Racing News

37th Jim McKay Maryland Million Attracts 310 Pre-Entries

G3 Winner Cordmaker, 2021 Winner Prendimi Top $150K Classic
$100K Sprint, $100K Distaff Prove Most Popular Among Horsemen
Laurel to Host ‘Maryland’s Day at the Races’ Saturday, Oct. 22

LAUREL, MD – Four defending champions, four prior winners and Grade 3-winning fan favorite Cordmaker are among 310 pre-entries in eight stakes and four starter stakes on the 37th annual Jim McKay Maryland Million Day program Saturday, Oct. 22 at Laurel Park.

Repole Buys Majority Interest in Mo Money Mo Honey

3YO Uncle Mo Colt Undefeated in Three Starts in Maryland
Rainbow 6 Carryover for Thursday’s Return of Live Racing

LAUREL, MD – Robin Doser and Metropolitan Thoroughbreds have sold a majority interest in 3-year-old colt Mo Money Mo Honey, undefeated in three career starts, to Mike Repole.

MJC Fall Champions Handicapping Tournament Oct. 15

Prize Money, NHC, BCBC & Pegasus WC Berths Up for Grabs
Registration Deadlines Oct. 12 By Mail, Oct. 14 in Person/Phone

LAUREL, MD – The Maryland Jockey Club will host the fall session of its bi-annual Champions Handicapping Tournament Saturday, Oct. 15 in the second-floor clubhouse sports bar at Laurel Park.

Hall of Fame Honor for Former Jockey Danny Wright

Anne Arundel County to Induct Maryland Mainstay Wednesday

LAUREL, MD – Jockey Danny Wright’s riding career coincided with one of the finest periods in Maryland racing, one that produced Hall of Famers Chris Antley, Kent Desormeaux, Chris McCarron and Edgar Prado.

Multiple Stakes Winner Morello Returns a Winner

LAUREL, MD – Blue Lion Thoroughbreds, Craig Taylor and Diamond T Racing’s Grade 3 winner Morello, unraced since mid-June, overcame a bit of a poor start to win Laurel Park’s featured race Saturday, a $62,000 allowance optional claimer at six furlongs for 3-year-olds and up.

Laurel Futurity Winner Congruent Headed to Breeders’ Cup

Connections to Decide Monday on Juvenile or Juvenile Turf Nov. 4
Multiple Stakes Winner Morello Favored in Saturday Comeback
Jockey Eric Camacho Makes Triumphant Return Friday on Post Time

LAUREL, MD – Tami Bobo and Lugamo Racing Stable’s Congruent, a $350,000 son of Tapit, is headed to the Breeders’ Cup following his decisive victory in the Laurel Futurity Oct. 1 at Laurel Park.

Dilodovico Takes Six-Race Win Streak into Thursday Program

Laurel-Based Trainer Goes Five-for-Five to Open Laurel’s Fall Meet
Maryland Racing Commission Approves Monday Racing in November

LAUREL, MD – For a guy that spends racing afternoons working behind the scenes for the company that produces the Maryland Jockey Club’s simulcast broadcasts, trainer Damon Dilodovico spent an awful lot of time during opening weekend of Laurel Park’s fall meet in front of the camera.

Early Move Propels Battle Bling to $100,000 Twixt Victory

Armando R Gets Up in Time in $100,000 Japan Turf Cup
Owner Scheffres Earns First Stakes Win in $75,000 Challedon

LAUREL, MD – Michael Dubb and Gandharvi Racing Stable’s Grade 2-placed Battle Bling pounced on even-money favorite Coach down the backstretch and never looked back to earn her second career stakes victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Twixt Saturday at Laurel Park.

Born Dapper Handles Dirt for $150,000 Selima Victory

2YO Homebred Filly Professional Winner of Stakes Debut

LAUREL, MD – Augustin Stable homebred filly Born Dapper, already having shown an affinity for turf and synthetic surfaces, had no trouble adjusting to the dirt in her stakes debut in powering home a 3 ¼-length winner in Saturday’s $150,000 Selima at Laurel Park.

Congruent Becomes Stakes Winner in $150,000 Laurel Futurity

Splits Horses, Fends Off Stretch Challenger to Win by 2 ½ Lengths

LAUREL, MD – Tami Bobo and Lugamo Racing Stable’s Congruent, the most expensive horse in the field, emerged from a tight pack on the far turn to split horses at the top of the stretch and put away a stubborn Otago through the lane to earn his first stakes victory in Saturday’s $150,000 Laurel Futurity at Laurel Park.