Keyword: Laurel Park

  • One Go All Go leads the way to victory in the Commonwealth Derby.

    One Go All Go Upsets Commonwealth Derby

    Preston Stables and Prestonwood Racing's One Go All Go lived up to his name with a stunning gate-to-wire victory Sept. 19 in the $400,000 Commonwealth Derby (gr. IIT) at Laurel Park at odds of 35-1.

  • Force The Pass

    Force the Pass Heads Commonwealth Derby

    Belmont Derby (gr. IT) winner Force the Pass hopes to rebound from a third in the Aug. 15 Secretariat Stakes (gr. IT) and towers over a field of eight in the $400,000 Commonwealth Derby (gr. IIT) at Laurel Sept. 19.

  • Laurel Park

    MJC: Laurel Meet Offered Building Blocks

    Based on the results of a 23-day summer meet at Laurel Park that generated positive numbers and response from the local community, the Maryland Jockey Club intends to do so again next year -- on some level.

  • Suffolk to Subsidize Shipping for Fall Dates

    Suffolk Downs, which on Sept. 5 will offer its first live racing program in almost a year, said it will subsidize the shipping of horses from seven tracks in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.

  • Ben's Cat picked up his 30th win in the Mister Diz Stakes.

    Ben's Cat Wins Mister Diz Sixth Straight Year

    On a day his now Racing Hall of Fame owner-breeder-trainer was honored, Ben's Cat won the $60,000 Mister Diz Stakes for a sixth straight year Saturday while nailing down the 30th victory overall in his amazing career.

  • Stallion Admiral Alex's First Starter Wins

    Maryland-based stallion Admiral Alex picked up his first winner Aug. 14 when his first starter Captain Alex scored a clear victory in his debut, a 5 1/2-furlong maiden-claiming race at Laurel Park.

  • Virginia Racing Plans Continue to Take Shape

    The Virginia Equine Alliance plans to run a day of flat racing Sept. 20 at Great Meadow, while the owners of Colonial Downs continue to float proposals to offer racing through an alternative horsemen's group.

  • Ben's Cat 'Fine' After Parx Dash Foray

    Mid-Atlantic star gelding Ben's Cat, who has earned nearly $2.5 million, has returned to Laurel Park after finishing what his trainer described as a "very disappointing" sixth in the Parx Dash Handicap (gr. IIIT) July 11.

  • Memories of a Master

    Recalling the determined life of Maryland trainer Richard 'Dickie' Small.

  • Laurel Park

    MJC Hopes to Alter 2015 Laurel Racing Dates

    Maryland Jockey Club vice president and general manager Sal Sinatra June 2 said the plan is for Laurel to reopen July 3 and race mostly three days a week through the end of the year with the exception of the state fair meet.

  • Looking towards the infield at the Preakness

    Early Reports Suggest Strong Preakness Day

    Early reports from the Maryland Jockey Club the afternoon of May 16 indicated business was strong for this year's Xpressbet.com Preakness Stakes (gr. I) program and related infield activities.

  • Preakness Could Move to Sundays in Future

    The operator of Pimlico Race Course is considering moving the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) to Sunday from its traditional Saturday spot in the future as a way to attract more fans for the annual two-day affair.

  • Ben's Cat Opens Season with Runner-Up Finish

    Veteran Ben's Cat opened his 9-year-old season with a runner-up finish Friday, April 17 in an allowance race at Pimlico Race Course. The 23-time stakes winner chased Bold Thunder throughout Friday's test.

  • Combat Diver (outside, #1) finished second in the Miracle Wood at Laurel on Feb. 16.

    Private Terms Could be Combat Diver's Launch

    Trainer Gary Contessa is very optimistic about the future of Combat Diver and is looking at the March 21 Private Terms Stakes at Laurel Park as a launching pad for the son of Line of David's Triple Crown hopes.

  • The Ambassador vs. The Amorous Wolfhound

    In 1984 the decorum and grandeur of the Washington D.C. International pre-race celebration got completely turned upside down by the enthusiasm of a diplomat's Irish Wolfhound.

  • Misconnect wins the General George Stakes.

    Misconnect Just Up to Take General George

    Mike Repole's Misconnect connected on the biggest win of his career when he ran down Cutty Shark in the final yards to take the $250,000 General George Handicap (gr. III) at Laurel Park by a neck Feb. 16.

  • Savvy Street wins the Miracle Wood Stakes.

    Savvy Street Gets Nod in Miracle Wood

    Four horses stormed toward the finish line in the $100,000 Miracle Wood Stakes for 3-year-olds Feb. 16 at Laurel Park before Savvy Street won the tightest of finishes over Combat Diver.

  • Lady Sabelia and Horacio Karamanos take the Barbara Fritchie Stakes at Laurel Park.

    Lady Sabelia Unchallenged in Fritchie Win

    Maryland-based Lady Sabelia's graded stakes debut in the $300,000 Barbara Fritchie Stakes (gr. II) was a runaway success at Laurel Park Feb. 14 as Mrs. Frank P. Wright's homebred mare led gate to wire.

  • That Handicapping Show - Barbara Fritchie H.

    Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra examine the Barbara Fritchie Handicap this weekend at Laurel Park. With a talented field, see who should be included with your wagers. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Barbara Fritchie H.