Racing News

Catahoula Moon Proves Best in $100,000 Nursery

Miss Harriett Gamely Wins $100,000 Lassie at 60-1 Odds

LAUREL, MD – Behind a patience and well-timed ride by jockey Xavier Perez, Catahoula Moon split horses down the stretch to win the $100,000 Maryland Million Nursery by 4 ¾ lengths over Prado Road.

Trained by John Robb, Catahoula Moon covered the six furlongs in 1:12.24.

Witty Takes Inside Route in $100,000 Turf Sprint Repeat

Wicked Prankster Defends Title in $125,000 Turf
Precious Avary Goes the Distance in $125,000 Ladies

LAUREL, MD – Patiently ridden by jockey Jevian Toledo, Witty came rolling through an opening along the rail in mid-stretch and powered to a popular 1 ¼-length victory in the $100,000 Maryland Million Turf Sprint Saturday at Laurel Park.

Hamilton Smith Chasing Elusive Maryland Million Classic Win

Veteran Trainer Sending Out 5YO All Threes in Saturday Centerpiece
Special 11:30 A.M. Post Time for ‘Maryland’s Day at the Races’

LAUREL, MD – A Maryland mainstay for parts of six decades and a winner of more than 2,000 career races, trainer Hamilton Smith is inching closer to one race that has yet eluded him.

Trainer Phillip Capuano Excited for First Maryland Million

29YO Following in Footsteps of Dad Gary and Uncle Dale Capuano
8YO Mare Shasta Star Registers Sixth Straight Win Thursday

LAUREL, MD – For as long as Phillip Capuano can remember, Maryland Million has represented a special time in his family’s life. As the son and nephew of successful trainers, eventually working for both, he was able to see it first-hand.

Evenly Matched Field to Line Up for $125,000 Turf

Coconut Cake Back to Defend Title in $125,000 Ladies
Witty, Sky’s Not Falling Meet Again in $100,000 Turf Sprint

LAUREL, MD – Five horses, including each of the top four finishers led by defending champion Wicked Prankster, and hard-luck 9-year-old Cannon’s Roar help comprise a wide-open group of seasoned runners in Saturday’s $125,000 Maryland Million Turf at Laurel Park.

King’s River Taking Next Step Up in $100,000 Nursery

Old Bay Looks to Spice Up Resume in $100,000 Lassie

LAUREL, MD – Bryan Minnich’s homebred gelding King’s River, taking advantage of a class drop to graduate in dominant fashion last time out, will step back up into stakes company for the first time in Saturday’s $100,000 Maryland Million Nursery at Laurel Park.

Luna Belle Launching Comeback in $100,000 Distaff

Johnyz From Albany Back for More in $100,000 Sprint

LAUREL, MD – Multiple Maryland-bred champion filly Luna Belle, a five-time stakes winner that has gone unraced since last spring, is set to launch her long-awaited comeback in Saturday’s $100,000 Maryland Million Distaff at Laurel Park.


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Ournationonparade Chasing History in Maryland Million Classic

Defending Champ Attempting to Become Three-Time Million Winner
Richest of Eight Stakes, Four Starter Stakes, on ‘Maryland’s Day at the Races’

LAUREL, MD – Morris Kernan Jr., Yo Berbs and Jagger Inc.’s Ournationonparade will be chasing history in more ways than one when the 6-year-old gelding returns to make a title defense in the $150,000 Classic on the 38th Jim McKay Maryland Million Day program Saturday, Oct. 14 at Laurel Park.

Jockey Boyce Riding High Ahead of Maryland Million

Maiden, Allowance Events Highlight Friday Program
Marquez’s Thursday Hat Trick Includes Maiden Sweep

LAUREL, MD – Just over a week away from the 38th Jim McKay Maryland Million Day program Oct. 14 at Laurel Park, jockey Forest Boyce finds herself riding at the top of her game.

For the Baltimore native and Fallston, Md. resident, who turns 39 on Sunday, it’s all been about opportunity.