Keyword: Laurel Park

  • El Areeb in his maiden win in October at Laurel Park.

    Jerome Winner El Areeb to Breeze This Weekend

    M M G Stables' sophomore sensation El Areeb continues to train forwardly at his Laurel Park base after stamping himself a legitimate 3-year-old prospect with his 11 1/4-length romp in the Jerome (G3) Jan. 2 at Aqueduct Racetrack.

  • Lacey Gaudet

    Trainer Lacey Gaudet Takes Momentum Into 2017

    Trainer Lacey Gaudet has a lot to live up to as the daughter of a renowned Mid-Atlantic trainer Ed Gaudet and respected Maryland horsewoman Linda Gaudet, but the sister to racing analyst Gabby Gaudet is taking it all in stride. 

  • Pimlico Race Course

    Pimlico to Run 12 Days of Racing in 2017

    That lump of coal that Pimlico Race Course fans received in their stockings came in the form of official word Dec. 20 that the home of the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) would, in 2017, also be the home to only 11 additional days of live racing.

  • Greatbullsoffire won the Maryland Million Nursery Stakes in late October

    Greatbullsoffire Tops Futurity

    Laurel Park presents the Maryland Juvenile Futurity and Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship Stakes Dec. 10. Both races, worth $100,000, are at seven furlongs for Maryland-bred or Maryland-sired runners.

  • Ivan Fallunovalot wins the 2016 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash

    Ivan Fallunovalot Takes De Francis Dash

    In the 24th start of his career, Lewis E. Mathews Jr.'s  Ivan Fallunovalot collected his first graded stakes triumph and stretched his current win streak to four straight with a 4 1/2 length win in the Frank J. De Francis Dash (gr. III).

  • Laurel Park: A New Look to Welcome Fans

    America’s Best Racing’s Dan Tordjman got a tour of some of the recent renovations at Laurel Park. Improvements to the barn area and the grandstand put the track in position to make a strong bid for the Breeders' Cup World Championships.

  • Cricket Goodall

    Goodall Ready for Another Maryland Million

    Cricket Goodall has seen Maryland Million grow and flourish to become the second-biggest day on the state's racing calendar behind only the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), and even serve as the inspiration for copycat events throughout North America.

  • Laurel Gearing Up for 'Million' Celebration

    Full fields and large crowds are expected when Maryland celebrates more than two and a half centuries of thoroughbred breeding and racing with the 31st annual Jim McKay Maryland Million Saturday, Oct. 22 at Laurel Park.

  • Laurel to Host Maryland Million 5K Oct. 15

    The second annual Maryland Million 5K road race will take place on Saturday, Oct. 15, exactly one week before the 31st running of the Jim McKay Maryland Million Day program at Laurel Park.

  • American Patriot won the Kent Stakes and was grade I-placed in the Secretariat

    American Patriot Heads Commonwealth Derby

    WinStar Farm's American Patriot is among 10 3-year-olds entered for the $200,000 Commonwealth Derby (gr. IIT) coming up Sept. 24, bringing grade I stakes-placed credentials into the 1 1/8-mile turf stakes.

  • Fly won the second race at Laurel Park in her debut.

    Ill-Fated Brilliant Speed Gets First Winner

    Grade I winner and deceased freshman sire Brilliant Speed, who was killed by lightning in his paddock at Three Chimneys Farm last month, was represented by his first winner Aug. 5 when Fly won the second race at Laurel Park in her debut.

  • Paddock at Laurel Park

    MJC to Pay Shipping Fees for Parx Horses

    With Parx Racing in Pennsylvania closed for live racing from Aug. 10-Sept. 2, the Maryland Jockey Club Aug. 6 said it will pay all shipping expenses to Laurel Park for horses stabled at Parx throughout August.

  • Sheldon Russell

    Long-Awaited Return for Jockey Russell

    More than seven months after tearing his labrum and fracturing his shoulder in two places in a training accident, jockey Sheldon Russell will make his long-awaited comeback July 23 at Laurel Park.

  • 11YO MD-Bred No Brakes Wins at Laurel

    Making his 104th start in a career that began in the summer of 2008, 11-year-old Maryland-bred gelding No Brakes came with a steady drive down the center of the stretch to earn his 21st lifetime victory in Saturday's fourth race.

  • Jockey Russell Working Steadily for Comeback

    Jockey Sheldon Russell's comeback to race riding is getting closer, more than seven months since tearing his labrum and fracturing his shoulder in two places in a training accident last fall.