Racing News

Laurel Park’s Fritchie Day Handles Record $4.9 Million

LAUREL, MD – Laurel Park’s Winter Carnival Saturday– featuring six stakes worth $850,000 including the $300,000 Barbara Fritchie (G2) and $250,000 General George (G3) – handled a record $4.928 million.

Last year the Maryland Jockey Club ran the Barbara Fritchie on Winter Carnival and the General George on the Monday after the Carnival. Total handle on Winter Carnival Day was $3.062 million while total handle on General George Day was $1.927 million.

Bodhisattva Springs Upset in $75,000 John B. Campbell

Winter Extends Streak to Three in $75,000 Maryland Racing Media

LAUREL, MD – Four weeks after closing to be second behind Page McKenney in the Native Dancer, late-running Bodhisattva turned the tables on the popular claimer-turned-millionaire with a 22-1 upset of Saturday’s $75,000 John B. Campbell at Laurel Park.

O Dionysus Pulls Away in $75,000 Miracle Wood

China Grove Upsets Crabcakes in $75,000 Wide Country

LAUREL, MD – Marathon Farms, Inc.’s O Dionysus rolled to the lead on the far outside approaching the stretch and steadily separated from his rivals down the lane to a convincing three-length victory in the $75,000 Miracle Wood Saturday at Laurel Park.

El Areeb Sizzles in Return to Work Tab Saturday

Multiple Grade 3 Winner Breezes Half-Mile in 47.70 at Laurel

LAUREL, MD – M M G Stables’ multiple Grade 3-winning Triple Crown contender El Areeb returned to the work tab with a sharp half-mile breeze over Laurel Park’s main track Saturday morning.

Winter Carnival Returns to Laurel Park Saturday

Barbara Fritchie (G2), General George (G3) Highlight Six Stakes
Ice Carvings, Winter Kids’ Korner & Maryland Jockey Club Tumbler
All Stakes 20-Cent Rainbow 6
Doors Open 11 A.M., First Race Post Time 12:30 P.M.
Special Presidents Day Holiday Program Monday Feb. 20

Multiple Stakes Winner Turco Bravo Returns in $75,000 John B. Campbell

Six Rivals Try to Cool Off Winter in $75,000 Maryland Racing Media
Winter Carnival Offers Six Stakes Worth $850,000 Saturday
LAUREL, MD – Winning Move Stable’s Turco Bravo, unraced since his victory in the Birdstone Stakes last summer at Saratoga, is set to kick off his 8-year-old campaign in Saturday’s $75,000 John B. Campbell at Laurel Park.

Stakes Winners High Roller, O Dionysus Clash in $75,000 Miracle Wood

Undefeated Crabcakes Puts Record to Test in $75,000 Wide Country
Winter Carnival Offers Six Stakes Worth $850,000 Saturday
LAUREL, MD – Separated by a half-length at the wire in their last meeting, stakes winners High Roller and O Dionysus will square off again against six rivals in the $75,000 Miracle Wood Saturday at Laurel Park.

Maryland Jockey Club to Host Students on Track Saturday, March 4

Day-long Activities to Explore Jobs in Thoroughbred Industry
Meet Racing Experts, Complimentary Lunch, Watch Morning Workouts
LAUREL, MD - The Maryland Jockey Club will play host to Students on Track Saturday, March 4, an innovative and unique day designed for college students to explore career possibilities in the equine industry.