Racing News

Stakes Winners Abound Among 30 James F. Lewis III Nominations

Nursery Winner Buff Hello, Unbeaten Cooke Creek, Run to Daylight in Group
Smart Halo, Thirty Eight Go Go Part of Saturday, Nov. 13 Stakes Program
Live Racing Returns with Nine-Race Program Thursday, Nov. 4

LAUREL, MD – Undefeated stakes winners Cooke Creek and Run to Daylight, and the top six finishers from the Maryland Million Nursery led by winner Buff Hello, are among 30 horses nominated to the $100,000 James F. Lewis III for 2-year-olds Saturday, Nov. 13 at Laurel Park.

Friday Stronach 5 Returns $2,530 with Four Favorites

36 Winning Tickets

LAUREL, MD – Four post-time favorites were winners in Friday’s Stronach 5, and 36 winning tickets were each worth $2,520.40.

The Stronach 5 featured a low 12-percent takeout and races from Laurel Park, Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream Park and Golden Gate Fields.

Moquist Stays Undefeated in Stakes-Quality Allowance Feature

3-Year-Old Nyquist Filly Pointed to $100,000 Safely Kept Nov. 27
Jockey J.D. Acosta Registers Friday Hat Trick in First Three Races

LAUREL, MD – Mopo Racing’s undefeated 3-year-old filly Moquist passed another round of tests Friday, stepping up in class and showing a new dimension over an unfamiliar racetrack, to keep her perfect record intact with a 4 ½-length feature race victory at rainy Laurel Park.

Undefeated Moquist Faces Test in Stakes-Quality Feature Friday

Several Horses with Maryland Ties Among Breeders’ Cup Pre-Entries

LAUREL, MD – Mopo Racing’s undefeated 3-year-old filly Moquist will put her perfect record on the line as she preps for next month’s stakes debut in Friday’s salty, stakes-quality feature at Laurel Park.

Birthday Boy Trombetta Closing in on 2,000 Career Win Milestone

$75,000 Howard Bender ‘on Radar’ for Grade 3-Placed Gelding Galerio
New Post Time, Super Hi-5 Carryover for Return of Live Racing Thursday

LAUREL, MD –As fate would have it, Mike Trombetta has the opportunity to celebrate two milestones in the same week.

Full Fields Featured in Friday Stronach 5

Low 12-Percent Takeout
Races from Laurel, Santa Anita, Gulfstream, and Golden Gate

LAUREL, MD – The Stronach 5 will feature an average field size of 10 and a low 12-percent takeout when it returns Friday with races from Laurel Park, Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream Park and Golden Gate Fields.

There were four winning tickets last week in the Stronach 5 with each returning $98,311. The popular wager had a carryover of $78,823.

Free Equibase Past Performances for 1/ST Racing Properties

Available at XBTV.COM   

LAUREL, MD - 1/ST Racing announced today Equibase Premium Past Performances for all racing cards at Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream Park, Laurel Park and Golden Gate Fields will be available through the end of the year for free effective immediately.

Upset Classic Winner Prendimi Getting Well-Earned Rest

Hello Beautiful ‘Awesome’ Following Historic Maryland Million Win
Radical Right, Vergara Register Maiden Victories Sunday at Laurel

LAUREL, MD – G. J. Stable’s Prendimi emerged from his upset victory in the $150,000 Maryland Million Classic in good order and will be headed south next month to begin his annual winter vacation.

Third Time a Charm for Prendimi in $150,000 Maryland Million Classic

Richest of Eight Stakes, Four Starter Stakes, on ‘Maryland’s Day at the Races’

LAUREL, MD – G. J. Stable’s multiple stakes winner Prendimi took pressure right from the gate and was able to fend off 3-5 favorite Tappin Cat the length of the stretch for a gutsy neck victory in Saturday’s $150,000 Maryland Million Classic at Laurel Park.

Redemption for Epic Dream in $100,000 Maryland Million Ladies

Air Token Takes the $100,000 Sprint

LAUREL, MD – Call it poetic justice.

After surviving a steward’s inquiry following a victory in the Maryland Million Ladies last year but being placed second upon review of the Maryland Racing Commission in May, Vivian Rall’s hombred Epic Dream left no questions Saturday, driving between horses entering the stretch to win the $100,000 Maryland Million Ladies by a half-length over Maldives Model. It was another three-quarters of a length to Judi Blue Eyes in third.