Racing News

Karamanos goes Two-For-Two In Season Debut

LAUREL, MD. 02-01-14---Jockey Horacio Karamanos rode two winners this afternoon at Laurel Park with his first two mounts since December 31.

McCarthy Rides Chi Chi's Pride to Victory After Losing Irons At The Starting Gate

LAUREL, MD. 01-30-14---Trevor McCarthy has ridden 171 winners in his young career but none more exciting than scoring with Chi Chi’s Pride in Thursday’s third race at Laurel Park.

McCarthy Matches Career-High With Four-Win Afternoon, Including Trainer Buckley's First Victory Since 2000

LAUREL, MD., 01-29-14---Apprentice Trevor McCarthy matched his career-high by riding four winners on Wednesday afternoon at Laurel Park. In the process, he moved into first place in the jockey standings for the winter meeting.

Winning Image Shines In What A Summer Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 01-25-14---Martin Scafidi’s Winning Image showed initiative and showed the way in the $100,000 What A Summer Stakes, the last of four stakes races Saturday afternoon at Laurel Park.

Bold Curlin Muscles To Victory In Native Dancer Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 01-25-14---Harry C. & Tom O. Meyerhoff’s Bold Curlin had to muscle his way between horses to make a path to the winners’ circle in the $100,000 Native Dancer Stakes, one of four stakes races Saturday afternoon at Laurel Park.

Extrasexyhippzster Strolls To Victory In Miracle Wood Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 01-25-14--- Kirwan Equine Group, LLC & Ed Hipps’ Extrasexyhippzster waited behind traffic, pounded through an opening when the field straightened for home and pulled away to an impressive score in the $100,000 Miracle Wood Stakes for three-year olds, one of four stakes on Saturday’s nine race program.

Taris Lives Up To The Hype In Wide Country Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 01-25-14---Commonwealth New Era Racing’s Taris quickly dispensed of Jonesin for Jerry and sped away to an easy victory in the $100,000 Wide Country Stakes for three-year-old fillies, the first of four stakes on Saturday at Laurel Park.

Miracle Wood Headlines Four Stakes On Saturday's Card

LAUREL, MD. 01-23-14---Promising 3-year-olds always hold a certain fascination at the start of the year and Laurel Park puts the focus on some good ones in the $100,000 Miracle Wood Stakes, one of four stakes on Saturday’s nine race program.

Laurel Park Cancels Wednesday's Card

LAUREL, MD., 01-22-14---Due to extreme weather conditions in the Baltimore and Washington D.C. markets, live racing at Laurel Park has been cancelled for Wednesday, January 22. Laurel and its sister track, Pimlico Race Course, will be open for simulcasting.

Eclipse Award Winner Carrasco Begins Journeyman Career

LAUREL, MD. 01-20-14---As luck would have it, Victor Carrasco’s last day with the weight allowance was Saturday when he took home honors as the best apprentice rider in North America for 2013.

This afternoon at Laurel Park, the 21-year-old rode as a journeyman for the first time, going winless with six mounts though he finished in the money three times.