Hello Beautiful Chasing Eighth Stakes Win in $100,000 Alma North

Maryland-Bred Filly Edged by Undefeated Chub Wagon in Previous Start LAUREL, MD – Racing for the first time in nearly four months, Madaket Stables, Albert Frassetto, Mark Parkinson, K-Mac Stables and Magic City Stables’ Hello Beautiful flashed her multiple stakes-winning form and came within a neck of handing undefeated Chub Wagon her first career loss […]

Laki Looking to Make his Point in $100,000 Challedon

Whereshetoldmetogo Among Rivals in Six-Furlong Sprint LAUREL, MD – The laundry list of accomplishments for Hillside Equestrian Meadows’ Laki includes at least one stakes victory in each of the last years, seven overall topped by the 2020 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (G3), a pair of Maryland-bred championships and $825,162 in purse earnings from […]

‘Accidental Trainer’ McDermott Relishes First Career Victory

Balancing Farm Work with Being G1-Winning Steeplechase Rider McMahon Wins Twice Sunday, Live Racing Returns Friday, July 30 LAUREL, MD – Born in Ireland, where he has won more than 100 races riding over jumps, Sean McDermott has enjoyed similar success on the steeplechase circuit since coming to the United States. He has ranked in […]

Field Pass Gutsy Winner of $200,000 BWI Turf Cup

Finds Narrow Opening Late for Fourth Career Graded Victory LAUREL, MD – Three Diamonds Farm’s multiple graded-stakes winner Field Pass squeezed through a narrow opening along the rail in deep stretch and muscled his way to a popular neck triumph over stubborn pacesetter Ramsey Solution in Saturday’s $200,000 Baltimore-Washington International Turf Cup (G3) at historic […]

Tightly Twisted Pulls the Upset in $100,000 Big Dreyfus

No Stopping Can The Queen in $100,000 Sensible Lady LAUREL, MD – Trainer Juanita Bennett admitted when she saw the entries for the $100,000 Big Dreyfus, including Klaravich Stables Inc.’s 4-5 favorite and stakes-placed filly Counterparty Risk, “I was like ‘Oh my gosh.’ “ But Bennett’s 5-year-old mare Tightly Twisted, owned by Fiasco Farms, Ltd […]

Indian Lake Shimmers in $100,000 Bald Eagle Derby Victory

Sophomore Gelding Goes 1 ½ Miles in Front for First Stakes Win LAUREL, MD – Gap View Stables and Jagger, Inc.’s Indian Lake, having only run twice previously on turf and never farther than a mile and 70 yards in 16 starts, conquered both the course and distance with a front-running three-quarter-length triumph over favored […]

MJC Unveils Fall Schedule of 33 Stakes Worth $3.525 Million

Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (G3) Tops Four Stakes Sept. 18 36th Annual Jim McKay Maryland Million Program Set for Oct. 23 Five Stakes Worth $450,000 Highlight Thanksgiving Weekend, Nov. 26-27 Christmastide Day Features Six Stakes Worth $650,000 Dec. 26 BWI Turf Cup (G3) Tops Four Stakes Saturday at Pimlico Race Course LAUREL, MD […]

Trainer Sweezey Invades Pimlico Eyeing Filly Stakes Sweep

Marlborough Road Looks to Rebound in $100,000 Big Dreyfus What a Trick Aims to Keep Rolling in $100,000 Sensible Lady LAUREL, MD – Seeking spots to run a pair of his lightly raced 3-year-old turf fillies, whose starts have been hampered by the wet Mid-Atlantic summer, trainer J. Kent Sweezey has found them on Saturday’s […]

Field Pass Tops Trio of Graded Winners $200,000 BWI Turf Cup (G3)

Headlines Four Turf Stakes Worth $500,000 in Purses Saturday, July 24 LAUREL, MD – Three Diamonds Farm’s Field Pass, a Grade 3 winner on both grass and synthetics, will make his eighth consecutive start against graded company and first at Pimlico Race Course in Saturday’s $200,000 Baltimore-Washington International Turf Cup (G3). The 15th running of […]

Wootton Asset Takes Aim at $100,000 Bald Eagle Derby

1 ½-Mile Turf Marathon for 3-Year-Olds Saturday, July 24 LAUREL, MD – Madaket Stables’ Grade 3-placed Wootton Asset, making just his ninth career start and second this year, will go after his first stakes victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Bald Eagle Derby at historic Pimlico Race Course. The third running of the 1 ½-mile Bald Eagle […]