Racing News

Another Broad Tops 22 Nominees to G3 Allaire du Pont Dec. 26

Among Eight Stakes Worth $850,000 on Christmastide Day Program
Maryland Million Sprint Winner Karan’s Notion Tests Streak Saturday
LAUREL, MD – Farfellow Farm Ltd.’s Another Broad, twice Grade 2-placed this year, and a half-dozen fellow stakes winners are among 22 horses nominated to the $150,000 Allaire du Pont (G3) Saturday, Dec. 26 at Laurel Park.

Friday's Stronach 5 Features Competitive Fields, Two on the Turf

All-Star Ticket $108
LAUREL, MD – Friday’s Stronach 5, featuring an industry-low 12-percent takeout, will feature five competitive races from Gulfstream Park and Laurel Park, including two on the turf.
The Stronach 5 kicks off at 3:49 ET with the eighth race from Laurel and concludes with Gulfstream’s 10th race at 5:10 ET.
Handicappers from Gulfstream and Laurel have put together a Stronach 5 ticket of $108.

Winter Storm Cancels Live Racing Thursday at Laurel

Simulcasting Remains Open
LAUREL, MD – Due to a winter storm that moved across the region bringing snow, sleet and freezing rain, the Maryland Jockey Club announced live racing at Laurel Park has been cancelled Thursday, Dec. 17.
The Maryland Jockey Club’s simulcast locations will remain open.

Stakes Winner Naughty Thoughts Returns in Thursday Allowance

Carryovers in Rainbow 6, Super Hi-5 for Nine-Race Program
Nominations for Dec. 26 Stakes Due Thursday; Entries Taken Saturday
LAUREL, MD – Rafael Lopez’s stakes-winning sophomore filly Naughty Thoughts is entered to make just her second start since mid-March as live racing returns to Laurel Park Thursday.

Undefeated Jaxon Traveler May Target Jan. 16 Stakes at Laurel

2YO Hello Hot Rod Helps Russell Take Over Fall Meet Training Lead
LAUREL, MD – One of the newest stakes on the Maryland Jockey Club calendar may land a star attraction for its inaugural running next month.
West Point Thoroughbreds and Marvin Delfiner’s 2-year-old stakes winner Jaxon Traveler, undefeated through three starts, could make his sophomore debut in the $100,000 Spectacular Bid Jan. 16 at Laurel Park.

Journeyman Joyce Rides First Winner in Nearly Seven Years

Juvenile Colt Manor House Impresses in Career Debut Saturday
LAUREL, MD – Six weeks into his comeback and nearly seven years since his last victory, journeyman jockey Jonathan Joyce visited the winner’s circle aboard Mary Jones and Robin Graham’s Grace Isabella Saturday at Laurel Park.

Meet-Leading Rider Sheldon Russell Post Friday Hat Trick

Wife, Brittany Russell, Wins Twice to Tie for Training Lead
LAUREL, MD – Jockey Sheldon Russell reeled off three consecutive wins to open Friday’s card at Laurel Park and further extend his lead atop the rider standings at the calendar year-ending fall meet.

Reassured Impressive in Juvenile Maiden Win Thursday

Quick Turnaround to Dec. 26 Stakes at Laurel Possible
LAUREL, MD – Hillwood Stable’s homebred 2-year-old colt Reassured, third as a maiden in the Maryland Million Nursery second time out, graduated in style with an impressive 8 ¾-length triumph to open the program as live racing returned to Laurel Park Thursday.

Gulfstream and Laurel Races Highlight Stronach 5

$54 All-Star Ticket                              
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL– An allowance optional claiming event for 2-year-olds on the turf from Gulfstream Park and a restricted allowance event from Laurel Park highlight Friday’s popular Stronach 5.

Lambeau Lady Makes the Leap from Maiden to Winner Sunday

Debut Filly One of Three Victories for Meet-Leading Rider Russell
LAUREL, MD – Madaket Stables and Paul Farr’s Lambeau Lady, a 2-year-old half-sister to juvenile turf stakes winner Hangover Saturday, made her career debut a successful one with a popular and professional front-running two-length triumph Sunday at Laurel Park.