Racing News

Laurel Park Opens 19-Day Spring Meet Friday, April 5

$125,000 Federico Tesio, $125,000 Weber City Miss Top April 20 Stakes
Spring Stakes Spectacular Card Marks Return of MATCH Series
Laurel to Host Decanter Reimagined Saturday, April 6

LAUREL, MD – Laurel Park will kick off its spring meet with a nine-race program Friday, April 5, the first of a 19-day stand highlighted by the Spring Stakes Spectacular April 20 featuring automatic qualifying races for the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes (G1) and $250,000 Black-Eyed Susan (G2).

McCarthy, Gonzalez Crowned as Winter Meet Closes Sunday

19-Day Spring Meeting Opens Friday, April 5
Spring Stakes Spectacular Nominations Close April 11
Memorial Service for Trainer Bill Wolfendale 11:30 A.M. Monday

LAUREL, MD – Laurel Park lowered the curtain on its 46-day winter stand Sunday, with jockey Trevor McCarthy and trainer Claudio Gonzalez formally claiming individual meet titles.

Six Winners in Stronach 5 Each Receive $32,660

LAUREL, MD – There were six winners in the Stronach 5 Friday, each winning $32,660.20.

The wager kicked off with Honor Run ($5.60) winning the ninth race at Laurel Park. The sequence concluded with Clockstriketwelve, a 23-1 longshot, winning the 11th race at Gulfstream Park.

The Stronach 5 rewarded 23 bettors each with $7,182.50 on March 22.

Friday’s Stronach 5 sequence

●   Leg One – Laurel Park 9th Race – Honor Run $5.60

Apprentice Correa Stays Hot with Three-Win Day Friday

Rainbow 6, Super Hi-5 Carryovers for Saturday Card

LAUREL, MD – Kieron Magee owned-and-trained Crystal Pier came with a steady run up the rail to catch favored pacesetter Polarization in deep stretch and win Friday’s eighth race at Laurel Park, giving seven-pound apprentice Julio Correa his first career hat trick.

Laurel Park Entering Final Weekend of Winter Meet

McCarthy, Gonzalez to Finish as Leading Jockey, Trainer

LAUREL, MD – Live racing returns to Laurel Park with a nine-race card Friday, March 29 that kicks off the final weekend of the track’s 46-day winter meet.

First race post time is 1:10 p.m.

Orchid Handicap Highlights Friday’s Stronach 5

Races from Gulfstream, Santa Anita, Laurel and Golden Gate Fields          
Free Past Performances, Post Time 5:16 P.M.
$100,000 Guaranteed Pool

LAUREL, MD – Four tracks, a $100,000 guaranteed pool, and two turf races, including the $100,000 Orchid Handicap (G3) at 1 3/8th mile, highlight Friday’s Stronach 5.

Rainbow 6 Solved for $41,809 Jackpot Payout Sunday

Live Racing Returns Friday, March 29 with Nine-Race Card

LAUREL, MD – One lucky bettor solved the 20-cent Rainbow 6 for a jackpot payout of $41,809.64 Sunday at Laurel Park.

Two horses were live to take down the jackpot heading into Sunday’s ninth-race finale, won by 6-5 favorite Snippety ($4.40) to complete the 2-10-3-7-3-7 combination.

Rainbow 6 Jackpot Carryover Reaches $32,361 for Sunday

Nine-Race Program Begins at 1:10 P.M. with Super Hi-5 Carryover

LAUREL, MD – The 20-cent Rainbow 6 went unsolved Saturday at Laurel Park, pushing the jackpot carryover to $32,361.75 for Sunday’s nine-race program.

First race post time is 1:10 p.m.

A total of $12,770 was bet into the popular multi-race wager Saturday, which began with a carryover of $28,275.35 from Friday’s program. Multiple tickets with all six winners each returned $2,043.18.

Stronach 5 Returns $7,182 for 23 Bettors

LAUREL, MD – Friday’s Stronach 5, featuring races from Laurel Park, Gulfstream Park and Golden Gate Fields along with an industry-low 12-percent takeout, returned $7,182.50 each to 23 bettors.

Leading Trainer Gonzalez Runs Win Streak to Seven with Three-Win Day

Rainbow 6 Jackpot Carryover Swells to $28,275 for Saturday
Saturday Carryovers in Late Pick 5, Super Hi-5

LAUREL, MD – Winter meet-leading trainer Claudio Gonzalez continued his recent hot streak by sending out three winners Friday at Laurel Park, pushing his personal win streak to seven consecutive races.