Racing News

Phlash Phelps Flashes Championship Form in $75,000 Mister Diz

26-Time Stakes Winner Ben’s Cat Fades to Ninth in Six-Furlong Turf Sprint
Daylight Ahead Determined Winner of $75,000 Jameela
World-Class Turf Course Serves Up Six Stakes Worth $450,000

Special Envoy Springs Upset in $75,000 Edward Evans

Queen Caroline Reigns Again in $75,000 Nellie Mae Cox
Tiz Our Time Goes the Distance in $75,000 White Oak Farm
Do What I Say Rolls Late in $75,000 M. Tyson Gilpin
Four of Six Stakes Worth $450,000 Over Laurel’s World-Class Turf Course

Victory Ride (G3) at Belmont Likely Next Spot for Shimmering Aspen

Multiple Stakes Winner O Dionysus Targeting July 22 Concern Stakes
Multiple Carryovers Kick Off Second Weekend of Summer Meet
LAUREL, MD – Fresh off her first stakes win, a dominating victory in the seven-furlong Alma North June 17 at Laurel, Hillwood Stable’s Shimmering Aspen is likely to make a return to graded company for her next start.

Trainer Hopes Rose Brier Blooms Again in $75,000 Edward Evans

Queen Caroline Seeks to Extend Reign in $75,000 Nellie Mae Cox
Two Notch Road Makes 10-Year-Old Debut in $75,000 White Oak Farm
Rapid Rhythm, Ring Knocker Top $75,000 M. Tyson Gilpin
Four of Six Stakes Worth $450,000 Over Laurel’s World-Class Turf Course

Ben’s Cat Back for More in Saturday’s $75,000 Mister Diz

Karamanos Set to Ride 26-Time Stakes Winner in Six-Furlong Dash
Lovable Lady Returns to Defend Title in $75,000 Jameela
Two of Six Stakes Worth $450,000 Over Laurel’s World-Class Turf Course
LAUREL, MD – Popular 11-year-old gelding Ben’s Cat, a 26-time stakes winner and earner of more than $2.6 million in lifetime purses, returns for another shot at ending his career-high losing streak in Saturday’s $75,000 Mister Diz at Laurel Park.

Trainer Abramson Wins With First Career Starter at Laurel Sunday

Rainbow 6 Carryover Tops $10,000 for Return of Live Racing Friday
LAUREL, MD – Two days after his first starter as a trainer was scratched at the starting gate, Noah Abramson returned to Laurel Park to send out his first career winner in Sunday’s fourth race.

Jockey Karamanos Rides 2,000th Career Winner Sunday at Laurel

Proud Dad Reaches Milestone on Father’s Day Program
LAUREL, MD – Journeyman Horacio Karamanos, a perennial leading rider in Maryland since his arrival in 2002, celebrated Father’s Day in style by winning the third race Sunday at Laurel Park for his 2,000th career victory.

Multiple Graded Winner Ben’s Cat Tops ‘Class on the Grass’ Nominations

Six Turf Stakes Worth $450,000 in Purses Saturday, June 24 at Laurel
LAUREL, MD – Ben’s Cat is one of 145 horses nominated to six turf stakes worth $450,000 as part of Laurel Park’s ‘Class on the Grass’ program Saturday, June 24.

Shimmering Aspen Shines Bright in $75,000 Alma North

Cheese On, Limited View Impressive in Maiden Victories
Carryovers, Father’s Day Brunch for Sunday’s Live Program
LAUREL, MD – Hillwood Stable’s Shimmering Aspen returned to her winning ways in impressive fashion Saturday, shaking free of an early speed duel and opening up down the stretch to a commanding 5 ¾-length victory in the $75,000 Alma North at Laurel Park.

Handicapping Saturday’s Rainbow 6 at Gulfstream Park; Blewitt, Courtney and Nicoletti Take a Shot at $1 Million Carryover

Blewitt, Courtney and Nicoletti Take a Shot at $1 Million Carryover
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Gulfstream Park’s 20-cent Rainbow 6 could climb as high as $5 million Saturday due to a mandatory payout.
Saturday’s carryover is $998,088.
Gulfstream handicappers Ron Nicoletti, Jason Blewitt and Acacia Courtney look at Saturday’s Rainbow 6 sequence.
Ron Nicoletti