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Stakes-Filled Program for Saturday’s Return of Live Racing

Private Terms, Beyond the Wire Among Five Stakes Worth $450,000
Video Interviews Brittany Russell, Michael Trombetta
Post Time Moves to 12:40 P.M. Beginning Sunday, March 14

LAUREL, MD – Live racing returns to Laurel Park Saturday with a nine-race program featuring five stakes worth $450,000 in purses led by the $100,000 Private Terms for 3-year-olds and $100,000 Beyond the Wire for 3-year-old fillies.

First race post time is 12:25 p.m.

Cordmaker Seeks to Regain Mojo in $100,000 Harrison Johnson

Whereshetoldmetogo Makes Season Debut in $75,000 Not For Love
Kiss the Girl Seeks First Stakes Victory in $75,000 Conniver

LAUREL, MD – Hillwood Stable’s Cordmaker, second or third in six of his last seven starts, looks to break through with a return to his multiple stakes-winning form in Saturday’s $100,000 Harrison E. Johnson Memorial at Laurel Park.

Street Lute Looks to Extend Talent, Streak in $100,000 Beyond the Wire

Sophomore Filly Stretching Out in Search of Seventh Career Stakes Win

LAUREL, MD – After eight sprint races to start her career, seven of them wins, six of them in stakes including five in a row, Lucky 7 Stables’ Street Lute will try something new when she puts her streak on the line in Saturday’s $100,000 Beyond the Wire Saturday at Laurel Park.

Pimlico Race Course to Offer $3.25 Million Spring Stakes Schedule

146th Preakness (G1) May 15, 97th Black-Eyed Susan (G2) May 14
Total of 16 Stakes, 10 Graded, Including Historic Pimlico Special (G3)

BALTIMORE – Featuring the return of the $1 million Preakness Stakes (G1) to its familiar position as the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown, the Maryland Jockey Club will offer 16 stakes, 10 graded, worth $3.25 million in purses over Preakness weekend, May 14-15, at Pimlico Race Course.

Maythehorsebwithu Stretching Out in $100,000 Private Terms

Among Five Stakes Worth $450,000 in Purses Saturday, March 13
LAUREL, MD – Michael Dubb and Bethlehem Stables’ Maythehorsebwithu, who became a stakes winner in dominant fashion last month, will stretch out for his longest race to date off his shortest turnaround yet in Saturday’s $100,000 Private Terms at Laurel Park.


LAUREL, MD – “As reported, late in the day on March 8, the Maryland Jockey Club was notified that a horse stabled at Laurel Park tested positive for equine herpes virus (EHV1). As per our standard veterinary protocols, the affected horse was immediately removed from the barn and is currently being treated at Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center.  

Laurel Cancels Friday Program

Stronach 5 Canceled

LAUREL, MD – The Maryland Jockey Club has canceled Friday’s nine-race program at Laurel Park due to a number of horses entered now under quarantine after a symptomatic horse at the track tested positive for the equine herpesvirus type 1 (EHV-1).

Friday’s national wager the Stronach 5, which was to feature two races from Laurel and a carryover of $154,931, has been postponed to March 19.

$100,000 Beyond the Wire Next for Fraudulent Charge

Distances Adjusted for First Two Turf Stakes of 2021 Season
Rainbow 6 Carryover at $10,762 for Friday, March 12 Program

LAUREL, MD – Team Gaudet and Five Hellions Farm’s Fraudulent Charge, a rallying second in back-to-back sprint stakes, appears headed to a third straight showdown with Street Lute in the $100,000 Beyond the Wire March 13 at Laurel Park.

Maythehorsebwithu Works Saturday at Laurel for Private Terms

Gravity’s Rainbow Stretches Out Off Maiden Win in Sunday Feature

LAUREL, MD – Michael Dubb and Bethlehem Stables’ stakes winner Maythehorsebwithu, first or second in six of his seven career starts, breezed a sharp half-mile Saturday ahead of an expected start in the $100,000 Private Terms March 13 at Laurel Park.

The Stronach 5 Will Have a Carryover March 12 of $154,931

LAUREL, MD – There were no winning tickets in Friday’s Stronach 5, which means there will be a carryover Friday, March 12 of $154,931.69.

The Stronach 5, which features an industry-low 12-percent takeout, featured races from Laurel Park, Gulfstream Park, Santa Anita Park and Golden Gate Fields. There were no winning favorites. The lowest payoff in Friday’s Stronach 5 was $13.40. The highest was $43.20.