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Trevor McCarthy Wins Five Saturday At Laurel Park

Jockey Trevor McCarthy celebrated Saturday’s Christmastide Day program at Laurel Park with five wins, including three of five stakes, and effectively clinched the fall meet riding title. McCarthy won Race 2 aboard Let’s Play Nine ($3.60), the first of two wins on the day for trainer Mike Trombetta. One race later, McCarthy led 1-2 favorite […]

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Colonel Sharp, Isotope Overwhelm Favorites In Laurel Stakes

Rising Sun Racing Stables’ Colonel Sharp earned a trip back to graded-stakes company by putting away one multiple stakes winner in favored Laki and holding off another in Ohio shipper Altissimo to register a head victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Dave’s Friend at Laurel Park. The six-furlong Dave’s Friend for 3-year-olds and the $100,000 Thirty Eight […]

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‘Temperamental’ Altissimo Tries New Territory In Dave’s Friend At Laurel

Though he has made 32 starts over the past three racing seasons, with 13 visits to the winner’s circle, Nancy Lavrich and Ronald Zielinski’s Altissimo will be entering new territory Saturday in the $100,000 Dave’s Friend at Laurel Park. The six-furlong Dave’s Friend for 3-year-olds and up, one of six stakes worth $550,000 in purses […]

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John Jones Targets Three-Peat In $75,000 Jennings Stakes At Laurel Park

Winless in seven starts this year, Matthew Schera’s multiple stakes winner John Jones looks to end that drought in a familiar place as he goes after his third consecutive victory in the $75,000 Jennings Stakes Saturday at Laurel Park. The Jennings, for 3-year-olds and up, is the first of two stakes for Maryland-bred/sired horses on […]

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El Areeb, Recruiting Ready Face Off On Saturday At Laurel Park

M M G Stables’ El Areeb, who opened the year with back-to-back Grade 3 victories before being knocked from the Triple Crown trail with a knee injury, will attempt to end his sophomore season in similarly successful fashion in Saturday’s $100,000 Dave’s Friend at Laurel Park. The six-furlong Dave’s Friend for 3-year-olds and up is the last […]

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