Racing News

Maryland Jockey Club Unveils Updated Black-Eyed Susan Logo, Announces New Brand For Event Held Each May

BALTIMORE, 12-11-13---The Maryland Jockey Club today unveiled a new logo for Black-Eyed Susan Day and announced a new brand for the event.The 2014 Black-Eyed Susan Day is Friday, May 16 at Pimlico Race Course.

Black-Eyed Susan Day, held annually on the third Friday in May, is the second biggest day on the Maryland racing calendar in terms of purses, attendance and handle, trailing only Preakness Day.

Joint Custody Leads Throughout In Marylander Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 12-07-13---Konrad M. Wayson’s Joint Custody broke alertly, quickly assumed the lead and then turned back all comers as he raced to victory in the Marylander Stakes for 2-year olds.

Eighttofasttocatch Romps In Broad Brush Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 12-07-13---When the expected competition failed to show up, Sylvia Heft’s Eighttofasttocatch had it his own way once again as he galloped to victory in the $100,000 Broad Brush Stakes.

Mamdooha Motors Home In Gin Talking Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 12-07-13---Shadwell Stable’s Mamdooha and Eddie Castro were content to stalk the leaders until called upon for run, then picked off her rivals around the turn and drew away to win the $100,000 Gin Talking Stakes, the first of three stakes on the nine race program at Laurel Park.

Laurel Park 2014 Winter Stakes Schedule Finalized

LAUREL, MD. 12-06-13---The Maryland Jockey Club (MJC), the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (MTHA) and the Maryland Horse Breeders Association (MHBA) today announced the stakes schedule for the 2014 Laurel Park winter meet.

The plan still needs approval from the Maryland Racing Commission at its December 17 meeting.

Eighttofasttocatch Looking For 10th Career Stakes Score In Saturday's Broad Brush Stakes

LAUREL, MD. 12-05-13---After finishing third in the 2010 Maryland Million Turf, trainer Tim Keefe decided that Eighttofasttocatch needed a change. The son of Not For Love has responded with 11 victories in 25 main track starts, including nine stakes races.

Carrasco Stays Hot As Calendar Turns To December

LAUREL, MD. 12-04-13---The calendar might say December but apprentice rider Victor Carrasco remained red-hot after postingthree victories on Wednesday’s nine-race card at Laurel Park. 

Rose Wins The Day's Finale

LAUREL, MD. 11-29-13---Jeremy Rose had only one mount this afternoon but he made the most of it when he drove Hope in Your Rope to a 3/4 length victory in today’s finale at Laurel Park.

Ness Reaches 2,000-Win Milestone With Victory In Second

LAUREL, MD. 11-28-13---Trainer Jamie Ness won for the 2,000th time in his career when Caylee’s Song took today’s second race at Laurel Park. The 6-year-old gelding beat six other claimers and paid $4 as the even money favorite. Ness narrowly missed reaching the plateau in the opener when Pelican Cove was beaten a head.

Holiday Week Includes Thanksgiving Day Card, Guys Day Out Promotion

LAUREL, MD. 11-27-13---Thanksgiving traditions: turkey dinner, NFL games and thoroughbred racing at Laurel Park. The central Maryland track offers a special 11:05 a.m. post time tomorrow.