Racing News

Awesome D J Overcomes Nerves to Break Maiden Friday at Laurel

Juvenile Win Win Win Flirts with Track Record in Allowance Triumph
Saturday Program Features Three Stakes, Santa, Giving Free, Free Calendar
LAUREL, MD – Stronach Stables’ Awesome D J overcame some prerace jitters to take a commanding lead into the stretch and register a 4 ¾-length triumph in his career debut Friday at Laurel Park.

Breakfast with Santa, Giving Tree Saturday at Laurel

Maryland Jockey Club 2019 Calendar Giveaway
Three Carryovers for Return of Live Racing Friday, Dec. 7

LAUREL, MD – Fans can have breakfast with Santa, get a free 2019 Maryland Jockey Club calendar and have a chance to choose from gifts valued at more than $10,000 while enjoying a live nine-race program Saturday, Dec. 8 at Laurel Park.

Friday’s Stronach 5 Has $50,000 Guaranteed Pool

Three Tracks, 57 Entries
Races from Gulfstream, Laurel and Golden Gate
First Race Post Time 4:22 P.M.
Past Performances for Stronach 5 
LAUREL, MD – Friday’s Stronach 5, a national Pick 5 wager with an industry-low 12-percent takeout, will feature races from Gulfstream Park, will have a $50,000 guaranteed pool and feature races from Laurel Park and Golden Gate Fields Friday with a total of 57 horses entered.

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.