Racing News

Unbridled Juan Gutsy Winner of Laurel Feature Friday

Girls Love Me Stakes-Bound Following Impressive Friday Win
Four Stakes Worth $300,000 in Purses Highlight Saturday Program
LAUREL, MD – Stronach Stable’s multiple graded-stakes placed homebred Unbridled Juan wrested the lead from a stubborn Phlash Phelps in the final sixteenth and withstood a frantic bid from late-running Duff to capture Friday’s featured seventh race at Laurel Park.

Multiple Stakes-Placed Forever Liesl Captures Laurel Feature Thursday

Partisan Divide, Timeless Curls Win Open Maiden Races
Hall of Fame to Welcome Preakness in Friday Ceremony
LAUREL, MD – Kallenberg Farms’ Forever Liesl, who placed in a trio of stakes last winter and spring, turned back bids from Follow the Petals to her outside and pacesetter Bluegrass Flag along the rail to edge clear late in Thursday’s featured eighth race at Laurel Park.

Delacour, Firestones Aim for Laurel Stakes Sweep Aug. 4

Special Envoy Goes After Fourth Stakes Win in $75,000 Hansel
Armoire Carries Momentum into $75,000 William M. Backer
Well-Rested Determined Vision Targets $75,000 Meadow Stable
Virginia Fable Looks to Change Plot in $75,000 Camptown

G3 De Francis Memorial Dash on Radar for G1 Winner Imperial Hint

G3 Winner Glorious Empire Possible for Laurel Turf Cup on Sept. 15 Card
Toledo Wins Three Sunday, Live Racing Returns Thursday, Aug. 2
LAUREL, MD – Raymond Mamone’s Imperial Hint, who became a Grade 1 winner Saturday in Saratoga, may make his next start in the $250,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (G3) Sept. 15 at Laurel Park on his way to the Breeders’ Cup.

Bettor Cashes $26,786 Rainbow 6 Jackpot Saturday at Laurel

Single Ticket Determined to Have Two Winning Combinations
LAUREL, MD – One lucky bettor was the winner of a total jackpot carryover payout of $26,786.44 in Saturday’s 20-cent Rainbow 6 wager at Laurel Park.
The winning ticket of 1,2,9,10,13/1,3,7/5,6,7,9,10,13,14/1,2,3,4/2,3,4,5,6,7/3,4,8,9,10 cost $2,520 and was purchased through the Lewiston, Maine hub.

G2 Winner Still Having Fun Gets Back to Work Saturday at Laurel

Sophomore Colt Pointing to G1 H. Allen Jerkens at Saratoga Aug. 25
Maryland-Connected Horses Enjoy Big Day at Saratoga
Rainbow 6, Late Pick 5, Super Hi-5 Carryovers for Sunday Program
LAUREL, MD – For the first time since his come-from-behind victory in the June 9 Woody Stephens (G2), Gary Barber, Wachtel Stable and Terp Racing’s Still Having Fun was back on the work tab with an easy half-mile breeze Saturday morning at Laurel Park.

Still There Gets There First in Saturday’s $75,000 Twixt Stakes

4-Year-Old Filly Outruns Field of Stakes Winners in Fourth Career Start
LAUREL, MD – PTK LLC’s Still There, facing stakes company for the first time in just her fourth career start, took command at the top of the stretch and steadily pulled clear through the lane to post a 3 ½-length upset of Saturday’s $75,000 Twixt Stakes at Laurel Park. 

Sagamore Trainer DePaz Branching Out with Public Stable

Multiple Stakes Winner John Jones Returns to Work Tab Friday
Rainbow 6 Carryover Reaches $19,242 for Saturday Program
LAUREL, MD – Horacio DePaz, multiple stakes-winning trainer for historic Sagamore Farm since 2015, will also be taking on outside clients as he transitions into running a public stable.

Crabcakes Serves Up Comeback Win Thursday at Laurel; Rainbow 6, Super Hi-5 Carryovers for Friday Program

Outruns Shimmering Aspen in Battle of Multiple Stakes Winners
Barry Lee, Old Time Revival Bring Maryland Flavor to Saratoga
Laurel Hosting PDJF Day Fundraiser, Crab Feast Saturday, July 28
Rainbow 6, Super Hi-5 Carryovers for Friday Program

Trimble, Russell Enjoying Successful Partnership On and Off Track

Fledgling Trainer, Champion Rider Will Exchange Vows Next Month
LAUREL, MD – Their first wins together have come with horses named Always, Magical and Karma, which only seems fitting given trainer Brittany Trimble and jockey Sheldon Russell are rapidly approaching their wedding day.