Racing News

Dual Stakes Winner Lebda Seeking Return to Form in $100,000 Concern

Still Having Fun Facing Nine Stakes Winners in $100,000 Frank Whiteley
Bal Harbour Drops into Tough Spot in $100,000 Richard Small
LAUREL, MD – In an effort to rediscover his multiple stakes-winning form, Euro Stable’s Lebda will race over his home track for the first time in more than eight months and the first as a gelding in Saturday’s $100,000 Concern at Laurel Park.

Hello Beautiful Back for More in $100,000 Safely Kept

Needs Supervision Set to Return in $100,000 Primonetta
Wicked Awesome Tests Streak in $100,000 Thirty Eight Go Go
LAUREL, MD – Two Grade 3 winners, a multiple graded-stakes placed filly and another who is undefeated and actually sharing the same shedrow are among the competition awaiting Hello Beautiful as she goes after her second straight stakes win and fourth overall in Saturday’s $100,000 Safely Kept at Laurel Park.

Black Friday Carryover of $91,481 in Stronach 5

Races from Laurel Park and Gulfstream West
LAUREL, MD – The Stronach 5, with an industry-low 12-percent takeout, will have a carryover Friday of $91,481.74.
The popular wager, which has consistently offered bettors a strong return on investment, will feature races from Laurel Park and Gulfstream Park West.

A New Piece to a Maryland Jockey Club Tradition

1,500 Pies Donated to Backstretch Workers and Food Bank
LAUREL, MD – For the past 32 years, the Maryland Jockey Club has had a tradition of handing out free pies to its patrons during its Thanksgiving Day program.
Along with live Thoroughbred racing at Laurel Park, fans would arrive in the morning to free cider, coffee and donuts, and leave with an apple or pumpkin pie.

Trainer Hugh McMahon Reaches 1,000 Win Milestone Sunday

Polished Gal Earns Nose Victory in Six-Furlong Claiming Event
Live Racing Returns Thanksgiving Day with Special 11:25 A.M. Post
LAUREL, MD – Larry Rabold’s Polished Gal provided trainer Hugh McMahon with his 1,000th career victory in thrilling fashion, getting her nose down on the wire ahead of late-running Splendor Gal in Sunday’s sixth race at Laurel Park.

Juveniles Top Sunday's Eight-Race Program at Laurel

Journeytothemoon Debut Winner Saturday                           
LAUREL, MD – Laurel Park’s eight-race program Sunday afternoon will include four 2-year-old events including a maiden special weight event at six furlongs and a $42,000 optional claiming event with a pair of stakes-placed runners.
First race post is 12:25 p.m.

$91,481 Carryover Awaits Stronach 5 Players Nov. 27

LAUREL, MD – There will be a carryover in the Nov. 27 Stronach 5 of $91,481.74 after there were no winning tickets in Friday’s popular wager.

Laurel's Fall Festival of Racing Attracts 154 Nominations

Six Stakes Worth $600,000 in Purses Saturday, Nov. 28
LAUREL, MD – Two dozen graded-stakes and multiple stakes winners are among 154 nominations made to Laurel Park’s Fall Festival of Racing, a collection of six stakes worth $600,000 in purses to be contested Saturday, Nov. 28.

Maryland Million Sprint Winner Karan's Notion Makes it Two Straight

3-Year-Old Gelding Earns Another Shot at Stakes in Thursday Allowance
LAUREL, MD – Following up on his upset victory in last month’s Maryland Million Sprint against fellow state-bred/sired horses, Karan’s Notion returned to dominate open company Thursday at Laurel Park and earn himself another shot against stakes competition.

Stronach 5 Returns with Races from Laurel and Gulfstream

Full Fields, Two Turf Races, 12-Percent Takeout 
LAUREL, MD – Races from Laurel Park and Gulfstream Park West, including two on the turf, highlight Friday’s popular Stronach 5.