Racing News

Hello Beautiful Makes History in $150,000 Maryland Million Distaff

Becomes Only Seventh Horse with Three Career Maryland Million Wins

LAUREL, MD – It took just over 82 seconds for 4-year-old filly Hello Beautiful to race her way into Maryland Million history.

Madaket Stables, Albert Frassetto, Mark Parkinson, K-Mac Stables and Magic City Stables’ Hello Beautiful rolled to her second consecutive front-running victory in the $100,000 Distaff Saturday at Laurel Park, becoming just the seventh horse in event history with three Maryland Million wins.

Grateful Bred Keeps Truckin’ in Turf Sprint

Somekindofmagician Takes the Million Turf

LAUREL, MD – The way trainer Madison Meyers sees it, “It’s Grateful’s world and we’re just living in it.”

Buff Hello Outruns Field in $100,000 Maryland Million Nursery

Buff My Boots Fights Back in $100,000 Maryland Million Lassie

LAUREL, MD – In a crowded race loaded with speed, no one could catch Buff Hello.

Joseph Besecker’s Buff Hello ($13) broke running from his inside draw and never looked back, sprinting clear to a two-length triumph in Saturday’s $100,000 Maryland Million Nursery at Laurel Park.

Four Winning Tickets in Stronach 5 Earn $98,311

LAUREL, MD – There were four winning tickets in Friday’s Stronach 5 each worth $98,311.20.

There was a carryover of $76,823.80 and $359,626 of money wagered Friday.

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

The wager started with Figlio Del Re, trained by Graham Motion, winning Laurel’s eighth race and returning $18.80. Laurel’s ninth race, the fourth leg of the sequence, had a $29.80 winner in Uhtred.

It's Maryland Million Day

Great Racing, Hat Giveaway, Food & Drinks

LAUREL, MD - Laurel Park will open its doors at 10 a.m. Saturday for the 36th Jim McKay Maryland Million Day program consisting of eight stakes and four starter stakes starting with a first-race post of 11:30 a.m.

G3-Placed Double Crown Returns in Maryland Million Sprint

So Street Chasing Second Stakes Victory in $100,000 Turf Sprint
Special 11:30 A.M. Post for 36th Jim McKay Maryland Million Program

LAUREL, MD – Reeves Thoroughbred Racing’s Double Crown, a two-time stakes winner that is also twice Grade 3-placed, brings a record of success to his home state as he ships in from Kentucky for Saturday’s $100,000 Maryland Million Sprint at Laurel Park.

Cynergy's Star Tests Streak in $100,000 Maryland Million Nursery

Sparkle Sprinkle Looks to Shine in $100,000 Maryland Million Lassie

LAUREL, MD – Bonuccelli Racing’s Cynergy’s Star, a stakes winner in his most recent start nearly eight weeks ago, goes after his third consecutive victory and second in stakes company in Saturday’s $100,000 Maryland Million Nursery at Laurel Park.

Magician Can Cast Winning Spell in $100,000 Maryland Million Turf

Epic Idea Returns for Another Shot in $100,000 Maryland Million Ladies

LAUREL, MD – Bell Gable Stable’s Somekindofmagican, two months after becoming a stakes winner in his previous trip to Maryland, returns looking to conjure up a similar result in Saturday’s $100,000 Maryland Million Turf at Laurel Park.

Cox Hoping to Celebrate $150,000 Classic with Ain't Da Beer Cold

6-Year-Old Gelding Looks to Give Trainer First Maryland Million Win
Richest of Eight Stakes, Four Starter Stakes, on ‘Maryland’s Day at the Races’

LAUREL, MD – Kenny Cox took out his trainer’s license in 1987, the year after the Maryland Million was launched. Though based in the state throughout his career, which includes a pair of state meet titles and several stakes winners led by Flaming Emperor, he has yet to win a race at the event.

Hello Beautiful Chasing History in $100,000 Maryland Million Distaff

Fellow Multiple Stakes Winner Street Lute Stands in Way of Third Win
Among Eight Stakes, Four Starter Stakes, on ‘Maryland’s Day at the Races’

LAUREL, MD – Already a two-time winner in Maryland Million competition among her seven career stakes victories, 4-year-old filly Hello Beautiful can join some elite company with a third event triumph in Saturday’s $100,000 Distaff at Laurel Park.