With Vua Saigon's win in the fifth race on the Dec. 9 Laurel Park card, trainer Jeff Runco joined an exclusive club as he becomes just the twelfth conditioner in the history of North American Thoroughbred racing to reach the 4,000 win plateau.
|What A Summer S.||$75,000g||4&up, f/m||6f||Details|
|Fire Plug S.||$75,000g||4&up||6f||Details|
|Frank Whiteley, Jr S.||$75,000g||3yos||7f||Details|
|Marshua S.||$75,000g||3yos, Fillies||6f||Details|
|Nellie Morse S.||$75,000g||4&up, f/m||8.5f||Details|
|Native Dancer S.||$75,000g||4&up||8.5f||Details|
|Maryland Racing Media S.||$75,000g||4&up, f/m||8.5f||Details|
|Wide Country S.||$75,000g||3yos, Fillies||7f||Details|
|Miracle Wood S.||$75,000g||3yos||8f||Details|
|John B. Campbell S.||$75,000g||4&up||9f||Details|
|Barbara Fritchie S. (G2)||$300,000g||4&up, f/m||7f||Details|
|General George S. (G3)||$250,000g||4&up||7f||Details|
|Conniver S.||$75,000g||4&up, f/m||7f||Details|
|Not For Love S.||$75,000g||4&up||6f||Details|
|Private Terms S.||$100,000g||3yos||8.5f||Details|
|Caesar's Wish S.||$100,000g||3yos, Fillies||8f||Details|
|Harrison E. Johnson Memorial S.||$75,000g||3&up||9f||Details|
|Weber City Miss S.||$125,000g||3yos, Fillies||8.5f||Details|
|Primonetta S.||$75,000g||3&up, f/m||6f||Details|
|Federico Tesio S.||$125,000g||3yos||9f||Details|
|Dahlia S.||$75,000g||3&up, f/m||8f T||Details|
|Henry S. Clark S.||$75,000g||3&up||8f T||Details|
|Alma North S.||$75,000g||3yos, Fillies||7f||Details|
|Edward Evans S.||$75,000g||3&up||8f T||Details|
|Nellie Mae Cox S.||$75,000g||3&up, f/m||8f T||Details|
|Jameela S.||$75,000g||3&up, f/m||6f T||Details|
|White Oak Farm S.||$75,000g||3&up||5.5f T||Details|
|M. Tyson Gilpin S.||$75,000g||3&up, f/m||5.5f T||Details|
|Mister Diz S.||$75,000g||3&up||6f T||Details|
|Caveat S.||$75,000g||3yos||8.5f T||Details|
|Pearl Necklace S.||$75,000g||3yos, Fillies||8.5f T||Details|
|Stormy Blues S.||$100,000g||3yos, Fillies||5.5f T||Details|
|Hansel S.||$75,000g||3&up||8.5f T||Details|
|Camptown S.||$75,000g||3&up, f/m||5.5f T||Details|
|Meadow Stable S.||$75,000g||3&up||5.5f T||Details|
|William M. Backer S.||$75,000g||3&up, f/m||8.5f T||Details|
|Twixt S.||$75,000g||3&up, f/m||7f||Details|
|Find S.||$75,000g||3&up||9f T||Details|
|Miss Disco S.||$75,000g||3yos, Fillies||6f||Details|
|All Brandy S.||$75,000g||3&up, f/m||9f T||Details|
|Shine Again S.||$75,000g||3&up, f/m||7f||Details|
|Selima S.||$100,000g||2 yo, Fillies||6f T||Details|
|Laurel Dash S.||$100,000g||3&up||6f T||Details|
|All Along S.||$150,000g||3&up, f/m||8.5f T||Details|
|Sensible Lady Turf Dash S.||$100,000g||3&up, f/m||6f T||Details|
|Laurel Turf Cup S.||$100,000g||3&up||12f T||Details|
|Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash S. (G3)||$250,000g||3&up||6f||Details|
|Laurel Futurity||$100,000g||2 yo||6f T||Details|
|Bert Allen S.||$60,000g||3&up||8.5f T||Details|
|Brookmeade S.||$60,000g||3&up, f/m||8.5f T||Details|
|Punch Line S.||$60,000g||3&up||5.5f T||Details|
|Oakley S.||$60,000g||3&up, f/m||5.5f T||Details|
|Commonwealth Oaks presented by the Virginia Equine Alliance and the Virginia HBPA (G3T)||$150,000g||3yos, Fillies||9f T||Details|
|Baltimore/Washington International Turf Cup S. (G2T)||$200,000g||3&up||8f T||Details|
|Jamestown S.||$60,000g||2 yo||5.5f T||Details|
|Commonwealth Derby presented by the Virginia Equine Alliance and the Virginia HBPA (G3T)||$200,000g||3yos||9f T||Details|
|Maryland Million and/or Registered Maryland Bred H.||$60,000g||3&up, f/m||9f T||Details|
|Maryland Million and/or Registered Maryland Bred Starter H.||$50,000g||3&up||7f||Details|
|Maryland Million Nursery S.||$100,000g||2 yo||6f||Details|
|Maryland Million Sprint H.||$100,000g||3&up||6f||Details|
|Maryland Million Lassie S.||$100,000g||2 yo, Fillies||6f||Details|
|Maryland Million and/or Registered Maryland-Bred Turf Starter H.||$60,000g||3&up||9f T||Details|
|Maryland Million Distaff H.||$100,000g||3&up, f/m||7f||Details|
|Maryland Million Turf S.||$125,000g||3&up||8f T||Details|
|Maryland Million Ladies S.||$125,000g||3&up, f/m||9f T||Details|
|Maryland Million Classic S.||$150,000g||3&up||9f||Details|
|Maryland Million and/or Registered Maryland-Bred Distaff Starter H.||$50,000g||3&up, f/m||7f||Details|
|Geisha S.||$75,000g||3&up, f/m||8f||Details|
|Smart Halo S.||$100,000g||2 yo, Fillies||6f||Details|
|City of Laurel S.||$100,000g||3yos||7f||Details|
|Safely Kept S.||$100,000g||3yos, Fillies||7f||Details|
|James F. Lewis III S.||$100,000g||2 yo||6f||Details|
|Richard W. Small S.||$100,000g||3&up||9f||Details|
|Donna Freyer S.||$50,000g||2 yo, Fillies||6f||Details|
|Christopher Elser Memorial S.||$50,000g||2 yo||6f||Details|
|Maryland Juvenile Futurity||$100,000g||2 yo||7f||Details|
|Willa On the Move S.||$100,000g||3&up, f/m||6f||Details|
|Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship S.||$100,000g||2 yo, Fillies||7f||Details|
|Howard M. Bender Memorial S.||$75,000g||3&up||6f||Details|
|Dave's Friend S||$100,000||3&up,||6f|
|Gin Talking S||$100,000||2yo, f||7f|
|Politely S||$75,000||3&up, f/m||6f|
|Thirty Eight Go Go S||$100,000||3&up, f/m||8f|
A fire late in the evening of Dec. 6 at Laurel Park claimed the life of the 7-year-old Pappa Portmore.
Skeedattle Associates' Done Acting became the first winner for his sire Done Talking when he narrowly scored by a nose in a $22,726 maiden claiming event at Laurel Park Dec. 3.
It took 23 starts for BB Horses' Afleet Willy to earn his first stakes win, but there was no delay for his second.
Under a brilliant sky of blue on a Saturday morning that brought freezing temperatures to the Mid-Atlantic, they laid the remains of Ben's Cat in the frozen ground at Laurel Park.
Dave Litfin looks back at Breeders' Cup, handicaps upcoming stakes races.
For most of us that live east of the Pecos, the Breeders’ Cup weekend of Nov. 3-4 at Del Mar was like stumbling onto the lost city of the Incas. Who knew it was the best-kept secret in racing?
Back racing in the state of his birth for just the second time in his career, Three Diamonds Farm's Bonus Points stormed home to take the $150,000 Maryland Million Classic Oct. 21 at Laurel Park.
It's the calm before the impending Breeders' Cup storm, and besides the Grand National Steeplechase (NSA1) at Far Hills, the only graded stakes to be contested in North America on Saturday is the Lexus Raven Run (G2) at Keeneland.
Dr. Stephen Sinatra's homebred Admirals War Chest will look to become the first horse to win three consecutive editions of the $150,000 Maryland Million Classic Oct. 21 at Laurel Park, but he'll have to find a stark reversal of form to do so.
Lael Stables' homebred Madame Milan, a juvenile half sister to Barbaro, took advantage of a stretch out in distance to earn her first victory in a competitive maiden special weight Oct. 13 at Laurel Park.
After a few runner-up finishes this spring and summer, Juddmonte Farms homebred Projected (GB) found his way to the winner's circle Sept. 30, taking Baltimore/Washington International Turf Cup Stakes (G2T) at Laurel Park.
Laurel Park, through its AmTote International, will allow bettors to make tax-deductible contributions to Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance at self-service terminals using proceeds from their winning tickets.
Jump Sucker Stable's Blacktype (FR) could be the bridge from the Commonwealth Turf Cup and the renamed Baltimore/Washington International Turf Cup (G2T) to be run Saturday, Sept. 30 at Laurel Park.
Jump Sucker Stable's Blacktype (FR) could be the bridge from the Commonwealth Turf Cup and the renamed Baltimore/Washington International Turf Cup (G2T) Sept. 30 at Laurel Park.
The field may have been scratched down to four for the $250,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (G3), but David Gruskos' Chublicious still found a way to provide a stunner in the six-furlong sprint at Laurel Park.
Wise Gal, bred and owned by Eric Wirth and trained by Dove Houghton, drove away from her opponents impressively to win the $100,000 Selima Stakes Sept. 16 at Laurel Park. She is the first black-type winner for her sire, Einstein.
After a minor foot injury added some extra time off, Whitmore is set to return to the races Sept. 16 in the $250,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash Stakes (G3) at Laurel Park.
While Laurel Park is gearing up for its fall stakes program, trainer Cal Lynch is excited about another looming comeback, the return of grade 3 winner El Areeb.
Beginning with the 2017 fall meet at Laurel Park, a 50% breeder bonus (the regular 30% plus an additional 20%) will be paid to breeders of registered Maryland-breds by Maryland stallions who win a maiden race in Maryland.
For the third consecutive year and eighth consecutive meet, Laurel Park registered an increase in average daily handle during its recently-completed summer meet.
Lael Stables’ homebred Divining Rod, in his first start since November, made an emphatic return to competition with a 6 1/4-length romp in the $75,000 Polynesian Stakes Aug. 12 at Laurel Park.
Ashes will be buried Nov. 11 during a celebration of the champion's life.
Patrons at Kentucky simulcast outlets will be able to wager on Monarch Content Management racing signals for the first time in about a month beginning July 29.
Connections and Maryland horsemen salute four-time Maryland Horse of the Year Ben's Cat following his July 18 death at age 11.