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Stronach Pick Five Heavy On Turf Racing For Friday Wager

The Stronach 5, which continues to offer a strong return on investment, will feature four turf races Friday as well as a $100,000 guaranteed pool and industry-low 12-percent takeout. The Stronach 5 will feature Laurel Park, Gulfstream Park and Santa Anita Park with four of the five races contested on the turf. The sequence kicks […]

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Rubley Has ‘A Lot Of Faith’ In Undefeated Filly Arrifana

Multiple stakes winner Alwaysmining got trainer Kelly Rubley’s season off to a strong start, and she’s poised to close the year with another promising prospect in undefeated filly Arrifana. Bred and co-owned by Gunpowder Farms with Millennium Farms, Gainesway Stable and LNJ Foxwoods, Arrifana ran her record to a perfect 3-0 in a dominating 5 […]

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Terranova ‘Thrilled’ With Killybegs Captain After De Francis Victory

Being unable to attend the first graded-stakes win by one of his own horses in more than four years didn’t make the accomplishment any less exciting for trainer John Terranova. Terranova and his wife and assistant, Tonja, were about 900 miles away from Laurel Park in Wisconsin, visiting their eldest daughter, Paulina, a college freshman, […]

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Tony Martin Captures Grand Prize At Laurel’s The BIG One Handicapping Tournament

Tony Martin, a 51-year-old retired groundskeeper from Lexington, Ky., took home the grand prize of $27,000 plus his bankroll and seats at two premiere upcoming events during The BIG One handicapping tournament hosted by Laurel Park. The two-day, live-bankroll tournament was held Sept. 21 and 22 in the second-floor clubhouse sports bar at Laurel, coinciding […]

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Maryland-Bred Laki Could Repeat In MATCH Series

Hillside Equestrian Meadows’ Laki has come a long way since his first start, when he trailed throughout and finished last of 10 at 41-1 in a $25,000 maiden-claiming race at Laurel Park in early November 2016. On Christmas Eve that year, Laki, then a 3-year-old, quickly erased his debut effort with a five-length win at […]

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Track Record-Setting Caribou Club Could Target Breeders’ Cup Mile

Glen Hill Farm’s multiple graded-stakes winning homebred Caribou Club, coming off back-to-back record-setting performances, could be headed for the Breeders’ Cup off his come-from-behind triumph in the $200,000 Baltimore-Washington International Turf Cup (G3) Saturday at Laurel Park. Glen Hill president Craig Bernick said Sunday that the gelded 5-year-old son of Grade 1 winner City Zip […]

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Killybegs Captain Battles His Way To De Francis Victory

Jockey Eric Cancel’s instructions prior to Saturday’s $250,000 Xpressbet Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (G3) at Laurel Park couldn’t have been simpler. Given the call on Curragh Stables’ Killybegs Captain, a horse he rode to a pair of third-place finishes in graded-stakes earlier this summer for trainer John Terranova, Cancel followed his orders perfectly. […]

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Caribou Club Lowers Laurel’s Track Record In BWI Turf Cup

Glen Hill Farm homebred Caribou Club managed to hold on by a head over Frontier Market in Saturday’s Grade 3 Baltimore-Washington International Turf Cup, winning his third race of the season at odds of 7-2. The 5-year-old gelding by City Zip, ridden by Feargal Lynch and conditioned by Tom Proctor, set a new track record […]

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$107,353 Carryover In Friday’s Stronach 5

There will be a $107,353.23 carryover in the Friday, Sept. 27 Stronach 5 after there were no winning tickets in Friday’s Stronach 5. There were plenty of longshots in Friday’s Stronach 5. The sequence kicked off with a $27.40 winner in Laurel Park’s eighth race with Laddie Liam. It concluded with the 30-1 longshot Seeking […]

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Lawrence Rewarded With ‘Dream-Come-True Season’ After Working To ‘Understand’ Glorious Empire

Glorious Empire won five of nine starts in Europe, but after winning just one of his first 10 races in North America, it seemed as though the son of Holy Roman Emperor would never realize his full potential. Claimed out of his seventh North American start for $62,500, the Irish-bred gelding won at first asking […]

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