Racing News

Eighttofasttocatch Looking For 10th Career Stakes Score In Saturday's Broad Brush Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 12-05-13---After finishing third in the 2010 Maryland Million Turf, trainer Tim Keefe decided that Eighttofasttocatch needed a change. The son of Not For Love has responded with 11 victories in 25 main track starts, including nine stakes races.

Carrasco Stays Hot As Calendar Turns To December

LAUREL, MD. 12-04-13---The calendar might say December but apprentice rider Victor Carrasco remained red-hot after postingthree victories on Wednesday’s nine-race card at Laurel Park. 

Rose Wins The Day's Finale

LAUREL, MD. 11-29-13---Jeremy Rose had only one mount this afternoon but he made the most of it when he drove Hope in Your Rope to a 3/4 length victory in today’s finale at Laurel Park.

Ness Reaches 2,000-Win Milestone With Victory In Second

LAUREL, MD. 11-28-13---Trainer Jamie Ness won for the 2,000th time in his career when Caylee’s Song took today’s second race at Laurel Park. The 6-year-old gelding beat six other claimers and paid $4 as the even money favorite. Ness narrowly missed reaching the plateau in the opener when Pelican Cove was beaten a head.

Holiday Week Includes Thanksgiving Day Card, Guys Day Out Promotion

LAUREL, MD. 11-27-13---Thanksgiving traditions: turkey dinner, NFL games and thoroughbred racing at Laurel Park. The central Maryland track offers a special 11:05 a.m. post time tomorrow.

Ness Saddles One Winner, Now One Shy of 2000

LAUREL, MD. 11-23-13---Trainer Jamie Ness is one winner shy of 2,000 after sending out one winner on today’s nine race card.

Jevian Toledo came from far back aboard Siegfried to win the second race, notching number 1,999 for Ness.

Keefe Teams With Charities In Thanksgiving Weekend Triathlon

LAUREL, MD. 11-22-13---Tim Keefe is one of the good guys in horse racing. For the second time, the trainer is competing in an Ironman Triathlon and teaming up with a pair of charities.

Carrasco Continues Winning Ways With Three-Win Afternoon

LAUREL, MD. 11-21-13---Eleven years ago, Ryan Fogelsonger used a dominating fall meet at Laurel Park to earn the Eclipse Award for outstanding apprentice rider. Victor Carrasco is looking to strike lightning in a bottle by rallying for same award.

Carrasco Continues Late Push For Eclipse Award For Top Apprentice Rider

LAUREL, MD. 11-20-13---With six weeks remaining in the year, apprentice rider Victor Carrasco continues to make a late push for an Eclipse Award.

Wednesday afternoon at Laurel Park, the 21-year-old scored aboard Very Lucky ($6.20-race 6), Olympic Medallist ($175.60-race 7) and Poetry in Notion ($17.60-race 9) to move into sole possession of first place in the fall jockey standings. Carrasco has 32 victories, three more than apprentice Trevor McCarthy.

Jessethemarine Surprises In James F. Lewis III Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 11-16-13---Manfred Roos & John Rigattieri’s Jessethemarine rallied from the back of the pack to win James F. Lewis III Stakes at odds of better than 35-1.