Racing News

Russell, Barbosa Claim Pimlico Fall Meet Titles Sunday

Lead Trainer, Jockey Standings for Second Straight Year
Jockey Jevian Toledo Registers 1,500th Career Victory
Laurel Park 50-Day Fall Meet Opens Friday, Sept. 29

LAUREL, MD – In a repeat of last year, trainer Brittany Russell and jockey Jeiron Barbosa finished at the top of their respective standings as historic Pimlico Race Course wrapped up its boutique nine-day fall meet Sunday.

Pimlico’s Saturday Program Cancelled Due to Tropical Storm

LAUREL, MD – The Maryland Jockey Club has announced that Saturday’s 10-race program at Pimlico Race Course has been cancelled due to deteriorating weather conditions in the mid-Atlantic caused by Tropical Storm Ophelia.

First race post time for Sunday’s 10-race program is scheduled at 12:55 p.m.

Undefeated Post Time Makes Triumphant Return Friday

Stakes-Winning Sophomore Cruises in First Start in 295 Days
Fall Meet-Leading Rider Barbosa Registers Friday Hat Trick

LAUREL, MD – Hillwood Stable’s undefeated stakes-winning 3-year-old Post Time, facing older and more seasoned horses in his first race in 295 days, launched his comeback in impressive style with a powerful and professional victory Friday at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Undefeated Post Time Begins Comeback Friday at Pimlico

Stakes Winner Favored in Season Debut Off 295-Day Layoff
Russell, Barbosa Head into Closing Weekend atop Standings

LAUREL, MD – Hillwood Stable’s undefeated Post Time, who became a stakes winner in his third and final start at two before going to the sidelines, is entered to launch his long-awaited comeback Friday at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Sweet Soddy J, Tok Tok Lead Laurel Futurity Nominations

Undefeated Stakes Winners Among 37 Noms for $150K Turf Stakes
Trainers Brown, Motion Well-Represented in $150,000 Selima
Total of 132 Nominations for Four Stakes Worth $500K Sept. 30

LAUREL, MD – Undefeated stakes winners Sweet Soddy J and Tok Tok and Grade 3-placed Spirit Prince top 37 2-year-olds nominated to the $150,000 Laurel Futurity Saturday, Sept. 30 at Laurel Park.

Highestdistinction Extends Streak in $200,000 BWI Turf Cup (G3)

Third Consecutive Victory, Second Straight in Stakes, for 6YO Gelding

LAUREL, MD – Willow Lane Stables, Inc. homebred Highestdistinction, better than ever at the age of 6, ran his win streak to three races with a second consecutive stakes triumph and first in graded company in Saturday’s $200,000 Baltimore-Washington International Turf Cup (G3) at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Dollarization Springs 18-1 Upset in $100,000 Lite the Fuse

Apple Picker Impresses in $100,000 Weather Vane
Intrepid Daydream Sparkles in $75,000 Shine Again

LAUREL, MD – James Wolf’s Dollarization sat off dueling Grade 3 winners Jaxon Traveler and Wondrwherecraigis and came with a powerful run through the stretch to spring a three-length upset at odds of 18-1 in Saturday’s $100,000 Lite the Fuse at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Full Count Felicia Full of Run in $100,000 All Along

Witty is No Joke in $75,000 Ben’s Cat

LAUREL, MD – Gold Square’s Full Count Felicia, racing for just the second time this year, got into a comfortable rhythm on the front end and rolled to her first stakes victory in eye-catching style with an 8 ½-length romp in Saturday’s $100,000 All Along at historic Pimlico Race Course.

$200,000 BWI Turf Cup (G3) Tops Stakes-Filled Saturday Card

One-Mile Headliner Among Six Stakes Worth $650,000 in Purses
Taste of the Track: Enjoy Trackside Seat with Bourbon and BBQ
2YO Colt Classic Joke Graduates in Front-Running Fashion Friday
Jockey Humphrey, Trainer McMahon Team Up for Friday Hat Trick

LAUREL, MD – Historic Pimlico Race Course will celebrate the penultimate weekend of its boutique nine-day fall stand Saturday with an 11-race schedule featuring six stakes worth $650,000 in purses, as well as Bourbon and BBQ on the track apron.

Magic Michael Set to Return as Live Racing Resumes Friday

Unraced Since Last Fall, G3 Winner Draws Outside in Feature

LAUREL, MD – Morris Kernan Jr., Yo Berbs and Jagger Inc.’s Grade 3 winner Magic Michael, unraced since finishing second by a length in defense of his 2021 Greenwood Cup (G3) title last fall, is entered to make his season debut when live racing returns Friday to historic Pimlico Race Course.

Post time for the first of nine races is 12:25 p.m.