Racing News

Stakes Winner Northern Eclipse Captures Saturday Feature; Carryovers in Late Pick 5, Rainbow 6 for Sunday’s Program

Carryovers in Late Pick 5, Rainbow 6 for Sunday’s Program
LAUREL, MD – Toby Roth’s Northern Eclipse, reverting to her stakes-winning form from this summer, outsprinted the field early and dug in down the stretch to hold off long shot Bioterp and win Saturday’s featured eighth race at Laurel Park.

Unbridled Daddy Wins Third Straight in Laurel Feature Friday; Super Hi-5 Carryover $10,358 for Saturday’s Program

Clouded Judgement Breaks Maiden on World-Class Turf Course
Super Hi-5 Carryover $10,358 for Saturday’s Program
LAUREL, MD – Red Oak Stable homebred Unbridled Daddy took the lead early and had something left late to fend off Final Prospect and earn his third straight victory in Friday’s featured eighth race at Laurel Park.

Laurel Park Hosting Sixth Annual Brew & Bourbon Classic

Live Nine-Race Program Begins at 12:30 P.M.
LAUREL, MD – In addition to a program of nine live races, Laurel Park will host the sixth annual Brew & Bourbon Classic Saturday, Nov. 18.
More than 60 different beers and bourbons will be available for tasting from noon to 5 p.m., accompanied by DJ music and various food offerings. The event is limited to adults 21 and older.

Injured Jockey McCarthy Eager to Get Back in the Saddle

Champion Maryland Rider Cleared to Get On Horses Dec. 5

Afleet Willy Sweeps to $100,000 Richard W. Small Victory

My Magician Popular Winner of $75,000 Geisha
LAUREL, MD – Overcoming a poor break that took him out of his usual front-running style, BB Horses’ Afleet Willy came flying on the far outside to pass horses and go on to a three-quarter-length victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Richard W. Small on Ben’s Cat Day at Laurel Park.

Prince of Hempt Stays Unbeaten in $100,000 City of Laurel Upset

Multiple G3 Winner El Areeb Runs Sixth in Return to Races
Berned Earns First Stakes Win in $100,000 Safely Kept
A Different Style Captures $100,000 James F. Lewis III
‘Paula’ Takes Charge in $100,000 Smart Halo

Farewell to Ben

Leatherbury’s Champ Laid to Rest at Laurel
LAUREL, MD – Under a brilliant sky of blue on a Saturday morning that brought freezing temperatures to the Mid-Atlantic, they laid the remains of Ben’s Cat in the frozen ground at Laurel Park.

Taking a ‘Page’ from Ben’s Cat in $100,000 Richard W. Small

G3 Winner Page McKenney Aims for 14th Career Stakes Win
Miss Nosy Goes for Fourth Straight Win in $75,000 Geisha
LAUREL, MD – Never having met on the track but linked by longevity and success, 7-year-old Grade 3-winning gelding Page McKenney fittingly makes his return to Laurel Park on Ben’s Cat Day in Saturday’s $100,000 Richard W. Small.

Ben’s Cat “A Magnificent Animal”

Bobblehead, Poster Giveaways, Autograph Signing Among Events
Live Racing to Include Six Stakes Worth $575,000 in Purses 
LAUREL, MD – By the time he had invested half a century into a training career that dates back to 1959 and continues to this day, trainer King Taylor Leatherbury had long since stopped waiting for his ‘super horse.’

Barry Lee Stays Home for $100,000 James F. Lewis III

Undefeated Trio Top Full Field of 13 in $100,000 Smart Halo
LAUREL, MD – On the road for his last three starts, all in stakes, Sagamore Farm’s Barry Lee returns to the site of his impressive summer debut victory for Saturday’s $100,000 James. F. Lewis III on Ben’s Cat Day at Laurel Park.