Racing News

Laurel Park Gearing Up for Maryland Million Celebration

185 Nominees to Nine Stakes on Saturday, Oct. 22
Position Draw 4 P.M. Wednesday, Oct. 19 at TIPS Restaurant
Maryland Club in Baltimore Hosting Gala Friday, Oct. 21
Return of Marylandia Highlights Million Day Festivities
New Second Floor Lounge, Box Suites, Ruffian Room and Bar 
 

Showalter Hits Home Run in Laurel Saturday Feature; Multiple Carryovers for Sunday’s Nine-Race Program

El Areeb Impresses in Maiden Triumph
Multiple Carryovers for Sunday’s Nine-Race Program
Week 6 Qualifier in MJC Players’ Challenge Contest Sunday
Premier Parlay Wager Offered on NFL Sundays
 
LAUREL, MD – Making his second start in two weeks off a 10-month layoff, Maryland homebred Showalter swept to the lead at the top of the stretch and kept going for a decisive victory in Saturday’s featured ninth race at Laurel Park.

Ben’s Cat Puts in Final Work Saturday for Maryland Million

26-Time Stakes Winner Nominated to Both Sprint and Turf Oct. 22
 
LAUREL, MD – The Jim Stable’s Ben’s Cat, whose 26 lifetime stakes victories include three in the Maryland Million, had his final work Saturday morning for the 31st edition of ‘Maryland’s Day at the Races’ set for Saturday, Oct. 22 at Laurel Park.
 

Full Fields for Saturday, Sunday Turf Race

Triple Burner Sizzles in Friday Feature Win at Laurel
Daniel Le Deux Runs Wins Streak to Two in Co-Feature
Jockey Pimentel Makes Successful Return from Injury
Rainbow 6, Super Hi-5 Carryovers for Saturday
 

The Stronach Group Releases The First Block of Tickets to The Pegasus World Cup Invitational

Tickets to The Pegasus World Cup Invitational Available Now
 

Maryland Million Day Stakes Draw 185 Nominations

Multiple Winners Ben’s Cat, Monster Sleeping Among 10 Returning Champions
Laurel to Host 31st Annual ‘Maryland’s Day at the Races’ Oct. 22
 
LAUREL, MD – Four defending champions and six other past winners are among the 185 nominees to nine stakes on the 31st annual Jim McKay Maryland Million Day program Oct. 22 at Laurel Park.
 

Defending Champ Monster Sleeping Targeting Maryland Million Ladies

Bobcat Returns to Work Tab, Won’t Make Maryland Million
Ben’s Cat to Work Saturday for Maryland Million Sprint
Prado Can Catch Dominguez As Top Maryland Million Rider
 
LAUREL, MD – Two-time winner Monster Sleeping is expected to make her fourth straight trip to the Maryland Million for ‘Maryland’s Day at the Races’ Saturday, Oct. 22 at Laurel Park.
 

Laurel Park to Host Maryland Million 5K Saturday Oct. 15; Road Race to Raise Money for Special Olympics Maryland

Road Race to Raise Money for Special Olympics Maryland
31st Annual Maryland Million Pre-Entries Announced Thursday Oct. 13
 
LAUREL, MD – The second annual Maryland Million 5K road race will take place on Saturday, Oct. 15, exactly one week before the 31st running of the Jim McKay Maryland Million Day program at Laurel Park.
 

Struth Snaps Laurel Losing Streak in Sunday Feature; Sagamore Homebred Riley’s Choice Impressive Maiden Winner

Sagamore Homebred Riley’s Choice Impressive Maiden Winner
Post Time Moves to 12:30 P.M. When Live Racing Resumes Friday
Friday Program Offers Rainbow 6, Super Hi-5 Carryovers 
 
LAUREL, MD – Fitzhugh LLC’s Struth, winless with four seconds from five previous tries at Laurel Park, swept to the lead on the far turn and outran 19-1 long shot Negrito down the stretch to capture Sunday’s featured eighth race.
 

John Jones Rolls to Third Straight Victory Saturday; Week 5 Qualifier in MJC Players’ Challenge Contest Sunday

Week 5 Qualifier in MJC Players’ Challenge Contest Sunday
Premier Parlay Wager Offered on NFL Sundays
 
 LAUREL, MD – Matthew Schera’s John Jones led every step of the way in extending his win streak to three races with a three-length triumph in Saturday’s featured ninth race at Laurel Park.