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Friday Stronach 5 Returns $5,404

LAUREL, MD - There were 36 winning tickets in Friday’s Stronach 5, each returning $5,404.70.

Empire Maker Filly I Was Looking Up Graduates Friday at Laurel

Five Stakes, Holiday Festivities for Saturday’s Christmastide Day Program

LAUREL, MD – I Was Looking Up, a $425,000 daughter of 2003 Belmont Stakes (G1) winner Empire Maker, forged a short lead at the top of the stretch and powered through the lane for a 2 ¼-length maiden triumph Friday at Laurel Park.

Graded Turf Winner Isotherm Cuts Back for $100,000 Dave's Friend

Hockey Puck Shoots for Open Stakes Score in $100,000 Heft
Three-Way Battle for Fall Meet Jockey Title Going Down to Wire
$100,000 Guaranteed Pool for Friday’s National Stronach 5

LAUREL, MD – Matt Schera’s Isotherm, a two-time graded-stakes winner on the turf, will cut back to a dirt sprint for only the second time in his career and the first time in 20 months in Saturday’s $100,000 Dave’s Friend at Laurel Park.

Stronach 5: Three Tracks, Two on the Turf, $100,000 Guaranteed Pool

LAUREL, MD – The popular Stronach 5, with an industry-low 12-percent takeout, will feature races Friday from Laurel Park, Gulfstream Park and Golden Gate Fields along with a $100,000 guaranteed pool.

Alwaysmining Seeks Return to Form in $100,000 Native Dancer

Home Run Maker Launches Comeback in $100,000 Dave’s Friend
Laurel-Loving Majestic Reason Lands in $100,000 Willa On the Move
Among Five Stakes on Dec. 28 Christmastide Day Program

LAUREL, MD – Last December, Runnymede Racing’s Alwaysmining was just establishing the form that would see him become a multiple stakes winner and earn himself a berth in the Preakness Stakes (G1).

G1 Winner Nucky Heads East for Return in $100,000 Heft

Cofactor Seeks Fourth Straight Win in $100,000 Gin Talking
Among Five Stakes on Dec. 28 Christmastide Day Program

LAUREL, MD – Rockingham Ranch’s Nucky, risked for a tag one start before becoming a Grade 1 winner, launches his comeback after an absence of three months between races in Saturday’s $100,000 Heft Stakes at Laurel Park.

Multiple Stakes Winner Limited View Takes Saturday Feature

4-Year-Old Filly Gives Jockey Boyce 800th Career Victory

LAUREL, MD – Limited View, who snapped a 10-race losing streak in her previous start, continued to run to her multiple stakes-winning form with a front-running four-length triumph in Saturday’s featured eighth race at Laurel Park.

Four Winners Each Take Home $33,033 in Stronach 5

LAUREL, MD – There were four winning tickets in Friday’s Stronach 5 with each worth $33,033.90.

Christmastide Day Stakes Attract 107 Nominations

Five Stakes Worth $500,000 in Purses Saturday, Dec. 28
Entries Taken, Post Positions Drawn Sunday, Dec. 22

LAUREL, MD – Laurel Park lowers the curtain on its 2019 stakes schedule Saturday, Dec. 28 with a Christmastide Day program of five stakes worth $500,000 in purses which attracted a total of 107 nominations.

Entries will be taken and post positions drawn Sunday, Dec. 22 for all five stakes.

Friday Stronach 5 to Feature $100,000 Guaranteed Pool, Races from Gulfstream and Laurel

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LAUREL, MD – Friday’s Stronach 5, featuring an industry-low 12-percent takeout, will have a guaranteed pool of $100,000 and races from Gulfstream Park and Laurel Park.

The Stronach 5 will have three races from Gulfstream, including two at a distance on the turf, and an allowance optional claimer for 2-year-olds at a mile featuring Juddmonte Farms Inc.’s Toledo and Gelfenstein Farm LLC’s Masterday.