Racing News

El Areeb in ‘Good Form’ Following G3 Gotham Defeat; Rainbow 6, Super Hi-5 Carryovers for Return of Live Racing Friday

Students On Track Initiative at Laurel Saturday Well Received
Rainbow 6, Super Hi-5 Carryovers for Return of Live Racing Friday
Post Time Moves to 1:10 P.M. Sunday March 12
LAUREL, MD – M M G Stables’ multiple Grade 3 winner El Areeb returned early Sunday morning to Laurel Park after having his four-race win streak snapped when third as the 2-5 favorite in Saturday’s Gotham (G3) at Aqueduct.

Apprentice Carrasco Wins Back-to-Back Races in Riding Debut

Puerto Rico Native Joins Older Brother in Laurel Park Jockey Colony
Multiple Carryovers for Sunday, Jockey Katie Davis Wins Three Races
LAUREL, MD – Apprentice jockey Carlos Carrasco began his professional riding career in spectacular fashion, winning with each of his first two career mounts Saturday Laurel Park.

Trainers Lynch, Motion Featured Tonight on Maryland Horse Radio

Conditioners of Leading Kentucky Derby Contenders on Between 6-7 P.M.
LAUREL, MD – Laurel-based trainer Cal Lynch and Fair Hill-based trainer Graham Motion, both saddling favorites in key Triple Crown prep races Saturday in Florida and New York, will be guests this evening on Maryland Horse Radio.
Hosted by Maryland Jockey Club analyst and television host Stan Salter, Maryland Horse Radio can be heard on CBS Sports Radio 1300 and

El Areeb Sharp in Five-Furlong Breeze Sunday at Laurel

Video of Work, Cal Lynch Interview
Last Work for Multiple Grade 3 Winner Before G3 Gotham March 4
LAUREL, MD – M M G Stables’ multiple Grade 3 winner El Areeb signaled his readiness for the $350,000 Gotham (G3) March 4 at Aqueduct with a sharp five-furlong breeze over Laurel Park’s main track Sunday morning.

Laurel-Based El Areeb Headed to Gotham (G3) March 4

Multiple Grade 3 Winner Among Leading Contenders on Triple Crown Trail
Rainbow 6 Carryover of $22,800 for Return to Live Racing Saturday
LAUREL, MD – M M G Stables’ multiple Grade 3 winner El Areeb, based at Laurel Park with trainer Cal Lynch, will return to Aqueduct Racetrack for his next start in the $300,000 Gotham (G3) March 4.

Fantasy Owners’ Day Coming to Laurel Park; Experience the Thrill of Owning a Racehorse

Experience the Thrill of Owning a Racehorse 
Unique Day Features Seminar, Lunch, Access to Winner’s Circle and Paddock
LAUREL, MD – The Maryland Jockey Club will play host Saturday, March 18 to one of Thoroughbred racing’s most unique and innovative events – Fantasy Owners’ Day at Laurel Park.

Twelve Starter Stakes Worth $640,000 on Monday

Special Presidents’ Day Card Features Nonstop Stakes
Claiming Crown Tiara Winner Marabea Returns in Mary Todd

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Twelve starter stakes, worth a total of $640,000 in purse money, are on the menu for the Presidents’ Day card at Gulfstream Park Monday.

The 12-race card kicks off at noon.

High Ridge Road Stays Perfect at Laurel in Barbara Fritchie (G2)

New York Shipper Earns First Graded Win in $300,000 Sprint

LAUREL, MD – Making up ground with every stride down the middle of the stretch, Martin Schwartz’s High Ridge Road kept her perfect record at Laurel Park intact with a dramatic neck victory over Grade 1 winner By the Moon in the $300,000 Barbara Fritchie (G2) Saturday at Laurel Park.

Imperial Hint Goes the Distance in General George (G3)

Holds Off Stallwalkin’ Dude to Give Trainer First Graded Stakes Victory

LAUREL, MD – A slight stumble out of the gate wasn’t enough to slow Raymond Mamone’s Imperial Hint, who went straight for the lead and turned away a brief challenge from multiple stakes-winning millionaire Stallwalkin’ Dude in the stretch to win the $250,000 General George (G3) Saturday at Laurel Park.