Racing News

Trombetta Saddles Three Winners On Thursday, Moves Into Tie Atop Trainer Standings


LAUREL, MD. 12-11-14---Mike Trombetta saddled three winners Thursday afternoon at Laurel Park to move into a tie atop the fall standings. The 48-year-old now has 23 winners at the central Maryland track since the meet began in September, the same as Claudio Gonzalez.

Eighttofasttocatch Goes Out On Top In The Jennings Handicap

LAUREL, MD. 12-6-14---Sylvia E. Heft’s Eighttofasttocatch was the easy winner of today’s $125,000 Jennings Handicap, the final start of his storied career. In doing so, Eighttofasttocatch retires a millionaire.

Lady Sabelia Romps In Willa On The Move Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 12-6-14---The gate opened and a few strides later, Mrs. Frank P. Wright’s Lady Sabelia was gone, speeding away to front running victory in the $100,000 Willa On The Move Stakes for fillies and mares.

Golden Years Gallops In Marylander Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 12-6-14---Hillwood Stable LLC’s Golden Years made a mockery of the $100,000 Marylander Stakes for 2-year olds, tracking the frontrunner until given the signal to go, then powering away to an impressive 7-1/4 length score.

Lake Sebago Swoops And Scores In Gin Talking Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 12-6-14---Tim E. O’Donohue Racing Stable LLC’s Lake Sebago splashed through the sloppy going on her way to a popular victory in the $100,000 Gin Talking Stakes for 2-year old fillies, the first of four stakes on a soggy Saturday afternoon at Laurel Park.

80-1 Shot Lights Up The Tote Board In Friday's Third Race

LAUREL, MD. 12-05-14---Standing Point raced wide the whole way and was bothered as he battled his way down the stretch but none of that made any difference as the Point Given offspring posted an 80-1 surprise in Friday’s third race at Laurel Park.

Saturday's Card Features Four Stakes Races

LAUREL, MD. 12-04-14---Laurel Park’s popular multi-stakes Saturday programs continue this weekend with contests for handicap runners, juveniles and fillies and mares.

Eighttofasttocatch Looking For Fourth Straight Jennings Handicap Victory In Final Career Start

LAUREL, MD. 12-03-14---Eighttofasttocatch was the first horse trainer Tim Keefe bought for longtime owners Arnold and Sylvia Heft. On Saturday afternoon, the 8-year-old will make his final career start in the $125,000 Jennings Handicap at Laurel Park, a race he has won three consecutive years.

McCarthy Running Away With Jockey Title

LAUREL, MD 11-28-14---A year after finishing fifth in the voting for outstanding apprentice rider, Trevor McCarthy has taken his game to the next level. The 20-year-old ranks seventh in North America with 240 victories and is poised to sweep the 2014 titles at all three meets at the major Maryland tracks when the Laurel Park fall stand concludes next month.

The Stronach Group Announces The Departure Of Tom Chuckas

AURORA, ON 11-26-14---The Stronach Group announced today that Tom Chuckas, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Maryland Jockey Club, has resigned his position with the company, effective November 30.