Racing News

MJC Team to Participate in Real Rider Cup Fair Hill

LAUREL, MD – The Maryland Jockey Club will be represented at Real Rider Cup Fair Hill Friday, Sept. 16.

The Fair Hill leg of the 2022 Real Rider Cup continues the tradition of the charity show jumping event which directly supports Fair Hill Thoroughbred Show, New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program, and the Retired Racehorse Project.

Created by Anita Motion, The Real Rider Cup has raised more than $225,000.

Closing Weekend Attracts 143 Nominations to Pimlico Stakes

Four $100,000 Stakes, Two Each on Dirt & Turf, Saturday Sept. 24
Jockey Dylan Davis Rides Pair of Juvenile Maiden Winners Sunday
MSW for 2-Year-Olds Highlights Return of Live Racing Friday

LAUREL, MD – A total of 143 nominations were made to a quartet of $100,000 stakes, two each on dirt and turf, on a Saturday, Sept. 24 program that helps comprise closing weekend of historic Pimlico Race Course’s fall meet.

In a Hurry Gets Elusive Stakes Win in $100,000 All Along

Sibelius Records First Stakes Win in $100,000 Lite the Fuse
Swayin to and Fro Captures $75,000 Shine Again

LAUREL, MD – Given a masterful ride by jockey Forest Boyce, Stuart Janney III’s homebred filly In a Hurry slowed things down early and came running home late to turn back a bid from Grade 2 winner Plum Ali and earn her first career stakes victory in Saturday’s $100,000 All Along at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Horse Bred by Queen Wins at Pimlico

LAUREL, MD - Two days after Queen Elizabeth II passed away at the age of 96 following a 70-year reign, a horse she bred in England won Saturday’s second race at historic Pimlico Race Course.

West Newton, a 6-year-old gelding ridden by Forest Boyce for trainer Richard Hendriks, rallied from sixth to win by a half-length while covering a firm 1 1/8-mile turf course in 1:52.12.

Peyton Elizabeth Taking Class Jump in $75,000 Shine Again

Among Four Stakes Worth $475,000 Topped by BWI Turf Cup (G3)
Jockey Karamanos Doubles Friday as Pimlico Opens Fall Meet

LAUREL, MD – Cash is King and LC Racing’s consistent Peyton Elizabeth, placed in 13 of 17 career starts, will make the jump up into stakes company for the first time in Saturday’s $75,000 Shine Again at historic Pimlico Race Course.

G3 Winner Jaxon Traveler at Home for $100,000 Lite the Fuse

Looks to Win Third Straight Stakes at Pimlico in Six-Furlong Sprint
Among Four Stakes Worth $875,000 Topped by BWI Turf Cup (G3)

LAUREL, MD – His last two trips to historic Pimlico Race Course have resulted in stakes victories, and West Point Thoroughbreds and Marvin Delfiner’s Grade 3 winner Jaxon Traveler returns with a chance to extend his streak in Saturday’s $100,000 Lite the Fuse.

Plum Ali Chasing Fifth Career Stakes Win in $100,000 All Along

G2 Winner Tops Field of Seven in 1 1/8-Mile Turf Stakes Saturday
Among Four Stakes Worth $875,000 Topped by BWI Turf Cup (G3)

LAUREL, MD – Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables and Michael Caruso’s Grade 2 winner Plum Ali, winless in her last three starts, faces six rivals as she chases a fifth career stakes victory in Saturday’s $100,000 All Along at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Horsemen Looking Forward to Return of Fall Racing at Pimlico

First Regularly Scheduled Fall Meet on Old Hilltop Since 2004
BWI Turf Cup (G3) Tops Eight Stakes Worth $875,000 in Purses
Nine-Day Meet Begins with Live Nine-Race Program Friday

LAUREL, MD – When Kieron Magee first came to Maryland four decades ago to gallop horses for Dale Capuano, then the state’s dominant trainer, fall racing meant a return to historic Pimlico Race Course.

MJC Hosting College Day at the Races Sunday, Sept. 18

Chance to Win 10 $1,000 Prizes for Pre-Registered Students

LAUREL, MD – Pre-registrations are being accepted for the Maryland Jockey Club’s College Day at the Races to be held Sunday, Sept. 18 at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Students are encouraged to sign up for the unique opportunity to experience a day of live racing, music, food, and a chance to win $10,000 in scholarship money.

A total of 10 prizes will be awarded of $1,000 each throughout the day. The event will run from noon to 6 p.m.

Defending Champ Field Pass Tops 29 BWI Turf Cup (G3) Nominees

Headlines Four Stakes Worth $475,000 in Purses Saturday, Sept. 10

LAUREL, MD – Defending champion Field Pass and fellow graded-stakes winners Bizee Channel, Bye Bye Melvin, City Man, Safe Conduct, Set Piece, Wootton Asset and Wow Whata Summer are among 29 horses nominated to the $200,000 Baltimore-Washington International Turf Cup (G3) Saturday, Sept. 10 at historic Pimlico Race Course.