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Middle Jewel of The Triple Crown to be run May 16th, 2020 at Pimlico Race Course

BALTIMORE, MD – November 21st, 2019 – The Stronach Group and the Maryland Jockey Club, owners of the legendary Pimlico Race Course, announced today that facility and Preakness Village tickets to Preakness 145 are on sale.

Leading Thoroughbred Racing Organizations Launch Safety Coalition

LEXINGTON (November 19, 2019) – The nation’s leading Thoroughbred racing organizations today announced the creation of an industry-led effort to unify and enhance existing protections and work together to develop new reforms to ensure the safety of the sport’s equine and human athletes.

Friday's Stronach 5 Returns $11,291 to 37 Winners

Races from Gulfstream, Laurel and Golden Gate
Industry-Low 12-Percent Takeout

LAUREL, MD – There were 37 winning tickets in Friday’s Stronach 5, each worth $11,291.80.

MJC Introduces 'Win Today, See You in May' Stakes Qualifiers

Nationwide Automatic Entry to Preakness 2020 Weekend Stakes
Laurel, Gulfstream, Golden Gate, Oaklawn, Charles Town Included

BALTIMORE – The Maryland Jockey Club announced today a “Win Today, See You in May” series of races from tracks across the country that will offer automatic entry into stakes on Preakness weekend 2020 at Pimlico Race Course.

Friday's Stronach 5 Features $91,081 Carryover

Races from Gulfstream, Laurel and Golden Gate
Industry-Low 12-Percent Takeout

LAUREL, MD – Friday’s Stronach 5, featuring races from Gulfstream Park, Laurel Park and Golden Gate Fields and an industry-low 12-percent takeout, will have a $91,081.85 carryover.

The Stronach 5 begins at 3:51 ET with a $33,000 starter optional claimer at Gulfstream for 2-year-old fillies on the turf. The sequence will conclude at 4:54 ET when it returns to the turf at Gulfstream with 3-year-olds and up going 1 1/16 miles.

Stronach 5 Carryover of $91,081 for Friday Nov. 15

LAUREL, MD – There will be a carryover of $91,081.85 in the Stronach 5 on Friday, Nov. 15.

There were no winners in Friday’s popular Stronach 5, which has an industry-low 12-percent takeout.

Stronach 5 Returns Friday: Races from Laurel, Gulfstream and Golden Gate

$100,000 Guaranteed Pool, Industry-Low 12-Percent Takeout

LAUREL, MD – The Stronach 5 returns Friday with a $100,000 guaranteed pool and races from Laurel Park, Gulfstream Park and Golden Gate Fields.

The sequence begins at 4:10 ET at Laurel Park with a field of 14 claimers going six furlongs and will conclude less than an hour later with a dozen 2-year-old maiden fillies going a mile on the turf at Gulfstream.

Friday’s races and sequence

Laurel Park Cancels Friday Program

National Stronach 5 Wager Also Cancelled
Track to Remain Open for Simulcasting

LAUREL, MD – Ongoing work to fix a broken water pipe along the track apron has forced Laurel Park to cancel Friday’s live 10-race program.

Repairs to the pipe, located near the outer rail of the main track, took longer than expected and require an extra day to complete. Management is optimistic live racing will return with Saturday’s scheduled 10-race card.

Friday Stronach 5 Features Four on the Turf

$100,000 Guaranteed Pool, Industry-Low 12-Percent Takeout
Races from Laurel, Santa Anita, Gulfstream and Golden Gate

LAUREL, MD – Friday’s Stronach 5 will challenge handicappers with races from Laurel Park, Santa Anita Park, Golden Gate Fields and Gulfstream Park with four of the five races scheduled on the turf.

Friday Stronach 5 Returns $3,382

LAUREL, MD – The Stronach 5, featuring five competitive races from four different tracks and an industry-low 12-percent takeout, returned $3,382.20 Friday afternoon. There were 29 tickets with all five winners.