Racing News

Stakes-Winning Owner Shankle Registers First Training Victory Sunday

Alwaysinahurry Springs 11-1 Upset in Pimlico’s Sunday Feature

BALTIMORE – Already a multiple stakes-winning owner, Joanne Shankle got her training career off to a flying start when 4-year-old gelding Dr. Ferber cruised to a popular 5 ¼-length victory in Sunday’s fourth race at historic Pimlico Race Course.

G Laurie, Be Your Best Nominated for $150,000 Selima

Laurel Futurity Attracts 33 Nominations

BALTIMORE – G Laurie, third in the Sept. 17 Natalma (G1) at Woodbine, and stakes winners Be Your Best, Chop Chop and Determined Jester are among 36 2-year-old fillies nominated to the $150,000 Selima Saturday, Oct. 1 at Laurel Park.

The Selima and $150,000 Laurel Futurity for 2-year-olds, both scheduled for 1 1/16 miles on the grass, co-headline a program featuring five stakes worth $575,000 on opening weekend of Laurel’s calendar year-ending fall meet.

G3 Winner Wondrwherecraigis Returns in Sunday Feature

Maidens How Lovely, Chocolate Shake Graduate in Debut Saturday

BALTIMORE – Michael Dubb, The Elkstone Group, Madaket Stables and Michael Caruso’s Grade 3 winner Wondrwherecraigis steps back into allowance company for the first time in more than a year in an attempt to recapture his winning form Sunday at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Roan Burgundy Announces His Presence with Maiden Victory

Apprentice Barbosa Reaches 100-Win Milestone with Friday Triple
Jockey Forest Boyce Takes a Turn as On-Air Analyst Friday
MJC Hosting College Day at the Races Sunday at Pimlico

BALTIMORE – Respect the Valleys, Designated Hitters Racing and Karmac Stable’s 2-year-old colt Roan Burgundy got his racing career off to a successful start with a professional maiden special weight victory Friday at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Pimlico Fall Meet Continues with Live Nine-Race Card Friday

Carryovers in Rainbow 6, Super Hi-5; 10 Races on Tap Saturday

BALTIMORE – A maiden special weight for 2-year-olds sprinting six furlongs on the main track and carryovers in the 20-cent Rainbow 6 and $1 Super Hi-5 wagers are on tap as live racing returns to historic Pimlico Race Course Friday for the continuation of its nine-day fall meet.

Post time for the first of nine races is 12:40 p.m.

Lite the Fuse Winner Sibelius Could be Headed to Breeders’ Cup

4YO Gelding Set to Make Next Start in Oct. 7 Phoenix (G2) at Keeneland

BALTIMORE – Having proven himself against a solid field of stakes winners, Jun Park and Delia Nash’s Sibelius is ready to take the next step in a progression his connections hope land the 4-year-old gelding in the Breeders’ Cup this fall.

MJC Team to Participate in Real Rider Cup Fair Hill

BALTIMORE – The Maryland Jockey Club will be represented at Real Rider Cup Fair Hill Friday, Sept. 16.

The Fair Hill leg of the 2022 Real Rider Cup continues the tradition of the charity show jumping event which directly supports Fair Hill Thoroughbred Show, New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program, and the Retired Racehorse Project.

Created by Anita Motion, The Real Rider Cup has raised more than $225,000.

Closing Weekend Attracts 143 Nominations to Pimlico Stakes

Four $100,000 Stakes, Two Each on Dirt & Turf, Saturday Sept. 24
Jockey Dylan Davis Rides Pair of Juvenile Maiden Winners Sunday
MSW for 2-Year-Olds Highlights Return of Live Racing Friday

BALTIMORE – A total of 143 nominations were made to a quartet of $100,000 stakes, two each on dirt and turf, on a Saturday, Sept. 24 program that helps comprise closing weekend of historic Pimlico Race Course’s fall meet.

In a Hurry Gets Elusive Stakes Win in $100,000 All Along

Sibelius Records First Stakes Win in $100,000 Lite the Fuse
Swayin to and Fro Captures $75,000 Shine Again

BALTIMORE – Given a masterful ride by jockey Forest Boyce, Stuart Janney III’s homebred filly In a Hurry slowed things down early and came running home late to turn back a bid from Grade 2 winner Plum Ali and earn her first career stakes victory in Saturday’s $100,000 All Along at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Horse Bred by Queen Wins at Pimlico

BALTIMORE - Two days after Queen Elizabeth II passed away at the age of 96 following a 70-year reign, a horse she bred in England won Saturday’s second race at historic Pimlico Race Course.

West Newton, a 6-year-old gelding ridden by Forest Boyce for trainer Richard Hendriks, rallied from sixth to win by a half-length while covering a firm 1 1/8-mile turf course in 1:52.12.