Racing News

Rainbow 6, Super Hi-5 Carryovers on Nine-Race Program

Special New Year’s Day Program to Kick Off 2019 Winter Meet 
LAUREL, MD – Laurel Park will wrap up its 2018 fall meet with a special nine-race program Monday, Dec. 31 featuring mandatory payouts in the 20-cent Rainbow 6, 50-cent Late Pick 5 and $1 Super Hi-5.
First race post time is 12:30 p.m.

Late Pick 5 Carryover of $14,562 Sunday at Laurel

LAUREL, MD – Laurel Park will have a Late Pick 5 carryover of $14,562.96 when racing resumes Sunday with a 12:30 p.m. first race post.
Sunday’s program will also have a Super Hi 5 carryover in the first race of $2,477.58 and a Rainbow 6 carryover of $3,383.05.

Elevated Vision Springs Emotional $78.40 Upset in $75,000 Politely

Cordmaker Snaps John Jones’ Win Streak in $75,000 Jennings
LAUREL, MD – Making just her fifth career start and first in stakes company, Elevated Vision bolstered her resume and lifted the spirits of her connections with an emotional 38-1 upset in Saturday’s $75,000 Politely at Laurel Park.

Colonel Sharp Proves Best in $100,000 Dave’s Friend

Isotope Rides Rail to Win $100,000 Thirty Eight Go Go
LAUREL, MD – Rising Sun Racing Stables’ Colonel Sharp earned a trip back to graded-stakes company by putting away one multiple stakes winner in favored Laki and holding off another in Ohio shipper Altissimo to register a head victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Dave’s Friend at Laurel Park.

Alwaysmining Digs Deep to Capture $100,000 Heft

Please Flatter Me Stays Perfect in $100,000 Gin Talking
LAUREL, MD – Runnymede Racing’s Alwaysmining, three weeks removed from his first career stakes win, overcame an inside post and a game favorite to his inside to register a gutsy 1 ½-length victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Heft Stakes. 

Altissimo Seeking New Heights in $100,000 Dave’s Friend

Ness Hopes to Cure Second-itis (29 to be Exact) with Our Super Freak in Gin Talking
Jockey Race Undecided as Laurel Fall Meet Nears Conclusion
LAUREL, MD – Though he has made 32 starts over the past three racing seasons, with 13 visits to the winner’s circle, Nancy Lavrich and Ronald Zielinski’s Altissimo will be entering new territory Saturday in the $100,000 Dave’s Friend at Laurel Park.

Four Bettors Cash $29,000 Each on Friday’s Stronach 5

LAUREL, MD – Four bettors had all five winners in Friday’s Stronach 5, resulting in a payout for each of $29,068.30.
The Stronach 5, which included races from Gulfstream Park, Golden Gate Fields and Santa Anita Park, included a $51.20 winner at Gulfstream, a $16.60 winner at Golden Gate and a $10.60 winner in the last leg from Santa Anita Park. 
There was a $132,149 bet into the national Pick 5 with an industry-low 12-percent takeout.

John Jones Targets Three-Peat in $75,000 Jennings

Crabcakes, Limited View Clash in $75,000 Politely
Among Six Stakes Worth $550,000 in Purses Saturday, Dec. 29

LAUREL, MD – Winless in seven starts this year, Matthew Schera’s multiple stakes winner John Jones looks to end that drought in a familiar place as he goes after his third consecutive victory in the $75,000 Jennings Stakes Saturday at Laurel Park.

Stronach 5 Returns Friday with Three on the Turf, $50,000 Guaranteed Pool

Santa Anita Turf Anchors National Pick 5, Two on the Turf from Gulfstream     
67 Entered for Stronach 5 at Golden Gate, Santa Anita & Gulfstream
Free Past Performances Link
LAUREL, MD – The Stronach 5 returns Friday with a $50,000 guaranteed pool, three turf races, and the return of Santa Anita Park and Golden Gate Fields into the national pick 5 with an industry-low 12-percent takeout.

Home Track Suits Laki in $100,000 Dave’s Friend

Full Field of 14 to Line Up for $100,000 Thirty Eight Go Go
Alwaysmining Looks to Strike Gold Again in $100,000 Heft
No Mo Lady Seeks Stakes Breakthrough $100,000 Gin Talking