Racing News

Alwaysmining Looking to Make New Mark in $75,000 Find

Stakes Winner Kiss the Girl Targets $75,000 All Brandy
Among Four Stakes on Saturday’s Maryland Pride Day Program

BALTIMORE – Runnymoore Racing’s Alwaysmining made his mark on dirt, capturing multiple stakes at 2, 3 and 4 and taking a brief trip on the 2019 Triple Crown trail. Given a new trainer and surface, the connections are hoping to rediscover his winning ways starting with Saturday’s $75,000 Find at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Street Lute Chasing Eighth Stakes Win in $75,000 Miss Disco

Among Four Stakes on Saturday’s Maryland Pride Day Program

BALTIMORE – Lucky 7 Stables’ Street Lute, unsuccessful in her first try on grass and against her elders last month, returns to face her own kind on a more familiar surface in search of an eighth career stakes victory in Saturday’s $75,000 Miss Disco at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Jaxon Traveler Back on Dirt for $75,000 Star de Naskra

One of Four Stakes Worth $300,000 on Maryland Pride Day

BALTIMORE – After back-to-back tries on grass and synthetic, West Point Thoroughbreds and Marvin Delfiner’s multiple stakes winner Jaxon Traveler will return to both the dirt and his home state in Saturday’s $75,000 Star de Naskra at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Get a Piece of Preakness on Maryland Strong Day

Free Preakness Items and Four Stakes Saturday at Pimlico

BALTIMORE – Fans attending Maryland Strong Day Saturday at Pimlico Race Course, featuring four Maryland-bred stakes with purses totaling $300,000, will be able to take a piece of the Preakness home.

Decision Due on G3 De Francis for Defending Champ Laki

8-Year-Old Gelding Breezes Easy Half Sunday at Pimlico
Final Weekend of Preakness Meet Kicks off Friday, Aug. 20

BALTIMORE – A decision is coming this week on the route Hillside Equestrian Meadows’ multiple stakes winner Laki will take to defend his title next month in the $200,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (G3) at Laurel Park.

Stakes Winners Abound Among Star de Naskra Nominations

One of Four $75,000 Stakes on Maryland Pride Day, Aug. 21
Street Lute, Edie Meeny Miny Mo Top Nominees to Miss Disco

BALTIMORE – Multiple stakes winner Jaxon Traveler, stakes winners Alwaysinahurry and Shackled Love and graded-stakes placed Hemp head a list of 16 horses nominated to the $75,000 Star de Naskra Saturday, Aug. 21 at historic Pimlico Race Course.

De Francis on Radar for Stakes Winner Wondrwherecraigis

Pimlico-Based Gelding Captured Friday’s Tale of the Cat at Saratoga
Preakness Meet Leading Rider Marquez Registers Saturday Hat Trick
Triple Carryovers for Sunday’s Eight-Race Card Starting at 12:40 P.M.

BALTIMORE – Patience and perseverance paid off handsomely for owners Michael Dubb, The Elkstone Group, Madaket Stables and Michael Caruso and trainer Brittany Russell when Wondrwherecraigis became a stakes winner for the first time in Friday’s Tale of the Cat at Saratoga.

Tappin Cat Front-Running Winner of Pimlico Friday Feature

Stakes-Placed Gelding Hands Thundershook First Loss in Four Starts

BALTIMORE – Non Stop Stable’s multiple stakes-placed Tappin Cat got away with soft early fractions and sprinted away from favored Thundershook, riding a three-race win streak, and 2020 Concern winner Air Token late to capture the Friday feature at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Trainer Smith Busy on First Day of Breezing at Laurel Park

Pimlico Race Course to Host Live Nine-Race Program Friday

BALTIMORE – On the first day horses were allowed to breeze over Laurel Park’s newly rebuilt main track, no one was busier than trainer Hamilton Smith.

According to Equibase, of the 15 horses sent out for timed works Thursday morning, nine were from the barn of the 76-year-old Smith, a multiple stakes winner of more than 2,000 career races.

Scholarship Winner Makes Her Mark in Eventing with Retired Thoroughbred

Casteel, ‘Abel,’ Earn First Scholarship for Riders from Diverse Backgrounds

BALTIMORE – While preparing one morning last week for the Millbrook Horse Trials in upstate New York, Helen Casteel said, “I never thought I would get here. It’s so very, very cool.”