Racing News

LAUREL PARK REOPENS FOR TRAINING AHEAD OF FALL MEET

Multi-Million-Dollar Dirt Track Remodel Completed On Schedule

BALTIMORE (August 10, 2021) - The four-month reconstruction of Laurel Park’s dirt surface, which included the replacement of the cushion, base and substructure, officially ended Tuesday morning on schedule when horses once again began training over the track.

Impressive Stakes Winner Alwaysinahurry Tuning Up for Return

$75,000 Star de Naskra Aug. 21 at Pimlico Among Options for 3YO
Live Racing Returns with Nine-Race Program Friday, Aug. 13

BALTIMORE – Mopo Racing’s Alwaysinahurry is set to return to action later this month for the first time since his impressive upset victory over Grade 3-winning favorite Mighty Mischief in the July 4 Concern at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Jockey Silvera Expected to Have Regular Maryland Presence in Fall

Hello Beautiful Thriving, Out of Sorts Steps Up in G3 Saratoga Oaks
Live Action Returns Friday with Eight Races, Rainbow 6 Carryover

BALTIMORE – Jockey Ruben Silvera, far and away the leading rider at Parx this year, may soon be bringing his talent to Maryland on a more regular basis.

Midwest Shipper 'Mucho' the Best in $100,000 Challedon

G1-Placed 5-Year-Old Notches First Career Stakes Victory

BALTIMORE – A nose kept from him becoming a first-time stakes winner in his previous start, but there would be no denying WSS Racing and 4G Racing’s Mucho the honor against a salty field in Saturday’s $100,000 Challedon at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Harpers First Ride Defends $100,000 Deputed Testamony Title

G3 Winner Earns Fifth Career Stakes Victory by 1 ½ Lengths

BALTIMORE – GMP Stables, Arnold Bennewith and Cypress Creek Equine’s Grade 3 winner Harpers First Ride coasted to an easy lead early then dug in under a late challenge from favored Magic Michael to defend his title by 1 ½ lengths in Saturday’s $100,000 Deputed Testamony at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Russell Reaches 1,500 Win Milestone in $100,000 Alma North

Jockey Guides 1-9 Favorite Hello Beautiful to 3 ¾-Length Score

Bargain Buy Paisley Singing Lands in $100,000 Alma North

First of Three Stakes Worth $300,000 in Purses on Saturday Card
Jockey Marquez Pads Meet Lead with Riding Double Friday

BALTIMORE – Rather than wait for the state fair meet which opens in late August, trainer Charlie Frock decided to wheel his bargain basement stable star Paisley Singing back in just three weeks for Saturday’s $100,000 Alma North at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Harpers First Ride Targets Repeat in $100,000 Deputed Testamony

G3 Winner, Leading Trainer Gonzalez Seek 11th Victory Together Saturday

BALTIMORE – GMP Stables, Arnold Bennewith and Cypress Creek Equine’s Grade 3 winner Harpers First Ride and Maryland’s leading trainer Claudio Gonzalez, who celebrated a successful reunion last month, will look to keep their mojo going Saturday in defense of last year’s victory in the $100,000 Deputed Testamony at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Hello Beautiful Chasing Sixth Stakes Win in $100,000 Alma North

Maryland-Bred Filly Edged by Undefeated Chub Wagon in Previous Start

BALTIMORE – Racing for the first time in nearly four months, Madaket Stables, Albert Frassetto, Mark Parkinson, K-Mac Stables and Magic City Stables’ Hello Beautiful flashed her multiple stakes-winning form and came within a neck of handing undefeated Chub Wagon her first career loss in the June 13 Shine Again at historic Pimlico Race Course.

Laki Looking to Make his Point in $100,000 Challedon

Whereshetoldmetogo Among Rivals in Six-Furlong Sprint

BALTIMORE – The laundry list of accomplishments for Hillside Equestrian Meadows’ Laki includes at least one stakes victory in each of the last five years, seven overall topped by the 2020 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (G3), a pair of Maryland-bred championships and $825,162 in purse earnings from 35 career starts.