Racing News

Johnyz From Albany Chases Third Win in Maryland Juvenile

$100,000 Sprint Includes Post Time, Undefeated in Two Starts

LAUREL, MD – Charles J. Reed’s homebred Johnyz From Albany, coming off a career-best performance, will face six rivals led by undefeated Post Time as he goes after a second straight stakes victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Maryland Juvenile at Laurel Park.

The 41st running of the Maryland Juvenile co-headlines a nine-race program with the 36th edition of the $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Fillies, both for Maryland-bred/sired horses sprinting seven furlongs.

‘Going to be Sad to See Him Gone:’ Whereshetoldmetogo Retired

7YO Gelding Won 17 Races, 13 Stakes, Just Shy of $1M in Earnings

LAUREL, MD – Brittany Russell will enter the final month of Laurel Park’s calendar year-ending fall meet leading all trainers in both wins and purses earned, but without one of her barn favorites.

Multiple stakes winner Whereshetoldmetogo, scratched as the program favorite and defending champion in Laurel’s $75,000 Howard and Sondra Bender Memorial Nov. 25, has been retired from racing.

Laurel 2023 Winter Meet Offers 17 Stakes Worth $1.7 Million

40-Day Stand Opens Jan. 1, Friday Through Sunday Live Schedule
Spring Meet Featuring Federico Tesio, Weber City Miss April 15
Live Racing Returns Friday, Dec. 2 with Earlier 12:05 P.M. Post

LAUREL, MD – Laurel Park will greet the new year with a total of 17 stakes worth $1.7 million in purses, led by the $250,000 General George (G3) and $250,000 Barbara Fritchie (G3), during its 2023 winter meet that kicks off Jan. 1.

Armando R Springs 10-1 Upset in $100,000 Richard Small

Cordmaker Finishes Third to Reach Million-Dollar Plateau
Swayin to and Fro Goes the Distance in $100,000 Safely Kept
Little Vic Registers Big Effort in $100,000 City of Laurel

LAUREL, MD – Ronald Cuneo’s Armando R, scratched from a Thanksgiving Day allowance, came with a steady run on the far outside down the center of the track to upset favored Ournationonparade by a half-length in Saturday’s $100,000 Richard W. Small at Laurel Park.

Alwaysinahurry Patient Winner of $75,000 Bender Memorial

Fille d’Esprit Cruises to Popular Triumph in $75,000 Politely

LAUREL, MD – Mopo Racing’s Alwaysinahurry swept to the lead at the top of the stretch and turned back a game effort from One Ten through the lane to earn his second career stakes victory in Friday’s $75,000 Howard and Sondra Bender Memorial at Laurel Park.

Ournationonparade Takes Streak into $100,000 Richard Small

Classy Last Leaf Seeks Return to Form in $100,000 Safely Kept
Wide-Open Field Set to Line Up for $100,000 City of Laurel

LAUREL, MD – Happy Go Lucky Stable, Inc.’s Ournationonparade, who debuted for new connections with a dominant victory in the Maryland Million Classic last month, returns to Laurel Park looking to extend his overall win streak to five races in Saturday’s $100,000 Richard W. Small.

Whereshetoldmetogo Making Title Defense in $75,000 Bender

MM Distaff Winner Fille d’Esprit Returns in $75,000 Politely

LAUREL, MD – Madaket Stables, Ten Strike Racing, Michael Kisber and BTR Racing, Inc.’s Whereshetoldmetogo, exiting his first loss of the year, returns to his preferred track and distance as he seeks a second straight victory in Friday’s $75,000 Howard and Sondra Bender Memorial at Laurel Park.

Johnyz From Albany Tops Maryland Juvenile Nominees

Jockey Russell Misses Sunday Mounts, Listed as ‘Day to Day’
Sprint Feature Highlights Laurel’s Final Live Monday Program

LAUREL, MD – Impressive Maryland Million Nursery winner Johnyz From Albany and Post Time, undefeated through two starts, top 17 horses nominated to the $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Saturday, Dec. 3 at Laurel Park.

Allowance Race Up Next for G3 Winner Cordmaker

2YO Stablemates Pavoni, Colpo d’Oro to Debut Sunday
Angel Art Springs 40-1 Upset in Maiden Special Weight
20-Cent Rainbow 6 Solved Saturday for $51,003 Payout

LAUREL, MD – Having emerged well from his comeback race last weekend, Hillwood Stable’s Mid-Atlantic fan favorite Cordmaker is expected to get a little more time before making his next start.

G3 Winner Cordmaker Tops Friday Workers for Upcoming Stakes

7YO Gelding Defending Champion in $100,000 Richard Small Nov. 26
Apprentice Jeiron Barbosa Returns with Victory in First Mount Back
Rainbow 6 Jackpot Carryover Grows to $42,222 for Saturday Program

LAUREL, MD – Multiple stakes winners Cordmaker, Fille d’Esprit and Tappin Cat each tuned up for potential starts in Thanksgiving weekend stakes with five-furlong works Friday at Laurel Park.