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Money Fromheaven Rides Rail to Upset Monday Feature

Multiple Stakes Winner Hello Beautiful 7th in Season Debut
Maryland Mo Gets it Done in Season & Turf Debut Monday
Huge Carryovers for Friday’s Return of Live Racing

LAUREL, MD – Make Family First Stable’s Money Fromheaven, making her 4-year-old debut and racing for the first time on grass in nearly two years, flashed her juvenile stakes-winning form with a gutsy rail-skimming victory in Monday’s featured ninth race at Laurel Park.

Multiple Stakes Winner Hello Beautiful Headlines Sunday Turf Sprint

Toy Sweeps to Sunday Feature Victory, Golden Can Maiden Winner
Triple Carryovers for Monday’s 10-Race Program
LAUREL, MD – Madaket Stables, Albert Frassetto, Mark Parkinson, K-Mac Stable and Magic City Stable’s Hello Beautiful, impressive back-to-back stakes winner to conclude her juvenile campaign, is set to launch her highly anticipated 3-year-old season in Monday’s featured ninth race at Laurel Park.

Sophomores Take Center Stage in Laurel Feature Sunday

Ode to Joy Takes Saturday Feature, Ylikedis Breaks Maiden
Rainbow 6 Carryover Jackpot Grows to $19,873 for Sunday
LAUREL, MD – Stakes-placed colts Skyscanner and Mine Not Mine and promising Dreams Untold, hailing from the same connections as 2004 Kentucky Derby (G1) and Preakness (G1) winner Smarty Jones, headline a dozen 3-year-olds set to gather for Sunday’s featured ninth race at Laurel Park.
First race post time is 12:40 p.m.

Queen of Cause Gives Anthony Lynch First Training Victory

Son of Laurel Trainer Cal Lynch Takes Season’s First Turf Race

LAUREL, MD – Frank Davino’s Queen of Cause came flying down the center of the track to catch pacesetter Stiva in deep stretch and edge clear in the second race at Laurel Park Saturday, giving trainer Anthony Lynch his first career victory.

Rainbow 6 Carryover of $18,132 for Saturday Program

Miss Auramet Targets Fourth Straight Win in Race 8 Feature
LAUREL, MD – In addition to a 10-race card featuring full fields and five contests over its world-class turf course, Laurel Park will have a carryover jackpot of $18,132.97 in the 20-cent Rainbow 6 for its Saturday, May 30 program.
The popular multi-race wager went unsolved during the last live program in Maryland March 15 at Laurel Park. First race post time Saturday is 12:40 p.m.

Live Racing Returns to Laurel

415 Horses Entered for 10-Race Programs May 30-31 & June 1
Multiple Stakes Winner Hello Beautiful in Monday Turf Sprint
LAUREL, MD – A third-level optional claiming allowance for fillies and mares 3 and up sprinting 5 ½ furlongs – one of five races scheduled for Laurel Park’s world-class turf course – highlights a 10-race program Saturday, May 30 that marks the return of live racing in Maryland.

G2 Winner Shotski Expected to Miss Rest of Sophomore Campaign

Connections Plan to Bring Laurel Park-Based Colt Back as 4-Year-Old
LAUREL, MD – Gary Barber, Wachtel Stables, Pantofel Stable and Howling Pigeon Farms’ Grade 2 winner Shotski is expected to miss the rest of his sophomore season with minor bone bruising, Laurel Park-based trainer Jerry O’Dwyer said, but will be pointed to a 4-year-old campaign in 2021.


LAUREL, MD - The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that it has received approval from the Maryland Racing Commission to resume live racing at Laurel Park effective Saturday, May 30. The Summer 2020 meet begins with three days of live racing running through to Monday, June 1. 

Sophomore Stakes Winners Lebda, Princess Cadey Thriving

Leading Trainer Gonzalez Keeping Maryland as First Option
LAUREL, MD – When it comes to finding a spot for his sophomore stakes winners, Maryland’s three-time leading trainer Claudio Gonzalez doesn’t have any current plans to look elsewhere.