Racing News

Tooth N Claw Rallies To Win Maryland Million Starter Handicap

LAUREL, MD. 10-19-13---Richard F. Blue’s Tooth and Claw was the last one on the scene, rallying from last to win the $50,000 Maryland Million Starter Handicap at Laurel Park.

Roadhog Nips Ben's Cat At The Wire To Repeat In The Maryland Million Turf

LAUREL, MD. 10-19-13---Ellendale Racing’s Roadhog caught even money favorite Ben’s Cat in the final jumps to repeat as winner of the $125,000 Maryland Million Turf.

Maddy's Dance Gets Up In The Final Jump To Take Maryland Million Distaff

LAUREL, MD. 10-19-13---Dennis J. Federico’s Maddy’s Dance closed resolutely and was up in the last jump to win the $100,000 Maryland Million Distaff.

Ann’s Smart Dancer finished second, only a neck behind the winner. Heavy favorite Ju Ju Eyeballs was third. The winning time for the seven furlong distance was 1:23.65.

Monster Sleeping Wakes Up To Win Maryland Million Ladies

LAUREL, MD. 10-19-13---Charles J. Reed’s Monster Sleeping stalked the pace, then powered by the frontrunners to win the $125,000 Maryland Million Ladies on the turf.

Kept to task by Jose Garcia for trainer Dale Capuano, the daughter of Oratory beat Daydreamin Gracie by two lengths, as defending champion Pagan Priestess was along to take third.

Vianney Lane Takes Maryland Million Distaff Starter Handicap

LAUREL, MD. 10-19-13---Taking Risks Stable LLC’s Vianney Lane attended the pace, pressed to the front and drew away to win the $50,000 Maryland Million Starter Handicap at Laurel Park.

Ribo Bobo Romps In Maryland Million Sprint

Ribo Bobo in the 2013 Maryland Million SprintLAUREL, MD. 10-19-13---Mr. Amore Stable’s Ribo Bobo extended his 2013 winning streak to nine with a front running victory in the $100,000 Maryland Million Sprint.

Jonesin For Jerry Much The Best In Maryland Million Lassie

LAUREL, MD. 10-19-13---Despite steadying behind Weekends for Love down the backstretch, Brad Gould, Jr. & Hidden Hill Farm’s Jonesin for Jerry came home the easiest kind of winner in the $100,000 Maryland Million Lassie for 2-year old fillies.

It's A Bang Remains Perfect In Maryland Million Nursery

LAUREL, MD. 10-19-13---Walter Vieser II’s It’s a Bang won his debut race nine days ago. He returned today to win the $100,000 Maryland Million Nursery for 2-year olds, the first of eleven races on the Maryland Million day card at Laurel Park.

Ben's Cat Will Try To Make History In Maryland Million Turf

LAUREL, MD. 10-18-13---Owner/trainer King Leatherbury informed the Maryland Jockey Club this morning that Ben’s Cat will run in the $125,000 Maryland Million Turf Saturday afternoon at Laurel Park. Leatherbury cross-entered his star into both the Turf and the $100,000 Sprint.

Robb Babies Looking To Continue Tradition Saturday

LAUREL, MD. 10-17-12---Jerry Robb is best known for conditioning Little Bold John, who retired in 1993 with 38 wins in 105 starts and earnings of nearly $2 million. LBJ’s 26 career stakes victories represents a Maryland-bred record. His victories included the Donn Handicap (G1) and the 1987 Maryland Million Classic.

On Saturday, the 61-year-old will saddle three Maryland Million runners, including the morning line favorites in the first two races on the card, the $100,000 Nursery and the $100,000 Lassie.