Racing News

Peyton Elizabeth Taking Class Jump in $75,000 Shine Again

Among Four Stakes Worth $475,000 Topped by BWI Turf Cup (G3)
Jockey Karamanos Doubles Friday as Pimlico Opens Fall Meet

BALTIMORE – Cash is King and LC Racing’s consistent Peyton Elizabeth, placed in 13 of 17 career starts, will make the jump up into stakes company for the first time in Saturday’s $75,000 Shine Again at historic Pimlico Race Course.

G3 Winner Jaxon Traveler at Home for $100,000 Lite the Fuse

Looks to Win Third Straight Stakes at Pimlico in Six-Furlong Sprint
Among Four Stakes Worth $875,000 Topped by BWI Turf Cup (G3)

BALTIMORE – His last two trips to historic Pimlico Race Course have resulted in stakes victories, and West Point Thoroughbreds and Marvin Delfiner’s Grade 3 winner Jaxon Traveler returns with a chance to extend his streak in Saturday’s $100,000 Lite the Fuse.

Plum Ali Chasing Fifth Career Stakes Win in $100,000 All Along

G2 Winner Tops Field of Seven in 1 1/8-Mile Turf Stakes Saturday
Among Four Stakes Worth $875,000 Topped by BWI Turf Cup (G3)

BALTIMORE – Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables and Michael Caruso’s Grade 2 winner Plum Ali, winless in her last three starts, faces six rivals as she chases a fifth career stakes victory in Saturday’s $100,000 All Along at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Horsemen Looking Forward to Return of Fall Racing at Pimlico

First Regularly Scheduled Fall Meet on Old Hilltop Since 2004
BWI Turf Cup (G3) Tops Eight Stakes Worth $875,000 in Purses
Nine-Day Meet Begins with Live Nine-Race Program Friday

BALTIMORE – When Kieron Magee first came to Maryland four decades ago to gallop horses for Dale Capuano, then the state’s dominant trainer, fall racing meant a return to historic Pimlico Race Course.

MJC Hosting College Day at the Races Sunday, Sept. 18

Chance to Win 10 $1,000 Prizes for Pre-Registered Students

BALTIMORE – Pre-registrations are being accepted for the Maryland Jockey Club’s College Day at the Races to be held Sunday, Sept. 18 at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Students are encouraged to sign up for the unique opportunity to experience a day of live racing, music, food, and a chance to win $10,000 in scholarship money.

A total of 10 prizes will be awarded of $1,000 each throughout the day. The event will run from noon to 6 p.m.

Defending Champ Field Pass Tops 29 BWI Turf Cup (G3) Nominees

Headlines Four Stakes Worth $475,000 in Purses Saturday, Sept. 10

BALTIMORE – Defending champion Field Pass and fellow graded-stakes winners Bizee Channel, Bye Bye Melvin, City Man, Safe Conduct, Set Piece, Wootton Asset and Wow Whata Summer are among 29 horses nominated to the $200,000 Baltimore-Washington International Turf Cup (G3) Saturday, Sept. 10 at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Sanchez-Salomon Clinches First Career Training Title Sunday

Veterans Toledo, Karamanos Share Riding Title for Second Time
Following State Fair, Live Racing Returns to Pimlico September 9

BALTIMORE – It came down to the last race on the final day, but Laurel Park’s summer meet came to a thrilling finish Sunday with a new name and a couple of familiar ones at the top of the standings.

Stakes Winner Justwaveandsmile Taking Streak On the Road

5YO Gelding Chasing Seventh Straight Turf Win in Parx Dash
Star de Naskra Winner Alottahope Sharp in Saturday Breeze
Mandatory Payouts Sunday as Laurel Closes Summer Meet

BALTIMORE – Steve Newby’s Justwaveandsmile, dramatic winner of the Ben’s Cat July 30 at Laurel Park in his stakes debut, will be taking his show on the road for the first time with the chance for a seventh consecutive turf victory.

Plot the Dots Awaits Next Spot Following Friday Breeze

5YO Gelding Nominated to $1M Charles Town Classic (G2)
Jockey Alvelo, Trainers McMahon & Frock Post Friday Doubles

BALTIMORE – Plot the Dots, runner-up in the July 30 Deputed Testamony at Laurel Park, continues to train forwardly as owner Danny Chen and trainer Claudio Gonzalez explore options for his return race.

Laurel Park Opens Final Weekend of Summer Meet Friday

Races for Leading Jockey & Trainer Going Down to the Wire
Mandatory Payouts in Rainbow 6, Late Pick 5, Super Hi-5 Sunday

BALTIMORE – There will be plenty on the line when Laurel Park kicks off the final weekend of its 37-day summer meet with back-to-back 10-race live programs Friday and Saturday.