Racing News

Scrap Copper, Our Braintrust Tangle in Maryland Juvenile Futurity

Sip of Sunshine Takes Streak into $100,000 Juvenile Filly Championship
De Francis Runner-Up Laki Returns in $75,000 Bender Memorial
LAUREL, MD – Kathleen Willier’s Scrap Copper, professional winner of the James F. Lewis III Stakes last month, and Tremont Stakes winner Our Braintrust, undefeated but unraced since early June, will meet up for the first time on their home track in Saturday’s $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Futurity at Laurel Park.

Friday’s Stronach 5 Returns $4,777

69 Bettors Take down $273,000 Pool
LAUREL, MD – Sixty-nine bettors earned $4,777 Friday for solving the Stronach 5.
The day began with an $88,189 carryover. The winning number were; 5/5,7,8,9/5/3/4.
Friday’s Stronach 5 sequence is:

G1-Winning Juvenile Knicks Go Tops Dec. 8 Stakes Nominations

Three Stakes Worth $275,000 in Purses for Maryland-Bred/Sired Horses
LAUREL, MD – Breeders’ Futurity (G1) winner Knicks Go and fellow stakes winners Our Braintrust, Scrap Copper and Follow the Dog are among 18 horses nominated to the $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Futurity Saturday, Dec. 8 at Laurel Park.

Friday’s Stronach 5 Carryover $88,189

Races from Laurel Park and Golden Gate Fields
Past Performances 
Post Time 3:21
LAUREL, MD –Friday’s Stronach 5, with an industry-low 12-percent takeout, will have a carryover of $88,189.41 and feature three races from Laurel Park and two from Golden Gate Fields.
There were no winning tickets in last week’s Stronach 5, which featured races from Laurel, Golden Gate and Gulfstream Park West.

Laurel Park Hosting Holiday Toy Drive Saturday, Dec. 1

Double Carryovers for Return of Live Racing Thursday, Nov. 29 
Friday, Nov. 30 Program Features 10 Races, Stronach 5, Noon Post
LAUREL, MD – In the spirit of the holiday season, the Maryland Jockey Club will reward generous-minded fans as part of its ‘Give a Gift, Get a Gift’ program Saturday, Dec. 1 at Laurel Park.

Late Night Pow Wow Extends Streak to Seven in Willa On the Move

Victory Rally Rides Rail to First Stakes Win in $75,000 Geisha
LAUREL, MD – Breeze Easy LLC’s Late Night Pow Wow, racing for the first time outside her native West Virginia, swept to the lead on the far outside and outran fellow graded-stakes winner Ms Locust Point to the wire to capture the $100,000 Willa On the Move on a rainy Saturday at Laurel Park.

Stronach 5 Carryover of $88,000 Friday, Nov. 30

LAUREL, MD - Since there were no winning tickets in Friday’s Stronach 5, the national Pick 5 wager with the industry-low 12-percent takeout will have a carryover Friday, Nov. 30 of $88,189.41. 
The minimum wager on the multi-race, multi-track Stronach 5 is $1. If there are no tickets with five winners, the entire pool is carried over to the next Friday.
Winning payoffs in Friday’s Stronach 5, with races from Laurel Park, Gulfstream Park West and Golden Gate Fields, ranged from $25.80 to $6.40.

Divine Interventio Streaks to Allowance Win on Thanksgiving Card

Sky Magician Breaks Maiden in Finale, Nyquist Half-Brother Fourth in Debut 
Late Pick 5 Carryover of $15,180 for Guys Day Out Friday
LAUREL, MD – Standing Rock Farm’s Divine Interventio surged past multiple stakes-winning front-runner Greatbullsoffire in mid-stretch and held off a surging Cordmaker on the rail for a head victory in the featured ninth race on Thursday’s Thanksgiving Day program at Laurel Park.

$50,000 Guaranteed Pool for Stronach 5 on Black Friday

Five Races, 57 Entries, Three Tracks
LAUREL, MD – Friday’s Stronach 5, a national Pick 5 featuring an industry-low 12-percent takeout, kicks off at 3:54 ET with a $50,000 guaranteed pool and races from Laurel Park, Gulfstream Park West and Golden Gate Fields.
Past Performances: click here to view.

Ms Locust Point, Late Night Pow Pow Clash in Willa On the Move

Graded-Stakes Winners Top $100,000 Sprint Saturday, Nov. 24
My Magician Faces Full Field for Title Defense in $75,000 Geisha
LAUREL, MD – Grade 2 winner Ms Locust Point, undefeated at Laurel Park but unraced since late June, and Grade 3 winner Late Night Pow Wow, in the midst of a six-race win streak, join multiple stakes winners Crabcakes and Shimmering Aspen in a highly competitive edition of the $100,000 Willa On the Move Stakes Saturday, Nov. 24.