Racing News

Commonwealth (G2) Runner-Up Top of Mind Classy Winner of Laurel Feature Saturday; Aiden’s Rag Doll Breaks Maiden; My Sister Caro, Grand Old Game Take Co-Features

Aiden’s Rag Doll Breaks Maiden; My Sister Caro, Grand Old Game Take Co-Features
Jockey McCarthy Returns to Action with Riding Triple
Carryovers in Rainbow 6, Super Hi-5 for Sunday Program
Championship Round of MJC Players’ Challenge Contest Sunday
Premier Parlay Wager Offered on NFL Sundays
 

Rainbow 6, Late Pick 5, Super Hi-5 Carryovers Saturday at Laurel; Average Field Size at 15 for 12 Turf Races Saturday and Sunday

Average Field Size at 15 for 12 Turf Races Saturday and Sunday
Leading Rider McCarthy Takes Off Friday Mounts, Will Return Saturday 
 
LAUREL, MD – There will be carryovers in the 20-cent Rainbow 6, 50-cent Late Pick 5 and $1 Super Hi-5 during Laurel Park’s 11-race program Saturday.
 
First race post time is 12:30 p.m.
 

Name Changer Caps Four-Win Day for Toledo in Friday Feature; Moves One Past McCarthy into Lead in Fall Meet Standings

Moves One Past McCarthy into Lead in Fall Meet Standings
 
 LAUREL, MD – Jockey Jevian Toledo capped a four-win afternoon by rallying Colts Neck Stables’ Grade 2-placed homebred Name Changer in the stretch to capture Friday’s featured 10th race at Laurel Park.
 

Jockey Gomez Gets Journeyman Career Off to Strong Start; Full Fields, World-Class Turf Racing Kick Off Final October Weekend

Laurel Park News & Notes
Jockey Gomez Gets Journeyman Career Off to Strong Start
Dancing Rags Tops Maryland Horses in Breeders’ Cup Pre-Entries
Full Fields, World-Class Turf Racing Kick Off Final October Weekend
Average Field Size Friday and Saturday 13 with 12 Turf Races Scheduled
 

Celebrate Halloween at Laurel Park Saturday, Oct. 29; Festivities Include Scavenger Hunt, Monsters Ball Dance

Festivities Include Scavenger Hunt, Monsters Ball Dance
Live Racing Program Begins at 12:30 P.M.
 
LAUREL, MD – In addition to its live racing program, Laurel Park will play host to various events celebrating Halloween on Saturday, Oct. 29.
 

Total Handle on Maryland Million Up 18.5 Percent, Attendance Grows; Saturday Crushes 2014 Handle by 59 Percent

Saturday Crushes 2014 Handle by 59 Percent
Track Showcases Ongoing Improvements of More than $20 Million
Day Highlighted by Admirals War Chest Victory in Classic
           
LAUREL, MD – Total handle on Saturday’s 31st Jim McKay Maryland Million was up 18.5 percent over 2015 and a whopping 59.8 percent over 2014.

Admiral’s War Chest Repeats in Maryland Million Classic

Rockin Jojo Pulls Off 31-1 Upset in Maryland Million Distaff 
 
LAUREL, MD – Sinatra Thoroughbreds Racing LLC’s Admiral’s War Chest became the fifth back-to-back winner of the $150,000 Maryland Million Classic Saturday at Laurel Park with a dominating gate-to-wire triumph in the 1 1/8-mile stakes for Maryland-sired horses.
 

Nicaradalic Rocks Pulls Upset in $100,000 Maryland Million Sprint

Popular Multiple Stakes Winner Ben’s Cat Runs Last For Fifth Straight Loss
 
LAUREL, MD – Even with the vocal support of his loyal fans that welcomed him to the Laurel Park paddock and followed him to the track, popular 26-time winner Ben’s Cat couldn’t deliver a fourth Maryland Million victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Sprint.
 

Phlash Phelps Defends Maryland Million Turf Title

Devilish Love Edges Complete St. in Maryland Million Ladies
 
LAUREL, MD – Hillwood Stable LLC’s Phlash Phelps overcame a wide trip from his outside post position to defend his title in the $125,000 Maryland Million Turf, prevailing by 1 ¼ lengths while narrowly missing a course record in the mile turf stakes for Maryland-sired horses. 
 

Goodness Gracious! Greatbullsoffire Wins Maryland Million Nursery

Pacesetter Item Withstands Double Challenge to Capture Lassie
 
LAUREL, MD – Kathleen Willier’s Greatbullsoffire moved to the lead on the turn into the homestretch, poised to live up to his even-money favoritism in Saturday’s $100,000 Maryland Million Nursery when 69-1 longshot Dancing With Maude swept past him to lead the way into the stretch.