LAUREL, MD – Page McKenney, the 7-5 morning-line favorite in Saturday’s John B. Campbell Handicap, has been scratched and will now run in the $250,000 General George (G3) Monday, Feb. 15.
The Campbell is to be run today at 1 1/8 miles. The General George will be run at seven furlongs. The General George will mark the first time since March 7, 2013 that Page McKenney will run at less than a mile. He finished a distant second in a six-furlong $15,000 maiden claimer at Penn National.
Maryland-Based 2015 Horse of the Year Returns in Campbell or General George
LAUREL, MD – Avie is scheduled to make what will likely be the final start of her 32-race career to little fanfare in Saturday’s fourth race at Laurel Park. Yet, when the 6-year-old Maryland-bred mare takes to the track for the 5 ½-furlong optional claiming allowance, it will be a truly significant moment for her owner, Adam Staple.
Lady Sabelia Ready to Defend Title in Grade 2 Sprint Feature
Golden Glint Gets Another Shot at Page McKenney in Campbell
LAUREL, MD – Grade 2 stakes opportunities don’t present themselves very often in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic in the dead of winter, and trainer Kiaran McLaughlin had decided to double up for Saturday’s $300,000 Barbara Fritchie (G2) with New York shippers Dancing House and Clothes Fall Off.
Trainer Linda Rice Developed Both Dam and Sire of Multiple Stakes Winner
LAUREL, MD –Trainer Linda Rice had reason to expect big things from Noble Fire after the daughter of Hook and Ladder launched her career in 2007 with two victories and a stakes placing from three starts.
LAUREL, MD - Country Life Farm's Flash McCaul, second in the Maryland Million Nursery Stakes and the Maryland Juvenile Futurity, drove down the stretch Sunday to win a $42,000 allowance optional claiming event on Laurel's Super Bowl Sunday program.
Second in four consecutive starts since breaking his maiden in September, the 3-year-old gelding was driven past It's the Journey and King's Swan Stakes runner-up Sallisaw to win by three lengths.
Defending Champ Lady Sabelia and Runner-Up Princess Violet Nominated
Fritchie, General George (G3) Highlight Winter Laurel's Winter Carnival Feb. 13-15
LAUREL, MD - Champion female sprinter La Verdad and stablemate Hot City Girl, who ended her 3-year-old season with a second-place finish in the La Brea (G1), are two of the 31 fillies and mares nominated for the $300,000 Barbara Fritchie Stakes (G2) Feb. 13 at Laurel Park.
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