Racing News

Grade 1 Winner Sam's Sister Set For Saturday's $300,000 Barbara Fritchie Handicap

$100,000 John B. Campbell Stakes Features Field of 11 on Laurel Undercard

            LAUREL, MD. 02-11-15--- Grade 1 stakes-winning Sam’s Sister is scheduled to carry highweight of 123 pounds against 10 rivals in Saturday’s $300,000 Barbara Fritchie Handicap (G2) at Laurel Park.

Winter Carnival Comes To Laurel Park February 14-16

 Ice Wall with $2,500 in Prizes
 Ice Bar, Drink Specials and Ice Sculptures
 Drawings for 48" Flat Screen Television & Blue Ray/DVD
 Laurel Park Polo Shirts With Paid Admission     

2014 Leaders Honored In Winner' Circle Ceremony

LAUREL, MD. 2-7-15---This afternoon, the Maryland Jockey Club recognized Trevor McCarthy and Kieron Magee for their achievements as horsemen on the Maryland major circuit during 2014. The ceremony took place in the winners’ circle at Laurel Park.

Nominations Announced For Next Weekend's Winter Carnival

Barbara Fritchie Stakes (G2) and General George Handicap (G3) Highlight Holiday Programs

LAUREL, MD. 02-06-15---Nominations for the six stakes races which highlight the Presidents’ Day holiday weekend at Laurel Park were released today by the Maryland Jockey Club’s racing office.

Smash and Grab Tunes Up For Possible General George Start With Wire-To-Wire Victory In Saturday Feature

LAUREL, MD. 01-31-15---When nominations close on Thursday for the $250,000 General George (G3) Handicap, don’t be surprised to see the name Smash and Grab after he cruised to victory in today’s seventh race at Laurel Park.

Cutty Shark Punches Ticket To General George Handicap With Allowance Score

LAUREL, MD. 01-30-15---Cutty Shark punched his ticket to next month’s $250,000 General George Handicap (G3) at Laurel Park with a victory in today’s feature, a $47,000 optional allowance test.

Majestic Affair Is Majestic In Frank Whiteley Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 01-29-15---James Covello, Thomas Coleman, & Doheny Racing Stable’s Majestic Affair served up a dominating performance to win today’s $100,000 Frank Whiteley Jr. Stakes for 3-year-olds, the co-feature on today’s 10-race program.

Lindisfarne Captures Marshua Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 01-29-15---KMN Racing LLC’s Lindisfarne broke from the gate like a shot, backed off two challengers who raced to her inside and then powered by them down the lane to win the $100,000 Marshua Stakes for 3-year-old fillies, the first of two stakes races this afternoon at Laurel Park.

Laurel Park Reschedules Stakes For Thursday

LAUREL, MD. 01-28-15---Two $100,000 stakes which could have been lost from this year’s schedule when racing was cancelled last Saturday will be brought back on Thursday’s program at Laurel Park.

The ten race card will be highlighted by the Marshua and Frank Whiteley, Jr. Stakes, which will go as races eight and nine on the program. Both are for 3-year olds.

Laurel Park Cancels Saturday's Card

LAUREL, MD. 01-23-15---For the third time this week, track conditions have forced Laurel Park officials to cancel live racing. Maryland Jockey Club vice president and general manager Sal Sinatra announced tonight that the central Maryland track will not conduct its nine-race card on Saturday afternoon.