Maryland Million Day Set for Oct. 18

Event named in honor of Jim McKay, the late sportscaster who conceived the it.

The 29th renewal of Jim McKay Maryland Million Day is set for Oct. 18, at Laurel Park.

Known as "Maryland's Day at the Races," the program features races for Maryland-sired horses with purses and awards totaling over $1 million.

"We have new stallions arriving for the upcoming breeding season and, as always, the Maryland Million program pays tribute to the past, present ,and future of Maryland's Thoroughbred industry," said Maryland Million executive director Cricket Goodall.

The event is named in honor of the late sportscaster who conceived the Maryland Million.