Racing News

Koh I Noor Goes For Black Type In Harrison Johnson Stakes

LAUREL, MD.  03-14-13---Late bloomer Koh I Noor continues his quest towards the $500,000 Pimlico Special (G3) in his stakes debut on Saturday in the nine furlong Harrison E. Johnson Memorial at Laurel Park.

Two-time defending champion Eighttofasttocatch, General George (G3) winner Javerre, John B. Campbell champion Concealed Identity and 2011 Preakness Stakes (G1) runner Norman Asbjornson are among the five challengers.

Maryland Jockey Club Auditioning Frank Carulli Replacements Next Week


LAUREL, MD. 03-13-12---Frank Carulli, the Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park handicapper and racing analyst since January 2002, will be leaving the company at the conclusion of the Pimlico spring meet, which ends June 8. Carulli will be relocating to Las Vegas.

Next week (March 20-23) at Laurel Park, the Maryland Jockey Club will have four guest handicappers vie for Carulli’s on-air role as the Pimlico and Laurel television host. 

Mr Palmer Impressive In Private Terms Stakes Victory

LAUREL, MD. 03-09-12---Michael Lauffer & Gregory McDonald’s Mr Palmer had all the worst of it and still won the $150,000 Private Terms Stakes going away this afternoon at Laurel Park.

Goo Goo Dolls Headline Black-Eyed Susan Day Concert

Pimlico Partners With Maryland Affiliate of Susan G. Komen For The Cure® For The Fourth Annual People’s Pink Party

13-Race Card Will Feature Black-Eyed Susan Stakes, Pimlico Special, Lady Legends Race & Battle of The Sexes Jockey Challenge

Ten 3-Year-Olds Entered In Saturday's Private Terms Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 03-07-12---Dynamic Strike goes for four wins in a row, including two stakes, in Saturday’s $150,000 Private Terms Stakes at Laurel Park.

Laurel Park Cancels Wednesday's Card

LAUREL, MD. 03-06-12---Due to weather conditions in the Baltimore and Washington D.C. markets, live racing at Laurel Park has been cancelled for Wednesday, March 6.

There will not be training at Laurel or the Bowie Training Center.

Laurel and its sister track, Pimlico Race Course, will be open for simulcasting.

Live racing is scheduled to resume Thursday, March 7 with a 12:35 p.m. EST post time.

Walkwithapurpose Makes It Five Straight With Ceasar's Wish Stakes Score

Walkwithapurpose wins the Caesar's Wish Stakes at Laurel ParkLAUREL, MD. 03-02-13---Trainer Ignacio Correas saddled Walkwithapurpose and Listen Boy in today’s $150,000 Caesar’s Wish Stakes and saw them run first and second in the one mile test for 3-year old fillies today at Laurel Park.

Both fillies are Sagamore Farm home-breds, the winner by Candy Ride (ARG), the runner-up by After Market.

Walkwithapurpose Looks To Make It Five Straight Saturday's Caesar's Wish Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 02-28-13---Multiple stakes winner Walkwithapurpose has been installed as the even-money favorite to win Saturday’s feature at Laurel Park, the one mile, $150,000 Caesar’s Wish Stakes for 3-year-old fillies.

Apprentice Riders Sit Atop The Laurel Park Standings

Trevor McCarthy Rides Four Winners Wednesday

Yomar Ortiz and Trevor McCarthyLAUREL, MD. 02-27-13---One turned 21 in January, the other is a second generation jockey and both apprentice riders Yomar Ortiz and Trevor McCarthy sit atop the Laurel Park winter meet standings.

Pitbull, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis To Headline Infield Concert On Preakness Day

Infield Ticket Prices Reduced For 24-Hour Period

BALTIMORE, 02-25-13---The Maryland Jockey Club today announced 2013 Preakness InfieldFest will include performances by Pitbull and by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Both will play extended sets on the main stage in the public Infield on Saturday, May 18 at Pimlico Race Course when the Maryland Jockey Club, North America's oldest sporting organization, hosts the 138th renewal of the Preakness® Stakes.