at Delaware Park and a runner-up finish in the Nashua Stakes (G2) at Aqueduct. The Kelly Breen trainee posted a bullet workout at Belmont Park at the end of January and will carry Jeremy Rose for the first time.
LAUREL, MD. 02-02-13---Sagamore Farm’s Walkwithapurpose overcame a stumbling start, recovered and when asked for her best, powered by the leaders to a register a widening victory in the $125,000 Wide Country Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at Laurel Park.
LAUREL, MD. 02-01-13---A wide-open field of seven 3-year old fillies is expected to face starter Bruce Wagner in Saturday’s $125,000 Wide Country Stakes at Laurel Park.
Dear to All (2-1) posted the highest speed rating among the seven runners while breaking her maiden at Aqueduct on December 30. The Tale of the Cat filly, who will break from the rail in the seven furlong test on the main track, has been on the board in all three starts during her freshman campaign. Sheldon Russell will ride for Tony Dutrow.
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