Racing News

Alwaysinahurry Patient Winner of $75,000 Bender Memorial

Fille d’Esprit Cruises to Popular Triumph in $75,000 Politely

BALTIMORE – Mopo Racing’s Alwaysinahurry swept to the lead at the top of the stretch and turned back a game effort from One Ten through the lane to earn his second career stakes victory in Friday’s $75,000 Howard and Sondra Bender Memorial at Laurel Park.

Ournationonparade Takes Streak into $100,000 Richard Small

Classy Last Leaf Seeks Return to Form in $100,000 Safely Kept
Wide-Open Field Set to Line Up for $100,000 City of Laurel

BALTIMORE – Happy Go Lucky Stable, Inc.’s Ournationonparade, who debuted for new connections with a dominant victory in the Maryland Million Classic last month, returns to Laurel Park looking to extend his overall win streak to five races in Saturday’s $100,000 Richard W. Small.

Whereshetoldmetogo Making Title Defense in $75,000 Bender

MM Distaff Winner Fille d’Esprit Returns in $75,000 Politely

BALTIMORE – Madaket Stables, Ten Strike Racing, Michael Kisber and BTR Racing, Inc.’s Whereshetoldmetogo, exiting his first loss of the year, returns to his preferred track and distance as he seeks a second straight victory in Friday’s $75,000 Howard and Sondra Bender Memorial at Laurel Park.

Johnyz From Albany Tops Maryland Juvenile Nominees

Jockey Russell Misses Sunday Mounts, Listed as ‘Day to Day’
Sprint Feature Highlights Laurel’s Final Live Monday Program

BALTIMORE – Impressive Maryland Million Nursery winner Johnyz From Albany and Post Time, undefeated through two starts, top 17 horses nominated to the $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Saturday, Dec. 3 at Laurel Park.

Allowance Race Up Next for G3 Winner Cordmaker

2YO Stablemates Pavoni, Colpo d’Oro to Debut Sunday
Angel Art Springs 40-1 Upset in Maiden Special Weight
20-Cent Rainbow 6 Solved Saturday for $51,003 Payout

BALTIMORE – Having emerged well from his comeback race last weekend, Hillwood Stable’s Mid-Atlantic fan favorite Cordmaker is expected to get a little more time before making his next start.

G3 Winner Cordmaker Tops Friday Workers for Upcoming Stakes

7YO Gelding Defending Champion in $100,000 Richard Small Nov. 26
Apprentice Jeiron Barbosa Returns with Victory in First Mount Back
Rainbow 6 Jackpot Carryover Grows to $42,222 for Saturday Program

BALTIMORE – Multiple stakes winners Cordmaker, Fille d’Esprit and Tappin Cat each tuned up for potential starts in Thanksgiving weekend stakes with five-furlong works Friday at Laurel Park.

Rainbow 6 Carryover at $36,421 for Return of Live Racing Friday

Fall Meet Leading Rider Jeiron Barbosa Busy in Return to Action

BALTIMORE – Live racing returns to Laurel Park Friday featuring a 20-cent Rainbow 6 jackpot carryover that has continued to grow over the past month and the return of its fall meet-leading rider, apprentice Jeiron Barbosa.

The Rainbow 6 has gone unsolved for 20 consecutive racing days dating back to Oct. 16, when it was hit for a $12,582.58 payout. The carryover stands at $36,421.01 following the last live program Nov. 13.

Whereshetoldmetogo Nominated to Defend Title in Bender Memorial

MM Distaff Winner Fillie d’Esprit Among Nominees to $75,000 Politely
Sprint Stakes for Maryland-Bred/Sired Horses Friday, Nov. 25 at Laurel
Ruiz Rides Sunday Hat Trick; Triple Carryovers for Monday’s Live Card

BALTIMORE – Defending champion Whereshetoldmetogo, a 13-time career stakes winner, and graded-stakes winners Cordmaker and Double Crown top 24 horses nominated to the $75,000 Howard & Sondra Bender Memorial Friday, Nov. 25 at Laurel Park.

Hybrid Eclipse Gets Job Done in Thirty Eight Go Go

Recruiter Secures Win in $100,000 James F. Lewis III
Twice as Sweet Powers to $100,000 Smart Halo Victory

BALTIMORE – The Elkstone Group’s Grade 2-placed Hybrid Eclipse, under a patient ride from Sheldon Russell, split horses in mid-stretch and went on to earn her second stakes win in Maryland this year in Saturday’s $100,000 Thirty Eight Go Go at Laurel Park.

Leading Rider Jeiron Barbosa Returning to Action Next Weekend

3YO Filly Baby Man Takes Two-Race Win Streak into Stakes Debut

BALTIMORE – Jeiron Barbosa, the leading rider at Laurel Park’s ongoing fall meet and a top contender for the Eclipse Award as champion apprentice, will return to action next weekend after escaping serious injury from a Nov. 8 fall at Parx.