Racing

Forest Fire Parlays Dream Trip Into Maryland Million Classic Victory

Shirley Lojeski’s Forest Fire was the beneficiary of a dream trip under Paco Lopez in Saturday’s $150,000 Maryland Million Classic to collect his first stakes victory in the 1 1/8-mile stakes for Maryland-sired 3-year-olds and up. The Classic was the feature on the 34th Jim McKay Maryland Million program at Laurel Park that offered 11 […]

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Bell’s The One Goes Wide For Raven Run Victory

Lothenbach Stables’ Bell’s the One, last early in the field of 10, moved widest of all in the stretch to sweep past the field and go on to a 1¼-length victory over First Star to win the 21st running of the $250,000 Lexus Raven Run (G2) for 3-year-old fillies before a Saturday afternoon crowd of […]

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Short Turnaround No Problem For Anna’s Bandit In Maryland Million Distaff

No Guts No Glory Farm’s Anna’s Bandit got nothing handed to her by her eight rivals Saturday at Laurel Park. Sent to post as the 1-2 favorite, the multiple stakes-winning mare had to earn her 3 ½-length victory in the $100,000 Maryland Million Distaff. Anna’s Bandit pulled off a rare feat in the seven-furlong stakes […]

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Ournationonparade Graduates In Style In Maryland Million Nursery

Reeves Thoroughbred Racing’s Ournationonparade, making his second start and first since being purchased privately off a narrow loss in his career debut, paid early dividends for his new owners with a commanding 3 ¾-length triumph in Saturday’s $100,000 Maryland Million Nursery at Laurel Park. The six-furlong Nursery for 2-year-olds was among seven stakes and four […]

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‘Ultimate Racehorse’ Magical Turns In Winning Effort In British Champion Stakes

Aidan O’Brien described Magical as “the ultimate racehorse” following a smooth performance to justify even-money favoritism in the G1 QIPCO Champion Stakes at Ascot. Just 13 days on from a fifth-placed effort in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, Magical, a four-year-old daughter of Galileo, traveled powerfully throughout today’s 10-furlong contest and ran on strongly […]

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Stradivarius Beaten On The Wire By Kew Gardens In British Champions Long Distance Cup

Stradivarius suffered his first defeat in almost two years as Kew Gardens came on top in a pulsating climax to the Qipco British Champions Long Distance Cup. The remarkable Stradivarius has completely dominated the staying division over the past couple of seasons – with back-to-back wins in the Yorkshire Cup, Gold Cup, Goodwood Cup and […]

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‘He’s Sure Been Good To Us’: Shotgun Kowboy Wins Record Fourth Oklahoma Classics Cup

Shotgun Kowboy, the 7-year-old Oklahoma-bred millionaire, won his fourth $175,000 Oklahoma Classics Cup at Remington Park on Friday night, Oct. 18. The victory was one of the most impressive ever for the gelding who made Oklahoma Classics history. Bred, owned and trained by C.R. Trout of Edmond, Okla., Shotgun Kowboy easily pulled away with over […]

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Lady Prancealot Surges Late For Valley View Victory

Jules Iavarone, Michael Iavarone and Jerry McClanahan’s Lady Prancealot (IRE) shot past favored Blowout (GB) in deep stretch to win the 29th running of the $150,000 Pin Oak Valley View (G3) for 3-year-old fillies by three-quarters of a length before a Friday afternoon crowd of 17,166. Trained by Richard Baltas and ridden by Joe Bravo, […]

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$25,000 Claim Dothat Dance Will Try To Upset Maryland Million Classic

Burning Daylight Farms Inc.’s Dothat Dance, who nearly sprung an upset at odds of 35-1 last fall, will be a long shot again as the 6-year-old gelding takes another crack at the $150,000 Maryland Million Classic Saturday at Laurel Park. The 1 1/8-mile Classic for 3-year-olds and up serves to highlight the 34th Jim McKay […]

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Indian Pride Trying To Make The Leap From Maiden Winner To Grade 2 Winner In Lexus Raven Run

Brereton Jones’ homebred Indian Pride will try to take the big step from maiden winner to Grade 2 winner in just her second start Saturday in the $250,000 Lexus Raven Run. A product of nearby Airdrie Stud stallion Proud Citizen and mare Ms. Cornstalk, Indian Pride is getting the chance as a 3-year-old to showcase her talent. “It […]

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