149th Preakness Stakes Purse Increases to $2 Million to Kick Off Series $5 Million Challenge Coast-to-Coast Pick’ Em Challenge Sweepstakes Connects 1/ST Premier Events BALTIMORE, MD – 1/ST, the innovative brand behind North America’s most prestigious Thoroughbred horse racing, entertainment and wagering events, announces a $25 million dollar racing and incentive series connecting Preakness 149, […]

Stakes Winner Cats Inthe Timber Returns Saturday at Laurel

Winter Heritage Meet Resumes with Nine-Race Program Friday Doors Open at 10:30 A.M. Saturday for Florida, Dubai Wagering BALTIMORE – Haymarket Farm’s stakes-winning homebred filly Cats Inthe Timber, unraced since the Delaware Oaks (G3) last summer, will launch her eagerly awaited comeback Saturday at Laurel Park. Trained by Brittany Russell, 4-year-old Cats Inthe Timber will […]

Speedyness Soars to $100,000 Miracle Wood Victory

Miss Harriett Goes the Distance in $100,000 Wide Country Meet-Leading Jockey Jaime Rodriguez Rides Both Winners BALTIMORE – Morris Kernan and Jagger Inc.’s Speedyness, unable to hold the lead after setting the pace in his prior stakes attempt nearly three months ago, had no such trouble in Saturday’s $100,000 Miracle Wood, pulling away for a […]

Circle P Set to Launch 3-Year-Old Season in $100,000 Miracle Wood

Roanan Goddess Among Four Stakes Winners in $100,000 Wide Country BALTIMORE – DeSales 85’s Triple Crown-nominated Circle P, unraced since an impressive victory in his stakes debut 12 weeks ago, will make his highly anticipated return against 10 rivals including multiple stakes winners Copper Tax and Sweet Soddy J in Saturday’s $100,000 Miracle Wood at […]

Post Time Completes Russell Sweep in General George (G3)

It’s Sizzling Time Springs $100,000 John B. Campbell Upset BALTIMORE – Hillwood Stable’s multiple stakes winner Post Time, cutting back to a sprint just three weeks after a career-best performance going one mile, overcame the quick turnaround and shorter trip with aplomb to register a 3 ½-length triumph in Saturday’s $200,000 General George (G3) at […]

Apple Picker Makes the Grade in $200k Barbara Fritchie (G3)

Charming Way Becomes Stakes Winner in $100,000 Nellie Morse BALTIMORE – Michael Dubb’s Apple Picker split tiring pacesetter Disco Ebo to the inside and multiple stakes winner Last Leaf in mid-stretch and drew away to open her 4-year-old season in style with a one-length victory in Saturday’s $200,000 Barbara Fritchie (G3) at Laurel Park. The […]

‘Classy’ Be Better Chasing Second Stakes Win Saturday at Laurel

4YO Favored to End Four-Race Losing Streak in $100K John Campbell General George (G3), Barbara Fritchie (G3) Top Winter Carnival Card BALTIMORE – A change of scenery did wonders last spring and summer for Repole Stable’s Be Better, who reeled off three consecutive wins following a move from New York to the Mid-Atlantic including his […]

Bob Marco Looks to Extend Win Streak to Five in John B. Campbell

Hybrid Eclipse Set to Make Title Defense in Nellie Morse Six Triple Crown-Eligible Horses Among Miracle Wood Nominees BALTIMORE – Helen Marshall’s Bob Marco, a front-running winner of four straight races, looks to make it five in a row as he steps up to stakes company for the first time against eight rivals in the […]

Intrepid Daydream Returns to Maryland for Barbara Fritchie (G3)

Joins South Florida Stablemate Bluefield in Seven-Furlong Sprint Co-Headlines Feb. 17 Winter Carnival with $200K General George (G3) BALTIMORE – Miller Racing’s Intrepid Daydream, a three-time stakes winner last year in Maryland, returns after a winter sojourn to South Florida chasing graded-stakes success in the $200,000 Barbara Fritchie (G3) Saturday, Feb. 17 at Laurel Park. […]

Post Time Chasing Graded Glory in General George (G3)

Faces Four Other Multiple Stakes Winners in Feb. 17 Sprint Co-Headlines Winter Carnival with $200K Barbara Fritchie (G3) BALTIMORE – Hillwood Stable’s Maryland champion Post Time, riding a two-stakes win streak, wheels back in three weeks against a lineup that includes Grade 3 hero Greeley and Ben and three other multiple stakes winners in the […]