Racing News

Nine Races as Laurel Park Fall Meet Resumes Friday

MSW for 2YO Fillies, Stakes-Quality Allowance Top Card
Nominations Close Saturday for Four $100,000 Stakes Dec. 23

LAUREL, MD – A maiden special weight for 2-year-old fillies and stakes-quality optional claiming allowance for 3-year-olds and up will be run back to back as live racing resumes Friday at Laurel Park.

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

Circle P Becomes Stakes Winner in $100,000 Maryland Juvenile

Kissedbyanangel Leads the Way in $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Filly

LAUREL, MD – DeSales 85 LLC’s Circle P, making his stakes debut, sat well off dueling leaders Catahoula Moon and Speedyness before coming with a late run to split the top two in deep stretch and go on to a 1 ¾-length victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Maryland Juvenile at Laurel Park.

Laurel Fall Meet Moves to Three Days Starting Friday

Fridays - Sundays Through Dec. 31; No Racing Dec. 24-25
Juvenile Stakes, Toy Drive, Calendar Giveaway on Saturday

LAUREL, MD – The calendar year-ending fall meet moves to a three-day weekend schedule when live racing resumes Friday at Laurel Park.

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

Speedyness Looks to Extend Win Streak in $100,000 Maryland Juvenile

Sheilahs Warcloud Chasing Stakes Win in $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Filly

LAUREL, MD – Jagger Inc.’s Speedyness, unbeaten in two starts since a change of equipment and tactics, goes after a third straight win and first in stakes company in the $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Saturday, Dec. 2 at Laurel Park.

The 42nd running of the Maryland Juvenile co-headlines a nine-race program with the 37th edition of the $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Filly, both for Maryland-bred/sired horses sprinting seven furlongs.

Post Time Returns a Winner in $100,000 City of Laurel

Howl Roars to First Stakes Win in $100,000 Safely Kept
King Kumbalay Rules in $100,000 Richard Small Victory

LAUREL, MD – Hillwood Stable’s Maryland champion Post Time, back in familiar surroundings, came with a determined run down the center of the track to reel in a stubborn Ninetyprcentmaddie and win Saturday’s $100,000 City of Laurel by head at Laurel Park.

Seven’s Eleven Goes the Distance in $75,000 Bender Memorial

Intrepid Daydream Makes It Four Straight in $75,000 Politely

LAUREL, MD – The Cottonwood Stable’s homebred Seven’s Eleven, beaten as the favorite in his prior start, bounced back by powering to a popular 2 ¾-length triumph in Friday’s $75,000 Howard and Sondra Bender Memorial at Laurel Park.

Post Time Returns Home for $100,000 City of Laurel

Unified Alliance Takes on Six in $100,000 Safely Kept
Familiar Foes to Tangle in $100,000 Richard Small

LAUREL, MD – Hillwood Stable’s champion Maryland-bred Post Time, who suffered his first career loss last month, returns home with designs on starting a new win streak in Saturday’s $100,000 City of Laurel at Laurel Park.

Thanksgiving Day Kicks Off Busy Weekend at Laurel Park

Nine Live Races Thursday, Early Post & Holiday Pie Giveaway
Five Stakes Worth $450,000 in Purses Over Friday and Saturday

LAUREL, MD – The Maryland Jockey Club will serve up nine live races, a special holiday buffet and the eagerly awaited pie giveaway on its traditional Thanksgiving Day program Thursday at Laurel Park.

Joe Makes Return on Dirt in $75,000 Bender Memorial

Intrepid Daydream Takes Win Streak into $75,000 Politely

LAUREL, MD – The Elkstone Group’s two-time Maryland champion homebred Joe, a stakes winner on both turf and dirt, shortens up and switches back to the main track for his return to the races in the $75,000 Howard and Sondra Bender Memorial Friday, Nov. 24 at Laurel Park.

Laurel Winter Schedule Includes 17 Stakes Worth $1.8 Million

General George, Barbara Fritchie Headline Feb. 17 Winter Carnival
Maryland Juvenile Stakes Dec. 2 Attract 48 Nominations

 LAUREL, MD – Highlighted by a Winter Carnival program featuring the Barbara Fritchie (G3) and General George (G3) for older sprinters, as well as the start of Maryland’s series for 3-year-olds leading up to the 149th Preakness Stakes (G1), Laurel Park will offer 17 stakes worth $1.8 million in purses during its 2024 winter meet.