Racing News

G3 Winner Golden Brown Looks to Shine in $100,000 City of Laurel

Majestic Reason Seeks Second Stakes Win in $100,000 Safely Kept
Among Five Stakes Worth $500,000 in Purses Saturday, Nov. 10
LAUREL, MD – New Jersey-bred Golden Brown, winner of the 1 1/8-mile Kent Stakes (G3) on turf this summer, cuts back to sprinting in his return to the main track for Saturday’s $100,000 City of Laurel at Laurel Park. 

Trainer Ward Sends Trio to Laurel for Juvenile Stakes

Fayette Warrior, Hawaiian Noises Top $100,000 James F. Lewis III
Mae Never No Draws Outside in $100,000 Smart Halo
Among Five Stakes Worth $500,000 in Purses Saturday, Nov. 10

Something Awesome Set for Comeback in $100,000 Richard W. Small

Among Five Stakes Worth $500,000 in Purses Saturday, Nov. 10
LAUREL, MD – Stronach Stable’s multiple graded-stakes winning millionaire Something Awesome, unraced since having his three-race win streak snapped mid-May, is entered to make his comeback in a loaded edition of the $100,000 Richard W. Small Stakes Saturday at Laurel Park.

$100,000 Guaranteed Pool for Friday’s Stronach 5

Three Tracks, Five Races, 56 Horses
LAUREL, MD – Friday’s Stronach 5, a national wager with an industry-low 12-percent takeout, will feature a $100,000 guaranteed pool.
The Stronach 5 will crisscross the country from Laurel Park to Gulfstream Park West, back to Laurel and Gulfstream West before the final leg is contested at Golden Gate Fields.

Stronach 5 Carryover $51,000 Friday, November 9

LAUREL, MD – There will be a $51,331.91 carryover in the Stronach 5 November 9 after there were no winning tickets Friday afternoon.
The national Pick 5 wager, with an industry-low 12-percent takeout, kicked off Friday with a $108.20 winner in Santa Anita’s fourth race. That was followed by a $16 winner in Gulfstream Park West’s ninth race.

Angel Serpa Returns to Laurel Following International Win

Journeyman Rider Captures Invitational Race in Wuhan, China
LAUREL, MD – Even without a mount on the program, journeyman rider Angel Serpa accepted congratulations in Laurel Park’s jockey’s room Friday for coming home a winner following his first trip to China.
Serpa, 30, represented the United States and the Maryland Jockey Club at the 16th annual China Wuhan International Horse Racing Festival at Orient Lucky City Wuhan International Racecourse.

Graded Winners Among 132 Maryland Hall of Fame Day Stakes Noms

Five Stakes Worth $500,000 in Purses Saturday, Nov. 10
LAUREL, MD – Graded-stakes winners Doctor Mounty, Imperative, Just Call Kenny, Name Changer, Golden Brown and Something Awesome are among 132 horses nominated to five stakes worth $500,000 in purses on the Maryland Hall of Fame Day program Saturday, Nov. 10 at Laurel Park.

Bet the Breeders’ Cup at Laurel Park Nov. 2 and 3

Doors Open 11 A.M. Friday, 10 A.M. Saturday; Buffet on Saturday
Live Post Time 12:30 P.M. Friday, 11:45 A.M. Saturday
LAUREL, MD – In addition to full cards of live racing, fans at Laurel Park will be able to watch and wager on all 14 Breeders’ Cup races from Churchill Downs Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2 and 3.

Friday’s Stronach 5

Five Races, Two on the Turf, Four Tracks, 52 Entries
Past Performances and Preview Show
 LAUREL, MD – Friday’s Stronach 5, a national wager featuring an industry-low 12-percent takeout, will kick off Friday at Santa Anita Park and go cross-country with stops at Gulfstream Park West, Laurel Park and Golden Gate Fields

G1 Winner Glorious Empire Takes Win Streak to Breeders’ Cup

Leaves Tuesday Bound for Kentucky and $4 Million Turf (G1) 
LAUREL, MD – Matthew Schera’s Grade 1 winner Glorious Empire, undefeated in three starts since opening his 7-year-old season this spring at Laurel Park, emerged from his latest work in good order and will ship this week for his Breeders’ Cup debut.