Racing News

Maryland Jockey Club To Race 149 Days In 2015

LAUREL, MD. 11-11-14---Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course will conduct 149 days of racing in 2015 after the Maryland Racing Commission approved an agreement by the Maryland Jockey Club (MJC), Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (MTHA) and Maryland Horse Breeders Association (MHBA) at its monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon at Laurel Park.

Thirty-Four Nominated To Next Saturday's De Francis Dash

LAUREL, MD. 11-07-14---Thirty-four sprinters have been nominated to the 23rd running of the $350,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash at Laurel Park next Saturday, Nov. 15.

Glaser Wins With Her First Lifetime Mount

LAUREL, MD. 10-29-14---Apprentice jockey Lauralea Glaser made her riding debut in today’s second race at Laurel Park, rallying from last to register her first lifetime win aboard Breezy Girl.

Vicky Ticky Tavie Triggers $50,000 Trifecta With Win In Saturday Feature

LAUREL, MD. 10-25-14---It was a mad scramble at the top of the lane with eight of the 13 fillies and mares in the field poised to win, but Mrs. Arturo Peralta Ramos’s Vicky Ticky Tavie was the one who separated herself from the rest and galloped to victory in today’s 10th race at Laurel Park, the $45,000 optional allowance feature.

86-1 Shot Wins Friday's 8th Race

LAUREL, MD. 10-24-14---Kenneth Taylor et al’s Start Puffing flew home down the lane to post a surprising victory at odds of 86-1 in today’s eighth race at Laurel Park.

Eighttofasttocatch Goes Coast-To-Coast To Defend Maryland Million Classic Title

LAUREL, MD. 10-18-14---Sylvia E. Heft’s Eighttofasttocatch was the popular winner of today’s feature on Jim McKay Maryland Million Day, defending his title in the $150,000 Classic in wire to wire fashion at Laurel Park.

Printasticat Gallops In Maryland Million Distaff Starter Handicap

LAUREL, MD. 10-18-14---Somraj Singh & MCA Racing Stable LLC’s Printasticat broke alertly, sat just off the pacesetter and when she was asked, took over the lead and drew away to win the $50,000 Maryland Distaff Starter Handicap at Laurel Park.

Talk Show Man Runs Down Ben's Cat In Maryland Million Turf

LAUREL, MD. 10-18-14---Michael J. Harrison’s Talk Show Man caught the ever gallant Ben’s Cat as the duo closed in on the finish line and won the $125,000 Maryland Million Turf at Laurel Park.

My Magician Graduates In Maryland Million Lassie

LAUREL, MD. 10-18-14---R. Larry Johnson & R. D. M. Racing Stable’s My Magician is a maiden no more and she graduated in the $100,000 Maryland Million Lassie at Laurel Park no less.

Outbacker Wins Maryland Million Starter Handicap In A Photo

LAUREL, MD. 10-18-14---Larry R. Reed claimed Outbacker for $12,500 in February and saw him blossom into a stakes winner today as his charge took the $50,000 Maryland Million Starter Handicap at Laurel Park in a driving finish.