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Alms Chasing Elusive Victory In $100,000 Big Dreyfus At Laurel Park

Godolphin’s 5-year-old homebred mare Alms, winless since opening her career with four consecutive victories including a pair of graded stakes, will chase an elusive fifth career triumph in Saturday’s $100,000 Big Dreyfus at Laurel Park. The third running of the Big Dreyfus for fillies and mares three and older and the $100,000 Prince George’s County […]

Laurel-Based Wondrwherecraigis Heads To Dubai Golden Shaheen

After a few weeks of wondering where he would run next, Laurel Park-based Grade 3 winner Wondrwherecraigis will be halfway around the world for his next start later this month. Trainer Brittany Russell said Michael Dubb, The Elkstone Group, Madaket Stables and Bethlehem Stables’ Wondrwherecraigis is scheduled to leave on a Monday flight from Miami […]

Hello Beautiful Rounds Out 2021 Season With Willa On The Move Try

Though her career has been one with far more successes than failures, Hello Beautiful has also shown a resilience to match her talent. Trainer Brittany Russell will be hoping for more of the same from the history-making filly when she caps her 4-year-old season in the $100,000 Willa On the Move Dec. 26 at Laurel […]

Laki Headlines Field For Dave’s Friend On Laurel’s Dec. 26 Card

Hillside Equestrian Meadows’ Laki, unraced since finishing sixth in defense of last fall’s Grade 3 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash victory, is set to return for his 39th career start in the $100,000 Dave’s Friend Dec. 26 at Laurel Park in Laurel, Md. The 18th running of the Dave’s Friend for 3-year-olds and up […]

Luna Belle Gets Perfect Trip To Win Maryland Juvenile Fillies Championship

At Laurel Park in Laurel, Md., Luna Belle, who found trouble in the Maryland Million Lassie and Smart Halo Stakes, got a perfect trip under jockey Denis Araujo to win the $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Fillies Championship by 2 ¾ lengths over Jester Calls Nojoy. Sweet Gracie was third. Owned by Deborah Greene and Hamilton Smith […]

Joe Goes Wide, Drives Down Stretch To Take Maryland Juvenile

The Elkstone Group LLC’s homebred Joe, a 2-year-old son of Declaration of War, drove to the front down the stretch under jockey Victor Carrasco to win Saturday’s $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Championship at Laurel Park in Laurel, Md. After making his debut on turf Oct. 24, Joe broke his maiden Nov. 21 at a mile on […]

Trainer Agustin Bezara Retires On A Winning Note

Reveron Racing Inc.’s Armando R steadily advanced around the far turn, swung wide into the stretch, and powered through the lane to a 1 ½-length victory Sunday at Laurel Park in Laurel, Md., to give trainer Agustin Bezara a win with his final starter. Jevian Toledo was aboard Armando R ($9.20) in the two-turn claimer […]

Buff Hello, Buff My Boots Lead List Of Nominees For Pair Of Maryland Juvenile Stakes At Laurel

Stakes winners Buff Hello, Cynergy’s Star, Local Motive, and filly Buff My Boots are among 45 2-year-olds nominated to a pair of juvenile stakes Saturday, Dec. 4 at Laurel Park in Laurel, Md. The $100,000 Maryland Juvenile and $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Fillies, both for Maryland-bred/sired horses sprinting seven furlongs, kick off the stakes action in […]

Belle Of The North Best In Safely Kept At Laurel Park

Stronach Stables Inc. homebred Belle of the North, giving up seasoning to each of her rivals while making her stakes debut, came flying on the far outside to edge Fraudulent Charge by a half-length and complete a last-to-first rally in the $100,000 Safely Kept at Laurel Park in Laurel, Md. The 31st running of the […]

Pickin’ Time Wins City of Laurel Stakes At Laurel Park

Roseland Farm Stable’s graded-stakes winner Pickin’ Time swept to the lead on the outside around the far turn and had plenty left to turn back a bid from He’smyhoneybadger nearing the wire for a 1 ¼-length victory in Saturday’s $100,000 City of Laurel at Laurel Park in Laurel, Md. The 11th running of the City […]