Keyword: Laurel Park

  • Cigar Street leads the way in the Homecoming Classic at Churchill Downs.

    The Week in Photos for 9/30/2014

    Super Saturday with racing from Santa Anita, Belmont Park, Churchill Downs, Australia, Laurel Park, Woodbine & More!

  • Dreamsgonewild and Trevor McCarthy take the Laurel Dash.

    Dreamsgonewild Upsets Laurel Dash

    Trainer King Leatherbury was confident Ben's Cat would exit the Laurel Dash with another victory Sept. 27, but instead watched the 8-year-old gelding finish third behind longshots Dreamsgonewild and Bold Thunder.

  • That Handicapping Show: Jockey Club Gold Cup

    Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra handicap the Jockey Club Gold Cup and examine it's implications for the Breeders' Cup. The duo also touch on several other big races and key horses from around the country.

  • That Handicapping Show: Jockey Club Gold Cup

    Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra handicap the Jockey Club Gold Cup and examine it's implications for the Breeders' Cup. The duo also touch on several other big races and key horses from around the country. Join in a live chat about this weekend's races with Tom LaMarra, Friday, Sept. 26! Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Jockey Club Gold Cup.

  • Embarr carries top weight of 124 pounds in the Brookmeade Stakes.

    Virginians Take Over Laurel Park Sept. 13

    The cooperative spirit between racing and breeding programs in the Mid-Atlantic region will be on full display Sept. 13 when Maryland's Laurel Park offers five stakes for horses bred and/or sired in Virginia.

  • Michael Ritvo

    Apprentice Ritvo Moves Tack to Mid-Atlantic

    Apprentice jockey Michael Ritvo, the leading bug rider at Gulfstream Park, plans to ride at Laurel Park, Delaware Park, Parx Racing, and Penn National during the fall and winter months.

  • Retired Jockey, Trainer Malen Dies at 93

    After spending his life around horses, Jess Lester Malen died in the city that calls itself the Horse Capital of the World. A retired jockey and trainer, Malen, 93, originally from Nebraska City, Neb., died Sunday, Aug. 3.

  • Colonial Downs

    Under Plan, No 2014 Racing at Colonial Downs

    The Virginia Racing Commission has asked that horsemen and Colonial Downs come to an agreement on an eight-week schedule for 2015 in a deal that would see no live Thoroughbred racing in 2014 at the New Kent, Va. track.

  • Charles Town Cancels Wednesday Night Card

    Because of inclement weather that moved through the area this week, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has canceled its March 5 live racing program. Also, the final six races of the card at Laurel Park were canceled.

  • That Handicapping Show: Barbara Fritchie Handicap

    Tom LaMarra and Frank Angst handicap a very talented Barbara Fritchie Handicap field with most likely great betting odds. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Barbara Fritchie Handicap.

  • Weather Plays Havoc With Racing Calendar

    The harsh winter of 2014 continues to take its toll on U.S. racing, leading to a handful of cancellations at tracks in Kentucky, the Mid-Atlantic, and the Northeast as a result of a winter storm or subfreezing temperatures.

  • Weather Leads to More Cancellations

    Due to snow in the Baltimore, Md., and Washington D.C. area, live racing at Laurel Park has been canceled for Thursday, Feb. 13. The New York Racing Association announced there would be no Friday racing at Aqueduct.

  • Winning Image

    Winning Image Seeks First Graded Stakes Win

    Winning Image has won eight stakes during six seasons, but connections of the 7-year-old mare hope she can add a graded victory to her ledger in the $300,000 Barbara Fritchie Handicap (gr. II) Feb. 15 at Laurel Park.

  • Extrasexyhippzster, one of 2 stakes winners for trainer Mike Trombetta at Laurel on Jan 25.

    Trombetta Lands Stakes Double at Laurel Park

    Trainer Mike Trombetta had a very good afternoon at Laurel Park Jan. 25, winning the $100,000 Miracle Wood Stakes with Extrasexyhippzster then coming right back to take the $100,000 Native Dancer Stakes with Bold Curlin.

  • Laurel Park on January 22.

    Mid-Atlantic Tracks Cancel Live Racing

    Due to extreme weather conditions, Laurel Park, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, and Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course canceled live racing for Jan. 22. Charles Town will be dark Jan. 23 as well.

  • Laurel Park

    Average Daily Handle, Purses Up in Maryland

    The Maryland Jockey Club reported average daily pari-mutuel handle on live racing was up 4.1% in 2013 versus 2012 thanks to growth in export wagering. Purses, meanwhile, continued to increase in Maryland.

  • Booklet on MD Medication Guidelines Released

    A booklet put together by several individuals at the forefront of equine medication reform has been prepared for Maryland, which will enact the Mid-Atlantic Uniform Medication and Drug-Testing Program Jan. 1, 2014.

  • Dance to Bristol

    Laurel Fans Say Goodbye to Dance to Bristol

    Bowie-based Dance to Bristol was honored in a retirement ceremony by the Maryland Jockey Club between the fourth and fifth races Nov. 16 at Laurel Park following her stellar 4-year-old campaign.