First-Time Starters Featured in Thursday Maiden Special Weight

Live 10-Race Card Scheduled to Begin at 12:10 P.M. LAUREL, MD – Live racing is scheduled to return to Laurel Park Thursday with first-time starters from trainers Brittany Russell, Michael Merryman, Jose Corrales and two from Dale Bennett squaring off in the featured maiden special weight. Post time for the first of 10 races is […]

MJC Cancels Monday’s Live Program at Laurel Park

Live Racing Scheduled to Return Thursday, Jan. 20 LAUREL, MD – The Maryland Jockey Club canceled Monday’s special 10-race Martin Luther King Jr. holiday program due to lingering effects of a winter storm that brought snow, sleet and freezing rain to the region overnight. Laurel, Rosecroft Raceway and the MJC OTB Network remain open for […]

Teenage Sensation Marquez Finalist for Champion Apprentice

Hiraldo, 35-Time Winner in Maryland Last Year, Also in Top Three 10-Race Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Program Scheduled Monday LAUREL, MD – Teenage sensation Charlie Marquez, Maryland’s second-leading rider by wins and purse earnings last year, is among three finalists for the Eclipse Award as champion apprentice jockey of 2021. Joining Marquez as finalists […]

Quintet of Stakes Winners Among 24 Noms to $100,000 Spectacular Bid

Seven-Furlong Sprint First Stakes for 3-Year-Olds on Maryland Calendar Total of Six Stakes Worth $550,000 in Purses on Saturday, Jan. 29 Program Live Programs Scheduled for Sunday, Martin Luther King Holiday Monday LAUREL, MD – Juvenile stakes winners Cooke Creek, Joe, Local Motive, Shake Em Loose and Witty, along with H P Moon, impressive winner […]

Stronach 5 Returns $4,218

LAUREL, MD – There were 25 winning tickets in Friday’s Stronach 5 with each returning $4,218.50. The Stronach 5 featured races from Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream Park and Golden Gate Fields. The sequence started with Santa Anita’s third race and Hail Columbia, from the barn of John Sadler, winning at 9-2. The second leg of […]

Santa Anita Kicks Off Friday’s Stronach 5

Three Tracks, Two Turf Races in Less Than 1 Hour LAUREL, MD – Turf races from Santa Anita Park and Gulfstream Park, two competitive maiden events, and a low 12-percent takeout highlight Friday’s Stronach 5. The popular wager will feature races from Santa Anita, Gulfstream, and Golden Gate Fields. The sequence starts off at 4:33 […]

MJC Cancels Live Racing Through Weekend at Laurel Park

LAUREL, MD – The Maryland Jockey Club has announced that live racing has been cancelled Saturday and Sunday at Laurel Park due to inclement weather forecast for the weekend along with ongoing track maintenance. Laurel, Pimlico, Rosecroft and the MJC OTB Network will remain open for simulcasting. Live racing is scheduled to resume Friday, Jan. […]

MJC Cancels Friday’s Live Program at Laurel Park

Fritchie (G3) Winner Hibiscus Punch Returns Saturday LAUREL, MD – The Maryland Jockey Club has canceled Friday’s live nine-race program at Laurel Park after a winter storm swept through the area overnight and into the morning. As a result the national weekly Stronach 5 wager, which was scheduled to open with Laurel’s ninth race, has […]

Friday’s Stronach 5 Features Four Tracks, Two Turf Races, 12-Percent Takeout

All in One Hour LAUREL, MD – In approximately one hour, Friday’s Stronach 5 will feature races from Laurel Park, Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream Park and Golden Gate Fields, a low 12-percent takeout, full fields, and two turf races. The action begins at 4:28 ET. Laurel’s ninth race, a $10,000 claimer at seven furlongs, starts […]

Laurel Cancels Thursday’s Live Program

LAUREL, MD – The Maryland Jockey Club has canceled Thursday’s nine-race program at Laurel Park because of the lingering effects of a winter storm earlier in the week that brought rounds of sleet, freezing rain and snowfall to the area. Laurel, Pimlico, Rosecroft and the MJC OTB Network remain open for simulcasting. Live racing is […]