Racing News

Ritvo Guest Lecturer at University of Maryland

Speaks to Students on “Gambling in the New Millennium”
BALTIMORE – Tim Ritvo, Chief Operating Officer of The Stronach Group, spent part of his Wednesday afternoon at the University of Maryland as guest lecturer for a class on “Gambling in the New Millennium.”

Maryland Jockey Club Opens Boonsboro OTB; Fourth OTB Features Full-Service Restaurant, Bar, Entertainment

Fourth OTB Features Full-Service Restaurant, Bar, Entertainment
BOONSBORO, MD – The Maryland Jockey Club opened its fourth off-track betting facility Wednesday when the doors to its 2,000-square-foot facility in this historic town were unlocked at the GBoone’s Events Center on Old National Pike.

More Improvements Completed at Pimlico and Laurel Park

BALTIMORE – The Maryland Jockey Club will complete two of several major projects this week at Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park.

Statement from The Stronach Group on the Passing of Ogden ‘Dinny’ Phipps

The Stronach Group and all of Thoroughbred racing is deeply saddened by the passing of Ogden ‘Dinny’ Phipps. His accomplishments as a breeder, owner and advocate for the industry and the horse are unparalleled. We offer our sincere condolences to his family. It is a sad day for racing. 
NOTE: The Stronach Group tracks will fly all flags at half-mast Saturday 

Platinum Selling DJ, Producer duo The Chainsmokers To Headline Budweiser InfieldFest

Grammy Nominee Hip Hop Artist Fetty Wap Special Guest
All Time Low Featured On Jägermeister Stage
Saturday, May 21 On Preakness Day at Pimlico Race Course

Pimlico To Offer $3.7 Million During Spring Meet

Preakness Week at Pimlico to Host 15 Stakes, 8 Graded
141st Preakness (G1) Saturday, May 21; 92nd Black-Eyed Susan (G2) Friday, May 20
$300,000 Pimlico Special (G3) May 20, $250,000 Longines Dixie (G2) May 21
BALTIMORE - The Maryland Jockey Club announced today it will offer a $3.7 million stakes schedule this spring at Pimlico Race Course, highlighted the $1.5 million Preakness (G1), $250,000 Black-Eyed Susan (G2), and $300,000 Pimlico Special (G3).

Preakness Media Application Now Online

Woods, Frutkoff Entries Welcome for Preakness Awards
BALTIMORE - The Maryland Jockey Club is now accepting media credential applications for the 141st running of the Preakness Stakes, to be run Saturday, May 21 at historic Pimlico Race Course.
Members of the media can apply for credentials by clicking here.

Laurel, Pimlico Open for Simulcasting Monday, Live Racing Cancelled

Entries Taken Monday for Friday and Saturday
LAUREL, MD - The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that live racing has been cancelled Monday, but that both Laurel and Pimlico will be open for simulcast wagering.
Management has also informed horsemen that Laurel will be open for training Monday morning.

Entries Welcome for David Woods & Jerry Frutkoff Preakness Awards

BALTIMORE - The Maryland Jockey Club announced today it is accepting entries for the David F. Woods Memorial Award, presented annually to the writer of the best Preakness story from the previous year, and the Jerry Frutkoff Photography Award, presented to the photographer of the best Preakness picture from the previous year. 

Maryland Jockey Club Unveils 2016 Preakness Logo

Retro Design with Contemporary Edge for May 21 Middle Jewel