Frequently Asked Questions

Casual attire. No cut-offs or tank tops in the dining areas.

Yes, but they must be under adult supervision at all times.

You must be 18 years of age.

The Maryland Racing Commission requires that all winning tickets and credit vouchers must be cashed within one year of their issue. These can be redeemed in person at any Maryland Intertrack or by the mail. Tickets should be sent registered or certified mail to: Laurel Park, Post Office Box 130, Laurel, Maryland, 20725. ATTN: Mutuel Department.

NOTE: If you bought your winning ticket in another STATE and TRACK outside of Maryland, that's where you MUST cash your winning ticket.

1 Furlong = 1/8th mile (660 feet, 220 yards, or 201.17 meters)

Workouts Lengths
2 Furlongs = 1/4 mile
4 Furlongs = 1/2 mile
6 Furlongs = 3/4mile
8 Furlongs = 1 mile

Race Lengths
5 Furlongs = 5/8 mile
5.5 Furlongs = 11/16 mile
6 Furlongs = 3/4 mile
6.5 Furlongs = 13/16 mile
7 Furlongs = 7/8 mile
7.5 Furlongs = 15/16 mile
8 Furlongs = 1 mile
8.5 Furlongs = 1 1/16 miles
9 Furlongs = 1 1/8 miles
9.5 Furlongs = 1 3/16 miles
10 Furlongs = 1 1/4 miles
10.5 Furlongs = 1 5/16 miles
11 Furlongs = 1 3/8 miles
11.5 Furlongs = 1 7/16 miles
12 Furlongs = 1 1/2 miles

Horsemen's Bookkeeper Hours

Laurel Park (June - mid-September)
Monday - Friday 10:00-1:00pm
Phone: 301-725-0400 x 5659 Fax: 301-725-0410
 
Laurel Park (mid-September - March)
Tuesday-Satuday 10:00-5:00pm
Phone: 301-725-0400 x 5659 Fax: 301-725-0410
 
Pimlico (March - mid-June)
Hours: Wednesday-Sunday 10:00-5:00pm
Phone: 410-542-9400 x 5659
Fax: 443-923-1688

Yes, you can bring a small personal cooler with NON-ALCOHOLIC beverages for use outside the building on the apron or near the Paddock. On Black-Eyed Susan Day and Preakness Day please see the list of items permitted and not permitted. This information can be found on our Preakness.com page under Infield/Security Policies. http://www.preakness.com/security-policies