Racing News

Andina Del Sur Seeks Return to Winning Ways in $100,000 Big Dreyfus

G3 Winner Faces Dozen Rivals in 1 1/16-Mile Turf Stakes
Among Four Stakes Worth $400,000 in Purses Sunday, June 16

LAUREL, MD – Don Alberto Stable’s consistent homebred Andina Del Sur, winless since taking the Florida Oaks (G3) last March, makes her 14th consecutive stakes start seeking to regain her winning form in Sunday’s $100,000 Big Dreyfus at Laurel Park.

G1 Winner Divisidero Returns in 100K Prince George’s County

Quartet of Graded Winners Among Foes in 1 1/16-Mile Turf Stakes
Among Four Stakes Worth $400,000 in Purses Sunday, June 16

LAUREL, MD – Gunpowder Farms and Brereton C. Jones’ Divisidero, a multiple Grade 1 winner of nearly $1.5 million in career purses, will make his first start in 13 weeks against a graded-stakes caliber field in Sunday’s $100,000 Prince George’s County Stakes at Laurel Park.

Friday’s Stronach 5 Begins with 4 on the Turf

Free Past Performances, $100,000 Guaranteed Pool

LAUREL, MD – The Stronach 5 will take to the turf Friday with its first four races scheduled on the turf at Laurel Park, Gulfstream Park and Santa Anita Park.

Cars, Cigars & Barbecue: Maryland’s Ultimate Father’s Day Event at Laurel Park

Free Admission and Parking, Live Thoroughbred Racing, Games & Car Clubs

 LAUREL, MD – Laurel Park will play host to one of the most unique Father’s Day celebrations in the Mid-Atlantic Sunday, June 16 with Cars, Cigars & Barbecue.

The day will offer families live Thoroughbred racing, barbecue specials, cigar rolling, yard games, and a car display between Noon and 5 p.m., featuring the Asphalt Angels and Lost in the 50s car clubs.

Whirlin Curlin Devours Taco Supream for Sunday Feature Win

Compound It Goes the Distance for Second Straight Victory
Jockey McCarthy Caps Three-Win Day in Sunday Finale
Multiple Carryovers for Return of Live Racing Friday, June 14

LAUREL, MD – Caonabo Stable’s Whirlin Curlin, a multiple stakes winner at 2, surged past favored Taco Supream inside the sixteenth pole and edged clear to a one-length upset of Sunday’s featured ninth race at Laurel Park.

Graded Winners Abound Among 118 Nominees to June 16 Stakes

Four Stakes Worth $400,000 Open Summer Schedule Worth $1.1 Million
G1 Winners Divisidero, Force the Pass Top $100,000 Prince George’s County

LAUREL, MD – More than a dozen graded-stakes winners, including Grade or Group 1 winners Divisidero, Force the Pass, El Picaro and The Great Day, are among 118 nominations to a quartet of $100,000 stakes to be run Father’s Day, Sunday, June 16 at Laurel Park.

G3 Winner Ghost Bay Record-Setting Winner of Saturday Feature

Sophomore Top Line Growth Breaks One-Mile Dirt Mark in Victory
McCarthy Wins Three; Rainbow 6, Super Hi-5 Carryovers Sunday

LAUREL, MD – Triple K Stables and Jagger Inc.’s Grade 3 winner Ghost Hunter earned the second win of his 9-year-old season in record-setting fashion at Laurel Park, splitting horses in deep stretch and closing steadily for a neck victory over favored Dundalk in Saturday’s featured sixth race.

Lots of Winning Tickets in Friday’s Stronach 5

105 Bettors Each Take Home $1,149

LAUREL, MD – Friday’s Stronach 5 rewarded 105 bettors with $1,149 each for selecting all five winners in the national wager with an industry-low 12-percent takeout.

Eleven It Is Breaks Maiden at Laurel Off Nearly Two-Year Break

Minit to Stardom Sets Course Record in Friday Feature Triumph    
Free Program on Fan Appreciation Day Saturday at Laurel Park

LAUREL, MD – Northwoods Stable’s Eleven It Is made a successful return to racing after nearly two years away, overcoming a wide trip on both turns and drawing clear to a 4 ¾-length victory Friday at Laurel Park.

Gnarly Mo has Connections Excited Following Impressive Maiden Win

Multiple Stakes Winner Cordmaker Works Wednesday for Polynesian
Rainbow 6 Carryover for Return of Live Racing Friday, June 7
Special 12:30 P.M. Post Time for Belmont Day, June 8, at Laurel

LAUREL, MD – While his debut may have been overlooked, coming 41 minutes after War of Will’s victory in the 144th Preakness Stakes (G1) May 18 at Pimlico Race Course, there was no missing Gnarly Mo’s second start.