Racing News

Jaxon Traveler Stays Perfect in Maryland Juvenile Futurity

Street Lute Too Tough in $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship
LAUREL, MD – West Point Thoroughbreds and Melvin Delfiner’s Jaxon Traveler, pressed from the gate by stakes winner Singlino, shook off his pursuer at the top of the stretch and once again approaching the wire to remain undefeated with a three-quarter length triumph in Saturday’s $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Futurity at Laurel Park.

Friday’s Stronach 5 Returns $3,607

LAUREL, MD – Friday’s Stronach 5, featuring races from Laurel Park and Gulfstream Park and an industry-low 12-percent takeout, had 39 winning tickets each worth $3,607.50.

Pair of $100,000 Juvenile Stakes Headline Saturday Program

Maryland Juvenile Futurity, Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship
LAUREL, MD – The spotlight will shine on 2-year-olds when live racing returns to Laurel Park with a pair of $100,000 juvenile stakes for Maryland-bred/sired horses headlining Saturday’s nine-race program.

Taco Supream Popular Winner of Laurel Thursday Feature

Little Miss Raelyn Returns from Layoff to Extend Streak to Three
LAUREL, MD – Big Bertha Stable and Stormy Stable’s Taco Supream, scratched from the $100,000 Frank Whiteley Stakes last weekend, returned to the winner’s circle for the first time in 14 months with a popular 1 ½-length triumph in Thursday’s feature at Laurel Park.

Laurel Announces 24 Winter Stakes, $2.65 Million in Purses

General George (G3), Runhappy Fritchie (G3) Feb. 13
Tesio, Weber City ‘Win & In’ for Preakness (G1), Black-Eyed Susan (G2)
Two New $100,000 Stakes for 3-Year-Olds Jan. 16
LAUREL, MD – Laurel Park announced a $2.65 million winter stakes schedule Wednesday highlighted by the $250,000 General George (G3), $250,000 Runhappy Barbara Fritchie (G3), and ‘Win and In’ races for the Preakness (G1) and Black-Eyed Susan (G2).

Harpers First Ride Sweeps to $100,000 Richard Small Victory

Whereshetoldmetogo Edges Laki in $100,000 Frank Whiteley
Air Token Flies Past Favored Francatelli to Win $100,000 Concern
LAUREL, MD – MCA Racing Stable’s Harpers First Ride, Maryland-bred winner of the historic Pimlico Special (G3) last month, swept past his rivals on the far outside around the turn and powered through the stretch to a three-length victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Richard W. Small at Laurel Park.

Hello Beautiful Good-Looking Winner of $100,000 Safely Kept

Eres Tu Becomes Stakes Winner in $100,000 Thirty Eight Go Go
Dontletsweetfoolya Sprints to Impressive $100,000 Primonetta Win
LAUREL, MD – Already a multiple stakes winner against fellow Maryland-bred/sired horses, including an 11 ¼-length romp in the Maryland Million Distaff last month, Hello Beautiful handled open stakes company with aplomb to stay perfect at Laurel Park in Saturday’s $100,000 Safely Kept.

Friday's Stronach 5 Returns $68,683

LAUREL, MD – There were seven winning tickets on Friday’s Stronach 5, each returning $68,683.10.
The Stronach 5, with an industry-low 12-percent takeout and featuring races from Laurel Park and Gulfstream Park West, had a carryover of $91,481.74. There was an additional $442,449 wagered Friday.

Undefeated Jaxon Traveler Tops Maryland Juvenile Futurity Nominations

Juvenile Filly Championship Nominees Include Street Lute, Miss Nondescript
Triple Carryovers for Saturday’s Fall Festival of Racing Program
LAUREL, MD – West Point Thoroughbreds and Melvin Delfiner’s Jaxon Traveler, undefeated through two starts, tops a list of seven last-out winners among 15 2-year-olds nominated to the $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Futurity Saturday, Dec. 5 at Laurel Park.

Tullock and Tukker Handicap Friday's $91,481 Stronach 5 Carryover

Races from Laurel Park and Gulfstream Park West
LAUREL, MD – There’s a $91,481.74 Stronach 5 carryover awaiting bettors this Black Friday.
The popular wager, with an industry-low 12-percent takeout, will feature three races from Laurel Park and two from Gulfstream Park West. The five-race sequence will kick off at approximately 3:20 with the seventh race from Laurel Park.