Racing News

Toupie Popular Winner of Sunday’s $100,000 Stormy Blues

Second Stakes Win for Motion-Trained Favorite in Turf Sprint
Team Russell Doubles Sunday, Live Racing Resumes Friday

BALTIMORE – Wertheimer and Frere homebred Toupie, making just her second start of the year, collared pacesetter El Terreno in mid-stretch and pulled clear to a popular 2 ¼-length victory in Sunday’s $100,000 Stormy Blues at Laurel Park.

Carmelina Returns to Turf in Sunday’s $100,000 Stormy Blues

Multiple Dirt Stakes Winner Draws Outside in 3YO Filly Sprint
Nine-Race Father’s Day Program Featuring Bourbon and BBQ
Hardspun Reason Extends Streak to Three in Season Opener Saturday

BALTIMORE – Unlike her first try on the turf, Cash is King and LC Racing’s Carmelina will be sprinting over firm ground when the multiple dirt stakes winner returns to the grass in Sunday’s $100,000 Stormy Blues at Laurel Park.

Met Mile (G1) Runner-Up Post Time Getting ‘Back to Work’

Multiple Graded-Stakes Winner Aimed at August Return to Races
Cap Classique Back on Turf for Sunday’s $100,000 Stormy Blues
Dual Maryland Million Winner Wicked Prankster Tops Saturday Feature

BALTIMORE – It didn’t take long for Hillwood Stable’s multiple graded-stakes winner Post Time to get back in the swing of things following his runner-up finish in the $1 million Met Mile (G1) June 8 at Saratoga.

Laurel Friday Allowance Feature Attracts Six Stakes Winners

G3 Winner Magic Michael Narrow 5-2 Favorite in Field of Eight
Nominations Close Saturday for $75,000 Star de Naskra June 29

BALTIMORE – An accomplished group of eight older horses, including graded winners Magic Michael and Double Crown and 13-time winner Boss Logic, are entered in an open stakes-quality allowance as the summer meet resumes with a live nine-race program Friday at Laurel Park.

Post time is 12:25 p.m.

Shipper Looks to Make ‘Waves’ in $100,000 Stormy Blues

Amidst Waves Seeks Third Stakes Win in 3YO Filly Turf Sprint

BALTIMORE – Having earned a graded-stakes placing in her season debut last month, Amidst Waves returns chasing a third stakes win in Sunday’s $100,000 Stormy Blues for 3-year-old fillies at Laurel Park.

Tremont Winner Studlydoright Latest Success Story for Robb

Laurel Park-Based Trainer Known for Success with 2-Year-Olds

BALTIMORE – Laurel Park-based trainer Jerry Robb, well known throughout the Mid-Atlantic for his success with 2-year-olds, took his act on the road and pulled off an upset on opening day of the first Belmont Stakes (G1) Racing Festival to be hosted at Saratoga Race Course.

Owner Ellen Charles Enjoying Ride with Post Time

Met Mile (G1) Contender Honoring Family Legacy

BALTIMORE – Of all the things that go into buying racehorses, sometimes it just comes down to intuition. Or luck. Sometimes both.

Such is the case with Hillwood Stable’s Post Time, a Maryland-bred son of Frosted that Saturday at Saratoga Race Course will attempt to follow his sire’s lead and win one of horse racing’s most prestigious events, the $1 million Metropolitan Handicap (G1), more commonly known as the Met Mile.

$100,000 Stormy Blues June 16 Attracts 37 Nominations

Live Racing Resumes Friday, Belmont Day Watch Party Saturday

BALTIMORE – Grade 3-placed Amidst Waves and fellow stakes winners Cap Classique, Honey Dijon, Living Magic, Low Mileage, Miss Harriett and Toupie are among 37 3-year-old fillies nominated to the $100,000 Stormy Blues Sunday, June 16 at Laurel Park.

G3-Placed Discreet Ops May Try Turf in $100K Stormy Blues

De Francis Dash Possible for 10YO G3 Winner Greeley and Ben
Seven-Pound Apprentice Ederik Robles Registers Sunday Hat Trick

BALTIMORE – Charles J. Reed’s 3-year-old filly Discreet Ops, most recently third in the Miss Preakness (G3) on the Black-Eyed Susan (G2) undercard May 17 at historic Pimlico Race Course, breezed Sunday on the Laurel Park turf for what could be her grass debut in the $100,000 Stormy Blues June 16.

Post Time Breezes Saturday for Met Mile (G1) Start

Multiple SW Won Laurel’s General George (G3) Feb. 17
Copper Tax Sharp in Saturday Work, Saratoga Possible
Jockey Jorge Ruiz Triples Saturday; Nine Races Sunday

BALTIMORE – Hillwood Stable’s multiple graded-stakes winning 4-year-old Post Time, trained by Laurel Park-based Brittany Russell, breezed Saturday morning ahead of his next scheduled start in the $1 million Metropolitan Handicap (G1) June 8 at Saratoga Race Course.