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Laurel Adjusts Schedule To Race Fridays Through Mondays Beginning Oct. 9

Laurel Park was originally scheduled to increase its race days from three to four per week in the final three months of the year, adding Thursdays to its existing Friday through Sunday schedule. According to drf.com, Laurel has altered that weekly schedule to race Friday through Monday. Additionaly, instead of beginning the four-day weeks at the […]

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Chublicious Grinds Out De Francis Dash Win

David Gruskos’ multiple stakes winner Chublicious, dismissed as the longest shot in the four-horse field at 10-1, collared stubborn front-runner Blue Moon Ace in mid-stretch and emerged from their duel to the wire with a neck victory in the $250,000 Xpressbet Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (G3) Saturday at Laurel Park. The 26th running of the six-furlong […]

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Jockey Club Steward Encourages New York Gaming Commission To Reconsider Accepting Navarro Entries

On Thursday, drf.com reported that embattled trainer Jorge Navarro would be allowed to run horses at New York Racing Association racetracks, despite having been told by stewards in Indiana and by Laurel Park management in Maryland he could not presently run horses in those states. In addition, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission said it would require […]

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Laurel Park No Permite Inscritos Del Entrenador Jorge Navarro Por Controversia En New Jersey

Sal Sinatra, presidente y gerente general del Jockey Club de Maryland, dijo que la oficina de actividades hípicas de Laurel Park no aceptará inscripciones de ejemplares entrenados por Jorge Navarro debido a las consecuencias de un controversial video suyo y de uno de sus propietarios, Randal Gindi, grabado desde un celular en Monmouth Park y […]

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Dale Capuano Held Blameless After Horse Tests Positive For Cocaine; Owners Appeal DQ

Trainer Dale Capuano has been held blameless because of what Laurel Park stewards called “mitigating circumstances” after Six Tonsafun, a horse in his care, tested positive for cocaine and its metabolites following a victory in the fourth race at the Maryland track on July 22. According to the ruling, dated Aug. 31, Maryland Racing Commission […]

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Laurel Not Accepting Entries From Navarro Over New Jersey Controversy

Sal Sinatra, president and general manager of the Maryland Jockey Club, said the racing office at Laurel Park would not accept the entries of horses trained by Jorge Navarro because of fallout from the controversial cellphone video of Navarro and one of his owners, Randal Gindi, taken last month at Monmouth Park and posted on […]

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El Areeb ‘A Handful’ On Return To Training At Laurel Park

While Laurel Park is gearing up for the return of the Fall Festival of Racing – an annual extravaganza that features seven stakes worth $900,000 in purses including the $250,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (G3) Saturday, Sept. 16 – trainer Cal Lynch is excited about another looming comeback. Laurel-based Lynch welcomed back M […]

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Laurel Park: Full Fields For Friday’s ‘Fall Festival Of Racing’ Weekend Opener

Live racing returns to Laurel Park with a 12-race program Friday featuring full fields and four races over its world-class turf course to open the Fall Festival of Racing weekend. A total of 136 horses were entered for Friday, an average of 11.3 starters per race. Eight of 12 races attracted 10 or more horses […]

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$4.42 Million Stakes Schedule Highlights Laurel Park’s Fall Meet

Looking to continue the momentum that has seen an increase in average daily handle for eight consecutive meets dating back to 2015, Laurel Park kicks off its 60-day fall stand with a nine-race program Friday, Sept. 8. A total of 92 horses were entered, an average of 10.2 starters per race, with a first-race post […]

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Bonus Increase Set For Maryland-Breds By Maryland Stallions

Beginning with the 2017 Fall meet at Laurel Park, a 50% breeder bonus (the regular 30% plus an additional 20%) will be paid to breeders of registered Maryland-breds by Maryland stallions who win a maiden race in Maryland. This additional money will reward those breeders who breed their mares in Maryland and keep those horses […]

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