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.
|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||$75,000||3&up, f/m||7f|
|Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash||$250,000||3&up,||6f|
|All Along S||$150,000||3&up, f/m||8.5f T|
|Laurel Dash S||$100,000||3&up,||6f T|
|Laurel Futurity||$100,000||2yo,||6f T|
|Laurel Turf Cup||$100,000||3&up,||12f T|
|Selima S||$100,000||2yo, f||6f T|
|Sensible Lady Turf Dash||$100,000||3&up, f/m||6f T|
|Bert Allen S||$60,000||3&up,||8.5f T|
|Brookmeade S||$60,000||3&up, f/m||8.5f T|
|Baltimore/Washington International Turf Cup||$200,000||3&up,||8f T|
|Jamestown S||$60,000||2yo,||5.5f T|
|Oakley S||$60,000||3&up, f/m||5.5f T|
|Punch Line S||$60,000||3&up,||5.5f T|
|Commonwealth Derby presented by the Virginia Equine Alliance and Virginia HBPA||$200,000||3yo,||9f T|
|Commonwealth Oaks presented by the Virginia Equine Alliance and Virginia HBPA||$150,000||3yo, f||9f T|
|Maryland Million Classic||$150,000||3&up,||9f|
|Maryland Million Distaff||$100,000||3&up, f/m||7f|
|Maryland Million Distaff Starter H||$50,000||3&up, f/m||7f|
|Maryland Million Ladies||$125,000||3&up, f/m||9f T|
|Maryland Million Lassie||$100,000||2yo, f||6f|
|Maryland Million Nursery||$100,000||2yo,||6f|
|Maryland Million Sprint||$100,000||3&up,||6f|
|Maryland Million Starter H||$50,000||3&up,||7f|
|Maryland Million Turf Starter H||$60,000||3&up,||9f T|
|Maryland Million Turf||$125,000||3&up,||8f T|
|Maryland Million Turf Distaff Starter H||$60,000||3&up, f/m||9f T|
|Geisha S||$75,000||3&up, f/m||8f|
|City of Laurel S||$100,000||3yo,||7f|
|James F. Lewis III S||$100,000||2yo,||6f|
|Safely Kept S||$100,000||3yo, f||7f|
|Smart Halo S||$100,000||2yo, f||6f|
|Richard W. Small S||$100,000||3&up,||9f|
|Maryland Juvenile Futurity||$100,000||2yo,||7f|
|Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship||$100,000||2yo, f||7f|
|Willa On the Move S||$100,000||3&up, f/m||6f|
|Howard M. Bender Memorial S||$75,000||3&up,||6f|
|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|
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.
Remembering the career and life of the one and only Ben's Cat.
Highlighted by the Maryland Million program, four graded events, and a tribute to recently retired Mid-Atlantic legend Ben's Cat, the Maryland Jockey Club will offer 44 stakes worth $4.42 million in purses during its fall meet at Laurel Park.
Spendthrift Farm's Malibu Moon reached an important milestone June 17 when his 3-year-old daughter Shimmering Aspen became his 100th black-type stakes winner worldwide.
Journeyman Horacio Karamanos, a perennial leading rider in Maryland since his arrival in 2002, celebrated Father's Day in style, winning the third race June 18 at Laurel Park for his 2,000th career victory.
With an emphasis on racing over its world-class turf course, Laurel Park will look to maintain the momentum from a record-setting Preakness Meet at Pimlico Race Course at its 33-day summer stand starting Friday, June 9.
Highlighted by a program of six stakes on June 24, Laurel Park will offer 21 stakes worth $1.6 million in purses during its summer meet which opens Friday, June 9.
Pimlico's future, improving Maryland program the topics of Preakness week
The Maryland Jockey Club reported substantial across-the-board wagering increases during the 56-day winter meet at Laurel Park.
Cobra Farm's Twisted Tom pulled away in the stretch to win the $125,000 Federico Tesio Stakes by 2 1/4 lengths. Although the race is a "Win and You're In" for the Preakness Stakes (G1) the gelding is not Triple Crown nominated.
Each week BloodHorse.com looks forward to the weekend's biggest races. This week we have big stakes cards at Charles Town and Laurel Park, a pair of graded stakes at Santa Anita Park, and more.
Todd Pletcher could find himself with another contender on the Triple Crown trail when he sends out late bloomer Action Everyday in the $125,000 Federico Tesio April 22 at Laurel Park.
Made Bail held off late bids from four horses in the stretch, including 26-time stakes winner Ben's Cat in his 11-year-old debut, to capture the featured seventh race allowance April 16 at Laurel Park.
Looking to end the longest losing streak of a storied career, multiple grade 3-winning Maryland-bred gelding Ben's Cat will kick off his 11-year-old season in an open $50,000 allowance April 16 at Laurel Park.
With an eye on returning to New York for the Wood Memorial Stakes (G2) April 8 at Aqueduct Racetrack, M M G Stables' dual grade 3 winner El Areeb breezed March 23 at his Laurel Park base for trainer Cal Lynch.
With an impressive late surge, Cobra Farm's Twisted Tom nabbed odds-on favorite O Dionysus at the wire in the $100,000 Private Terms Stakes at Laurel Park March 18.
Each week BloodHorse.com looks forward to the weekend's biggest races. Consider this your weekly guide to the best stakes races in North America. This week we have a trio of big races at Oaklawn Park, a grade 1 at Santa Anita Park, and more.
Though a final decision has yet to be made, M M G Stables' multiple grade 3 winner El Areeb is likely to take his next steps along the Triple Crown trail in the $750,000 Wood Memorial Stakes (G2) April 8 at Aqueduct Racetrack.
A talented field of sophomore fillies will travel one mile in the Caesar's Wish Stakes, with Fair Grounds shipper Jenda's Agenda looking to remain perfect while 3-year-old males led by O Dionysus try two turns in the Private Terms Stakes.
NYRA closes simulcasting at Aqueduct and Belmont Cafe. Laurel Park closes OTBs at Timonium, Perryville, and Boonesboro. Live racing at both tracks resumes Friday, March 17.
Multi-millionaire gelding Ben's Cat began working toward his 11-year-old debut with a three-furlong breeze March 11 at Laurel Park.
Maryland, My Maryland" is the title of Maryland's state song, and for nearly 300 years the state has been home to the racing and breeding of the Thoroughbred.