Racing News

One Bettor Takes Down $88,286 Stronach 5

LAUREL, MD – Friday’s Stronach 5, the national wager with an industry-low 12-percent takeout, was hit by one bettor Friday for $88,286.90.
The winning ticket was 2,4,10,11/7/6/3/5. 

Northview Stallion Station a Tribute to Northern Dancer’s Legacy

Saratoga Bob Seeks Classic Victory
LAUREL, MD – The remarkable Northern Dancer left a tremendous legacy in the state of Maryland, where he took up stallion duties at Windfields Farm in Cecil Country. While Windfields closed its doors in 1988 following Northern Dancer’s retirement from stud duty, the farm’s legacy and great history, including Northern Dancer’s nameplate, continue to impact the Maryland breeding industry in big ways.

Secretariat, Piggott and Led Zeppelin

Video: Alcina Rawles Seeks First Stakes Win in Maryland Million Classic   
TRF Celebrating 35th Anniversary Oct. 21 at Laurel Park
LAUREL, MD – Alcina Rawles, who has a small stable at the Fair Hill Training Center, will seek her first stakes win Saturday when she saddles Goodluckjonathan in the wide-open $150,000 Maryland Million Classic on Jim McKay Maryland Million Day at Laurel Park.

Stronach 5 All-Star Ticket

LAUREL, MD – Friday’s Stronach 5, featuring a $50,000 guaranteed pool and industry-low 12-percent takeout, will feature five races - including three on the turf - from Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream West, Laurel Park and Golden Gate Fields with 56 entries.
Track analysts Michelle Yu at Santa Anita, Acacia Courtney at Gulfstream West, Stan Salter at Laurel and Matt Dinerman at Golden Gate have put together an All-Star Stronach 5 ticket to help bettors maneuver the coast-to-coast action.

Scrap Copper Looks to Shine in $100,000 Maryland Million Nursery

My Star Potential Favored in $100,000 Maryland Million Lassie
33rd Annual ‘Maryland’s Day at the Races’ Saturday, Oct. 20
LAUREL, MD – Kathleen Willier’s Scrap Copper, beaten a nose in his stakes debut on the grass last month, returns to the main track as the horse to beat in Saturday’s $100,000 Maryland Million Nursery at Laurel Park.

Crabcakes an Obvious Favorite on Maryland Million Day

Multiple-Stakes Winner Defends Title in $100,000 Distaff
Lewisfield Headlines Maryland Million Sprint
LAUREL, MD – Just like every day in Maryland, Crabcakes will be a popular choice at Laurel Park Saturday.

Celebrated Horses, Horsemen Hallmark of ‘Maryland’s Breeders’ Cup’

‘Maryland’s Day at the Races’ Celebrates 33rd Year Saturday
 LAUREL, MD – Two weeks before the best horses and horsemen in the world gather for a lucrative weekend of championship racing, Laurel Park will once again play host to Maryland’s version of the Breeders’ Cup.

Friday’s Stronach 5 Includes Three on the Turf

Four Tracks, Five Races, 56 Entries
Stronach 5 Preview Show Now Available 
LAUREL, MD – The Stronach 5, which has rewarded bettors its first three weeks with strong yields on investment, returns Friday with races from Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream West, Laurel Park and Golden Gate Fields.

Veteran Looking to ‘Flash’ Old Form in Maryland Million Classic

$150,000 Stakes Highlights ‘Maryland’s Day at the Races’ Oct. 20
Total of 151 Horses Entered in 12 Races, Five on World-Class Turf Course
LAUREL, MD – Country Life Farm’s 5-year-old Flash McCaul, stakes placed at 2 and 3, will look to recapture his solid early form as he takes aim at the $150,000 Maryland Million Classic for a third consecutive year Saturday at Laurel Park.

My Sistersledge Ready for Title Defense in Maryland Million Ladies

 LAUREL, MD – Trainer Michael Trombetta entered My Sistersledge in the $125,000 Maryland Million Ladies Wednesday with supreme confidence that the 4-year-old daughter of Etched will be ready to defend her title in Saturday’s 1 1/8-mile turf stakes for fillies and mares at Laurel Park.