Racing News

Prendimi, Monday Morning Qb Chase Second Win in $150,000 Classic

2019 Nursery Winner Ournationonparade Also in Mix for Saturday’s Race
Richest of Eight Stakes, Four Starter Stakes, on ‘Maryland’s Day at the Races’

BALTIMORE – Defending champion Prendimi, 2020 winner Monday Morning Qb and Ournationonparade, who tasted Maryland Million success as a 2-year-old in 2019, will be among a strong field of contenders for the $150,000 Classic on the 37th Jim McKay Maryland Million Day program Saturday at Laurel Park.

Air Token Making Title Defense in $100,000 Sprint

Fillie d’Esprit Takes Another Shot at $100,000 Distaff

BALTIMORE – Seeking a place to help Air Token rediscover his winning form, owner-trainer Jose Corrales will give the 5-year-old gelding a shot to become the first repeat winner of the $100,000 Maryland Million Sprint at Laurel Park.

Maryland Million Classic Post Positions to be Drawn Live Wednesday

37th Jim McKay Maryland Million Program Saturday

BALTIMORE – Post positions for the $150,000 Maryland Million Classic, the highlight of the 37th Jim McKay Maryland Million program Saturday at Laurel Park, will be drawn at approximately 4:30 ET Wednesday.

The draw, hosted by Maryland Jockey Club announcer Dave Rodman, will be streamed live at

John Scheinman Captures MJC Champions Handicapping Tournament

Earns $12,000 in Prize Money and Berth in Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge
Live Racing Returns to Laurel Thursday to Open Maryland Million Weekend

BALTIMORE – John Scheinman of Baltimore, a two-time Eclipse Award-winning writer, finished with a balance of $1,691.10 to top of field of 131 entrants and capture the Maryland Jockey Club’s Champions Handicapping Tournament held Saturday, Oct. 15 at Laurel Park.

Maryland Million Contenders Fill Saturday Work Tab

Courageous Girl Possible for $150K Classic or $100K Distaff
2020 Classic Winner Monday Morning Qb Breezes Half-Mile
Jevian Toledo, Kieron Magee Post Saturday Doubles

BALTIMORE – A week out from the 37th Jim McKay Maryland Million Day program, several contenders tuned up with their final works Saturday at Laurel Park including 5-year-old mare Courageous Girl, under consideration for both the $150,000 Classic and $100,000 Distaff.

Breeders’ Cup Decision Awaits Laurel Futurity Winner Congruent

Juvenile, Juvenile Turf Remain Under Consideration for 2YO Tapit Colt

BALTIMORE – A decision is still looming on which Breeders’ Cup race is up next for Tami Bobo and Lugamo Racing Stable’s Congruent, impressive winner of the Oct. 1 Laurel Futurity at Laurel Park.

The connections are considering both the $2 million Juvenile (G1) on dirt and the $1 million Juvenile Turf (G1) Nov. 4 at Keeneland for Congruent, a juvenile son of 2003 Laurel Futurity winner Tapit out of the Grade 2-winning mare Part the Seas.

37th Jim McKay Maryland Million Attracts 310 Pre-Entries

G3 Winner Cordmaker, 2021 Winner Prendimi Top $150K Classic
$100K Sprint, $100K Distaff Prove Most Popular Among Horsemen
Laurel to Host ‘Maryland’s Day at the Races’ Saturday, Oct. 22

BALTIMORE – Four defending champions, four prior winners and Grade 3-winning fan favorite Cordmaker are among 310 pre-entries in eight stakes and four starter stakes on the 37th annual Jim McKay Maryland Million Day program Saturday, Oct. 22 at Laurel Park.

Repole Buys Majority Interest in Mo Money Mo Honey

3YO Uncle Mo Colt Undefeated in Three Starts in Maryland
Rainbow 6 Carryover for Thursday’s Return of Live Racing

BALTIMORE – Robin Doser and Metropolitan Thoroughbreds have sold a majority interest in 3-year-old colt Mo Money Mo Honey, undefeated in three career starts, to Mike Repole.

MJC Fall Champions Handicapping Tournament Oct. 15

Prize Money, NHC, BCBC & Pegasus WC Berths Up for Grabs
Registration Deadlines Oct. 12 By Mail, Oct. 14 in Person/Phone

BALTIMORE – The Maryland Jockey Club will host the fall session of its bi-annual Champions Handicapping Tournament Saturday, Oct. 15 in the second-floor clubhouse sports bar at Laurel Park.

Hall of Fame Honor for Former Jockey Danny Wright

Anne Arundel County to Induct Maryland Mainstay Wednesday

BALTIMORE – Jockey Danny Wright’s riding career coincided with one of the finest periods in Maryland racing, one that produced Hall of Famers Chris Antley, Kent Desormeaux, Chris McCarron and Edgar Prado.