Racing News

Copper Tax Shines in $100,000 James F. Lewis III Win

Cap Classic Keeps Stays Unbeaten in $100,000 Smart Halo
Hybrid Eclipse Defends Title in $100,000 Thirty Eight Go Go

LAUREL, MD – Rose Petal Stable’s Copper Tax overcame a poor break to split horses in mid-stretch and catch Inveigled approaching the wire, extending his win streak to five races with a last-to-first neck triumph in Saturday’s $100,000 James F. Lewis III at Laurel Park.

Cap Classique Tests Perfect Record in $100,000 Smart Halo

Hybrid Eclipse Attempting Title Defense in Thirty Eight Go Go
Promising 2YO Filly Binnie, Full to Crabcakes, Stays in Family
Jockey Jevian Toledo Registers Friday Hat Trick

LAUREL, MD – DARRS Inc.’s Cap Classique, undefeated through two starts, will stay sprinting in an attempt to keep her perfect record intact in Saturday’s $100,000 Smart Halo at Laurel Park.

Laurel Park Next Stop for Well-Traveled Sweet Willemina

6YO Mare Among Field of 10 for Saturday’s Thirty Eight Go Go
Jackpot Super High Five, Rainbow 6 Carryovers for Friday

LAUREL, MD – When asked to expound on his indefatigable mare, Sweet Willemina, trainer Scott Lake doesn’t have to think long.

Allowance Features Highlight Thursday Program at Laurel

Fall Meet Resumes with Eight Race Card Starting at 12:25 P.M.
Nominations for Thanksgiving Weekend Stakes Due Friday, Saturday

LAUREL, MD – Laurel Park’s fall meet resumes Thursday with an eight-race program featuring a pair of allowances for Maryland-bred/sired horses, one each on the turf and dirt, and a total of four races scheduled for the grass.

Post time is 12:25 p.m.

Inveigled Chasing Stakes Success in $100,000 James F. Lewis III

Miss Harriett Seeks Second Straight Win in $100,000 Smart Halo
Among Three $100,000 Stakes on Saturday’s Nine-Race Program

LAUREL, MD – Mark B. Grier’s Inveigled, an eye-catching maiden winner over the track last month, returns to face seven rivals including stakes winners Copper Tax, Catahoula Moon and Sweet Soddy J in Saturday’s $100,000 James F. Lewis III at Laurel Park.

Racing Still the Future for Maryland Champion Filly Luna Belle

Pulled from Sale, 4YO Entered in Saturday’s $100K Thirty Eight Go Go
$100K James F. Lewis III, $100K Smart Halo for 2YOs Also on Card

LAUREL, MD – While her connections were mapping out the future, one that earlier this year did not include racing, multiple Maryland-bred champion filly Luna Belle had other ideas.

As a result, instead of being sold at auction in Kentucky later this week, the five-time stakes winner will continue her comeback in Saturday’s $100,000 Thirty Eight Go Go at Laurel Park.

Champion Luna Belle Nominated to $100,000 Thirty Eight Go Go

Multiple Stakes Winner Poised for Second Start Off 513-Day Layoff
$100K James F. Lewis, $100K Smart Halo for 2YOs Share Nov. 11 Card
Russells Team Up for Two Impressive Winners on Thursday Program

LAUREL, MD – Multiple stakes winner and two-time Maryland champion filly Luna Belle, third in her return from a 513-day gap between races last month, and defending champion Hybrid Eclipse top 17 nominees to the $100,000 Thirty Eight Go Go Saturday, Nov. 11 at Laurel Park.

Eastern Bay Chasing 20th Career Win in Thursday Feature

Millionaire G3 Winner Among 12 in 6F Allowance Sprint
Watch and Wager on 40th Breeders’ Cup Friday & Saturday

LAUREL, MD – Grade 3-winning millionaire Eastern Bay, fellow multiple stakes winner Monday Morning Qb and Seven’s Eleven, last out winner of the Maryland Million Sprint, are among a dozen horses entered in Thursday’s feature as fall meet live racing resumes at Laurel Park.

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

Air Recruit on Target for Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1)

Laurel Futurity Winner Scheduled to Breeze Friday, Leave Sunday
G2-Placed Maryland-Bred Fulmineo Also Pre-Entered in $1M Race
Pick 5, Rainbow 6, Super Hi-5 Carryovers for Friday’s 10-Race Card

LAUREL, MD – Mark Grier’s Air Recruit, impressive winner of the $150,000 Laurel Futurity Sept. 30 at Laurel Park, is scheduled to have one final work ahead of an anticipated start in the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1) Nov. 3 at Santa Anita.

Strong Thursday Program as Live Racing Returns to Laurel

Pair of 2YO Maiden Events, Allowance Feature Top 8-Race Card
Nominations Close Saturday for Three $100,000 Stakes Nov. 11

LAUREL, MD – A loaded program of three maiden special weight events including two for 2-year-olds, a pair of carryovers and an optional claiming allowance feature with three stakes winners in the field of seven highlight the return of live racing Thursday at Laurel Park.

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