Racing News

Hall of Famer Prado Closing In on 7,000 Career Victories

Needing Six Wins, Will Become Only Eighth Rider to Reach Milestone
LAUREL, MD – Edgar Prado was still a teenager when he first came to the United States, unable to speak English but with an undeniable talent to ride racehorses. More than three decades later, as he approaches his 51st birthday in mid-June, the soft-spoken Peruvian is closing in on a rare milestone that speaks to both his ability and durability.

G3 Pimlico Special Next for Multiple Graded Winner Something Awesome

Laurel-Based Gelding Captured Charles Town Classic (G2) April 21
Stakes Winner My Sistersledge Captures Sunday Turf Allowance
Laurel to Host Racing 101 Day at the Races Saturday, April 28
Live Racing Returns Friday with Rainbow 6 Carryover of $7,751

Diamond King Sparkles in $125,000 Federico Tesio Victory

Earns Automatic Entry to 143rd Preakness Stakes (G1) May 19
Anchors Five Stakes Worth $550,000 on Spring Stakes Spectacular Program  
LAUREL, MD – It’s likely on to the 143rd Preakness Stakes (G1) next month for Cash is King, D.J. Stable and LC Racing’s Diamond King after the 3-year-old put away unbeaten stakes winner Noble Commander and held off late-running Holland Park to win Saturday’s $125,000 Xpressbet Federico Tesio at Laurel Park.

Goodonehoney Impresses Again in $125,000 Weber City Miss

Earns Starting Spot in $250,000 Black-Eyed Susan (G2) May 18
G2-Placed Chalon Returns a Winner in $100,000 Primonetta
LAUREL, MD – Making her stakes debut four weeks off a sharp debut victory, Kasey K Racing Stable and Final Turn Racing’s Goodonehoney turned in another impressive performance to win Saturday’s $125,000 Weber City Miss by seven lengths at Laurel Park.

Caribou Club Takes Inside Route in $100,000 Henry S. Clark

Hallie Belle Springs Upset in $100,000 Dahlia
LAUREL, MD – Glen Hill Farm’s Caribou Club, trained by Thomas Proctor and ridden by Paco Lopez, rallied along the inside of the Dahlia Turf Course Saturday to win the $100,000 Henry S. Clark presented by Fidelity First and Blackwell Real Estate over Doctor Mounty. Phlash Phelps finished third.

Multiple G3 Winner El Areeb Trying Turf in $100,000 Henry S. Clark

Sprint Stakes Winner Limited View Cuts Back Against Elders in Primonetta
Federico Tesio Marks Stakes Debut for New York Shipper Holland Park
All-Stakes Pick 4 Added to Saturday Wagering Menu
LAUREL, MD – M M G Stables’ El Areeb, a multiple Grade 3 winner on the dirt, is entered to make his 11th career start and first on turf in Saturday’s $100,000 Henry S. Clark presented by Fidelity First and Blackwell Real Estate at Laurel Park.

Multiple Graded Winner Hawksmoor Makes Return in $100,000 Dahlia

Saturday Program Includes Five Stakes Worth $550,000 in Purses
LAUREL, MD – Lael Stables’ Hawksmoor, a German Group 2 winner who developed into a multiple graded-stakes winner in the U.S. last spring and summer, will open her 5-year-old campaign in Saturday’s $100,000 Dahlia at Laurel Park.

$100,000 Henry S. Clark Lures Deep Field of 14 to Laurel Turf

Graded Winners Ring Weekend, Ghost Hunter, El Areeb among Contenders
Saturday Program Includes Five Stakes Worth $550,000 in Purses
LAUREL, MD – A deep field of 14 horses led by graded-stakes winners Ring Weekend, Ghost Hunter and El Areeb, as well as multiple grass-stakes winner Phlash Phelps, will provide a competitive edition of the $100,000 Henry S. Clark Saturday at Laurel Park.

G2-Placed Layla Noor Gets Started in $125,000 Weber City Miss

‘Win and You’re In’ For $250,000 Black-Eyed Susan (G2) May 18
Stakes Winner Anna’s Bandit Seeks Fourth Straight Win in $100,000 Primonetta
LAUREL, MD – Lael Stables’ homebred Layla Noor, unraced since finishing third behind multiple graded-stakes winner Wonder Gadot in the Demoiselle (G2) Dec. 2, will make her 3-year-old debut in Saturday’s $125,000 Weber City Miss at Laurel Park.

Still Having Fun Gets Another Chance in $125,000 Xpressbet Tesio

‘Win and You’re In’ For Triple-Crown Nominated Horses to May 19 Preakness (G1)
Spring Stakes Spectacular Program Offers Five Stakes Worth $550,000 
LAUREL, MD – Two turns or not two turns, that is the question facing the connections of multiple stakes-winning 3-year-old Still Having Fun in Saturday’s $125,000 Federico Tesio at Laurel Park.