Racing News

Extrasexyhippzster Strolls To Victory In Miracle Wood Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 01-25-14--- Kirwan Equine Group, LLC & Ed Hipps’ Extrasexyhippzster waited behind traffic, pounded through an opening when the field straightened for home and pulled away to an impressive score in the $100,000 Miracle Wood Stakes for three-year olds, one of four stakes on Saturday’s nine race program.

Taris Lives Up To The Hype In Wide Country Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 01-25-14---Commonwealth New Era Racing’s Taris quickly dispensed of Jonesin for Jerry and sped away to an easy victory in the $100,000 Wide Country Stakes for three-year-old fillies, the first of four stakes on Saturday at Laurel Park.

Miracle Wood Headlines Four Stakes On Saturday's Card

LAUREL, MD. 01-23-14---Promising 3-year-olds always hold a certain fascination at the start of the year and Laurel Park puts the focus on some good ones in the $100,000 Miracle Wood Stakes, one of four stakes on Saturday’s nine race program.

Laurel Park Cancels Wednesday's Card

LAUREL, MD., 01-22-14---Due to extreme weather conditions in the Baltimore and Washington D.C. markets, live racing at Laurel Park has been cancelled for Wednesday, January 22. Laurel and its sister track, Pimlico Race Course, will be open for simulcasting.

Eclipse Award Winner Carrasco Begins Journeyman Career

LAUREL, MD. 01-20-14---As luck would have it, Victor Carrasco’s last day with the weight allowance was Saturday when he took home honors as the best apprentice rider in North America for 2013.

This afternoon at Laurel Park, the 21-year-old rode as a journeyman for the first time, going winless with six mounts though he finished in the money three times.

Leatherbury Ties, Passes Van Berg For Fourth On All-Time Win List

LAUREL, MD. 01-18-14---King Leatherbury tied and passed Hall of Fame trainer Jack Van Berg for fourth on the all-time win list with a pair of victories Saturday afternoon at Laurel Park.

McCarthy, McMahon Honored For Topping 2013 Standings

LAUREL, MD. 01-18-14---Trevor McCarthy would have rather been at the Gulfstream Park today, attending tonight’s Eclipse Award ceremonies as a finalist for the outstanding apprentice rider. Instead, the 19-year-old was being honored at Laurel Park for being the leading rider at the major Maryland tracks last year.

Osman Rides First Winner

LAUREL, MD. 01-15-14---Apprentice jockey Mohamed Osman guided Princess Beau K to victory in today’s second race and in doing so captured his first lifetime win.

Laurel Park Cancels Saturday's Card

LAUREL, MD., 01-11-14---Due to weather conditions in the Baltimore and Washington D.C. markets, live racing at Laurel Park has been cancelled for Saturday, January 11.

Carrasco, Dance To Bristol Are Eclipse Award Finalists

LAUREL, MD. 01-08-14---Victor Carrasco was named a finalist for outstanding apprentice jockey when the 2013 Eclipse Awards nominees were announced this morning on HRTV. Winners will be announced at the 43rd annual ceremony, to be held Saturday evening, January 18 at the Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino near Miami.