Keyword: Grant Whitacre

  • Ben's Cat who won the Jim McKay Turf Sprint for the third time in four years.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Ben's Cat Shows Class in Jim McKay Triumph

    The $100,000 Jim McKay Turf Sprint was moved to the main track after heavy rain in Baltimore, but it made little difference to Ben's Cat, who won the event for the third time in four years May 16 at Pimlico Race Course.

  • Jockey Whitacre Injured, to Miss Pimlico Meet

    Jockey Grant Whitacre will miss the entire spring meet at Pimlico Race Course after he cracked the T6 vertebra in his back and broke his nose during a spill during training March 30 at Laurel Park.

  • Sumacha'hot comes on late to win the Jim McKay Maryland Million Classic.

    Maryland Million Classic Goes to $5K Claimer

    Sumacha'hot, a Maryland-bred who was claimed for $5,000 a year ago, came charging down the stretch to win the $190,000 Jim McKay Maryland Million Classic, the Sept. 26 headliner on Laurel Park's 12-race Maryland Million Day card.

  • Rider Grant Whitacre Gets First Win at Laurel

    Apprentice rider Grant Whitacre scored his first career victory when he piloted Festy Eskimo to a convincing victory at odds of 13-1 in the sixth race at Laurel Park Thursday.