HORSEMEN'S GUIDE

Laurel Park
P.O. Box 130
Laurel, MD 20725
(301) 725-0400
1-800-638-1859 (Racing Office)

Pimlico Race Course
5201 Park Heights Avenue (Hayward & Winner Avenues)
Baltimore, MD 21215
(410) 542-9400
1-800-638-1859 (Racing Office)

Horsemen’s Contacts

Racing Secretary
Jillian Tullock
(301) 873-2937

Stabling
Terry Overmier
(443) 324-6646

Dirt Track
Kenny Brown
(302) 750-6460

Turf Track
Tony Gatto
(443) 250-9870

Barn Area
Tony Edwards
(443) 250-9872

Starter
Bruce Wagner
(443) 277-1171

Paddock Judge
 Mario Verge
(443) 812-1723

Horse ID
Michele Enck
(717) 875-5134

Clerk of Sales
Frankie Saumell
(410) 419-5872

MRC Licensing
Silvana
(410) 5420-9400 ext.5376

Security
Mike Singletary
(240) 786-2576

Stewards
(301) 725-0400
ext. 5742(AM) or 5745(PM)

Horsemen’s Relations
Phoebe Hayes
(301) 674-5609

Stake’s Coordinator
Eleanor Albert
(443) 695-0962

Lasix Clerk
Paige Marshall
(443) 631-4891

Pimlico Operator
(410) 542-9400

Laurel Operator
(301) 725-0400

MRC Vet (Dr. Daniel)
(410) 627-7048

Horsemen’s Association

Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association
6314 Windsor Mill Road,
Baltimore, MD 21207
David Richardson or Diana Pinone
(410) 265-6842 ext. 5464 (Laurel), ext. 4464 (Pimlico)

Maryland Horsemen’s Assistance Fund
Jessica Hammond
Charitable help for all horsemen

Maryland Horse Breeders’ Association
Cricket Goodall
321 Main Street Reisterstown, Md. 21136
(410) 252-2100

Maryland Bred Information
Maryland-Bred Fund

Maryland has a Thoroughbred breeding and development incentive program established in 1962 by the Maryland General Assembly. State law stipulates a portion of Maryland’s parimutuel handle be allocated to the fund which is awarded to breeders, owners and stallions for racehorses bred in Maryland.

The fund is overseen by an advisory committee who are appointed to one-year terms by the Secretary of the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.
For further information, please contact the Maryland Horse Breeders’ Association
(410) 252-2100

 

A one-day event showcasing Maryland-sired horses with purses for the day
totaling over $1,000,000.
Cricket Goodall (410) 252-2100

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Stakes Policy

(Except Black-Eyed Susan Day, Preakness Day, Maryland Million Day)
Horsemen entered in a stake race should contact the Horsemen’s Relations Department to make arrangements for their day.

$200,000 and above
Complimentary luncheon for eight per horse

$175,000 -$100,000
Complimentary luncheon for six per horse

$75,000 -$50,000
Complimentary luncheon for four per horse

Maryland Racing Commission Licensing Fees

License Office Phone Extensions
5455, 5377, 5376 (Laurel)
4455, 4378, 4379, 4376 (Pimlico)

License Office Fax Numbers
301-470-5697 (Laurel)
410-578-4457 (Pimlico)

 

Trainers
For Workmen’s Compensation information please contact Diana Pinones in the MTHA office at the live track.

Owners & Trainers Fee: $100.00
Thoroughbred license fees include payment to the Maryland Jockey Injury Compensation Fund, please make all checks payable to “Maryland Racing Commission”.

For additional information: Maryland Racing Commission Website

CLAIMING NOTICE

There will be a 1.5% assessment on all claims in Maryland to be earmarked for Beyond the Wire aftercare program.

HOTLINES

MJC Integrity Hotline
(301) 470.LINE

HISA Hotline
(855) 901.8477

HIWU Hotline
(888) 714.4498

Tack Supplies

A.M. Kroop & Sons, Inc.
26 C. Street, Laurel
(301) 725-1535

Stitches by Chloe
(410) 562-5066

Dover Saddlery
(800) 406-8204

Red Barn Equine Outfitters
(717) 269-3137

Pratt Saddlery
4151 Hayward Ave, Baltimore
(410) 542-7300

Whipps International
(856) 488-5456

Feed Supplies

Myers Feed, Inc.
3610 Old Crain Hwy, Upper Marlboro
(301) 627-8164

David A. Myers
(240) 417-7323

Southern States
1312 Main St. Mount Airy
(301) 831-7600

The Mill at Bel Air
424 North Main St., Bel Air
(301) 831-7600

Feed Store LLC
6016 Bell Station Rd., Glen Dale
(301) 262-8587

Eastern/Western Forage Products
(540) 295-8074

Bowman’s Feed and Pet
(800) 300-0496

Farm & Home Services/ Feed & Horse Supplies
Manager: John Evans|
9064 Frederick Road, Ellicott City
(410) 465-0930

Beaver Shavings
(800) 443-8124

Horse Transportation

Jodi Rauso
(443) 243-0480

Equine Transportation
(301) 908-9562

Harding Brothers
(301) 512-6623

Porter Horse Trans.
(410) 876-9130

Sallee Horse Vans
(800) 967-8267

Andy Simoff
(800) 967-8267

FedEx Air Transport

For FedEx Live Animal Desk Reservations,
please call (800) 405-9052

Vanning

MJC provides a horse transfer daily from the track that is not running (Pimlico or Laurel).

Please contact Joe Sansosti (301) 266-0914

Veterinarians

(Laurel Backstretch Office)
Dr. John Sivick
(301) 498-7667
(410) 792-2026

David Sorum
(717) 818-3766

James Sivick
(301) 343-3870

Richard Ferris
(301) 343-3880
Home – (410) 489-9653

Alex Dias
(304) 279-3972

Brian Delp
(301) 343-3878
Home (410) 857-9610

MD Vet Group
Nick Meittinis
(410) 365-4255

Adam Lockard
(410) 365-4256

Forrest Wendaur
(410) 365-6434

Megan L. Kerford
(443) 977-5128

Victoria Casso
(410) 419-9961

Ashley Buerkley
(443) 804-0058

Chesapeake Equine Vet. Svs
Kaelynn Moury
(301) 343-2645

Morgan Dove
(301) 343-2645

Hess Equine Vet
William Hess
(717) 881-9996
whessdvm.com/drwilliamhess.html

Wolf Creek Equine
C.J. Caniglia
Woodford Equine Clinic, Inc.

Horse Dentist
P.J. Arnold
(302) 332-8719

Sean Kelly
(410) 491-2783

Equine Photographers

Jim McCue
(443) 463-8341

Tisa Della-Volpe
(302) 981-6184

Jerry D
(410) 804-1193

Retraining and Placement Programs

RRP
(240) 393-1091

New Vocations
(937) 642-3171

Beyond The Wire
(301) 776-0404

Mid Atlantic Horse Rescue
(302) 376-7297

Foxie G. Foundation
(301) 667-2553

Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance
(859) 224-2756

After The Races
info@aftertheraces.org

Training Centers

Bonita Farm
3745 Harmony Church Road, Darlington
(410) 879-5324 or (410) 734-6906

Fair Hill Training Center
146 Lewisville Road, Elkton
(410) 398-6565 or (410) 398-2992

Middleburg Training Center, Inc.
(540) 687-3041

Chanceland Training Center
(410) 440-8628

Country Life Farm
(410) 879-1952

Crane Thoroughbreds
(717) 215-7195
(443) 243-0480

Thoroughbred Sales
356 Fair Hill Drive, Ste C
Elkton, Maryland 21921
(410) 392-5555
Fax: (410) 392-5556
www.fasigtipton.com

ATTENTION HORSEMEN

Horses shipping into all MJC facilities must have a Health Certificate with the information below accompanying the horse, before the horse will be allowed to come through the stable gate. 

You must have a health certificate dated within 72 hours of arrival with a rectal temperature and a certificate of veterinary inspection containing the following statement and signed by the attending veterinarian.

HORSES REPRESENTED ON THIS CERTIFICATE OF VETERINARY INSPECTION MUST:

A. Have not originated from a barn with a confirmed or suspect case of herpes virus, nor have shown signs suggestive of this disease, nor have been febrile within the previous 3 weeks.

B. Have not originated from nor been stabled on a premise under quarantine or restriction due to EHV-1 or from a premise which has had herpes virus diagnosed during the previous 30-day period.

C. Have been vaccinated against EHV-1 no less than 14 days and no greater than 180 days.

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Training Hours

Laurel
5:30AM – 10:00AM

(Break)
7:00AM – 7:30AM

(Break)
9:00AM – 9:30AM

 

Pimlico
6:00AM – 10:00AM

(Break)
8:00AM – 8:30AM

Track and Stable Information Pimlico

Track Surface Dirt
1 mile loam oval; Six-furlong and 1 1/4 mile chutes
Length of stretch from last turn to finish line = 1,152 feet
Track = 70 feet wide

Turf Course
7/8 of a mile inside main track
Aluminum inner rail
Grass Course installed in 1954
Mixture of 90% Turf type tall fescue and 10% Blue Grass.
Grass height is maintained at four to five inches during racing season.

Mechanical-Electronic Equipment
United Starting Gate; American Totalisator; Photo Finish/Camera; Equibase GPS. Timing system; International Sound Corp., Video tape patrol closed circuit television.

 

Track and Stable Information Laurel

Track Surface Dirt
1-mile 600 feet oval with a 7 1/2 furlong chute to first finish line
One turn mile chute to second finish line
Length of stretch from last turn to first finish line — 1,089 feet
Length of stretch from last turn to second finish line — 1,419 feet
Width of track – 95 feet

Turf Course
7/8 mile and 254 feet inside main track
Length of stretch – 1,089 feet to finish line
Width of turf – 142 feet
Turf Composition-sandy loam
90% turf type tall fescue and 10% blue grass
Grass height maintained at 4 inches during racing season

Mechanical – Electronic Equipment
United Starting Gate; American Totalisator; Photo Finish/Camera; Equibase GPS timing system; International Sound Corp., Video tape patrol closed circuit television.

Airports

Baltimore – Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) is the recommended airport for all travel into Laurel Park or Pimlico Race course.

BWI
1(800) 435-9294
www.bwiairport.com

Airlines

Air Tran
1(800) 247-8726

American
1(800) 433-7300

Continental
1(800) 525-0280

Delta
1(800) 221-1212

Northwest
1(800) 225-2525

Southwest Airlines
1(800) 435-9792

U.S. Air
1(800) 428-4322

Auto Rentals

Alamo
1(800) 462-5266

Avis
(410) 859-1680

Budget
1(800) 527-0700

Dollar
1(800) 800-4000

Enterprise
1(800) 325-8007

Hertz
1(800) 654-3131

National
1(800) 227-7368

Thrifty
1(800) 367-2277

Taxi Cabs – Laurel Area

Airport Taxi, Diamond Transportation, Inc.
(301) 604-3002

Laurel Area
Columbia Cab: (301) 604-5800

Pimlico Area
Arrow: (410) 261-0000
Yellow: (410) 685-1212

Private Car
(410) 519-0000; (301) 231-6555; (800) 878-7743

Limousines
Limousines.com; (800) 526-0000

Hotels – Pimlico Area

Baltimore Marriott Waterfront
700 Aliceanna St.,
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 385-3000

Doubletree by Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport Hotel
890 Elkridge Landing Road
Linthicum, MD 21090
(410) 859-8400

Doubletree Hilton Pikesville
1726 Reisterstown Road
Pikesville, MD 21208
(410) 653-1100

Embassy Suites Hunts Valley
213 International Circle
Hunt Valley, MD 21030
(410) 584-1400

Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport
1739 W. Nursery Road
Linthicum, MD 21090
(410) 694-0808

Hilton Baltimore
401 West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
(443) 573-8700

Hyatt Regency Baltimore
300 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 528-1234

Mount Washington Conference Center
5801 Smith Avenue Suite 1000
Baltimore, MD 21209
(410) 735-7674

Delta at Cross Keys
5100 Falls Road
Baltimore, MD 21201
(800) 967-9033

Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
202 E. Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 962-1220

Sheraton Baltimore North
903 Dulaney Valley Road
Towson, MD 21204
(410) 321-7400

Dining – Pimlico Area

Mt. Washington Tavern
5700 Newbury St, Baltimore, MD 21209
(410) 367-6903

For downtown Baltimore, the Inner Harbor, Little Italy, and the Canton neighborhood
are filled with excellent restaurants. The Horsemen’s Relations office has a current list of recommendations.

Shopping Centers – Pimlico Area

Hunt Valley Mall
118 Shawan Rd., Cockeysville
(410) 785-3770

Towson Town Center
825 Dulaney Valley Rd., Towson
(410) 494-8800

Area Attractions – Laurel Area

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
Druid Hill Park, Baltimore
(410) 366-LION

Maryland Science Center
601 Light St., Baltimore
(410) 685-2370

National Aquarium
501 E. Pratt St. Baltimore
(410) 576-3800

Walters Art Museum
600 N. Charles St., Baltimore
(410) 547-9000

Baltimore Museum of Art
10 Art Museum Dr., Baltimore
(443) 573-1700

Fort McHenry
2400 E. Fort Ave., Baltimore
(410) 962-4290

American Visonary Art Museum
800 Key Hwy., Baltimore
(410) 244-1900

Oriole Park at Camden Yards
333 W. Camden St # 500, Baltimore
(410) 333-1560

Baltimore Ravens NFL Stadium
1101 Russell St., Baltimore
(410) 230-8000

Verizon MCI Center
601 F St. NW, Washington D.C.
(410) 230-8000

National Wildlife Visitor Center
10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop, Laurel
(301) 497-5760

Montpelier Mansion
9401 Montpelier Dr., Laurel
(301) 953-1376

Laurel Museum
817 Main St., Laurel
(301) 725-7975

Directions

Pimlico
From Washington — 495 to 95 North to 695 West to 83 South to Exit 10-B (Northern Parkway-West). Approximately two miles on the left.

From Baltimore — 83 North to exit 10-B (Northern Parkway-West). Approximately two miles on the left.

Click here for MapQuest directions to Pimlico.

Click here for a Google map of the surrounding area.

MD-Million-LTD

Maryland Million, Ltd.
P.O. Box 365
Timonium, MD 21094
410.252.2100
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