Racing News

Retired Preakness Runner Hemingway's Key Remains in Good Company

Multiple Stakes Winner Clubman Ends Layoff in Friday Feature
Eight-Race Program Starts at 12:25 P.M., Includes Weekly Stronach 5

LAUREL, MD – Fifteen years ago, the chestnut Thoroughbred colt Hemingway’s Key was keeping some impressive company.

Fenway, Two Turf Races Highlight Friday's Stronach 5

LAUREL, MD – A maiden special weight event at Santa Anita Park featuring the Baffert Stable’s 3-year-old colt Fenway and two turf races from Gulfstream Park highlight this week’s popular Stronach 5.

Friday’s Stronach 5 will also feature races from Laurel Park and Golden Gate Fields along with an industry-low 12-percent takeout.

Tesio, Weber City Highlight Laurel Park Spring Meet Stakes

Automatic Qualifiers for Preakness (G1), Black-Eyed Susan (G2)
Live Racing Returns to Laurel with Eight Races Friday, March 5

LAUREL, MD – Laurel Park will offer seven stakes worth $750,000 in purses, including automatic qualifiers for the Preakness Stakes (G1) and Black-Eyed Susan (G2), Saturday, April 17 as part of its upcoming spring meet.

Nineteen Sophomores Nominated to $100,000 Private Terms March 13

Among Five Stakes Worth $450,000 on Good Samaritan Day Program

LAUREL, MD – Stakes winners and former stablemates Maythehorsebwithu and Hello Hot Rod top the list of 19 3-year-olds nominated to the $100,000 Private Terms Saturday, March 13 at Laurel Park.

The Private Terms, contested at about 1 1/16 miles, and $100,000 Beyond the Wire for 3-year-old fillies going one mile are the co-headliners on a Good Samaritan Day program featuring five stakes worth $450,000 in purses.

Madam Meena Spoils G3 Winner Victim of Love's Return Friday

Winning Trainer Ness Also Claims G2 Winner Still Having Fun

LAUREL, MD – Michael Cox’s stakes winner Madam Meena sat just off the lead for a half-mile, took over the top spot in upper stretch and drew clear to a three-length win in Friday’s featured ninth race at Laurel Park, spoiling the return of Grade 3 heroine Victim of Love.

Stronach 5 Returns $1,156

101 Winning Tickets          

LAUREL, MD –The Stronach 5 had 101 winning tickets Friday, each worth $1,156.90.

The Stronach 5 included races from Laurel Park, Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream Park and Golden Gate Fields and an industry-low 12-percent takeout.

Friday’s Stronach 5 began with Madam Meena beating graded-stakes winner Victim of Love in Laurel’s 9th race, and Big Beauty ($5.40) winning Santa Anita’s third race.

G3 Winner Victim of Love Launching Comeback Friday at Laurel

Plot the Dots Captures Thursday Feature, G2 Winner Shotski Third

LAUREL, MD – Tommy Town Thoroughbreds’ Grade 3 winner Victim of Love, unraced since overcoming a bout of colic late last summer, is set to launch her comeback in Friday’s featured ninth race at Laurel Park.

Stronach 5 Returns with Graded Winner Victim of Love

Four Tracks, 12-Percent Takeout                                     

LAUREL, MD – Five races at four tracks comprise Friday’s Stronach 5, including the return of graded stakes winner Victim of Love.

Live Racing Returns to Laurel with Special Thursday Program

Entire 10-Race Program Brought Back from Feb. 19 Postponement

LAUREL, MD – McElmore Avenue, riding a four-race win streak, and Grade 2 winner Shotski highlight the second of three straight allowance events as live racing returns to Laurel Park with a special Thursday program Feb. 25.

Thursday’s 10-race card was rescheduled in its entirety when Laurel’s Feb. 19 program was postponed due to inclement weather. First race post time is 12:25 p.m.

Connections Celebrating Graded Triumph with Hibiscus Punch

Homebred Rallied to Upset Feb. 20 Runhappy Barbara Fritchie (G3)
Hello Beautiful Getting Break, Dontletsweetfoolya ‘Happy & Healthy’
Miracle Wood Winner Maythehorsebwithu Could Target Private Terms
Free Nominations for Five Stakes March 13 Worth $450,000