Racing News

Chalon Targets Third Straight Win in $100,000 Alma North

Stablemates Laki, Taco Supream Tangle in $100,000 Polynesian
Cordmaker Looks to End Drought in $100,000 Deputed Testamony
Tasting the Stars Launching Comeback in $100,000 Twixt
LAUREL, MD – Lael Stables’ Chalon, a seven-time stakes winner approaching $1 million in career earnings, has another chance to add to her already impressive resume when she headlines Saturday’s $100,000 Alma North at Laurel Park.


BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – September 2, 2020 - The Stronach Group and the Maryland Jockey Club, owners of the legendary Preakness Stakes (G1), announced today that Preakness 145 will proceed without fans in attendance on October 3rd at Pimlico Race Course.

$1 Million Preakness (G1) Anchors All-Stakes Lineup Oct. 3 at Pimlico

Black-Eyed Susan (G2), De Francis Dash (G3) Join Preakness Day Program 
Pimlico Special (G3), Claiming Crown Preview Day Friday, Oct. 2
Chick Lang (G3), Two $100,000 Turf Sprints Highlight Thursday, Oct. 1


ARCADIA, CA – In support of Senator Mitch McConnell’s introduction of The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act in Lexington, Kentucky, Craig Fravel, Chief Executive Officer, 1/ST RACING, issued the following statement.

Multiple Stakes Winner Hello Beautiful Sharp in Sunday Breeze

Sophomore Filly Pointed to Prioress (G2) Sept. 5 at Saratoga
LAUREL, MD –Sophomore filly Hello Beautiful, a two-time juvenile stakes winner at Laurel Park, turned in a sharp half-mile breeze Sunday morning ahead of her anticipated start in the six-furlong Prioress (G2) Sept. 5 at Saratoga.

Mosler Juvenile Gelding Depository Graduates in Style Saturday

Hanalei’s Houdini Escapes Tattooed for Allowance Feature Victory
Double Carryovers for Return of Live Racing Thursday, Sept. 3
LAUREL, MD – Hope H. Jones’ homebred gelding Depository, a rallying second in his eventful unveiling three weeks prior, avoided trouble under a smart ride from Lauralea Glaser and drew off to an impressive seven-length victory Saturday at Laurel Park.

Friday's Stronach 5 Returns $27,630

LAUREL, MD – Five winning tickets in Friday’s Stronach 5 each returned $27,631.10.
The Stronach 5, featuring three races from Laurel Park and one each from Gulfstream Park and Golden Gate Fields, had a $100,000 guaranteed pool, an industry-low 12-percent takeout, and continues to provide a strong return on investment.

Amsterdam Latest Locale for Laurel Winner Wondrwherecraigis

Joined in Saratoga by Prioress (G2)-Bound Stablemate Hello Beautiful
Sprained Ankle Sidelines Jockey McCarthy from Weekend Mounts
Line Dancing Edges Stablemate to Capture Juvenile Maiden Race
LAUREL, MD – Based with trainer Brittany Russell at Laurel Park, where he launched his career with back-to-back wins over the winter and spring, Wondrwherecraigis will take the next step in his progression when he makes his graded-stakes debut Saturday.

Stakes-Winning Sophomore Monday Morning Qb Ready to Return

Entered on Also-Eligible List for Friday Turf Race at Laurel Park
Maryland’s First Juvenile Turf Race of Season Goes to Arrest Me Red
Jockey Trevor McCarthy Shaken Up Following Third-Race Spill
LAUREL, MD – Cash is King and LC Racing’s Monday Morning Qb, on the early Triple Crown trail following his victory in the Heft Stakes last winter at Laurel Park but unraced since Feb. 1, is ready launch his comeback.

G3-Winning Duo Among $100,000 Federico Tesio Nominees

3-Year-Old Stakes ‘Win and In’ Qualifier for Oct. 3 Preakness (G1)
$100,000 Weber City Miss Noms Include G1 Winner Perfect Alibi
Preakness Prep Weekend Sept. 5 & 7 Attracts 218 Stakes Nominations