LAUREL, MD. 12-19-13---At Christmas time seven years ago, Kieron Magee was in his mid-40’s and working as an exercise rider at the Maryland tracks. Today, he ranks third in the Laurel Park fall trainer standings with 19 wins from 44 starters, an impressive 43%.
LAUREL, MD. 12-17-13---The Maryland Jockey Club and the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association have modified the January and February live racing dates for the upcoming 2014 winter meeting at Laurel Park.
Instead of racing Thursday through Saturday during the first two months of the year, Wednesday racing will replace Friday on the schedule.
LAUREL, MD. 12-13-13---The Victor Carrasco train continues to roll as the apprentice rode two winners Friday at Laurel Park, including number 200 for the year. The 21-year-old now has 201 victories in 2013.
BALTIMORE, 12-12-13---The Maryland Jockey Club today announced it has increased the purse for the Preakness Stakes (G1) from $1 million to $1.5 million. The middle jewel of Thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown is Saturday, May 17 at historic Pimlico Race Course.
BALTIMORE, 12-11-13---The Maryland Jockey Club today unveiled a new logo for Black-Eyed Susan Day and announced a new brand for the event.The 2014 Black-Eyed Susan Day is Friday, May 16 at Pimlico Race Course.
Black-Eyed Susan Day, held annually on the third Friday in May, is the second biggest day on the Maryland racing calendar in terms of purses, attendance and handle, trailing only Preakness Day.
LAUREL, MD. 12-07-13---Shadwell Stable’s Mamdooha and Eddie Castro were content to stalk the leaders until called upon for run, then picked off her rivals around the turn and drew away to win the $100,000 Gin Talking Stakes, the first of three stakes on the nine race program at Laurel Park.
LAUREL, MD. 12-06-13---The Maryland Jockey Club (MJC), the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (MTHA) and the Maryland Horse Breeders Association (MHBA) today announced the stakes schedule for the 2014 Laurel Park winter meet.
The plan still needs approval from the Maryland Racing Commission at its December 17 meeting.
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