Barbara Fritchie Handicap

Laurel’s Winter Carnival Handles Record $4.9 Million

Laurel Park’s Winter Carnival Saturday– featuring six stakes worth $850,000 including the $300,000 Barbara Fritchie (G2) and $250,000 General George (G3) – handled a record $4.928 million. Last year the Maryland Jockey Club ran the Barbara Fritchie on Winter Carnival and the General George on the Monday after the Carnival. Total handle on Winter Carnival […]

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High Ridge Road Nails Photo In Barbara Fritchie To Keep Laurel Record Perfect

Martin S. Schwartz’ High Ridge Road made a bold late move in Saturday’s G2 Barbara Fritchie Stakes, getting up just in time to nail favored By The Moon in a photo finish at the wire. The 5-year-old daughter of Quality Road has a perfect record at Laurel Park, with four wins from four starts, including […]

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McLaughlin Sends Out Talented Duo For Laurel’s G2 Barbara Fritchie

A year after shipping two of his distaffers from New York to upset Lady Sabelia in the $300,000 Barbara Fritchie (G2), trainer Kiaran McLaughlin returns with another pair of contenders in Takrees and Clothes Fall Off in Saturday’s 2017 renewal at Laurel Park. The 65th running of the Barbara Fritchie for females 4 and up […]

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Dancing House Captures Barbara Fritchie Stakes

Godolphin Racing and Kiaran McLaughlin captured their second graded stakes race of the day Saturday when Dancing House took down her first in the Grade 2 Barbara Fritchie Handicap at Laurel Park. The 5-year-old mare by Tapit covered the seven-furlong distance in 1:25.23 over the fast main track, following up the earlier win by Penwith […]

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Hot City Girl Faces Defending Lady Sabelia in Barbara Fritchie

Hot City Girl came in a package deal when half-sister La Verdad was purchased by trainer Linda Rice for the Lady Sheila Stable three year ago. The graded stakes-winning daughter of City Zip has gone on to more than hold up her end of the bargain sale, earning more than $500,000 in purses and Grade […]

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Lady Sabelia Earns Barbara Fritchie Victory

Maryland-based Lady Sabelia aced her first test in graded stakes company with a sharp win in Saturday’s Grade 2, $300,000 Barbara Fritchie Handicap at Laurel Park. Running the first quarter in :22.67, Lady Sabelia and jockey Horacio Karamanos led the field through a half-mile split of :45.61. The two extended their lead through the stretch, […]

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Sam’s Sister Ships Cross Country To Face Next Challenge in Barbara Fritchie

Grade 1 stakes-winning Sam’s Sister is scheduled to carry highweight of 123 pounds against 10 rivals in Saturday’s $300,000 Barbara Fritchie Handicap (G2) at Laurel Park. The Jerry Hollendorfer-trained 4-year-old filly arrived at Laurel Wednesday following a cross-country flight from Southern California in a quest for her third straight graded-stakes victory. The daughter of Brother […]

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Starr: Sam’s Sister Tries To Stretch Streak in Barbara Fritchie

The Grade 2, $300,000 Barbara Fritchie Handicap at Laurel Park begins to set the stage for the competition throughout the year in the Filly and Mare Sprint Division, culminating this fall in the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint at Keeneland. Although there are many months to go until the top horse in the division is crowned, […]

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HRTV On-Site For Weekend Stakes At Laurel

HRTV (R), The Network for Horse Sports, will offer on-site coverage for the big weekend of holiday stakes racing from Laurel Park, beginning on Saturday, Feb. 14, and continuing on Monday, Feb. 16, President’s Day. The action will also be available via HRTV.com. The network’s Caton Bredar will take a brief hiatus from her winter outpost […]

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My Wandy’s Girl Outlasts La Verdad in Barbara Fritchie

After finishing a strong second last year, Gullermo Berrios My Wandy’s Girl returned from New York to win this year’s $300,000 Barbara Fritchie Handicap (G2) for fillies and mares. The Fritchie was rescheduled for today after the card for Saturday March 15 was lost to inclement weather. My Wandy’s Girl pressed, caught and repulsed post […]

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