Six Winning Tickets in Stronach 5 Return $13,619

BALTIMORE – There were six winning tickets in Friday’s Stronach 5 with each worth $13,619.70. The popular wager featured races from Laurel Park, Gulfstream Park and Golden Gate Fields as well as a low 12-percent takeout. The sequence kicked off with Stay In winning Laurel’s seventh race and returning $16.60. After Naughty Shirley ($4.20) won […]

Laurel Park to Open 2022 with 17 Stakes Worth $1.9 Million in Purses

General George (G3), Barbara Fritchie (G3) Top Winter Carnival Feb. 19 Maryland Jockey Club Adds Monday, Dec. 27 to Fall Meet Live Schedule LAUREL, MD – Highlighted by the annual mid-February renewals of the historic General George (G3) and Barbara Fritchie (G3), Laurel Park will launch the new calendar year with 17 stakes worth a […]

MJC, MTHA to Recognize Unsung Heroes of Racing

Every Live Racing Day, Every Race LAUREL, MD – The Maryland Jockey Club is partnering with the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association to implement a Best Turned Out Award to honor the unsung heroes of racing, starting with the traditional Thanksgiving Day program Thursday, Nov. 25 at Laurel Park. For each race on every live racing […]

Friday’s Stronach 5 Features Four Sprints

Races from Laurel, Gulfstream & Golden Gate Low 12-Percent Takeout LAUREL, MD – The Stronach 5 will feature four competitive sprint races Friday from Laurel Park, Gulfstream Park and Golden Gate Fields before concluding with a two-turn event on the Tapeta at Gulfstream. The popular wager begins at 3:34 ET with Laurel’s seventh race and […]

Connections Mulling Several Options for G3 Winner Wondrwherecraigis

G3-Placed Cooke Creek, Based at Laurel, Pointed to Dec. 4 Remsen (G2) Stakes-Quality Allowance Highlights Thursday’s Return of Live Racing LAUREL, MD – Coming off the first graded-stakes win for himself and his trainer, Michael Dubb, The Elkstone Group, Madaket Stables and Michael Caruso’s Wondrwherecraigis is enjoying some down time while the connections mull his […]

Laurel Park Thanksgiving Weekend Stakes Attract 114 Nominations

Five Stakes Worth $450,000 in Purses Friday & Saturday, Nov. 26-27 LAUREL, MD – Graded-stakes winners Laki, Pickin’ Time, Informative and Magic Michael; fellow multiple stakes winners Cordmaker, Hello Beautiful, Kenny Had a Notion, Street Lute and Whereshetoldmetogo; and undefeated 3-year-old filly Moquist are among 114 horses nominated to five stakes worth $450,000 in purses […]

Local Motive Digs in to Capture $100,000 James F. Lewis III

Buy the Best Extends Win Streak to Three in $100,000 Smart Halo Miss Leslie Notches Third Stakes Win in $100,000 Thirty Eight Go Go LAUREL, MD – Bird Mobberley’s Local Motive, already a stakes winner on the turf, dug in determinedly along the rail through the stretch to hold off Beast Or Famine and capture […]

Trolley Ride Seeks Second Stakes Win in Saturday’s Thirty Eight Go Go

Determined Truth Leans on Experience to Capture Friday Maiden Event Celebrate Thanksgiving at Laurel Park with Live Racing, Pies & Buffet LAUREL, MD – James Eshelman’s stakes winner Trolley Ride, beaten by former stablemate and subsequent Grade 2 winner Vault two years ago, will make her second start in three years in the $100,000 Thirty […]

One Ticket Worth $99,519 in Friday’s Stronach 5

LAUREL, MD – There was only one winning ticket in Friday’s Stronach 5, and that one ticket was worth $99,519.40. The big ticket was driven by a 45-1 longshot at Golden Gate Fields and a $30 winner at Laurel Park. Featuring a low 12-percent takeout, the Stronach 5 also featured two races from Gulfstream Park. […]

Kenny Had a Notion Returns to Winner’s Circle in Thursday Feature

Nominations Close This Weekend for Thanksgiving Stakes at Laurel Park LAUREL, MD – Louis J. Ulman and H. Neil Glasser’s multiple stakes winner Kenny Had a Notion collared long shot leader Rookie Salsa in deep stretch and surged past late to snap a seven-race losing streak in Thursday’s stakes-quality feature at Laurel Park. The second-level […]