Racing News

Connections Hope $100,000 Stormy Blues to be a ‘Sweet Affair’

My Sweet Affair Tops Turf Sprint on Sunday’s Father’s Day Card
Doctor Davis Prescribed Stakes Following Saturday Feature Win

LAUREL, MD – With momentum on his side and a date at Royal Ascot next week, trainer George Weaver will have one final starter before running overseas in R.A. Hill Stable and Gatsas Stables’ My Sweet Affair for Sunday’s $100,000 Stormy Blues at Laurel Park.

Joe Seeks Return to Winning Form in Stakes-Level Turf Feature

Two-Time Maryland Champion Among Six Stakes Winners Saturday
Remuda Breaks Bowl Game Turf Course Record in Friday Victory

LAUREL, MD – The Elkstone Group’s Joe, a Maryland-bred champion at both 2 and 3 that ran a troubled fifth in his 4-year-old debut last month, seeks to resume his winning form in a deep, stakes-level feature that highlights Saturday’s 10-race program at Laurel Park.

Maiden Special Weights, Competitive Allowance Sprints Spice Up Laurel’s Friday Program

Two Carryovers for Return of Live Racing at Laurel

LAUREL, MD – Three maiden special weights, two carryovers and a pair of competitive optional claiming allowance sprints, one each for the turf and dirt, are on the menu as Laurel Park serves up a nine-race program when live racing resumes Friday.

Bosserati Chasing Third Straight Win in $100,000 Stormy Blues

Five-Furlong Turf Sprint Tops Sunday’s Father’s Day Program

LAUREL, MD – Joel Politi’s Maryland homebred Bosserati, unbeaten in two starts since being moved the grass last month, will attempt to extend her streak and earn a first stakes victory in Sunday’s $100,000 Stormy Blues at Laurel Park.

Bound by Destiny, Bosserati Top Stormy Blues Nominations

$100,000 Turf Sprint for 3YO Fillies Launches Summer Stakes
Zabracadabra Rolls to Opening Day Feature Victory Friday

LAUREL, MD – Bound by Destiny, a two-time stakes winner on dirt yet to race on turf, and stablemate Bosserati, unbeaten in a pair of sprints since being moved to the grass, are among 33 sophomore fillies nominated to the $100,000 Stormy Blues Sunday, June 18 at Laurel Park.

Laurel Park Offering 16 Summer Stakes Worth $1.525 Million

Five Stakes July 29 Led by 32nd Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash
33-Day Summer Meet Opens Friday with Nine-Race Program
Advance Wagering for Saturday’s Full Belmont Stakes Day Card
$100,000 Stormy Blues Kicks Off Stakes on Father’s Day, June 18


LAUREL, MD – Today, the Maryland Jockey Club, the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association and the Maryland Horse Breeders Association announced an agreement regarding ongoing operations at Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course. The parties have agreed to an extension of the current 10-year agreement that was set to expire on June 30, through December 31, 2023. With the extension in place, the Maryland Jockey Club will seek the approval of the Maryland Racing Commission for live racing dates for the remainder of the year.

Laurel Park-Based Russell Setting Sights on Another Grade 1

Maryland’s Leading Trainer Sending Three Contenders to Belmont

LAUREL, MD – Two months after going ‘up the road,’ as she is wont to say, to earn her first Grade 1 victory, Laurel Park-based trainer Brittany Russell is headed back to New York to take a few more swings at the big time.

Toledo, Russell Defend Preakness Meet at Pimlico Titles

Leading Jockey, Trainer Team Up to Win Eight of 19 Starts
Mandatory Payouts in Rainbow 6, Pick 5, Super High Five
Live Racing Moves to Laurel Park June 9 for Summer Meet

LAUREL, MD – Jevian Toledo and Brittany Russell continued their successful partnership by defending their titles as leading jockey and trainer as the Preakness Meet at historic Pimlico Race Course drew to a close Sunday.

Rainbow 6 Solved for $547,686 Payout Saturday at Pimlico

Jackpot Super High Five Carryover as $490,727 for Sunday
12:25 P.M. First Post for Eight-Race Closing Day Program

LAUREL, MD – One lucky bettor solved the 20-cent Rainbow 6 for a life-changing jackpot payout of $547,686.94 Saturday at historic Pimlico Race Course on the penultimate day of the Preakness Meet.