Racing News

Gonzalez Feeling Confident With Printasticat in Conniver Stakes

LAUREL, MD., 03/19/15- Somraj Singh and MCA Racing Stable’s Printasticat will look to run her win streak to four in Saturday’s $100,000 Conniver Stakes, a 7-furlong contest for Maryland breds, at Laurel Park.

Page McKenney Looks To Continue Success In Harrison E. Johnson Memorial

LAUREL, MD., 03/19/15 – The ever consistent Page McKenney heads a field of eight runners set to go to the post in the $100,000 Harrison E. Johnson Memorial Stakes Saturday at Laurel Park.

By the Moon Returns In Saturday's $100,000 Caesar's Wish

LAUREL, MD., 03/18/15 - With a Grade I victory on her resume, Jay Em Ess Stable's 3-year-old homebred By the Moon is expected to attract lots of attention Saturday when she goes to post in the $100,000 Caesar's Wish Stakes at Laurel Park.

Combat Diver Returns To Laurel For Saturday's $100,000 Private Terms

One of Four Stakes on Saturday Card

LAUREL, MD., 03/18/15 - Trainer Gary Contessa is very optimistic about the future of Combat Diver.

Contessa, who will saddle the 3-year-old son of Line of David in Saturday's $100,000 Private Term Stakes at Laurel, admits he has a game plan going into the 1 1/8-mile event.

Merryman Ready For Trip To Dubai With Valiant Boy

                                        Arabian Star Works "Perfect" at Laurel

LAUREL, MD., 03/18/15 - Along with champions such as California Chrome and Main Sequence, Valiant Boy is headed to Dubai for the $30 million World Cup on Saturday, March 28.

Maryland Jockey Club Investing $7 Million At Laurel Park

Improvements Include New Barns for 300 Horses,
150 Flat Screen Televisions & Surveillance Equipment

LAUREL, MD– The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that approximately $7 million in improvements at Laurel Park – including new barns for 300 horses and a new washroom – could be completed within the next month.

Russell Wins Four At Laurel

McCarthy Wins First Race Since Return

LAUREL, MD- Jockey Sheldon Russell, who won his 1,000th career race last weekend, rode four winners on Laurel Park's 10-race program Saturday afternoon.

Wolfendale Aims For 1,500 Wins

Maryland-based Trainer One Away from Milestone

LAUREL, MD., 03/13/15 --- Trainer Howard Wolfendale knows his 1,500th win is right around the corner. "But I'd like to put it behind me real quick," he said laughing.

The ‘King’ Still Reigns in Maryland at 81

Trainer Leatherbury on Ballot for National Racing Hall of Fame

LAUREL, MD., 03/13/15 – Though snow remains a prominent part of the landscape, there are sure signs of spring in the Maryland air. King Leatherbury is closing in on another birthday, his 82nd, at the end of March, and win machine Ben’s Cat has returned to the legendary Mid-Atlantic trainer’s barn.

Trevor McCarthy Kicks Off Comeback at Gulfstream Park

Leading Jockey Scheduled to Ride Five Saturday at Laurel

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL., 03/12/15 --- Jockey Trevor McCarthy, Maryland’s leading rider in 2014, made his return to the irons with three mounts on Thursday’s card at Gulfstream Park while eying a Saturday return to Laurel.