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First Riding Title Nets Apprentice Correa Jockey Of The Week Title

After earning his first career riding title, apprentice jockey Julio Correa was voted Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for August 12-18, 2019. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in North America. […]

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Apprentice Julio Correa Parlays Four-Win Day Into Summer Riding Title At Laurel

Apprentice Julio Correa won four times on Sunday’s closing day program to defeat Trevor McCarthy and clinch his first career riding title in style at Laurel Park. The 25-year-old Correa, who rides with a five-pound weight allowance, finished the 43-day summer meet with a 35-30 advantage atop the jockey standings to become the first apprentice […]

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Pimentel Rides Four Winners, Including Three Stakes, Saturday At Laurel

Jockey Julian Pimentel put an exclamation point on his four-win afternoon by guiding favored Introduced to a half-length victory in Saturday’s $75,000 Miss Disco Stakes at Laurel Park. Three of Pimentel’s four wins came in consecutive stakes races. He preceded the Miss Disco with victories in the $75,000 All Brandy on My Sistersledge and the […]

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Preakness Heroine, Semi-Retired Jockey Kreidel Returns To The Irons At Laurel

Kaymarie Kreidel, a full-time outrider for the Maryland Jockey Club following her retirement from race riding, made a return to the jockey’s irons for Friday’s opener at Laurel Park. Kreidel finished seventh in the one-mile claiming event for 3-year-olds and up on the Dahlia turf course aboard Red Clay Road, a 5-year-old gelding trained and […]

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Golden Gate Rejoins Stronach 5; All Turf Races Carded This Week

Friday’s Stronach 5 will feature five turf races from Laurel Park, Golden Gate Fields and Gulfstream Park with a $100,000 guaranteed pool, industry-low 12-percent takeout, and mandatory payout. Friday’s Stronach 5 begins with two turf races from Laurel – one a $35,000 allowance optional claimer and the other a $40,000 maiden claimer for 3-year-olds and […]

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‘I Just Want To Enjoy It’: Jockey Glaser Back In The Winner’s Circle At Laurel

There were plenty of well wishes and welcome backs when jockey Lauralea Glaser rode her first winner in nearly two years last weekend at Laurel Park, in just her second mount since the winter of 2017. Truth be told, she hadn’t gone anywhere. Though the 25-year-old Glaser had taken a hiatus from race riding, she […]

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27 Bettors Each Collect $3,259 On Friday’s Stronach 5

Friday’s Stronach 5, featuring races from Gulfstream Park and Laurel Park with an industry-low 12-percent takeout, rewarded 27 bettors each with $3,259.20. The Stronach 5 kicked off with Laurel Park’s eighth race and the 2-5 shot Quit Your Moanin ($2.80) winning the opening leg and ended with Grey Manners ($8.80) winning the ninth race and […]

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Super John Takes The Scenic Route To Impressive Maiden Win At Laurel

When the competition was nowhere to be found, D. J. Stable and Cash is King’s promising 2-year-old Super John went looking for it himself. Eight lengths in front of his closest pursuer with the length of the stretch still ahead, Super John drifted toward the outside rail approaching the wire before being corrected by jockey […]

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Gulfstream Rainbow 6 Carryover Up To $497K For Friday Twilight Card

The Rainbow 6 will offer a $497,629.11 carryover jackpot for Friday’s 2:15 p.m. twilight program at Gulfstream Park. The popular multi-race wager went unsolved for the 19th consecutive program Thursday, when multiple tickets with six winners were each worth $2.042.34. The carryover jackpot is only paid out when there is a single unique ticket sold with […]

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Eclipse Finalist Glorious Empire ‘Picking Up The Pace’ Toward 2019 Debut

Matthew Schera’s multiple graded-stakes winner Glorious Empire, a finalist for the Eclipse Award as the top male turf horse of 2018, continues to progress toward his 8-year-old debut. Sidelined since an impressive triumph in the Fort Lauderdale (G2) Dec. 15 at Gulfstream Park over a field that included 13 graded-stakes winners, five of them Grade […]

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