Maryland Jockey Club Press Office

Stronach 5: 26 Winning Tickets Pay $3,913.40

There were 26 winning tickets in Friday’s Stronach 5, each returning $3,913.40. The Stronach 5 started Friday at Laurel Park with a maiden special weight event for 2-year-old fillies that was won by Lookin Dynamic ($17.40), a 7-1 Fitzhugh LLC homebred trained by Michael Trombetta. After the even-money favorite Itsenough won the second leg from […]

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Maryland Star Talk Show Man Retired

Dr. Michael J. Harrison’s homebred Talk Show Man, who spoiled Phlash Phelps’ bid for a record third Maryland Million Turf victory last fall, won’t get the chance to become a three-time winner himself. Trainer Hamilton Smith said the 9-year-old Great Notion gelding has been retired after winning eight of 40 lifetime starts and $456,556 in […]

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Rubley Has ‘A Lot Of Faith’ In Undefeated Filly Arrifana

Multiple stakes winner Alwaysmining got trainer Kelly Rubley’s season off to a strong start, and she’s poised to close the year with another promising prospect in undefeated filly Arrifana. Bred and co-owned by Gunpowder Farms with Millennium Farms, Gainesway Stable and LNJ Foxwoods, Arrifana ran her record to a perfect 3-0 in a dominating 5 […]

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‘Everything Just Worked Out’: McCarthy Rides Four Stakes Winners Saturday

Troy Johnson and Charles Lo’s So Street powered to a 1 ½-length win in the $100,000 Howard County Stakes Saturday at Laurel Park, giving jockey Trevor McCarthy his fifth win of the day and fourth in a stakes, including a sweep of both races for juveniles. The Howard County for 2-year-olds and the $100,000 Anne […]

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Terranova ‘Thrilled’ With Killybegs Captain After De Francis Victory

Being unable to attend the first graded-stakes win by one of his own horses in more than four years didn’t make the accomplishment any less exciting for trainer John Terranova. Terranova and his wife and assistant, Tonja, were about 900 miles away from Laurel Park in Wisconsin, visiting their eldest daughter, Paulina, a college freshman, […]

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Tony Martin Captures Grand Prize At Laurel’s The BIG One Handicapping Tournament

Tony Martin, a 51-year-old retired groundskeeper from Lexington, Ky., took home the grand prize of $27,000 plus his bankroll and seats at two premiere upcoming events during The BIG One handicapping tournament hosted by Laurel Park. The two-day, live-bankroll tournament was held Sept. 21 and 22 in the second-floor clubhouse sports bar at Laurel, coinciding […]

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Track Record-Setting Caribou Club Could Target Breeders’ Cup Mile

Glen Hill Farm’s multiple graded-stakes winning homebred Caribou Club, coming off back-to-back record-setting performances, could be headed for the Breeders’ Cup off his come-from-behind triumph in the $200,000 Baltimore-Washington International Turf Cup (G3) Saturday at Laurel Park. Glen Hill president Craig Bernick said Sunday that the gelded 5-year-old son of Grade 1 winner City Zip […]

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Killybegs Captain Battles His Way To De Francis Victory

Jockey Eric Cancel’s instructions prior to Saturday’s $250,000 Xpressbet Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (G3) at Laurel Park couldn’t have been simpler. Given the call on Curragh Stables’ Killybegs Captain, a horse he rode to a pair of third-place finishes in graded-stakes earlier this summer for trainer John Terranova, Cancel followed his orders perfectly. […]

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Motion, Franco Sweep Laurel’s Juvenile Turf Stakes With Irish Mias, Sharing

Isabelle Haskell de Tomaso’s homebred Irish Mias earned his first career win in style, scooting through an opening along the rail in mid-stretch and edging stablemate Torres Del Paine by a nose in Saturday’s $200,000 Fasig-Tipton Laurel Futurity at Laurel Park. The 93rd running of the Futurity for 2-year-olds, and the 90th renewal of the […]

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$107,353 Carryover In Friday’s Stronach 5

There will be a $107,353.23 carryover in the Friday, Sept. 27 Stronach 5 after there were no winning tickets in Friday’s Stronach 5. There were plenty of longshots in Friday’s Stronach 5. The sequence kicked off with a $27.40 winner in Laurel Park’s eighth race with Laddie Liam. It concluded with the 30-1 longshot Seeking […]

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