Racing News

Cintron Injured In Sixth Race Spill

LAUREL, MD. 11-14-14---Laurel Park’s sixth race saw three horses and riders involved in a spill.

Fall Festival Of Racing Features More Than 110 Runners

LAUREL, MD. 11-13-14---The Laurel Park racing office produced one of the best cards of the year on Saturday afternoon. The nine-race Fall Festival of Racing card drew 113 entries with eight of the races garnering double-digit fields. The day is headlined by the $350,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash and features five $100,000 stakes races.

Ten Sprinters Entered In Saturday's De Francis Dash

LAUREL, MD. 11-12-14---Ten sprinters have been entered in Saturday’s 23rd running of the $350,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash at Laurel Park, including local star Ben’s Cat.

Maryland Jockey Club To Race 149 Days In 2015

LAUREL, MD. 11-11-14---Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course will conduct 149 days of racing in 2015 after the Maryland Racing Commission approved an agreement by the Maryland Jockey Club (MJC), Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (MTHA) and Maryland Horse Breeders Association (MHBA) at its monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon at Laurel Park.

Thirty-Four Nominated To Next Saturday's De Francis Dash

LAUREL, MD. 11-07-14---Thirty-four sprinters have been nominated to the 23rd running of the $350,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash at Laurel Park next Saturday, Nov. 15.

Glaser Wins With Her First Lifetime Mount

LAUREL, MD. 10-29-14---Apprentice jockey Lauralea Glaser made her riding debut in today’s second race at Laurel Park, rallying from last to register her first lifetime win aboard Breezy Girl.

Vicky Ticky Tavie Triggers $50,000 Trifecta With Win In Saturday Feature

LAUREL, MD. 10-25-14---It was a mad scramble at the top of the lane with eight of the 13 fillies and mares in the field poised to win, but Mrs. Arturo Peralta Ramos’s Vicky Ticky Tavie was the one who separated herself from the rest and galloped to victory in today’s 10th race at Laurel Park, the $45,000 optional allowance feature.

86-1 Shot Wins Friday's 8th Race

LAUREL, MD. 10-24-14---Kenneth Taylor et al’s Start Puffing flew home down the lane to post a surprising victory at odds of 86-1 in today’s eighth race at Laurel Park.

Eighttofasttocatch Goes Coast-To-Coast To Defend Maryland Million Classic Title

LAUREL, MD. 10-18-14---Sylvia E. Heft’s Eighttofasttocatch was the popular winner of today’s feature on Jim McKay Maryland Million Day, defending his title in the $150,000 Classic in wire to wire fashion at Laurel Park.

Printasticat Gallops In Maryland Million Distaff Starter Handicap

LAUREL, MD. 10-18-14---Somraj Singh & MCA Racing Stable LLC’s Printasticat broke alertly, sat just off the pacesetter and when she was asked, took over the lead and drew away to win the $50,000 Maryland Distaff Starter Handicap at Laurel Park.