Racing News

Trio of Stakes Winners Top $100,000 Heft Nominations

Joins $100K Gin Talking as Juvenile Stakes Saturday, Dec. 30
Trainers Lacey Gaudet, Diane Morici Win Two Apiece Sunday
Triple Carryovers When Live Racing Resumes Friday, Dec. 22

LAUREL, MD – Stakes winners Catahoula Moon, Circle P and Sweet Soddy J highlight a list of 27 2-year-olds nominated to the $100,000 Heft Saturday, Dec. 30 at Laurel Park.

Multiple Stakes Winner Witty Makes Successful Return to Dirt

4YO Gelding, Half to Caravel, Easy Winner of Saturday Feature
Jockey Jevian Toledo Wins Five Races, Takes Over Fall Meet Lead

LAUREL, MD – Witty, a multiple stakes winner on both turf and dirt, made a triumphant return to the main track and gave jockey Jevian Toledo his fourth of five wins on the card in Saturday’s feature at Laurel Park.

Ness Continues Assault on Meet, Yearly Standings Friday at Laurel

Multiple Turf, Dirt Stakes Winner Witty Returns in Saturday Feature
Nominations Close Saturday for Pair of $100,000 2YO Stakes Dec. 30
Breakfast & Hot Chocolate Buffet, Pictures with Santa Saturday

LAUREL, MD – Jamie Ness, leading the trainer standings both at the fall meet and for the year in Maryland, entered five horses including 2-1 program favorite Been Real Busy in the 2-year-old filly maiden feature when live racing resumes Friday at Laurel Park.

Nine Races as Laurel Park Fall Meet Resumes Friday

MSW for 2YO Fillies, Stakes-Quality Allowance Top Card
Nominations Close Saturday for Four $100,000 Stakes Dec. 23

LAUREL, MD – A maiden special weight for 2-year-old fillies and stakes-quality optional claiming allowance for 3-year-olds and up will be run back to back as live racing resumes Friday at Laurel Park.

Post time for the first of nine races is 12:25 p.m.

Circle P Becomes Stakes Winner in $100,000 Maryland Juvenile

Kissedbyanangel Leads the Way in $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Filly

LAUREL, MD – DeSales 85 LLC’s Circle P, making his stakes debut, sat well off dueling leaders Catahoula Moon and Speedyness before coming with a late run to split the top two in deep stretch and go on to a 1 ¾-length victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Maryland Juvenile at Laurel Park.

Laurel Fall Meet Moves to Three Days Starting Friday

Fridays - Sundays Through Dec. 31; No Racing Dec. 24-25
Juvenile Stakes, Toy Drive, Calendar Giveaway on Saturday

LAUREL, MD – The calendar year-ending fall meet moves to a three-day weekend schedule when live racing resumes Friday at Laurel Park.

Post time for the first of nine races is 12:25 p.m.

Speedyness Looks to Extend Win Streak in $100,000 Maryland Juvenile

Sheilahs Warcloud Chasing Stakes Win in $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Filly

LAUREL, MD – Jagger Inc.’s Speedyness, unbeaten in two starts since a change of equipment and tactics, goes after a third straight win and first in stakes company in the $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Saturday, Dec. 2 at Laurel Park.

The 42nd running of the Maryland Juvenile co-headlines a nine-race program with the 37th edition of the $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Filly, both for Maryland-bred/sired horses sprinting seven furlongs.

Post Time Returns a Winner in $100,000 City of Laurel

Howl Roars to First Stakes Win in $100,000 Safely Kept
King Kumbalay Rules in $100,000 Richard Small Victory

LAUREL, MD – Hillwood Stable’s Maryland champion Post Time, back in familiar surroundings, came with a determined run down the center of the track to reel in a stubborn Ninetyprcentmaddie and win Saturday’s $100,000 City of Laurel by head at Laurel Park.

Seven’s Eleven Goes the Distance in $75,000 Bender Memorial

Intrepid Daydream Makes It Four Straight in $75,000 Politely

LAUREL, MD – The Cottonwood Stable’s homebred Seven’s Eleven, beaten as the favorite in his prior start, bounced back by powering to a popular 2 ¾-length triumph in Friday’s $75,000 Howard and Sondra Bender Memorial at Laurel Park.

Post Time Returns Home for $100,000 City of Laurel

Unified Alliance Takes on Six in $100,000 Safely Kept
Familiar Foes to Tangle in $100,000 Richard Small

LAUREL, MD – Hillwood Stable’s champion Maryland-bred Post Time, who suffered his first career loss last month, returns home with designs on starting a new win streak in Saturday’s $100,000 City of Laurel at Laurel Park.