Racing News

The Stronach Group Releases The First Block of Tickets to The Pegasus World Cup Invitational

Tickets to The Pegasus World Cup Invitational Available Now

Pimlico to Host Rescheduled Canter for the Cause October 9

Proceeds Benefit Susan G. Komen and Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance
BALTIMORE – On Sunday, Oct. 9, historic Pimlico Race Course will once again serve as host to Canter for the Cause to benefit Susan G. Komen Maryland and the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance.
The annual event was originally scheduled in May but was postponed due to an equine herpesvirus breakout in the Mid-Atlantic.

NBC Sports Group To Televise $12 Million Pegasus World Cup

NBC Sports Group has reached an agreement with The Stronach Group for exclusive United States media rights to the inaugural running of the $12 Million USD Pegasus World Cup Invitational. The world's richest thoroughbred race will be contested on January 28, 2017 at The Stronach Group's premier destination, Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida.

The Stronach Group Recruits Tamir Shanel As Part of Industry Leading Effort to Revitalize the Sport of Thoroughbred Horse Racing

TORONTO, ONTARIO - The Stronach Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Tamir Shanel as Executive Vice President, Food and Beverage. The recruitment of Mr. Shanel is part of The Stronach Group’s ongoing commitment develop world-class customer experiences across its properties as it leads the industry to modernize and reignite the sport of Thoroughbred horse racing.

Sale of Rosecroft to The Stronach Group Official

The Stronach Group announced today that its purchase of Prince George’s Gaming Ventures, LLC, the holding company of Rosecroft Raceway in Maryland, from Penn National Gaming Inc., has been officially completed.
The Stronach Group owns the Maryland Jockey Club, which operates Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course, home of the Preakness Stakes, as well as pari-mutuel facilities Gulfstream Park, Santa Anita Park, Portland Meadows and Golden Gate Fields.

Pimlico Hosting Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show July 17; Event to Benefit Foxie G Foundation and Mid-Atlantic Horse Rescue

Event to Benefit Foxie G Foundation and Mid-Atlantic Horse Rescue
BALTIMORE – The Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show to benefit the Foxie G Foundation and Mid-Atlantic Horse Rescue will take place Sunday, July 17 in the infield at historic Pimlico Race Course.
A Thoroughbred Alliance Show Series (TASS) Member Show, it is open to thoroughbred horses only which will compete under their Jockey Club registered name.

Daily Handle Up During Preakness Meet at Pimlico

Exaggerator Wins on Record Preakness Day
LAUREL, MD - The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that daily handle was up nearly 22 percent from the previous year during the recently-concluded Preakness Meet at Pimlico.

McCarthy Claims Jockey Title on Closing Day at Pimlico

Posts Riding Triple Sunday for Second Straight Meet Championship
Live Racing Moves to Laurel Park July 1 for Summer Meet
Rainbow 6 Carryover of $10,626 for Opening Day at Laurel 
BALTIMORE – Trevor McCarthy made short work of a race that went down to the wire, riding three winners Sunday on closing day of the Preakness Meet at Pimlico to earn his second consecutive meet title in Maryland this year.

Eyeplayeveryday Springs Upset in $75,000 Find

Debbie’s Tude Shows the Way in $75,000 All Brandy
Trainer & Breeders Sweep Saturday’s Maryland-Bred Stakes
Multiple Carryovers for Sunday’s Meet Finale
BALTIMORE – Narrowly beaten in the same spot last year, M & D Stables homebred Eyeplayeveryday took the lead in mid-stretch, held off a closing English Minister and survived a double jockey objection to capture the $75,000 Find Stakes at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Rose Brier Keeps Rolling in $60,000 Edward P. Evans

Two Notch Road Sprints to Upset in $60,000 White Oak Farm
Queen Caroline Reigns in $60,000 Nellie Mae Cox
BALTIMORE – Panic Stable LLC’s Rose Brier took the lead straightening for home and held off late-running Special Envoy to keep his perfect Maryland record intact with a one-length victory in Saturday’s $60,000 Edward P. Evans at historic Pimlico Race Course.