Keyword: Laurel Park

  • 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.

  • Phantom Dollars Flood Track's Double Pool

    A computer glitch linked to United Tote resulted in more than $100,000 in bogus wagers pouring into a daily double pool in late April at Plainridge Park, a Massachusetts Standardbred track.

  • The infield at Pimlico on Preakness day

    Preakness at Pimlico Gets Bit of a Push

    A Maryland Jockey Club official May 21 said the company would prefer to keep the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) at Pimlico Race Course, and much could depend upon a study that will be conducted on behalf of the Maryland Stadium Authority.

  • Pimlico Race Course in Maryland

    Improvements in Place for Pimlico Meet

    Because of a scheduling change in Maryland, the winner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) will be on the grounds at Pimlico Race Course before the track's 2016 meet begins.

  • Marcus Vitali

    Vitali Seeks to Get Florida License Restored

    Trainer Marcus Vitali moved his stable from Gulfstream to Laurel, but he must deal with positive tests for Class 4 and Class 5 medications in Florida before the Maryland Jockey Club will allow him to continue racing horses.

  • Metaboss Returns Under Care of Dickinson

    Grade III stakes winner Metaboss, who underwent surgery last spring to remove an ankle chip, is scheduled to make his first start in 13 months for new trainer Michael Dickinson in an April 29 allowance race on the Laurel Park turf.