Racing News

Jockey Toledo Poised to Claim Second Straight Laurel Title

Second Straight Meet Championship for Rising Star in Maryland
LAUREL, MD – Jockey Jevian Toledo’s progression as one of Maryland’s elite riders will be recognized again this weekend when he is formally crowned with his second straight meet title at Laurel Park.

Laurel Park Wraps Up Fall Meet With Mandatory Payouts

Multiple Carryovers For Return of Live Racing Friday
Karamanos Rides Three Winners on Special Monday Program
LAUREL, MD – There will be mandatory payouts in the 20-cent Rainbow 6 and 50-cent Late Pick 5 wagers when Laurel Park concludes its 52-day fall meet on Saturday, Dec. 31.

Laurel Park’s New Year’s Eve Stakes Draw 132 Nominations

Graded Stakes Winners Stallwalkin’ Dude, By the Moon, Hot City Girl Among Nominees
LAUREL, MD – A total of 132 horses were nominated to five stakes worth $475,000 in purses that help comprise the New Year’s Eve program that wraps up the 52-day fall meet at Laurel Park on Saturday, Dec. 31.

Laurel Park Only Place to Play Christmas Eve

Only Live Card in North America
Two Carryovers Saturday
Special Monday Program Dec. 26
LAUREL, MD – Laurel Park will be the only game in town Christmas Eve.
Actually, the only game in North America.
Laurel Park will serve up a special live nine-race program on Christmas Eve. It is the only live card in North America.
First race post time is noon.

Trainer Eppler Approaching History in Maryland; Seeking to Become First Female to Win Laurel Park Meet Title

Seeking to Become First Female to Win Laurel Park Meet Title
Pointing Multiple Stakes Winner Page McKenney to Late January Return
LAUREL, MD –  Mary Eppler is days away from possibly making history in Maryland. 
The longtime trainer, based at historic Pimlico Race Course, is approaching a career season in wins. She's already eclipsed her personal best in purse earnings. 

Laurel Park Hosting Special Live Christmas Eve Program

Only Live Card in North America
Closed Christmas Day, Special Monday Program Dec. 26
Five Stakes Worth $475,000 in Purses on Closing Day, Dec. 31
LAUREL, MD – As a last-minute gift to racing fans and bettors nationwide, Laurel Park will serve up a special live nine-race program on Christmas Eve, Saturday Dec. 24.
It is the only live card in North America being offered on Christmas Eve. 

Sweetrayofsunshine Surges Late to Nab Laurel Feature Sunday

Boys From Boston An Easy Winner in Co-Feature
Live Racing Returns Friday with Nine-Race Program
LAUREL, MD – Owned and trained by New York-based Rudy Rodriguez, Sweetrayofsunshine split horses in deep stretch and made one final surge approaching the wire to pass long shot leader Jessica Krupnik and win Sunday’s featured eighth race at Laurel Park.

Laurel Cancels Live Racing, Simulcasting Available

LAUREL, MD – Winter conditions including snow, sleet and freezing rain forced the cancellation of Saturday’s nine-race live program at Laurel Park.
Laurel, Pimlico Race Course and off-track betting facilities throughout the state will remain open for simulcast wagering on races throughout North America and Latin America.

Generous Jack Impresses in Debut Victory Friday at Laurel

Blackjack Buster Earns Maiden Win in Finale
Jockey Toledo Extends Meet Lead with Three-Win Day
20-Cent Rainbow 6 Solved for $10,678
LAUREL, MD – Gunpowder Farms homebred Generous Jack swept to the lead on the outside around the far turn and powered down the stretch for an impressive two-length debut victory Friday at Laurel Park.

Lovable Lady Springs Upset in $100,000 Willa On the Move

Greatbullsoffire Scorches Field in $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Futurity
Crabcakes Served in $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship
Just Jack Proves Best in $75,000 Howard M. Bender Memorial