Racing News

Lady Sabelia Romps In Willa On The Move Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 12-6-14---The gate opened and a few strides later, Mrs. Frank P. Wright’s Lady Sabelia was gone, speeding away to front running victory in the $100,000 Willa On The Move Stakes for fillies and mares.

Golden Years Gallops In Marylander Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 12-6-14---Hillwood Stable LLC’s Golden Years made a mockery of the $100,000 Marylander Stakes for 2-year olds, tracking the frontrunner until given the signal to go, then powering away to an impressive 7-1/4 length score.

Lake Sebago Swoops And Scores In Gin Talking Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 12-6-14---Tim E. O’Donohue Racing Stable LLC’s Lake Sebago splashed through the sloppy going on her way to a popular victory in the $100,000 Gin Talking Stakes for 2-year old fillies, the first of four stakes on a soggy Saturday afternoon at Laurel Park.

80-1 Shot Lights Up The Tote Board In Friday's Third Race

LAUREL, MD. 12-05-14---Standing Point raced wide the whole way and was bothered as he battled his way down the stretch but none of that made any difference as the Point Given offspring posted an 80-1 surprise in Friday’s third race at Laurel Park.

Saturday's Card Features Four Stakes Races

LAUREL, MD. 12-04-14---Laurel Park’s popular multi-stakes Saturday programs continue this weekend with contests for handicap runners, juveniles and fillies and mares.

Eighttofasttocatch Looking For Fourth Straight Jennings Handicap Victory In Final Career Start

LAUREL, MD. 12-03-14---Eighttofasttocatch was the first horse trainer Tim Keefe bought for longtime owners Arnold and Sylvia Heft. On Saturday afternoon, the 8-year-old will make his final career start in the $125,000 Jennings Handicap at Laurel Park, a race he has won three consecutive years.

McCarthy Running Away With Jockey Title

LAUREL, MD 11-28-14---A year after finishing fifth in the voting for outstanding apprentice rider, Trevor McCarthy has taken his game to the next level. The 20-year-old ranks seventh in North America with 240 victories and is poised to sweep the 2014 titles at all three meets at the major Maryland tracks when the Laurel Park fall stand concludes next month.

The Stronach Group Announces The Departure Of Tom Chuckas

AURORA, ON 11-26-14---The Stronach Group announced today that Tom Chuckas, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Maryland Jockey Club, has resigned his position with the company, effective November 30.

Laurel Park Training Title Up For Grabs

LAUREL, MD 11-20-14---The 2014 Laurel Park winter meeting ended in March with four trainers tied atop the standings. With twenty-one live racing days remaining in the current fall stand, the same thing could happen again.

Boyce Moving Tack To Fair Grounds For The Winter

LAUREL, MD 11-19-14---Forest Boyce, who has won nearly 350 races in Maryland during the last five years, will be moving her tack to Fair Grounds for the winter after receiving a call from recently retired rider Rosie Napravnik, who sat atop the jockey standings at the New Orleans track the last three years.