Maryland Jockey Club

‘More Strict’ Pre-Race Exams, ‘Additional Scrutiny’ To Be Utilized In Maryland

The Maryland Jockey Club will now be implementing stricter protocols for its pre-race examinations, according to racingbiz.com. The MJC is owned by The Stronach Group, as are California’s embattled Santa Anita Park and Golden Gate Fields. Those two tracks have been introducing new safety and wellness protocols as a response to Santa Anita’s 22 equine […]

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Bertram Tops MJC Champions Handicapping Tournament To Score BCBC Berth

Alex Bertram of Kingsville, Md. finished with a balance of $4,067 to edge Mark Sapperstein and capture the spring session of the Maryland Jockey Club’s Champions Handicapping Tournament held Saturday, March 16 at Laurel Park. The tournament was open to players for a fee of $300, which covered a $100 entry fee and $200 bankroll. […]

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Friday’s Stronach 5 Begins With $100,000 Guaranteed Pool

Friday’s Stronach 5, featuring races from Laurel Park, Gulfstream Park, Santa Anita Park and Golden Gate Fields, will have a guaranteed pool of $100,000 as well as an industry-low 12-percent takeout. Last week’s Stronach 5 pool swelled to more than $1 million and rewarded 83 bettors with $10,945.40 each. This week’s Stronach 5 kicks off […]

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Million-Dollar Stronach 5 Pool Pays $10,945 To 83 Bettors Friday

The Stronach 5, which grew to more than $1 million Friday afternoon, was hit by 83 bettors who each received $10,945.40. The national pick 5, with an industry-low 12-percent takeout, kicked off at Laurel where Dat Dares Gold, who went off at 9-1, ran down favored My Chesa Charm to return $20. The 7-5 favorite […]

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Oaklawn Invitational Offers Preakness Berth For ‘Late-Developing’ 3-Year-Olds

The Maryland Jockey Club announced on Friday that the winner of the inaugural running of the $300,000 Oaklawn Invitational Saturday, May 4 at Oaklawn Park will receive a free berth in the starting gate for the 144th Preakness Stakes (G1), the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown. The 1 3/16th mile Preakness, to be run […]

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Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show On Hiatus As Maryland Jockey Club Considers New Site, Date

The Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show, which showcases retired Thoroughbreds in as many as 20 classes, has been placed on hiatus, the Maryland Jockey Club announced Sunday. Maryland Jockey Club President and General Manager Sal Sinatra and Vice President of Racing Development, Georganne Hale, said they are looking at different times during the calendar year to […]

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Stronach 5 Will Have $100,000 Guaranteed Pool Friday, Continued Industry-Low Takeout

The Stronach 5, which continues to grow in popularity with an industry-low 12-percent takeout, will have a $100,000 guaranteed pool Friday as the national wager plays hosts to races from Laurel Park, Gulfstream Park, Santa Anita Park and Golden Gate Fields. The Stronach 5 kicks off at 4:10 p.m. with the first of two races […]

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Laurel Park To Host Six-Week ‘Cure The Winter Blues’ Handicapping Tournament

The Maryland Jockey Club will host its annual Cure the Winter Blues handicapping tournament over six consecutive Saturdays beginning with the Feb. 16 Winter Carnival program at Laurel Park. Weekly and grand prizes will be available to the first, second and third-place finishers in the Cure the Winter Blues tournament, which runs through Saturday, March […]

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Four Tracks, 55 Entries In Friday’s Stronach 5

Friday’s Stronach 5, featuring a $50,000 guaranteed pool and an industry-low 12-percent takeout, will crisscross the country with stops at Laurel Park, Gulfstream Park, Santa Anita Park and Golden Gate Fields. The five races drew 55 entries with a turf race at both Gulfstream and Santa Anita and 13 horses sprinting at Laurel Park.             Friday’s […]

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Stronach 5: 241 Betters Hit For $565.70 On Friday

There were 241 bettors each receiving $565.70 for hitting Friday’s Stronach 5. The Stronach 5 featured racing from Gulfstream Park, Santa Anita Park and Laurel Park as well as two turf races. The national pick 5 sequence, with an industry-low 12-percent takeout, kicked off with Mitchell Road ($5.80) winning the eighth race at Gulfstream and […]

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