Racing News

Live Racing Returns Friday with $23,677 Rainbow 6 Carryover

9 Live Races, Food & Drink Specials on Military Appreciation Day
Maryland Stakes Winners Among Challengers in Claiming Crown Jewel
Nominations for Thanksgiving Weekend Stakes Close Friday, Saturday

BALTIMORE – A pair of allowance races, a five-figure jackpot carryover in the 20-cent Rainbow 6 and a salute to military families highlight Friday’s return of live racing at Laurel Park.

‘Fit’ Honeyquist Staying Home for $100,000 James Lewis III

Unbeaten Bound by Destiny Tests Streak in $100,000 Smart Halo

BALTIMORE – Honeyquist, a son and grandson of juvenile champions, will get a chance to further the family legacy when he faces stakes company for the second straight start in Saturday’s $100,000 James F. Lewis III at Laurel Park.

The 11th running of the Lewis for 2-year-olds and 26th edition of the $100,000 Smart Halo for 2-year-old fillies, both sprinting six furlongs, join the $100,000 Thirty Eight Go Go for fillies and mares 3 and up on the 10-race program.

Malibu Beauty Chasing Fourth Stakes Win in Thirty Eight Go Go

Anchors Three Stakes Worth $300,000 in Purses Saturday at Laurel

BALTIMORE – ZWP Stable, Inc. and Non Stop Stable’s Malibu Beauty, exiting a runner-up finish in the Maryland Million Distaff for a second straight year, goes up against the likes of graded-stakes placed Hybrid Eclipse and Beguine as she chases a fourth career stakes victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Thirty Eight Go Go at Laurel Park.

Merryman Celebrates Caravel’s Breeders’ Cup Triumph

Maryland Native Bred 42-1 Upset Winner of G1 Turf Sprint
Laurel to Host First of Three Straight Live Monday Programs

BALTIMORE – One year after congratulating her older sister, Laurel Park-based trainer Katy Voss, on breeding a Breeders’ Cup winner, Elizabeth Merryman got a turn on the receiving end.

G3 Winner Cordmaker Chasing $1 Million Mark in Friday Feature

7YO Fan Favorite Less than $11,000 Shy of Milestone After 36 Starts

Live Friday Through Monday Race Schedule Starts Nov. 4

Fan Favorite G3 Winner Cordmaker Set to Launch Comeback
Advance Wagering Friday on Saturday’s Full Breeders’ Cup Card
Rainbow 6 Carryover $16,775 Friday; 11:25 A.M. Post Saturday

Twixt Winner Battle Bling Tops Thirty Eight Go Go Nominees

James F. Lewis, Smart Halo for Juveniles Also on Nov. 12 Card
3YO Colt Mauritius Makes Successful Return to Racing Sunday

BALTIMORE – A quartet of multiple stakes winners and three graded-stakes placed horses led by recent Twixt winner Battle Bling are among 20 fillies and mares nominated to the $100,000 Thirty Eight Go Go Saturday Nov. 12 at Laurel Park.

Stakes on Horizon for Undefeated Juvenile Colt Post Time

Rainbow 6 Carryover Reaches $15,850 for Sunday’s Program

BALTIMORE – Hillwood Stable’s 2-year-old Frosted colt Post Time, undefeated through his first two starts, may be headed for stakes company when he makes his return to the races.

Prince of Jericho Impressive Maiden Winner Friday

Jockeys Barbosa, Karamanos Register Friday Hat Tricks

BALTIMORE – Michael Dubb and Morris Bailey’s 2-year-old colt Prince of Jericho graduated with aplomb in his second career start, rolling to a popular 11 ¾-length maiden special weight triumph Friday at Laurel Park.

Ridden by Sheldon Russell for his wife, trainer Brittany Russell, Prince of Jericho ($5) covered six furlongs in 1:11.77 over a fast main track. Feeling Woozy made a late run to be a distant second.

Recuperating Luna Belle Targeted for Return in 2023

Safeen Rewards Backers with Determined Maiden Win Thursday

BALTIMORE – Luna Belle, Maryland’s champion juvenile filly of 2021 and a four-time stakes winner at 3, is recuperating in South Carolina from bone bruising but expected to resume her career in 2023 as a 4-year-old.