Racing News

Multiple Stakes Winner Morello Returns a Winner

BALTIMORE – Blue Lion Thoroughbreds, Craig Taylor and Diamond T Racing’s Grade 3 winner Morello, unraced since mid-June, overcame a bit of a poor start to win Laurel Park’s featured race Saturday, a $62,000 allowance optional claimer at six furlongs for 3-year-olds and up.

Laurel Futurity Winner Congruent Headed to Breeders’ Cup

Connections to Decide Monday on Juvenile or Juvenile Turf Nov. 4
Multiple Stakes Winner Morello Favored in Saturday Comeback
Jockey Eric Camacho Makes Triumphant Return Friday on Post Time

BALTIMORE – Tami Bobo and Lugamo Racing Stable’s Congruent, a $350,000 son of Tapit, is headed to the Breeders’ Cup following his decisive victory in the Laurel Futurity Oct. 1 at Laurel Park.

Dilodovico Takes Six-Race Win Streak into Thursday Program

Laurel-Based Trainer Goes Five-for-Five to Open Laurel’s Fall Meet
Maryland Racing Commission Approves Monday Racing in November

BALTIMORE – For a guy that spends racing afternoons working behind the scenes for the company that produces the Maryland Jockey Club’s simulcast broadcasts, trainer Damon Dilodovico spent an awful lot of time during opening weekend of Laurel Park’s fall meet in front of the camera.

Early Move Propels Battle Bling to $100,000 Twixt Victory

Armando R Gets Up in Time in $100,000 Japan Turf Cup
Owner Scheffres Earns First Stakes Win in $75,000 Challedon

BALTIMORE – Michael Dubb and Gandharvi Racing Stable’s Grade 2-placed Battle Bling pounced on even-money favorite Coach down the backstretch and never looked back to earn her second career stakes victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Twixt Saturday at Laurel Park.

Born Dapper Handles Dirt for $150,000 Selima Victory

2YO Homebred Filly Professional Winner of Stakes Debut

BALTIMORE – Augustin Stable homebred filly Born Dapper, already having shown an affinity for turf and synthetic surfaces, had no trouble adjusting to the dirt in her stakes debut in powering home a 3 ¼-length winner in Saturday’s $150,000 Selima at Laurel Park.

Congruent Becomes Stakes Winner in $150,000 Laurel Futurity

Splits Horses, Fends Off Stretch Challenger to Win by 2 ½ Lengths
BALTIMORE – Tami Bobo and Lugamo Racing Stable’s Congruent, the most expensive horse in the field, emerged from a tight pack on the far turn to split horses at the top of the stretch and put away a stubborn Otago through the lane to earn his first stakes victory in Saturday’s $150,000 Laurel Futurity at Laurel Park.

Samui Sunset Making Quick Turnaround in $100,000 Japan Turf Cup

Yodel E. A. Who Chasing Elusive Stakes Victory in $75,000 Challedon

BALTIMORE – Less than a week after finishing off the board for the first time since joining owner-trainer Rudy Sanchez-Salomon this summer, Samui Sunset is entered for a shot at redemption in Saturday’s $100,000 Japan Turf Cup at Laurel Park.

Coach Ready to Get Season Going Again in $100,000 Twixt

Multiple Stakes Winner Ends 232-Day Layoff in Saturday Stakes

BALTIMORE – Kueber Racing’s Coach, a multiple Midwest stakes winner that is twice graded-stakes placed, will head east for her first start in 232 days and give two-time defending Eclipse Award-winning trainer Brad Cox the chance for a second straight win in the $100,000 Twixt Saturday at Laurel Park.

Hendrickson Carries Family Legacy into $150,000 Laurel Futurity

Among Five Stakes Worth $575,000 in Purses on Saturday Program

BALTIMORE – Given his breeding, Yurie Pascarella, Carl Pascarella and Herringswell Racing Club II’s Hendrickson arrived at the races this year with great expectations. A son of Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Nyquist and grandson of Belmont Stakes (G1) winner Birdstone, he is out of the stakes-winning mare Thank You Marylou, named in honor of Marylou Whitney, the late horsewoman and philanthropist who campaigned Birdstone.

Stablemates Delight, Born Dapper Among 10 in $150,000 Selima

Chad Brown Chasing Third Straight Win in Breeders’ Cup Prep

BALTIMORE – After watching horses such as Sharing and Consumer Spending use the race as a path to the Breeders’ Cup and become graded-stakes winners, trainer Jonathan Thomas is hoping the same will prove true for either or both of Dapper and Born Delight in Saturday’s $150,000 Selima at Laurel Park.